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Guatemala President proposes to legalize drugs and shipment route

With escalating violence in the region, decriminalizing the transportation of drugs heading to the US has become a hot topic. The idea was first broached by the Guatemalan President Otto [...]

Foreign Minister says U.S. must have a say in drug situation

Elrington says that the discussion caught most country representatives off-guard and that the situation was somewhat confusing as some representatives thought it might have been a Central American Integration System [...]

Classroom invasion; university students at gunpoint

A robbery was executed at the ITVET on Freetown Road which shows that robberies are becoming even more daring and dangerous. The robbery did not just take place in the [...]

Man shot multiple times; no motive established

Less than twenty-four hours after the robbery, gunshots rang out on Kraal Road at dawn today and when the echoes faded forty-nine year old Emmanuel Robinson had been hit multiple [...]

Budget presentation delayed

There are only few examples when budgets have been delayed. The last time it happened was in 2008 when the U.D.P. assumed office after ten years of P.U.P. rule. After [...]

But what will be in the budget?

So what is in store in the budget? There is some new and some rehashing of projects. Osorio also told News Five that the construction of a new bridge at [...]

Sedi speaks on accused GSU excessive force

Earlier in the newscast, the Foreign Minister Wilfred Elrington spoke on the security meeting in Antigua, Guatemala. Elrington is also the Attorney General so we asked him about a legal [...]

Commercial Center bomb threat

Business was halted at the Commercial Center and traffic was rerouted in downtown Belize City after a hoax bomb threat was called in around nine o’clock this morning.  The building [...]

B.D.F. Soldier gets retrial in Manslaughter Case

Just over a year ago, Belize Defence Force Sergeant Paulino Assi was convicted of Manslaughter and sentenced to ten years in prison. But Assi appealed and today a retrial was [...]

Fake Cop faces real court

The infamous fake cop, twenty-three year old Aaron Wilson, is going to trial on four charges. During the preliminary inquiry today, his attorney Arthur Saldivar made several attempts to challenge [...]

Water rates to go down

It’s official; water rates are going down. That’s the final decision that was announced today by the Public Utilities Commission, which recently concluded the annual review proceedings for the Belize [...]

Water Services wants P.U.C. to review rate decision

While it did not submit an objection, the BWS has now made a formal request for the P.U.C. to review its final decision. But Almendarez says the commission’s final decision [...]

2 other petitions filed by the P.U.P. in Court

This Friday, the Supreme Court will deliver a decision on whether or not, Yolanda Schakron and the People’s United Party will get leave to proceed to hearing on the disqualification [...]

Southern women display Mayan Art

The Women’s Department, as a part of the calendar of activities for Women’s Month, is hosting a two-day Maya Women’s Expo to increase exposure and generate income for the indigenous [...]

Read a Passage at the Leo Bradley Library Book Fair

A book fair took place today at the Leo Bradley Library and its aim was to encourage reading. The National Library Service has the fair annually with the hopes that [...]

KTV Latino; Music sung from the Heart

Local talent at its best; that’s what the KTV Latino contestants showcase every Tuesday night in the Bliss auditorium. And this week was no different as the five singers in [...]