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Opposition Leader reveals more sweetheart land deals

The House of Representatives met today for the last time before the summer recess. The first order of business was a call by House Speaker Emil Arguelles for respect of [...]

Both parties say they have done the right thing

That exchange between the Deputy Minister and the Leader of the Opposition was inside the House. The finger pointing was over land sales within reserves, on cayes, on the mainland, [...]

No title given for 9 acres of Krooman Reserve

The Krooman Lagoon Reserve was a hot topic at the House meeting and everybody had explaining to do. Former Minister of State for Natural Resources, Elvin Penner, commented on the [...]

Mother of Treasury Dept. employee charged

A third arrest was made today in the case of the pension funds from the Treasury Department that were deposited in pensioners’ name at commercial banks. Last week, Belize City [...]

Financial regulator spending without mayor’s knowledge

And there is no end to other scandals, this time at City Hall. On Thursday News Five showed a letter and supporting documents which the current City Administrator, Dr. Kiran [...]

Regulator did not follow protocol

And Moya says if Tillett is pointing fingers at the Council’s Director of Financial Services, Dwane Davis, for under-depositing, he can be equally blamed because he made decisions without her [...]

Mayor says ACB has personal vendetta

Mayor Moya Flowers also had her own views about the recent statement issued by the Association of Concerned Belizeans which blames her for the under-depositing at City Hall. Moya Flowers [...]

Jamil Betancourt freed of execution style double murder

Twenty-three year old Adrian Espinosa and eighteen year old Elroy Flowers were murdered execution style on January twenty-second of 2007 at an apartment on Pointsetta Street in the St. Martin’s [...]

Police officer and 2 others detained for OW robberies

Three men are detained, including one police officer, and awaiting charges following Thursday’s robberies in Orange Walk Town. The culprits were dressed in camouflage B.D.F. and police uniforms. Late this [...]

Amendments read including casino & business tax

The questionable land deals were not the only issues brought up in the House. Also introduced, was an amendment to the Settlement of Disputes Act which essentially prohibits strikes unless [...]

Heated words flung across the House of Rep floor

Though the cameras were recording, the country’s leaders did not back down when challenged or when they were interrupted. Before the meeting was over, the PUP’s faithful got rowdy and [...]

Doctor disputes size of K.H.M.H. contracts he received

Also at the house meeting, the PM said that Dr. Cardo Martinez received over five hundred thousand dollars worth of contracts from the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital out of a [...]

Jamaican actor Paul Campbell visits city youths

The film festival opens tonight. More than forty films will be shown in the next few days. On Thursday, Jamaican actor, Paul Campbell, known for his roles as Mad Max [...]

B.B.F. and UNICEF 900 strong basketball camp ends

There was a Grand Youth Rally at the City Center today as a two week basketball camp, held by the Belize Basketball Federation along with UNICEF, came to an end. [...]

Ousted Honduran president makes brief return home

And in regional news, President Manuel Zelaya entered Honduran territory this afternoon from the border with Nicaragua, twenty-seven days after he was deposed and exiled to Costa Rica by the [...]

Safiyyah finds tropical wonders at Cahal Pech

Rain is threatening the weekend, but that does not mean that there are not hot summer spots and activities. Safiyyah has will tell you where the action is. Hey I’m [...]