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Government Adds Condolences as Remembrances of Bishop O.P. Martin Continue

The Government of Belize has joined in with official condolences to the family, friends and Roman Catholic community on the passing of first native Bishop of the Church, the Most [...]

Mexico Marks Anniversary of Formation of Army, Air Force

Mexico is marking three important anniversaries in this month of February. On the fifth, it was one hundred years since the publication of the Constitution of 1917 during the Mexican [...]

Mexico’s Constitution Holds Up after 100 Years

The Mexican Constitution was created in the city of Queretaro and was widely acclaimed for its modern inclusion of a ‘bill of rights’ for the Mexican people. It has had [...]

Sir Elihu Lauterpacht Passes; He Supported Belize Against Guatemala

News Five notes the passing of British international law attorney Sir Elihu Lauterpacht, who died on February eighth. He has represented many countries in land and maritime boundary cases including [...]

Banana Bank AgCo Ships Live Cattle to Guatemala

The Ministry of Agriculture has yet to publicly comment on the issue of rotting potatoes that farmers across the country have been unable to get sold due to competition from [...]

C.C.J. Has Recommendations for Government on Tenure of Judges

From the senate to the courts…Belize’s highest court, the Caribbean Court of Justice, has ordered changes to the appointment of judges to the Court of Appeal. Today, the CCJ dismissed [...]

Bar Association’s Attorney Says Ruling is a Victory for Belizean Justice

The Prime Minister currently has power to recommend the appointment of judges to the Court of Appeal, after consulting with the Leader of the Opposition, while the Judicial and Legal [...]

Tux Vasquez Leads Central America in Table Tennis

In sporting news…for the first time, a Belizean now leads the Central American Table Tennis Federation, or CONCATEME. He is Arturo ‘Tux’ Vasquez, who was elected at the general assembly [...]

PAHO Director in Belize, Talks Cooperation

The Director of the Pan American Health Organization (PAHO), Doctor Carissa Etienne, is on a working visit to Belize since Monday. She has been meeting with a number government officials, [...]

Michigan Delegation Visits Sarstoon with B.T.V.

Inclement weather on Monday did not stop the Belize Territorial Volunteers from making another trip down Belize’s southern boundary, the Sarstoon River. Belize is still without a protocol regarding trips [...]

Ex-Puerto Azul Investor Daniele Pistolesi Tells News Five About Turning Point in Scam

Tonight, News Five has further details of an exclusive interview with former investor in the failed Puerto Azul project, Italian national Daniele Pistolesi. News Five has learned that the local [...]

Arbitration War Continues; U.S. Court Puts Own Restrictions on Government

We can confirm tonight that Caribbean Investment Holdings Limited, formerly BCB Holdings, appeared in the U.S. District Court for the District of Columbia in Washington, D.C. on Monday. The companies [...]

Superbond Extended Again; Bondholders Still Talking to Government

The Government has once again extended its offer to bondholders for a renegotiated 2038 Superbond.  On Friday, it announced that the offer remains open until this coming Friday at five [...]

Former Puerto Azul Investor Blows Whistle on Failed Project

Three weeks ago the controversial Puerto Azul project for a massive luxury resort and hotel complex in the Lighthouse Reef Atoll unravelled. Seven persons were arrested including chief developer Domenico [...]

Daniele Pistolesi Says Big Plans Were All a Sham

Pistolesi contacted us to tell the previously unknown story of investors in the failed project who were “sold a dream” by Giannini and his cohorts, and offer his help in [...]

The Bikers are Back in Town!

Bring on the loud pipes!  The guttural rumble of a Harley Davidson motorcycle is often an acquired taste.  For enthusiasts, the sound of a hundred bikes roaring through the streets [...]

Taiwan and Belize Mark Success with Tilapia

A five million dollar investment from Taiwan in the local aquaculture industry is coming to a successful end. In 2012, Taiwan invested and established a tilapia hatchery in the Cayo [...]

Belizean Beauty Graces Cover of British Magazine

On Monday, a new publication of the British style magazine, LOVE, will be released to its over one hundred thousand followers. Interestingly, the biannual magazine is featuring Belizean beauty blogger [...]

Caribbean Investment Holdings Will Challenge New Anti-Arbitration Laws

Mere days after the Central Bank of Belize (International Immunities) Act and the Crown Proceedings (Amendment) Act were rushed through their stages at the National Assembly; they are under challenge [...]

Sinaloa Cartel General, Operating in Southern Mexico and Northern Belize, is Arrested

A senior drug operator for the Sinaloa cartel controlled by the ‘El Chapo’ Guzman has been caught by Mexican police.  Roberto Najera Gutierrez, a.k.a. ‘La Gallina,’ is said to be [...]

How to Get Your Own Belizean Island on eBay

It is not clear how many of Belize’s cayes and islands are privately owned, although quite a few have come up in the news recently as sites of tourist developments. [...]

Chinese Community Says Happy New Year!

The Chinese zodiac is divided into twelve blocks just like the western astrological calendar, but the major difference being that each block covers a period of one year instead of [...]

David Nanes Schnitzer Finally Captured

David Nanes Schntizer who skipped bail in Belize after he was caught with a trove of illegal Belizean documents, including a passport, is back in police custody, but in Mexico. [...]

No Reduction in U.S. Visas, Says Embassy

The U.S. Embassy today issued a release in response to an article that surfaced on social media over the weekend to the effect that Caribbean nationals would be exempted from [...]

Meetings to Begin on Sarstoon Protocol in Coming Weeks

Late last year, talk of signing a Sarstoon protocol with Guatemala was a hot-button issue that dominated the news. Well, as you would have noted, December has come and gone [...]