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Moses Sulph charged for rape

Activist Moses Sulph is in the news, and this time it has nothing to do with the Belize/Guatemala dispute, offshore drilling or the dozens of other issues he’s taken a [...]

UB faculty protests audit irregularities

On Tuesday, the University of Belize Faculty and Staff Association held an open forum with members and the decision was taken to demonstrate. And today, on Valentine’s Day, they did. [...]

UB President says audit not complete yet

Late this evening News Five asked University of Belize’s President Dr. Cary Fraser to offer an official comment or position on the allegations being levied by the university’s Faculty and [...]

Cyclists may suffer association’s problems

Jose Manuel Pelaez Rodriguez, President of the Pan-American Cycling Confederation, left Belize today after an unsuccessful meeting with Minister of Sports Herman Longsworth on the cycling controversy. Longsworth held a [...]

Varying figures for 2013’s economic growth

The Belize Central Bank has issued the latest economic update.  A perusal of the document shows inconsistent figures with previous projections from other official sources.  The most important forecasted growth [...]

Guatemala wants Belize to restore 2008 Referendum Act

  The President of Guatemala is currently on an unofficial visit to Spain. According to today’s Prensa Libre, Otto Perez Molina says that Belize should change its referendum law to [...]

SJC gets donation from government of India

The computer lab at Saint John’s College was enhanced today through a donation by the government of India on the occasion of the visit of its High Commissioner. Aside from [...]

Oceana wants to appeal Referendum case

Oceana Belize has applied for permission to appeal the dismissal of their case against the Chief Elections Officer (C.E.O.) and the Governor General (G.G.) on the basis of a technicality. [...]

Not guilty of 20 pounds of cocaine in vehicle

Fifty-two year old Franz Hamilton, an electrician, is free tonight after a jury of nine found him not guilty of drug trafficking with the intent to supply. The case goes [...]

Guilty of hiring foreigners without work permits

  Two naturalized Belizeans are facing charges of employing persons without a valid work permit. Fifty-three year old Dora Licia de Maria Prado, a resident of Ladyville and also owner [...]

6 years for burning lover’s house

  Twenty-four year old Keisha Banner, who was found guilty of arson on January twenty-second, is back behind bars.  Banner was sentenced on Wednesday by Justice Troadio Gonzalez, and handed [...]

Love is in the air on Valentine’s Day

Commerce normally picks up for most businesses at Christmas time, but Valentine’s Day is almost an exclusive economic season for florists.  And across the City today, the hustle and bustle [...]

Live comedy at the Bliss

Some promoters try to keep you stable in your seat in a theatre but performers at Friday night’s show hope you will fall out of your seats with laughter. “Drama [...]

Caribbean artist Konshens promises a great show

“Gyal a Bubble,” “Stop Sign” and “Represent” are among his most popular songs and today, Jamaican Artist, Konshens, arrived in the Jewel. Twenty-eight year old Garfield Spence has developed his [...]

Healthy Living’s broken heart episode

We’ve heard in sad love songs. We’ve seen in dramatized in movies. We’ve even heard anecdotes of someone who knew someone who died of a broken heart. While many of [...]