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Body of Missing Roaring Creek Resident Corwin Mendoza Found

Police moved swiftly against two suspects from Roaring Creek and have charged them with the murder of Corwin Mendoza. Mendoza went missing on Sunday after an altercation with his girlfriend.  [...]

Mid-afternoon Shooting on North Front Street, Andrew Tate and Carl Lino Injured

There have been four murders in the past five murders, including that of Corwin Mendoza. This afternoon the violence continued with a brazen shooting on a busy street in the [...]

Another B.S.C.F.A. Conference; Is there a Sugar Solution Looming?

Much as it did last year, a sense of unease and hostility pervades the sugar-cane industry and the 2014-2015 crop season, scheduled to start within a month. On Monday, ASR-owned [...]

Caneros Threaten Industrial Action in the North

It is not far-fetched to speculate that the mandate from the farmers may include agitation of some form, leading up to industrial action. The industry is volatile, the labour intensive, [...]

9 Acres of B.S.I. Cane Field Incinerated in Libertad

Even as we left Orange Walk following that press conference at the B.S.C.F.A., News Five received word that unknown persons had torched cane-fields in Libertad owned by B.S.I. We were [...]

Francis Fonseca on B.S.I./B.S.C.F.A. Sugar Crisis

While industrial action is contemplated in the north, the People’s United Party is tonight castigating the Barrow administration for dragging its feet on one of the major industries and the [...]

Speednet files application for an injunction against B.T.L.

Speednet Communications Ltd., the parent company for Smart, filed an application for an injunction against Belize Telemedia Limited in the Supreme Court of Belize earlier today. The application for a [...]

Overnight Fire Leaves Maskall Family Homeless

No one was injured in a fire that erupted before midnight in the Old Capital, but several families were left homeless. The blaze spread quickly completely destroying the contents of [...]

Petrocaribe Loan Motion up for Second Reading

The House of Representatives is meeting next Tuesday in a special session where it is expected that the ruling United Democratic Party will be tabling the Petrocaribe loan motion for [...]

P.U.P. Party Leader on Resignation of Marci Tulio Mendez

On Tuesday, we reported that Orange Walk East Area Representative Marco Tulio Mendez had formally announced his resignation from electoral politics.  Mendez will not be contesting his seat in the [...]

Did Lord Ashcroft Meet with Francis Fonseca about Campaign Financing?

At the press conference today, the P.U.P. leader was also quizzed about campaign financing and if any was forth coming from Lord Michael Ashcroft. According to Fonseca, there is none [...]

Gapi Vega to Sue Ramon Cervantes Jr. for Defamation of Character

On July fifth, 2014, the battered body of Ramon Cervantes Sr. was found buried in a shallow grave on a farm outside of Orange Walk Town. He had been kidnapped [...]

Tiffany Lamb Denied Bail for Theft from Elderly Woman

This afternoon, bail was denied to a thirty-three year old woman of Belize City who is being accused of stealing from an elderly woman she befriended.  Tiffany Lamb appeared in [...]

Father and Son to Stand Trial for Attempted Murder

A father along with his teenage son and two other Belize City men will stand trial at the January 2015 session of the Supreme Court for Attempted Murder and Dangerous [...]

P.U.P. Prepared for Petrocaribe Rally

A massive rally is being organized by the United Democratic Party to coincide with Tuesday’s house meeting.  The demonstration to be held at the foot of the Assembly Building is [...]

B.S.C.F.A. Says Sugar Cane Delivered to Tower Hill is Not Owned by B.S.I.

Earlier in our newscast, the B.S.C.F.A. spoke about an agreement which B.S.I. is trying to sell to farmers. There are five critical points in that agreement which has raised the [...]

Is Bagasse Payment Formula Equitable

The second point of contention in the new agreement is of course one that has dominated the sugar industry scene for the past year – payment for bagasse. In B.S.I.’s [...]

Supt. Howell Gillett Leads Belmopan Police in Outreach Initiative

Earlier we told you about the arraignment of two Roaring Creek residents for the murder of twenty-four year old Corwin Mendoza. Mendoza had been missing since Sunday following an altercation [...]

Mexican Sculptor Orlando Montalvo Exhibits Works In Belize

The Mexican Embassy through the Institute of Mexico in Belize City has an annual cultural exchange program that showcases the cultural heritage as well as the creative art of Belizean [...]