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Barrow: constitution no bar to Williams candidacy

On yesterday’s newscast, U.D.P. candidate in the Albert Division, Marilyn Williams admitted that in the course of becoming a U.S. citizen she had sworn allegiance to the United States of [...]

U.D.P. Leader stands by accusations of scandal

And moving right along, there is the U.D.P. accusation of scandal aimed at Education Minister Cordel Hyde’s sister, Jacinta. Barrow and the U.D.P. maintain she headed a sham business enterprise, [...]

Hyde defends sister, blasts Barrow

This morning, flanked by men and women he says are employees of Green Patch Company, and armed with paperwork: receipts of equipment purchased and maintained, Minister of Education Cordel Hyde [...]

U.B. president defends hiring of Lindo

Of all the accusations of irregularities mentioned in Wednesday’s U.D.P. press conference, perhaps the most intriguing is that of nepotism at the University of Belize. Today, News 5 spoke to [...]

Liquor board chairman: no booze while polls open

For most Belizeans, the declaring of election day as a national holiday was good news. It means that once you’ve voted, instead of going to work you can kick back [...]

Guerrero: board will toughen fire inspections

While speaking to Reynaldo Guerrero about election day, we also asked him to comment on a story we ran earlier this week in the wake of the deadly club fires [...]

O.A.S. will set up monitoring office in Benque

That long promised international presence along the Belize-Guatemala border came a step closer to reality this week with the arrival of an official team from the Organization of American States. [...]

Elections can’t stop Children’s Week

As Election Day draws nearer and the momentum picks up, it is hoped that a special observance next week will not get lost in all the hoopla. March second to [...]

Ground broken for new psych unit at K.H.M.H.

Traditionally, mental health care in Belize has been an issue scarred by images of “crazy” people locked off from society, first at Sea View and more recently at Rock View. [...]