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Two women in custody for missing treasury money

Two women; one a government employee, are expected to be charged this Friday in the case of the missing funds the pension fund administered by the Treasury Department. The missing [...]

Is money missing from Traffic Dept?

And while the missing monies are rife with scandal, News Five is also closely monitoring the City’s Traffic Department where a similar case is said to be developing. Impeccable sources [...]

Development Finance Corporation revived by C.D.B.

The Development Finance Corporation was a major government lending institution that went belly up when it lent less to the poor and more to big interests. When it folded, a [...]

Price of butane goes up by five dollars

If you bought butane gas today from the delivery trucks or the depot, you already felt the pinch. But if you haven’t, you should know that government has approved a [...]

R.C. Church refuses to bless Teacher’s Commission

The Teacher’s Commission that the Ministry of Education is proposing to implement is still getting mixed reviews from stakeholders. There have been poorly attended public consultations throughout the country and [...]

K.H.M.H. doctors and admin still in mediation

The wounds are still raw at the K.H.M.H. and the four week dispute over inflated prices paid for medical supplies, has been overshadowed in recent days by the revelations of [...]

Ernest Raymond Jr. freed of second set of charges

In early January, police nabbed Ernest Raymond Jr., as he headed home in a vehicle believed to be owned by a member of the Coye Family, the former operators of [...]

Day 4 of Christine Perriott vs. former employer

In day four of the trial of Christine Perriott vs. Belize Telemedia Limited, the final witnesses were called to testify today. After another round of cross examination of defense witness, [...]

Machete wielder found guilty of Attempted Murder

He is accused of attacking a Maxboro resident with a machete and today, twenty year old Marlon Alfred Taylor was found guilty of Attempted Murder. It was a unanimous decision [...]

Obama nominee proud to be considered to serve in Belize

US President, Barack Obama’s nominee as Ambassador to Belize, Vinai Thummalapally, says he is proud to be nominated as the first Indian American to serve as United States’ envoy to [...]

Fresh faces to join the senate

New faces are expected to join the Senate. The first has been named as Omar Figueroa, an environmentalist from Cayo who will replace the UDP appointed Deborah Mencias-McMillan. The outgoing [...]

Yasser Musa and twenty years of art

The name Yasser Musa is synonymous with art, in many forms. This Friday on his birthday, Yasser will put on display twenty years of his accomplishments – a repertoire of [...]

Ray Lightburn writes a tale to independence

Bob Dylan’s, “When you got nothing, you ain’t got nothing to lose,” was the inspiration for the most recent release of a local literary piece. The author: sixty-seven year old [...]