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P.U.P. and its supporters protest on Independence Hill

Usually all eyes and ears are tuned to the fireworks, insults, taunts and verbal sparring inside the House of Representatives. But today, attention was split as the opposition announced late [...]

3 amendments tabled in the house on immigration

Prime Minister Dean Barrow will be leaving over the weekend for medical treatment in the United States, but this morning, he faced a firestorm in respect of the recent passport [...]

The Belizean Nationality Amendment Bill also tabled

The second amendment is the Belizean Nationality Amendment Bill which seeks to make more efficient the process by which Belizean nationality can be obtained by registration. This revision also allows [...]

Violators in immigration system will now be fined $50,000

Lastly, the Passport Amendment Bill also sees the introduction of stringent penalties for persons found guilty of unlawfully aiding the acquisition of a Belizean passport.  This proposal is in light [...]

Sparks fly across the House Floor; Barrow versus Fonseca

With the proposed amendment bills out of the way, the sparring got underway. There was a fiery exchange between P.M. Barrow and Opposition Leader, Francis Fonseca, regarding the investigations into [...]

Barrow and Said take a stroll down memory lane

We left you with the sparring between the Prime Minister and the Leader of the Opposition. Well that continued with the excoriation of the former P.U.P. administration. Barrow addressed the [...]

Court of Appeal rule in favour of Dunkeld International Investments

The Court of Appeal handed down a number of decisions today. This afternoon, it ruled in favour of Dunkeld International Investments Limited, one of the beneficiaries of the Telemedia shares [...]

Another cabbie murdered in Belmopan

On Thursday night, there was a murder in the Salvapan area of the capital where another taxi driver lost his life. The body of the cabbie, Orlando Smith, was found [...]

P.U.P. Belmopan convention to be held this weekend; four to contest

Still on politics… The People’s United Party will be holding its convention for the Belmopan constituency this Sunday. If the past few weeks are any indication, Sunday’s election promises to [...]

Landy Habet says P.U.P. ready to go all the wall to recall Penner

All eyes have been on Edmond Castro recently because of the compelling nature of the corruption allegations against him. But the man who started it all is former Minister of [...]

Preparations underway for recall of Edmund “Clear the Land” Castro

While Landy Habet is paving the way to recall Elvin Penner, P.U.P. Belize Rural North political officer Arthur Saldivar is not far behind. His target is Edmund ‘Clear the Land’ [...]

Nationality Scrutinizing Committee will limit role of social partners

In respect of the nationality scrutinizing committee….that issue was ventilated fully following the House Sitting when the Prime Minister faced the press for the first time since his return from [...]

Barrow to receive surgery for his ailing back

As we reported earlier this week, Prime Minister Barrow will be traveling to Los Angeles where he is scheduled to undergo surgery on his ailing back.  While it was rumored [...]

Audit of Immigration Department to happen before senate investigation

In the wake of the passport and subsequent visa scandals, there has been a call for a senate investigation.  That request was made by P.U.P. senator Lisa Shoman during the [...]

MLA to go to the CCJ

In July of this year, the Court of Appeal issued a complicated and hotly disputed decision in the counter appeal of the Maya Leaders Alliance (MLA) and Toledo Alcaldes Association [...]

Near Fatal Accident on the George Price Highway

A near fatal road traffic accident involving a passenger bus and a four-door vehicle resulted in the hospitalization of an elderly woman after sustaining injuries to various parts of the [...]

April the Tapir dead

For many years, News Five has been covering the birthday celebrations held for April the Tapir.  But after thirty years of being in existence and a main attraction at the [...]