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Luke Espat eyes Cayo Central

Businessman, Luke Espat, is no stranger to political or financial circles in Belize. He’s generally stayed in the background of politics in the People’s United Party even as he is [...]

Cordel Hyde coming home to P.U.P.?

And even as Francis Fonseca’s response to Luke Espat’s political intentions seemed lukewarm at best, he appears ready to roll out the fatted calf for a prodigal son who might [...]

Guatemalan and resident of Benque is murdered

Turning to crime news, there was a vicious murder over the weekend in Benque Viejo del Carmen. A Guatemalan national who made the border town his home for at least [...]

Khalid El Turk happy not to be extradited to the U.S.A.

Several persons including Mark Sewell, Rhett Fuller and more recently, Dion Bruce, are currently behind bars at the Central Prison, as they are fighting extradition to the United States. Well, [...]

Government will pay settlement to Stephen Buckley

Stephen Buckley was shot in April 2010 by an on duty police officer, Inspector Denis Lopez, in the Port Loyola during a police operation. Buckley was not armed, but was [...]

Cop shot Buckley and victim happy not to beg anymore

Buckley was thirty-seven years old when the shotgun blast penetrated his skull and the shrapnel embedded in places that surgery would not help. Doctor Joel Cervantes, the neurosurgeon in his [...]

Cop still faces serious charges in court for shooting Buckley

Much of the media attention over the past few years have focused on Buckley’s recovery and mounting medical bills, but little has been heard of Inspector Dennis Lopez. Lopez is [...]

P.U.P. withholds support from Norwegian Cruise Line

Earlier in the newscast, we told you about the Luke Espat bid and Cordel Hyde’s possible return into the P.U.P.  The Party Leader, Francis Fonseca, also spoke about other pressing [...]

P.U.P. Leader supports PACMAN’s move for reshuffling accounts committee

Last week, the P.U.P. submitted a motion to be included on the order papers for this Wednesday’s sitting of the House. The motion proposed a change in the structure of [...]

Customs Officer busted with unaccustomed goods

A van loaded with uncustomed goods was busted over the weekend. According to the police, the bust took place on Saturday morning when Operation U-Turn, along with a police mobile [...]

Construction worker spared jail time for harming ex-wife

A forty-seven year old construction worker was spared jail time today for harming his ex common-law-wife. Darrington Williams was arraigned in court this morning for injuring Shawn Armstrong on Saturday [...]

Barrow’s important meeting with the evangelical churches

On Friday, News Five aired comments by Prime Minister Dean Barrow on a variety of pertinent front-line issues. We’ll have some more from the PM tonight, but first to the [...]

Association of evangelical churches will soon have their input to the controversial gender policy

While the gender policy wasn’t at on the agenda for that meeting, it certainly hasn’t gone quietly into that goodnight. That fiery ball has been lobbed by government onto the [...]

Sports Guru James Adderly awesome weekend highlights

Good evening I’m James Adderly and this is Sports Monday. The FFB’s female interdistrict football competition saw two arch rivals take to the arena as DFC Gentle Touch took aim [...]