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When will the price of fuel go down?

The Barrow administration is now entering its fourth year in office. Prime Minister Barrow today hosted his first quarterly press conference. He discussed a range of issues including one that [...]

P.M. defends drilling concession to nephew

The Prime Minister was drilled on a number of issues, including the recent oil exploration concession given to his nephew Kimano Barrow.  Environmentalists have sounded the alarm about Kimano’s lack [...]

Banco Atlantida wants to buy Belize Sugar Industry

The Sugar Cane Industry is at a virtual standstill tonight because the Belize Sugar Industry Factory is inoperable due to failed machinery at the BELCOGEN Plant.  The international lending organizations [...]

P.M. crunches numbers and forecasts the economy

The P.M. also used the occasion to give a report card of how his administration had fared over the past three years. He gave a preview of the upcoming budget [...]

Viewers reflect on whether the government is successful in keeping its manifesto promises?

There was a lot of reaction to the question of whether or not, three years after it came to office, the government has been successful in keeping its manifesto promises. [...]

Santino Castillo fired from post as B.T.B.’s Deputy Chairman

Late reports to News Five indicate that Santino Castillo, well known businessman and co-host of Channel Five’s KTV Latino, has been abruptly fired from his position as deputy chairman of [...]

Temporary shutdown of Tower hill Factory is set for this Thursday

As we told you at the top of the newscast, the temporary shut-down of the Tower Hill Factory is set for this Thursday. Grinding is expected to come to a [...]

Cops dragged to Court in shackles over biggest drug bust ever

In other news, four policemen and one Customs boatman who were charged in connection with the biggest drug bust down south were escorted to court today in shackles and under [...]

Cruise Ship Tourist visited by robber

A group of cruise visitors who were out sightseeing in downtown Belize City today fell victim to one of the crooks that plague the streets of the old capital. Just [...]

Prison officer fired after convicted murderer escaped

Twenty-three year old Miguel Matus, a prisoner who escaped from custody on February third, remains at large tonight despite being sighted by residents of Toledo District near Salamanca earlier this [...]

P.M. questioned about the national security and plane that disappeared

The Mexican Beechcraft 65 airplane which took off from the Philip Goldson International Airport in January left Belize’s airspace on a test flight and never returned.  It’s a troublesome security [...]

Mega Bingo is the Game; winner receives over $100,000

There’s a first MegaBingo jackpot winner and she hails from Hopkins. Sheridan Polanco’s lucky stars were shining on her last Saturday. She played for the first time and she hit [...]

KTV Latino Stars wow judges with performances

Group B of KTV Latino Season Two made their debut appearances on Tuesday night at the Bliss. Seven hopeful singers appeared solo on stage and gave it their best shot. [...]