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Land War; Resident vs Jitendra ‘Krooman’ Chawla

Businessman Jitendra Chawla first gained notoriety in mid 2009 when it was revealed that he was developing within a reserve known as the Krooman Lagoon at the entrance to the [...]

9th Amendment to House of Representatives

As we reported on Wednesday, the House of Representatives will meet this coming Friday in Belmopan. The Prime Minister will be taking back the Ninth Amendment to the constitution which [...]

Who gave GMO go ahead? Who is planting?

Aside from the ninth, there is another issue that is becoming controversial and we have not heard the last word on Genetically Modified Organisms.  A release from the Scientific Steering [...]

Body of Belizean on wrong flight

News Five has received information that a mix up has occurred with the body of a Belizean who traveled to the US recently.  Apparently Edwin Gillett, a former Chief Immigration [...]

MET Office says it’s going to be a wet weekend

If you’re making plans for the weekend, you’ll want to keep it indoors because it’s going to be a wet one. Since Thursday there have been heavy rains in central [...]

Old Capital Streets wash over from rains

The deluge was heavy on Thursday night and within a couple of hours, numerous areas of the city were flooded. Schools around the city closed today and some streets were [...]

Crocodile caught in Faber’s Road neighborhood

The rains also brought excitement for the neighborhood at Faber’s Road when a crocodile was spotted in the area after midnight.  The croc, which is about eight feet long, slammed [...]

Appeals Court Judge to decide fate of 22 year old

The fate of twenty-two year old Arturo Ek, who was found guilty of murder in November 2007, remains in the hands of a panel of three Court of Appeal judges. [...]

Busy Burglars

Two Belize City residents have lost thousands of dollars in valuables in separate burglaries. On Thursday, Ashley Myvette reported that between June twentieth and October sixth, while she was away, [...]

Placencia residents fed up with crime

The residents of Placencia Village are also being terrorized by burglars. In the past couple weeks, several businesses and homes have been broken into; some of them more than once. [...]

P.U.P. Arthur Saldivar; step aside and wait your turn

The candidacy of attorney Arthur Saldivar for the P.U.P. leadership doesn’t seem to be going anywhere. Within the confines of the P.U.P. caucuses, there have been calls for him to [...]

Pan Am Games underway in Mexico

A Belizean delegation of athletes is preparing to face tough competition as they go up against countries from the Americas in the 2011 Pan American Games. It’s the second largest [...]

International Day for Rural Women

Belize and countries around the world are observing International Day for Rural Women. If you’re not familiar with the concept, it’s a day set aside to recognize the work of [...]

World Food Day celebrated in bellies at Central Farm

Despite the wet conditions across the country, in the West, Central Farm was crowded with Belizeans as they trekked through mud and rains for the commemoration of World Food Day. [...]