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Fuel going down for 1 month

The 2011-2012 Budget was presented in the House of Representatives this morning. It is called Celebrating Growth, Sustaining Recovery and is to come online on April first. Before we get [...]

2011-2012 Budget with $46.4 Million deficit

Even though construction, manufacturing and fishing are not up to target and shrimp production has not shown signs of recovery, in the new budget, government is projecting a three percent [...]

Leader of the Opposition gives first impression of the Barrow Budget

The budget will be debated on March twenty-third. It’s sure to bring fierce resistance from the opposition. But before that occurs, News Five asked P.U.P. Leader John Briceño for his [...]

Viewers get their say about government lawyer fees

At last poll we asked you our viewers and internet browsers to vote on whether you think the government should have a limit on what it spends on lawyer’s fees [...]

Murdered man was humble says “Boots” Martinez

At minutes before the five o’clock hour on Thursday evening, Andrew Moses was shot and killed by a lone gunman on Kraal Road, one of the City’s hotspots. Moses, a [...]

Bert Vasquez, charged with indecent assault, gets bail

A Belize City businessman, who has been in prison since February fourteenth, was released on bail despite objections from the D.P.P.’s office, which was represented by Crown Counsel Triennia Young. [...]

Fine, then prison time, then refund for dangerous harm convict

An appeal by the D.P.P.’s office had an unusual end in the court today. Thirty-nine year old Albert Garbutt Jr. was initially charged with Attempted Murder, but was convicted of [...]

Housekeeper who rob employer remanded to prison

The housekeeper, who orchestrated a robbery at her employer’s house in Belama Phase two, was arraigned along with her co-conspirator today. Forty-six year old Donatila Najera and thirty-eight year old [...]

Gloria Morales says she was abducted

We met Gloria Morales back in October 2010, when her five children were taken by the Department of Human Services and her thirteen year old daughter, Claudia Zetina, alleged that [...]

House Speaker debates with Said Musa on questioning tourism stats

While the Prime Minister got to stand and speak solo for several hours during the budget presentation, the room wasn’t all quiet. There was no debate, but it sure had [...]

P.M. defends ex-wife as Government’s choice attorney

It was not on the list of budgeted items up for discussion, but the Prime Minister responded to a question from the opposition side on his former wife Lois Young. [...]

Missing man found alive

The family of taxi driver, Rudolph McKoy, has been searching for him since last Thursday, when he headed out on a run to the airport and never returned. They were [...]

Belize Bank opens at the Matalon

A contemporary architecture of glass and concrete is home to the north side branch of the Belize Bank. It is a giant leap from the subtle design of its headquarters [...]

Ministry of Health says not so about potential spread of Typhoid Fever

The bacteria that causes typhoid fever spreads through contaminated food, drink, or water. Cases of the fever have been reported on La Isla Bonita and residents are worrying that it [...]

Tsunami hits Japan

Across the Pacific, Japan was struck by the most powerful earthquake in the island’s history and a tsunami that it unleashed in the aftershocks compounded the problems.  The epicenter of [...]

What’s Happening this weekend with Arielle!

It’s that time of the week and if you’re looking for leisure activity for yourself, the family or your friends then stay tuned. Arielle has all the hot spots around [...]