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Belize to compete in Central American Boxing Championship in Nicaragua

A pair of Belizean boxers, led by Coach Leopold Smart and Boxing Association President Moses Sulph, left for Managua, Nicaragua this evening, where they will compete in the Central American [...]

From Yes to I Do, Channel 5 Will Follow You…Episode 2

Stay tuned to this station for episode two of our popular reality wedding, from Yes to I Do. In tonight’s episode, you will catch the challenges among the aspiring couples [...]

Like P.M. Barrow, Minister Edmund Castro dodges waiting media

On Saturday, Minister of State Edmund Castro entered the country. He was in Miami on government business when he became the subject of serious allegations of corruption. Castro is accused [...]

Whistleblower discloses specifics of meetings with Castro to Ombudsman

Castro dodged the media Saturday, but he won’t be able to dodge the very serious allegation made against him. The informant, who Castro has identified as Alvarine Burgess, has now [...]

Castro comments via press release following emergency U.D.P. meeting

Castro’s only comments came via press release today following an emergency U.D.P. meeting. According to the release, Castro makes clear that the allegation was a lie. He was never engaged [...]

Will there be a senate-led investigation into the Ministry of Immigration?

Still on the immigration matters….Following up on notice from the floor of the Senate on October seventeenth, the Opposition Senator, Liza Shoman will be moving a motion at the next [...]

The long list of visa irregularities

While Castro bunkers down in the face of very compelling, firsthand information against him, there are other visa irregularities coming to light. Tonight, twenty-two Indian nationals are incarcerated after they [...]

Land dispute involving attorney Rodwell Williams gets fiery

On Saturday, tensions escalated on Cemetery Lane in Belize City because of a dispute over one tiny parcel of land. On one side of the dispute is prominent attorney Rodwell [...]

Attorney says police cannot intervene in civil matter

As we mentioned earlier in the newscast, on Saturday Police gave an undertaking that they would not act until a meeting with Rodwell Williams and the Young family is convened. [...]

Christian Workers Union holds its congress

The anticipated congress of the Christian Workers Union proceeded on Saturday morning at Birds Isle. Tensions were bubbling for weeks because of a call for action from the stevedores while [...]

Major flooding affects western and southern communities and kills a Succotz man

The torrential rains over the weekend affected southern and western communities where water levels rose significantly. The flooding has already taken one life. In Succotz, a man, sixty-five year old [...]

Albert Moody, allegedly involved in Belize City shooting, has his day in court

Twenty-three year old Jane Usher Boulevard resident, Albert Moody, today appeared in the Magistrate’s Court related to a shooting incident in Belize City on October twentieth. Moody has been charged [...]

Lloyd Elijio found guilty of the attempted murder of Mark Lord

A jury of five men and four women today convicted twenty-two year old Lloyd Elijio of Belize City for the attempted murder of Mark Lord in October of 2009 in [...]

Court of Appeal orders new trial for convicted murderer Kimberly Brannon

The Court of Appeal today ordered a new trial for forty-three year old Kimberly Brannon, also known as Kimberly McLaughlin, and set aside her conviction and sentence of life imprisonment [...]

City Council defaults in payments to Belize Waste Control; is it habitual?

The perennial issue of the cost of garbage collection in Belize City, the result of seemingly exorbitant contracts signed with sanitation companies years ago, is one which continues to plague [...]

Councilor Eric Chang still not in communication with City Council

Former Deputy Mayor Eric Chang remains absent without leave in Taiwan since departing for his home country in early September.  Chang, who has been accused of participating in the conveyance [...]

24th Annual Museum Association Of the Caribbean General Meeting

The Museum Association of the Caribbean (MAC) is holding its twenty-fourth annual general meeting under the theme “Pooling our Resources: Collaborations, Connections and Partnerships.” The goal is to develop concrete [...]

41 days to the official launch of the newly renovated B.T.L. Park

The countdown for the official launch of the newly renovated BTL Park has commenced and, to mark the occasion, Mayor Darrell Bradley was on hand to erect a sign notifying [...]

Weekend Sporting Highlights with James Adderley

Good evening, I’m James Adderley and this is Sports Monday.   The persistent downpour across the nation over the weekend forced a cancellation of most of the scheduled sporting events. [...]

Whistleblower makes an official report on the visa hustle involving Edmund Castro

Prime Minister Dean Barrow finds himself in a conundrum tonight having returned to the country to face another major accusation of corruption in his administration. We will have what happened [...]

Prime Minister returns to the country…and dodges the media

Prime Minister Dean Barrow has been out of the country for more than a week – combining official and medical business. One day before he left the country, the PM [...]

Mark King says he doesn’t know what the hullabaloo is about

A group of U.D.P. supporters turned up to welcome PM Barrow home. They weren’t allowed past the barrier into the main airport area, but Minister of State Mark King was. [...]

Penner says he is to meet with PM early next week

Edmund “Clear the Land” Castro now shares the corruption spotlight with Elvin Penner, his comrade in the immigration shenanigans. Penner came back into the country from Guatemala on Sunday. He [...]

A delivery truck driver is murdered on the job; his bosses robbed

A delivery truck driver was brutally murdered in broad daylight during the lunch hour. The Yo Creek resident, George Blanco, was employed by John Penner Meats; his life was cut [...]

Standoff between the CWU membership and its executives leads to a general congress

Plans to convene a general congress by the membership of the embattled Christian Workers Union remain in motion, despite strong dissuasion from the organization’s executive committee.  On Thursday, President Antonio [...]