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Finsec resigns; will Musa keep Cabinet in line?

The Belize Press Office today confirmed that Financial Secretary Carla Barnett has resigned. Her increasing discomfort with government’s lack of candour over the U.H.S. loan guarantee had been rumoured for [...]

Cayo teen drowns in Mopan River

Details remain sketchy, but a teenager has apparently drowned in the Mopan River near Santa Familia. According to police, around four this afternoon a watchman in the area heard the [...]

Arrests made in three burglaries

It was a bad day for burglars as police have made arrests in three separate cases. This morning, thirty-two year old Otis Carr appeared in the courtroom of Magistrate Sharon [...]

Veteran broadcaster dies following asthma attack

Tonight we regret to announce the death of veteran broadcaster Edward P. Yorke Jr. who passed away this afternoon in Belize City. According to Janice Yorke, her husband was at [...]

S.S.B. confirms settlement of Good’s claim

There was no press release but the Social Security Board today confirmed by telephone what Charles Good told is yesterday; that is, his dispute has been resolved amicably. No details [...]

Cuban Embassy marks eight years of medical brigades

Cuban doctors and nurses in Belize: they were once a novelty, but after eight years on the job the volunteers are a regular–and much appreciated–part of the local scene. Today [...]

Mediators graduate; hope to relieve court congestion

In many jurisdictions it is an increasingly popular alternative to the time and money consuming practice of going to court. But if mediation is going to take root in Belize [...]

Local children’s book sets new publishing standards

There may be a crisis of governance in Belize right now but the Musa you’re most likely to see on television is not Said; it’s his son Yasser. And the [...]

Tradewinds trainees demonstrate skills for V.I.P.s

Today was the day that soldiers, seamen, and police officers from around the region got to show off their recently honed skills. News Five’s Kendra Griffith has the latest from [...]