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Constitutional amendments to enshrine government ownership of utilities

This Friday, the government is convening a sitting of the House of Representatives. It is a special sitting at which the Prime Minister will get House approval to change the [...]

BSCFA to meet with Banco Atlantida and P.M. about B.S.I. buyout

Banco Atlántida of Honduras has been doing its due diligence since January 2011 to acquire the Belize Sugar Industries (B.S.I.).  The factory is broke and needs forty million dollars to [...]

But United Cane Farmers Association left out of Bank meeting

But the United Cane Farmers Association, which won a court ruling in favor of separation from Belize Sugar Cane Farmers Association (BSFCA), says that they have not had any discussions [...]

2 Orange Walk residents charged in connection with murder

Also in Orange Walk, two residents have been charged in connection with the shooting death of twenty-three year old Orson Adman Cardona. Today Orange Walk police formally arrested and charged [...]

Gas prices at the pump go up

There are only a few hours left to fill up your tanks before the prices of fuel at the pump take another hike. Premium gasoline is going up to eleven [...]

Church arms itself with attorney for Holy war against UNIBAM

The Council of Churches has made it clear that it opposes the case filed by the United Belize Advocacy Movement (UNIBAM), which is challenging section fifty-three of the criminal code. [...]

What is the cost of the PM’s brother’s vehicle?

New information has become available to News Five about the purchase of a government vehicle by Justice Denys Barrow. The former justice resigned from government In January of this year [...]

Jeffrey Locke, new C.E.O. of B.E.L.

Jeffrey Locke was tagged as the new Chief Executive Officer of Belize Electricity Limited on June twenty-first to replace Lynn Young when B.E.L. was nationalized. According to a B.E.L. release, [...]

Dive into MJ Stadium’s sand for beach volleyball tournament

Athletes from across Central America have converged on the Old Capital to participate in the annual Beach Volleyball Championships.  With the exception of Panama every other country is being represented [...]

1st time mother gives horror story of losing newborn at hospital

A young first time mother from Ladyville buried her newborn son earlier this week after what she described as a horrific experience at the hospital. The nineteen year old went [...]

“Red Ants” free from exposure accusation

Sixty-eight year old Albert Garbutt, also known as “Red Ants” was charged back in April for exposing himself to a seventeen year old girl. He was released on bail back [...]

Lewis and Nunez face Attempted Murder charge of Sinclaire Jr.

Two Belize City men appeared before Magistrate Albert Hoare unrepresented today to answer charges of attempted murder following the shooting of Frank Sinclaire Jr. on Sunday.  Around two o’clock that [...]

Visually Impaired Youths unimpaired at camp

Visually impaired children from across the country have been participating in the Belize Council for the Visually Impaired Summer Camp.  It is the fifteenth anniversary of the camp, and every [...]

Restoring Belize in the heart of SSG territory

Restore Belize has organized its first camp for troubled youths in an area that is prone to violence. The CYDP and other community organizations are partnering with Restore Belize. A [...]

Smart gives a new house to Teddy Rhaburn

On the night of June eighth, a line squall known locally as a freak storm, sent winds of over fifty miles per hour though the Belize District. Weather forecasters said [...]

Healthy Living takes the sore out of an intense workout

Feeling the burn is considered a sign that you’re getting a good exercise, but those rigorous workouts are often followed by lingering muscle aches.  And while it’s a par for [...]