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Foreign Minister Wilfred Elrington Addresses UN General Assembly

Foreign Minister Wilfred Elrington was among the speakers this morning to address the United Nations Seventieth General Assembly.  Nineteen minutes long, his statement covered hot topic issues such as climate [...]

…Speech Incites Instant Objections from Opposition and COLA

The Belize delegation also included two other ministers—Godwin Hulse and Joy Grant—as well as UN Ambassadors, Lois Young and Janiene Sylvester and Elrington’s wife, among others. While they applauded the [...]

La Cabana Proprietor Back In Court 4 Years After GSU Raided His Home

In May 2011, the home of Belmopan businessman Mike Menjivar was literally riddled with bullets during a surprise raid. Although the raid unearthed nothing illegal by way of drugs or [...]

Keyren Tzib Bail Hearing Adjourned Yet Again

Today, Keyren Tzib appeared in the Supreme Court for the third time since her arrest on July twentieth on a single count of manslaughter. The Coast Guard officer is seeking [...]

Elderly Woman Sexually Assaulted by Her Son-in-law in Corozal District

Police have arrested the brother of an alleged Guatemalan rape victim as well as their cousin for the rape of the under aged victim. The young girl says her cousin [...]

Mayor Bradley on Possible Transition to Central Government

In thirty-two days candidates from two mass parties and one new entry will vie for thirty-one seats up for grabs in general elections. One of those candidates believes he is [...]

Darrell Bradley Confident in Caribbean Shores Victory

And since he’s so fixated on what happens when he wins, the Mayor didn’t even want to entertain any question about losing. He says that he doesn’t get into any [...]

Belize City Mayor Refutes Rumors of Another Municipal Bond

News Five also asked Bradley about persistent reports that on the eve of general elections, there is talk in City Hall about floating another municipal bond. He refutes that report, [...]

…Advises Future Successor to Look Favorably on Bond Program

Bradley says that while he doesn’t plan to be there after general elections, he would definitely advise whoever is in the Council to look favorably on the bond program.   [...]

GSU Commander on New Policing Strategy

The Gang Suppression Unit was today seen giving back to the elderly in celebration of International Day of Older Persons….we’ll have that later in the newscast. But even before that [...]

Why Aren’t There Any Candidates from N.T.U.C.B. on BPP Slate?

A new third party has emerged on the political scene as more of a labor movement than a liberal organization.  The Belize Progressive Party is closely tied to the trade [...]

Party Leader on Convention to Elect BPP Executives

While the party has been months in the making, fine-tuning its leadership seems a bit hurried.  Admittedly, Rogers told the media during the press conference that they initially agreed on [...]

World Archaeological Congress Writes P.M. Barrow

The World Archaeological Congress, a consortium of renowned archaeologists representing eighty countries and territories, has written to Prime Minister Dean Barrow.  The Congress is especially concerned with issues of human [...]

8 Fishermen Busted With Conch Before Season Opened

A group of fishermen harvested a lot of conch earlier in the week, but the conch season had not yet opened and so they were nabbed by the Fisheries Department. [...]

Belmopan Police Take on Community Outreach

Community outreach are often services provided by social workers and missionaries alike.  It isn’t an initiative that is synonymous with policing.  Nonetheless, one branch of law enforcement, particularly the Belmopan [...]

GSU Celebrate International Day of Older Persons

October first was celebrated as international day of older persons under the theme, “Sustainability and Age Inclusiveness in the Urban Environment.” Since the beginning of the week, several activities for [...]

Village Arts & Craft Expo at B.T.L. Park

On Saturday, the B.T.L. Park on Newtown Barracks in Belize City will be transformed into an arts and craft market where intricate artworks from one hundred and twenty-five artisans from [...]

Sunrise Rotary Club Hosts International Magic Show at the Bliss

Later in the evening, five magicians from several countries will be performing magic at the Bliss Center for the Performing Arts. While it is the Eleventh Edition of INTERMAGIA, it [...]