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Government unable to pay August Superbond coupon

The Superbond negotiating team dropped a financial super bomb on bondholders. In a release that was posted on the Central Bank of Belize’s website this afternoon, G.O.B. said that it [...]

But bond coupon was in the budget

The announcement is stunning because in the presentation of the budget for the 2012/2013 budget in July, the Prime Minister specifically and categorically stated that “For the fiscal year 2012/2013, [...]

Was there interference by ComPol with San Pedro case?

Nineteen year old Silvia Teul, a resident of the airstrip area of San Pedro, appeared in Magistrates Court today where she was arraigned on multiple charges stemming from an altercation [...]

16 year old murdered where? Belize City

On Monday we told you about the eighteen year old and his eleven year old sister who were mercilessly shot repeatedly while they slept inside their home on Benbow Street. [...]

19 year old shot where? Belize City

Another shooting incident preceded the murder of Kirk Hemmans on Monday night and the victim is also still in his teens.  This time gunfire erupted across town, in an area [...]

Man who allegedly set tank on fire passes away

After almost a month of being hospitalized, thirty-five year old Orson Emmerson Twist passed away on Saturday morning at the K.H.M.H. Twist, who since his hospitalization was given a fifty [...]

Former K.H.M.H. employee says she’s the victim

One year old Kimora Leslie died at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital (K.H.M.H.) on April twenty-ninth, 2006, after urgent neurosurgery was allegedly delayed. It was an extremely controversial issue and [...]

Evaluations to find solutions to improve CSEC scores

The results of the Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate (CSEC), also known locally as CXC, have been released. On Monday News Five spoke to Juan Vargas, the Local Registrar for the [...]

Miss World Belize Chantae Guy is big in China

Belize’s Chantae Guy is making a strong impression in China as she prepares to vie for the Miss World 2012 crown in Mongolia on Saturday. Over the last four weeks, [...]

Miss Earth Belize Runner Up says pageant organizer fooled her

But while Belize has relatively strong representation in China for the Miss World 2012, on the local scene, the five delegates vying for the title of Miss Earth Belize 2012 [...]

NICH’s roadmap to national cultural policy

If you wonder what life holds for beauty queens after pageants, this next story will shed a minor light. Former Queen of the Bay 1998 Shari Williams is the Communications [...]

Belize’s Olympians return home

After two weeks of competition at the Olympics Games 2012 in London, the closing ceremony was held on Sunday celebrating the amazing sporting feats of the athletes who had taken [...]

Will there be training and support prior to Rio Olympics?

Additional training as well as financial support are needed to improve the performance of Belizean athletes against competing countries. And with all eyes set on Rio de Janeiro for 2016, [...]