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Foreign Minister previews Guatemalan talks

In early May, a Belize delegation headed by Minister of Foreign Affairs and Defence, Godfrey Smith, will meet with its Guatemalan counterpart in Washington, D.C. for an official “where we [...]

Police target car breakins

It’s a growing problem that police say they have no intention of ignoring. And tonight they’ve got an arrest to prove it. News 5′s Jacqueline Woods has the story from [...]

Shooting victim air ambulanced to Miami

And in an update to last night’s story on the shooting and robbery of business executive Phil Gallaty in Ladyville, we are informed that Gallaty regained consciousness following surgery at [...]

Cabinet Okays U.S. $225 million bond issue

In news from Cabinet, that body has confirmed that government will introduce legislation in the House on Friday to facilitate a two hundred and twenty-five million U.S. dollar bond issue [...]

Printers Assn. sues G.O.B. over privatisation

They have been vocal opponents of the privatization of the Government Printery. And today the Printers Association took G.O.B. to court seeking to have full disclosure of the agreement that [...]

Elections chief rebuts News 5 charges

On yesterday’s newscast Channel 5′s News Director Stewart Krohn presented the results of his investigation into the redistricting exercise currently being conducted by the Elections and Boundaries Commission. His conclusion [...]

50th anniversary of universal adult suffrage

And while our constitution now allows us to democratically debate an issue like redistricting, this right must not be taken for granted. Fifty years ago today, men and women fought [...]

Children make input on Education Summit

Consultation has become the mantra of the twenty-first century good governance movement, and while we sometimes get carried away with the concept, the feedback facilitated today in Belize City seemed [...]