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Objection to Yolanda Schakron’s nomination

Nomination day for the March seventh general elections is this Friday. But will Yolanda Schakron make it on the ballot paper? There are last minute moves tonight to block her [...]

Schakron says renunciation process is underway

Before the news of the objection by a Lake Independence elector was made, News Five spoke to Schakron about her dual nationality and if all would be well by Friday. [...]

Christian Workers Union tells S.S.B. employees; DO NOT BE INTIMIDATED

The scandal at the Social Security Board over insider trading continues to spiral out of control. At the heart of it is the C.E.O. Merlene Bailey. On Monday, the Board [...]

U.D.P. launches its Manifesto

On Wednesday, nominations were held for mayoral and councilor candidates countrywide. The U.D.P. is fighting an uphill battle to remain at City Hall after a disastrous term in office which [...]

Friends of Belize Forum

Foreign direct investment has nosedived in the past years from one hundred and twenty million to thirty million dollars. This past Wednesday, a high level forum was held in Washington, [...]

Charges dropped against wife; but cop locked up

It was a very emotional morning for Corporal Gino Peck and his wife, Loretta Peck. The couple was busted on January twenty-first at their home and had been charged with [...]

Found NOT Guilty of $40,000 theft

A jury today returned a not guilty on five counts of Theft against Belize City resident, twenty-four year old William Steven, an ex-employee of Caye Bank International Limited. Steven was [...]

Students taken out of school for Nomination Day

Wednesday was nomination day for the municipal elections and News Five had coverage from Belize City and Belmopan. But there were some sparks flying in Benque Viejo over the crowd [...]

On the Campaign Trail with P.U.P. Albert’s David Craig

Our campaign trail today followed David Craig, the People’s United Party’s point man in Albert. Craig was placed on the ticket following the resignation of longtime area representative Mark Espat [...]

Belize is vulnerable and heavily affected by Climate Change

Climate change is a global issue that unfortunately affects developing nations more than the developed continents. Just one degree in temperature has serious economic implications for many nations including Belize. [...]

Family grieves loss, but gives advice to public

Over the years we have carried numerous reports about the anemic services rendered to patients at public hospitals. A grieving family from Ladyville told us today that while they categorically [...]

BELPO calls on GOB to help Conejo Villagers

Twenty-three employees from Conejo Village in the south were fired by U.S Capital Energy last week. The problems started when the residents complained that a seismic testing line was running [...]

2012 Kinich Ahau Art Festival

This coming Sunday, NICH and Kinich Ahau Art Committee will be holding another festival under the Maya 2012 calendar of activities. The Mayan temple of Altun Ha in the Village [...]