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Belize’s Basketball Team plays in spite of disqualification

Today the Belize National Basketball Team, dubbed Belizean Heritage by the Association, continued its winning ways by demolishing Guatemala by a score of one hundred to sixty-four, the second thirty [...]

FIBA speaks about status of Belize’s players…

The question of eligibility was discussed by Enrique Basulto, President of COCABA, in a News Five interview today in Cancun. Basulto spoke about the grounds for the disqualification of the [...]

…And pulls out age rule against players

While the prowess of the Belizean team continues to be evident on the court, so too are the problems of eligibility off it. First there was the question of nationality; [...]

Local fans support national basketball team

And while we have heard from COCABA, the players, the Minister of Sports and the legal advisor of Team Belize, what are people saying on the streets? News Five took [...]

Roman Catholic Diocese against teaching commission…

The controversy over the establishment of the Teaching Services Commission, as a part of the proposed Ministry of Education’s amendments to the Education Act, continues despite claims by the Ministry [...]

…But ministry maintains support for its implementation

But while Faber was unavailable for comment because he is currently out of the country, Information Officer of the Ministry, Arlette Gomez, says that the release from the Catholic Diocese [...]

Road accident kills Sarawee villager

A villager of Sarawee in the Stann Creek District is dead after he was knocked down on Monday night. The incident happened sometime before eight o’clock between miles four and [...]

More questions surrounding death of Kevin Francis

The uncle of deceased, sixteen year old Kevin Francis Jex, last Friday released information in which he alleges linked the police to his nephew’s death. Elton Jex claimed during a [...]

After waiting 3yrs for trial, man has to wait more

After spending three years behind bars awaiting trial, thirty-three year old Ted Armstrong had his day in court. Unfortunately for him, all that came of it was… more waiting time [...]

Rhaburn Ridge villager detained for attempted murder

A nineteen year old Rhaburn Ridge villager—who has been on the run since a shooting incident dating back to March—was finally detained by police on Monday. Jorge Rivera appeared today [...]

Erosion affecting hawksbill turtles breeding ground

Gales Point Manatee Village is not only a home to the Kriol tradition but also to a large number of wildlife including manatees, loggerheads and the endangered hawksbill turtles. The [...]

Belizean Heritage slaughters Guatemala in COCABA games

Today our basketball stars took to the floor for a second time in the COCABA Games in Cancun. Our opponents were from Guatemala and the victory we earned was even [...]