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Oscar Williams Clings to Life After Vicious Assault by Gang of City Youths

Over the weekend, Oscar Williams was brutally attacked by a group of men when he tried to defend his daughter from a group of young men hurling disrespectful remarks at [...]

Sedi Elrington Responds to Criticisms of G.O.B. ’s Lukewarm Response to Guatemala Incident

Following the incident, there was some expectation that the government would host an immediate press conference to at least express top-level outrage. That hasn’t happened. In fact, the only thing [...]

Foreign Affairs Minister Says Claims By BTV and Guatemalan Military Need to Be Verified

According to Minister Elrington, there is an allegation that Belizeans went across the Guatemalan side, and there is an allegation that Guatemalans came over on our side – and there [...]

Final Preparations for Elections 2015: Elections & Boundaries Tie Up Loose Ends

Voters across the country, in all nine municipalities, will take to the polls in their respective cities and towns on Wednesday, to cast ballots for their party or candidates of [...]

Chief Elections Officer Breaks Down Municipalities By the Numbers

Tamai also broke down the number of polling stations, as well as the deployment of public officers who will be working on Election Day.  Counting, she says, will be done [...]

Josephine Tamai Clarifies Assertions by P.U.P.

Last Wednesday, the People’s United Party issued a terse release criticizing the Elections and Boundaries Department for failing to consult with them on a number of issues, including the prompt [...]

The Pulse of the People On the Eve of Municipal Elections

With the polls scheduled to open in less than twelve hours, the countdown begins as to who will take the sixty-seven seats in the nine municipalities. Today, News Five took [...]

Channel 5 and Love FM Team Up for Comprehensive Countrywide Elections Coverage

In less than twelve hours, the polls will open across the country for residents to choose their municipal leaders. In good tradition, Channel Five is teaming up with Love FM [...]

P.M. Barrow on the Campaign Trail in Orange Walk

On Wednesday, Belizeans will go to the polls to elect representatives in sixty-seven seats up for grabs countrywide. In politics there’s no such thing as a sure thing, but political [...]

Petrocaribe to Roll if Orange Walk Goes Red

In the event that message was a little obscure, Prime Minister Barrow then threw out Petrocaribe for good measure. According to the PM, their political war chest, their golden treasure, [...]

Couple Busted for Drugs in San Pedro

This morning, a team of law enforcement officers in San Pedro busted a couple in possession of a substantial quantity of marijuana.  Acting on information received the team visited and [...]

Brothers Stand Trial for Rape of Belize City Woman

A jury of five women and four men will decide the fate of siblings, Jermaine and Austin Stevens, who are currently on trial for rape and abetment to rape, respectively. [...]

Biscayne Sculptor Escapes Jail Time After Discharging Firearm in Public

A Biscayne sculptor and farmer was today spared from going to jail after pleading guilty to discharging a firearm in public. Fifty-three-year-old Robert Westby today appeared before Magistrate Herbert Panton [...]

Lord Ashcroft Weighs in on Third Parties in Belize

On Tuesday night, you heard Lord Ashcroft speak on his lack of involvement in political financing for the municipal elections in Belize, but that he remains open to dialogue with [...]

…and Controversial Petrocaribe Funds

Moving from politics to the economy, we also took the opportunity to get Lord Ashcroft’s perspective on Belize and Petrocaribe.  He says that he doesn’t believe countries should be accumulating [...]