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B.E.L. asks court to recuse Justice Denys Barrow

There have been many unusual developments in the judiciary lately, including a public war of words between the Attorney General and the Chief Justice. Today, News Five has learnt of [...]

Fire in Caye Caulker causes over $700,000 in damages

A fire in Caye Caulker that started at about two o’clock this morning lasted for two hours and by the time it was contained, over seven hundred thousand dollars in [...]

B.M.L. sends workers home

The garbage problem remains unresolved in the old capital. City Hall once more breached its most recent agreement with the Belize Maintenance Limited when it could not meet last Friday’s [...]

Sanitation worker says she needs her job back before X-Mas

But if the City Council can’t meet even one seventh of its contractual agreement, then how will it meet the full arrangement of seventy thousand dollars a week? There doesn’t [...]

Councillor Philip Willoughby admits council is bankrupt

But while Ellis looks to the Council to pay up, Councillor responsible for Sanitation, Phillip Willoughby, says the problem is also the citizens’ fault. Philip Willoughby, Councillor responsible for Sanitation [...]

Magistrate convicts mother of Drug Trafficking

It was either a streak of bad luck or she was framed by a friend. On December nineteenth of 2008, twenty-eight year old mother of six, Kristine Rehanna Bood, a [...]

Hayward Trust says millions will be available for project funding

As we told you on Monday’s newscast, the website of the Hayward Charitable Belize Trust, is about to come online. In fact, its launch is on Wednesday when you can [...]

World Bank provides funding for H1N1 to Ministry of Health

Cabinet issued a short release of its sitting today. Noteworthy is that West Landivar will soon be declared a residential zone and that a grant of over a million Belize [...]

Belize City man in critical condition after hit and run…

It was not mentioned in the police blotter, but on Saturday night there was a hit and run accident near the junction of Western Avenue and Mahogany Street that sent [...]

… But PG man succumbs after being hit by bus

And while a Belize City man is in critical condition, a Guatemalan national lost his life and a three year old boy is recovering after a weekend traffic accident on [...]

Frederick Olivera says CitCo destroyed his property

A Belize city resident whose home was burnt to the ground in April, is still having difficulties getting his life back on track. On April fifth of this year, twenty [...]

Alliance Bank gets a new name

In September of this year the Alliance Bank changed ownership, and with that came a competition entitled—Name that Bank. The bank invited submissions for a new name that would reflect [...]

BBF launches training program for coaches and players

The Belize Basketball Federation has embarked on an ambitious training program targeting four areas: discipline, increased competition, promoting and building the sport. It program is designed for players and coaches. [...]

FIBA will present submissions on nationality appeal

And while at the training program, we got an update on the status of an appeal regarding the nationality of Herbert Allen, Dakin Braddik, Charlie Burgess and Kyron Stokes of [...]

K.H.M.H. Commission of Inquiry set to start Thursday

It has been months since reports first surfaced on scandalous purchases made by the K.H.M.H. of pharmaceutical and medical supplies. Following an audit of the hospital financial records, government finally [...]