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It’s official: water company now belongs to Belize

It’s official: the government–and presumably the people of Belize–are once again owners of the country’s sole supplier of water. In a ceremony today at the Central Bank in Belize City, [...]

I.M.F. report says G.O.B. must try harder

The International Monetary Fund has published its executive report following Article Four consultations with the Belize government earlier this month. Essentially the report confirms what most observes have long known, [...]

Two pedestrians dead in traffic accidents

Two pedestrians are dead as the result of separate traffic accidents and in each case drivers have been criminally charged. On Friday afternoon thirty-six year old Samuel Yarde Junior, an [...]

Uncooperative witness means accused killer walks

In other court news, Jason “Soup” Williams is a free man as the prosecution has decided not to go forward with the case against him. Williams was charged with the [...]

Fabro is new C.E.O. in Natural Resources

The Ministry of Natural Resources has a new C.E.O. He is Ismael Fabro. Fabro has headed the Department of Environment since its inception in 1990. He replaces Pat Mendoza who [...]

CARICOM heads of state meet in Belize

Think of it as a very exclusive club… and the only way to join is to be appointed Governor General or President of a CARICOM country. Those members are this [...]

New streets appreciated… but still need work

It’s another episode of that long running drama called “progress brings problems.” The latest plot twist involves residents of one waterlogged Belize City neighbourhood who discovered that building streets involves [...]

Child requires emergency flight and operation

A sudden illness, grave diagnosis, and lack of resources for a potentially lifesaving emergency operation. It’s a situation that, unfortunately, arises all too often. News Five’s Jacqueline Woods reports from [...]

F.C. Belize tops Cayo Avengers in B.P.F.L. action

Good evening, I’m James Adderley and you’re right on time for this splash on Sports Monday. Week four of the RFG Insurance Cup Tournament saw Belmopan United play host to [...]