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Fortis C.E.O. unhappy with new electricity rates

Later in the newscast we’ll have a report of a cargo vessel that beached in the area of Southern Long Caye earlier today. But first, this story on the financial [...]

Taiwanese company to explore for oil in Belize

Back in September we reported on an item appearing in the Taiwanese media that the country was on the verge of signing a production sharing agreement with Belize. Almost four [...]

Jamaican phone companies layoff total of 1,650 employees

Earlier in the newscast we heard from Stanley Marshall, the C.E.O. of Fortis, who did not mince words on the ongoing battles with the P.U.C. and G.O.B. According to Marshall, [...]

Jaguar Paw threatens court action against NICH/Gegg contract

The NICH agreement with Cruise Solutions is back in the news and yet another interest has thrown its hat into the anti-concession agreement ring. On Tuesday, attorney for Jaguar Paw, [...]

Cargo ship stuck on reef near Southern Long Caye

Earlier today, a cargo vessel, Westerhaven, heading south to Guatemala was trapped when it ran into a shallow area at sea. And late this evening, the vessel’s crew was safely [...]

3 to be charged with conspiracy to murder Shoman Family

News Five has confirmed that three persons will be charged shortly with Conspiracy to Commit Murder on businessman Jose Shoman and family members. Word from the Director of Public Prosecutions, [...]

Camalote villager charged with murder of prison officer

And in an update to the murder of Marcos Ishim that occurred in Belmopan on Monday afternoon, fifty-four year old Wayne Gabb of Camalote Village in the Cayo District was [...]

Man disappears while swimming across Mopan River

A Belize City resident is believed to have drowned on Monday in waters between Belize and Guatemala. On January twelfth, twenty-three year old Darwin Grey left his home on Flamboyant [...]

Seven year old dies from food poisoning

In other news, a child from Orange Walk District passed away on Monday morning due to food poisoning. On Sunday, seven year old Adan Kay Junior of Corozal Street in [...]

Three more cases of carnal knowledge

Cases of sexual abuse in 2008 spiked forty eight and a half percent over 2007. And there are three more incidents of carnal knowledge to add to the statistics tonight [...]

25 kilos of cocaine found north of San Pedro

Today San Pedro Police had a substantial catch on their hands. About two miles north of San Pedro Town, a resident found twenty five packages of suspected cocaine. The police [...]

New board of Solid Waste Mgnt Authority holds 1st meeting

We have not heard much about them of late, but the new board of the Solid Waste Management Authority held its first meeting today. The inaugural powwow took place in [...]

Landings 9 released; artist says 8 was the best

And on the cultural scene, the Landings Project is an expressive, but complex repertoire of art work that defines the identity of fifteen countries from the Caribbean, Central America and [...]