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Francis Fonseca unanimous leader of P.U.P.

Before noon today, the People’s United Party decided on its new leader following tumultuous days of uncertainty that placed the sixty-one year old party at its lowest ebb.  Three candidates; [...]

Fonseca says he’s ready for leadership

The man of the hour P.U.P. Freetown Area Representative Francis Fonseca made a statement on the way forward for the P.U.P. minutes after the announcement. Fonseca clarified that he was [...]

But P.U.P. Finances in the red

So on Friday, Francis Fonseca, Said Musa, and Florencio Marin Junior will be leading the oppositions’ charge in the House on the ninth amendment. Indications are that former party leader [...]

Leader of Opposition in House not determined

But it is not all that simple in the P.U.P. While the issue of leadership has been settled, up to late this evening, Briceño, Espat and Hyde maintained that they [...]

Government loses $30 Million case

Remember U.H.S.? That’s the acronym for the former Universal Health Services hospital. But the name U.H.S. will forever be linked to the huge national controversy over whether the government should [...]

Major changes to the 9th Amendment

Going back to Friday’s House meeting, the report from the Constitution and Foreign Affairs Committee on the Ninth Amendment bill has been cleaned up. News Five has seen a copy [...]

Former B.D.F. corporal sought in connection to missing cache of high powered weapons

Belize City police are tonight looking for one person, a former Belize Defense Force corporal, in connection with the disappearance of a cache of high powered weapons from a warehouse [...]

APAMO says no to the 9th Amendment

The government is organizing a massive show of support at Friday’s House sitting when it will pass the Ninth Amendment. We’ve just told you the major changes that after the [...]

Women with Interest in Politics get trained

The third cohort of the women in politics project kicked off today at the Whitfield Tower on Coney Drive. Eighteen women from all walks of life will receive training on [...]

N.T.U.C.B. farewell to Paul Perriott

Paul Perriott has been absent from the senate for a few months and now that absence is permanent. Perriott, who has been in the US with his wife, Christine, in [...]

Tourist sues for death of wife on cruise

Michael and Diana Mechling of Ohio came to Belize on a one day cruise in February. But their visit to the Jewel ended in tragedy when the couple went snorkeling [...]

Students knocked down in Capital

University of Belize students, eighteen year old Gladys Chiac and nineteen year old Tiffany Herrera were knocked down on Wednesday night on the Ring Road in Belmopan. The students were [...]

Danny Anderson trial for murder of Joyce Mitchell

The trial against Danny Anderson for the senseless murder of nineteen year old Joyce Mitchell will go to trial in the Supreme Court. Mitchell was shot on the head as [...]

Triplets delivered for the first time at Western Regional Hospital in Belize

Irene Garcia and Alfred Avilez of St. Matthews Village are the proud parents of three healthy baby girls. The identical triplets were delivered by caesarian section at the Western Regional [...]

U.S.A. undertakes Construction for Children Home

The U.S Military Liaison Office through the U.S Department of Defense’s Humanitarian Assistance Program (HAP) is embarking on several projects throughout Belize. Over a million Belize dollars will be spent [...]

Hurricane Hattie; 50 years after

Hurricane Hattie was one of the worst to hit Belize. It caused untold destruction and human loss. The Museum of Belize, Belize Archives and Records as well as the Craig [...]

Healthy Living gets colon cancer screening

There are many forms of cancer; many of which are life threatening. Colon cancer; a common and preventable one, affects both men and women and with screening, early detection can [...]