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Barrow tries to link Fonseca to money laundering in Panama

There’s a play in the sport of American football known as the Hail Mary. Made famous by the University of Notre Dame, it is called by the quarterback when, trailing [...]

Just politics as usual, says Fonseca

For his part, Ralph Fonseca wasted no time in responding to Barrow’s charges, which were carried live on the B.C.B. In fact he made a dramatic entrance while the press [...]

New Chief Justice to be appointed before election

While the assault on Ralph Fonseca was Dean Barrow’s number one task at this morning’s press conference, his other bit of news was of far greater importance. On the eve [...]

Woman hospitalized after boiling water attack

In crime news, a dispute between two co-workers has left one in the hospital and another behind bars. According to a police press release, at about four o’clock Monday morning, [...]

Roaring Creek man charged with rape

A twenty year old Roaring Creek man has been arrested and charged with rape. A twenty-two year old domestic reported to police that while she was asleep at her home [...]

B.N.T.U. says government has reneged on promises

The Belize National Teachers’ Union has sent off a stern letter to Elodio Aragon, Minister of Education, and Prime Minister Manuel Esquivel, stating their concern with regard to a number [...]

Child makes miraculous recovery after surgery

Tonight’s news is not solely about turmoil, as this morning News Five’s Arreini Palacio met a mother who, having experienced the acute pain of caring for a sick child, has [...]

Controversial veteran takes on determined rookie in Lake I

He has been one of the most outspoken and controversial ministers in the last two U.D.P. governments. But Hubert Elrington, also known as the “unguided missile,” does not seem to [...]

Gales Point wetlands declared wildlife reserve

The opposition has been accusing him of passing out land papers by the ream in a last minute effort to buy votes and raise campaign funds. But whatever the truth [...]

Belize dropped by Panama in Venezuela games

In regional news — and we deliberately saved it for last — the dream finally ended for the Belize men’s basketball team in Venezuela. This evening they lost to Panama [...]