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Employee Trust challenges GOB takeover of Telemedia

The legal battle on the hasty expropriation by government on Telemedia is on. Late word to News Five this evening is that a constitutional challenge has been mounted against the [...]

Attorney General explains remarks about judiciary

The House of Representatives resumed regular sessions in Belmopan today. One issue that was well ventilated involved the judiciary, which has not had a good year doesn’t seem to be [...]

Bill intends to allow statements rather than witnesses in court

Also in the House, legislation was debated to provide for statements to admitted into evidence from witnesses who are fearful of testifying in court. There was general agreement that something [...]

False alarm; suspected pseudoephedrine actually prenatal vitamins

It was reported earlier today elsewhere in the media that about a million dollars worth of suspected pseudoephedrine were confiscated from a house in the Lake Independence area on Thursday [...]

Housing minister to play peacemaker between mayor and PM

Zenaida Moya Flowers, Belize City’s mayor has been under the radar since she faced twenty two counts of Uttering a False Document and two counts of Failure to Comply with [...]

PM considers Shyne’s possible deportation to Belize

Turning to a story that has made international headlines; the possible deportation of Prime Minister Dean Barrow’s son, the well known rapper, Shyne. When News Five spoke to his lawyer, [...]

Minister of National Security discusses crime rate

Earlier in the newscast, we told you about the passage of a bill to allow for witnesses statements to be admitted in court. It is intended that the legislation will [...]

PM says Taiwan turning from UN won’t affect Belize

The Oppenheimer Report “Multiple Caution Flags” focused on the investor confidence in Belize. One of the caution points referred to the fact that Taiwan is no longer seeking full membership [...]

Ladyville bus drivers battle on the road

The rivalry between the buses companies covering the Ladyville/Lord’s Bank route continues to rage out of control. Last Thursday night, an off duty driver for Ramos Shuttle Service was reportedly [...]

Ramos Shuttle Service owner now patrolling routes

While we could not reach the driver from Skai’s Bus Line for comment, we spoke to the owner of the Ramos buses, who once employed Haliday. Bert Ramos says Haliday [...]

Five men arraigned for brutal graveyard murder

Twenty year old Randy Coye was brutally beaten and murdered in the Lord Ridge Cemetery last Friday night. Five men were arraigned today and are facing charges for the homicide. [...]

Minor suspected of shooting cab driver

And police have made a break in the shooting of Jason Caine, a taxi driver of Belize City, who remains hospitalized. They have in custody a minor who they believe [...]

Arrest made in assault of Lake Independence woman

Police say they have the man who early on Wednesday morning entered the home of a woman in the Lake Independence Area, beat her then attempted to rape her. This [...]

World Post Day celebrated at the Post Office

Every year October ninth is recognized as World Post Day. For the second consecutive year, Belize’s Postal Service is celebrating the day with several activities including an open day with [...]

Safiyyah rounds up the activities for the weekend

s a holiday weekend, and the weather promises to cooperate. Around the country, there are activities to have a relaxing time. Friday’s girl, Safiyyah, has useful tips on where to [...]