Belize - Belize News - Channel5Belize.com - Great Belize Productions - Belize Breaking News
Home » November, 2013 You are currently browsing entries posted in: November, 2013

1 dead and 6 injured in a traffic accident on the George Price Highway

A total of seven persons were injured in a traffic accident on Thursday evening. An SUV, heading toward Belize City, collided with a government vehicle en route to Belmopan. Three [...]

B.W.S.L. former employees proceed with lawsuit in the Supreme Court

A lawsuit brought against Belize Water Services Limited by five former employees, who contend that they were unlawfully terminated by the company earlier this year, will proceed in the Supreme [...]

Area Rep. for Belize Rural Central calling for proper investigation in the two police killings in the Ladyville community

On Wednesday afternoon, Ladyville resident Travis McKay was shot and killed by the police. His brother states he witnessed the police use unnecessary force when an officer pushed the face [...]

Opposition leader criticizes the secrecy surrounding the supposedly multiple investigation into the passport scandal

Minister of State turned political and public pariah Elvin Penner has gone M.I.A. Penner was castigated for his role in procuring nationality status and a Belizean passport for South Korean, [...]

PM does not support the 13th senator and opposition does

The debate on the thirteenth senator has been resurrected in recent weeks. It’s a concept which was passed into law by the U.D.P., but it never materialized. While the two [...]

UDP has at least three new faces running for standard bearer

The deadline for submission of names for persons wanting to offer themselves for candidacy in upcoming conventions to be held by the United Democratic Party is today.  While a list [...]

Some works to be done on the San Estevan Road

Prime Minister Dean Barrow has announced a multi-million dollar infrastructure program to repair streets and roads across the nation. The outlay is in response to damage caused by incessant rains [...]

Some monies to be allocated to alleviate Sarteneja/Chunox Road

While there is good news, albeit sometime in the future, for commuters between Orange Walk Town and Progresso, passengers on the Chunox-Sarteneja Road are forced to endure daily hell. The [...]

Oppositon says he is not impressed with multi-million dollar infrastructure program

At his press conference on Wednesday, Prime Minister Dean Barrow unveiled a multi-million dollar infrastructure program to address deteriorating streets and roads in the country. Almost three million dollars have [...]

PM says salary increase will take effect in July 2014

Discussions on a salary increase for teachers and public officers, so very loud earlier in the year, have apparently been muted. The unions appeared deflated in the face of government’s [...]

Leslie Frazier found guilty of Attempted Murder

Thirty-four year old Leslie Frazier, charged with the attempted murder of Faron Waight, was today found guilty by Justice Adolph Lucas, after the conclusion of a trial without jury.  The [...]

Belize Coast Guard celebrates its eight anniversary

Today the Belize Coast Guard celebrated its eighth anniversary in grand style in San Pedro, inaugurating its forward operating base and also passing out thirty new recruits. The facility, which [...]

Vandalism continues at the Lord Ridge Cemetery

Vandalism at the Lord Ridge Cemetery is a perennial practice by mischief makers who set out to desecrate the resting place of the dead.  While the problem had eased off [...]

Philanthropist organizing fundraising event for feeding program

Recognized philanthropist Dara Robinson is organizing a fundraising event this weekend for his primary school feeding program.  Billed as the first of its kind all conscious reggae party, Ras Dara [...]

Punta rock artist releasing new album

Budding Punta rock artist Taprick is releasing a new album this weekend after two months of carefully crafting a collection of songs which he believes will resonate with his fans [...]

Breaking News: one dies in traffic accident in the Capital

There is breaking news tonight. At about five-thirty this evening, a government vehicle collided into an SUV near the entrance to the hector Silva Airstrip in Belmopan. What we have [...]

PUP turns in signature to trigger recall

On October fifth the People’s United Party launched a campaign to collect signatures on a petition to recall Elvin Penner. The move came just weeks after news broke of the [...]

The paper trail on the visa hustle involving UDP ministers

At a press conference on Wednesday, Prime Minister Dean Barrow scoffed at the evidence proving that Minister of State Edmond Castro is engaged in the large-scale procuring of visas for [...]

Francis Fonseca says Barrow’s defense of Castro is disgraceful

On Wednesday, Prime Minister Dean Barrow spoke on a variety of issues at a press conference in Belize City, and today P.U.P. leader, Francis Fonseca, did the same. Fonseca touched [...]

And says immigration bill is all glitter and no substance

Minister of Immigration, Godwin Hulse, has proposed three new pieces of legislation which, if passed into law, will have the Immigration Department running like, in his words, a well-oiled machine. [...]

Police confirm they shot and killed Travis McKay

Police are saying tonight that Ladyville resident, Travis McKay, was shot and killed in a cross fire, but family members who witnessed the shooting vehemently contradict the police version. Wednesday’s [...]

Caribbean Financial Action Task Force blacklists Belize; is banking sector in jeopardy

As you know by now, the European Union has blacklisted Belize for not doing enough to curb illegal fishing. That is bad, but even worse is the news of the [...]

Opposition says it fully supports the farmers; even to strike

Back to the press conference hosted by the Opposition. Prime Minister Barrow on Wednesday went on record to give government’s full support to the stance of the cañeros that they [...]

UB Faculty and Staff Association concerned about state of affairs of university

UB President Doctor Cary Fraser remains on leave tonight amid the turmoil that has ensued since his announcement of impending departure.  While Prime Minister Barrow has gone on record to [...]

2 main thoroughfares to be closed for upgrades

On Wednesday, the prime minister announced a multimillion dollar package to improve infrastructure. In Belize City, the incessant rains have extensively damaged roads around the city and motorists find themselves [...]