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Opposition gets bad news in its first attempt at a recall in Cayo Northeast

The People’s United Party has received some less than welcome news to bring in the New Year. The petition to recall former Minister of State Elvin Penner has been rejected [...]

Body is found in the Mopan River…is it Canadian Brian Townsend

Our last newscast of 2013 brings no good news to family and friends of Canadian national Brian Townsend, missing and believed murdered on Christmas Eve. Reports early this afternoon suggested [...]

Rape victim identifies two of three men, but no charges brought against them

In the early hours of the morning of Boxing Day, a teenager was raped in San Ignacio minutes after she exited the Princess Casino in that western town. The young [...]

Belize Sugar Cane Farmers Association says B.S.I. is being duplicitous

For the first time in history, the year will end without the start of a sugar cane crop season. In fact, at this point there is still much uncertainty and [...]

Cane farmers desperate for resolution on bagasse issue

Now, eight days ago, the Belize Sugar Industries and the Belize Sugar Cane Farmers Association came to the negotiating table for the first time since late September. As the fiery [...]

The impact of delayed start of sugar cane crop season

While BSCFA and B.S.I./ASR battle semantics, legalese and bagasse, the rains continue to pour down over the north of the country. Generally rain is a blessing where agriculture is concerned, [...]

B.S.I. responds to cane farmers in late evening release

Late this evening, News Five received a copy of a letter from B.S.I.’s Chief Executive Officer, Joey Montalvo, dispatched earlier today to BSCFA Committee of Management Chairman, Leonardo Cano on [...]

A taste of what Belizeans are committing to for 2014

New Year’s resolutions are annual vows taken after a sober look at one’s life over a twelve-month period.  The pledge often precedes an approaching calendar and is usually honored well [...]

Spanish Adventurer, Álvaro de Marichalar, departs Belize to Honduras

Spanish Adventurer, Álvaro de Marichalar, has left the jewel. He left Florida on the twelfth of December en route to Panama and is expected to complete the journey on January [...]

1 year later, second man charged for attempted murder of Ellis Meighan Jr and Malik Dixon

It took police over a year to make a second arrest in a shooting that occurred in Belize City back in October tenth, 2012 when two men attempted to kill [...]

Eldon Hendy charged with manslaughter for fatal traffic accident

A senior citizen, seventy-five year old Gregory Lopez, was hit and killed on December fourth, 2013 on the Phillip Goldson Highway between miles six and seven.  It has been twenty-seven [...]

Mayor Darrell Bradley gives an update on payments to Belize Waste Control

Belize City Mayor Darrell Bradley hosted a press conference this morning during which he updated the media on three major projects that are being concluded for 2013.  Those initiatives include [...]

…..And addresses a major headache; the streets

The streets have been a major headache for the Belize City Mayor. Mayor Bradley says that the concretization of streets, which is part of the Municipal Development Project, have been [...]

A flashback at 2013 and a vision for 2014

2013 is just a few hours away from being recorded as another eventful year in the chronicles of Belizean history.  While we welcome a new year with the singing of [...]

The lucky winners of Western Union Treasure Chest Raffle

Today at the offices of the Belize Chamber of Commerce and Industry, the lucky winners were chosen for the December 2013 Western Union Treasure Chest Raffle. The raffle is done [...]