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When Will Doctor Mendez Be Charged?

Orange Walk Police have not yet prepared a charge sheet for Orange Walk East Area Representative, Doctor Marco Tulio Mendez, despite reports since late last week that charges were imminent. [...]

Home Invasion on Old Northern Road Leaves Woman Injured

There was a home invasion very early Sunday morning, at a farm one mile into the old Northern Highway. It happened on the thirty acre homestead owned by Hipolito Castillo. [...]

Buses Collide near Airport Road, Passengers Escape Unscathed

Just before nine thirty this morning, two buses collided near the P.G.I.A. junction in Ladyville. A bus from Sarteneja heading into Belize City hit a smaller tourist bus as it [...]

Was Dylan Reneau Booted Out of N.T.U.C.B.?

There is a newly elected president of the National Trade Union Congress of Belize. That election took place over the weekend at the annual general meeting of the umbrella organization. [...]

Marvin Mora Elected as New N.T.U.C.B. President

Following the interview with Reneau, News Five caught up with the new president of the N.T.U.C.B., Marvin Mora. He told us that there are a number of issues that they [...]

Mora Addresses S.S.B.’s Rejection of Floyd Neal as Union Director

One issue that the N.T.U.C.B. is addressing is the rejection of Floyd Neal’s nomination as a union director on the Social Security Board.  The N.T.U.C.B. believes that Neal can recuse [...]

Former N.T.U.C.B. President on Postponement OSH Bill

Another issue that was on the discussion table at the AGM of the N.T.U.C.B. was the Occupational Safety and Health Bill. In January 2014, the OSH Bill was tabled in [...]

Will Santi and Darrell Duel for Caribbean Shores?

There is no love lost between Caribbean Shores Area Representative Santiago ‘Santi’ Castillo and Mayor Darrell Bradley. Bradley has made no secret of the fact that he wants in on [...]

Santi Undaunted By Darrell’s Municipal Road Works

Castillo says that it was common knowledge in Cabinet that Prime Minister Dean Barrow wanted Bradley to run in Freetown, and never wanted him for Caribbean Shores. The Mayor has [...]

Darrell Aspires to Central Government

But this evening, we caught up with Belize City Mayor Darrell Bradley campaigning in the streets of Caribbean Shores where it is widely speculated that he will also be offering [...]

CitCo Assimilates Former BML Workers

Since the cancellation of a burdensome sanitation contract with Belize Maintenance Limited a few weeks ago, City Hall has assumed the salaries of a hundred and forty-seven workers.  Those men [...]

BGYEA Back in Court

From the streets to the courts…The Belize Grassroots Youth Empowerment Association, better known as BGYEA, led by President Nigel Petillo, was back in court today to give an update in [...]

Chinese Businesswoman Charged for Selling Illegal Lottery Tickets

In the magistrate court, Belize City businesswoman, forty-six year old Jia Bi Wang, was slapped with a huge fine, many times the amount for selling three dollars and seventy-five cents [...]

Special Constable Charged for Wounding

Also in court today, Special Constable Juan Moralez was hit with a single charge of wounding when he appeared before Magistrate Dale Cayetano. Moralez pleaded not guilty to the charge; [...]

Finally Jaguar Paw Road Will Be Paved!

The five and a half mile stretch between Frank’s Eddy Village and Nohoch Che’en, known as the Jaguar Paw Road, is among the most trafficked roadways for the busing of [...]

Buttonwood Bay Drainage Project Inaugurated

As we told you earlier, Caribbean Shores Area Representative Santiago ‘Santino’ Castillo is campaigning in his constituency tonight. On Saturday, as part of his campaign, he officially inaugurated the Buttonwood [...]

Grant Signed for Cotton Industry in Belize

There were numerous agreements signed in the past few days. The Government of Japan signed on to two grants for the agricultural and education sectors. A total of two hundred [...]

Carmelita Government School Receives Grant Funding from Japan

Also receiving funding today from Japan was the Carmelita Government School. Currently, the school has sixteen classrooms hosting over four hundred primary school students. With this grant of one hundred [...]

Fundraising Effort for Ten-Year-Old Cancer Patient

Ten year old Cleyon Marage Junior is on the road to recover, but he still needs your help to make it to his schedule monthly chemo appointments in Merida. You [...]

James Adderley has the stats on football, basketball and cycling

Good evening, I’m James Adderley and this is Sports Monday.   The PLB closing season opened this weekend with 4 matches staged across the Jewel as football seeks to return [...]