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9th Amendment Bill passed

Just after the four o’clock this afternoon, the ninth Amendment Bill to the constitution, which was touted around the country in a highly politicized road show, came to pass. The [...]

Said Musa says 9th takes away rights

The P.U.P. held a meeting at Independence Hall in Belize City in which it was decided that Fort George Area Representative Said Musa would appear as Leader of the Opposition [...]

Leader to be, Francis Fonseca, opposes 9th

The new Leader of the P.U.P. will be Francis Fonseca. Fonseca will be officially installed on October twenty ninth. But the Freetown Area Representative, even though he only had the [...]

Barrow crushes the idea of a Said leadership

The House meeting could not have concluded without the usual mudslinging. As we said earlier in the newscast, Barrow was kind to Fonseca but saved his trashing for Fort George [...]

Result of viewer poll on B.D.F. duties

In light of the recent burglary at the Belize Defence Force weapon’s store as well as previous incidents where firearms went missing from the B.D.F., we asked viewers if they [...]

Is recovered weapon part of stolen B.D.F. cache?

It has been nine days since it was disclosed that forty-two weapons went missing from the Belize Defence Force headquarters at Price Barracks in Ladyville. While it is considered the [...]

Too late for 9th referendum

The injunction to stop the ninth amendment from becoming law until after a referendum was rejected this morning by the Supreme Court. We’ll tell you more on this later, including [...]

Attorney says an injunction would have put brakes on 9th

As we said earlier in the newscast, the House meeting in Belmopan was delayed somewhat this morning because of a ruling by Chief Justice Kenneth Benjamin in respect of an [...]

Attorney says 9th gives parliamentary supremacy

Smith also told News Five that despite the changes made to the wording of the Ninth, there is still the danger that it gives too much power to the House [...]

NERA appraises B.T.L. and B.E.L. for government

At the heart of the ninth amendment is the nationalization of Telemedia. The company was acquired twice by the government, which has now entrenched its ownership in the constitution. Compensation, [...]

Sea of Red wash over Independence Hill

While the government conducted the business of the day inside the House, outside, hundreds of supporters were mobilized to show solidarity for the passage of the Ninth Amendment, which Prime [...]

Another day in Court for Ricky Valencia

Twenty-eight year old Ricky Valencia, a well known criminal figure, who was named in the attempted murder of Attorney Rodwell Williams and the Heritage Bank heist in Orange Walk, is [...]

Items valued $90,000 burgled from home

There was a major heist earlier this month at the home of Belize City businessman, Jian Lin He and items valuing over ninety thousand US dollars were stolen. It somehow [...]

Karate Kids to fight for Belize over weekend

The House of Shotokan Karate Academy, that is located just down the street from us, has been on a winning streak in recent competitions against Mexico and they hope to [...]