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Cervantes Family Refutes Allegations Made By Accused Murder

On July fifth, 2014, the tortured body of seventy-one year old Ramon Cervantes Senior was found in a shallow grave on a farm off the Honey Camp Road in the [...]

Ramon Cervantes Says There is a High Lever Cover-up

The vicious murder of a prominent businessman and cane-farmer rocked the community of Orange Walk. So did allegations that Deputy Prime Minister Gaspar Vega, along with the top cop in [...]

Vilma Cervantes Calls Out for Justice

This morning as the Cervantes family refuted the allegation against their only son, matriarch Vilma Cervantes took the opportunity to speak – something she has rarely done since the tragedy [...]

Gaspar Vega Says He Had Nothing to Do With Allegation By Remanded Man

The only man who logically stands to gain from causing Ramon Cervantes Jr. misery two weeks before general elections is his opponent, Gaspar Vega. Vega is a powerhouse in Orange [...]

Youth Shot & Killed in Attempted Robbery

One of three would-be robbers was shot and killed this afternoon in the downtown area of Belize City. It happened just after two p.m. at the Kephawn Pawnshop at the [...]

Banana Workers Protest Against Fyffes for Pulling the Plug on Meridian

In the banana belt in Big Creek down south, banana workers came out in the hundreds to protest last week’s termination of a contract between Irish-based Fyffes International and their [...]

U.D.P. Manifesto Covers All Bases

On Wednesday night, we brought you one aspect of the U.D.P. manifesto entitled, “The Best is Yet to Come.” That segment, handled by U.D.P. leader Dean Barrow, focused on public [...]

Wilfred Elrington Blames Media for Guatemala Situation

During the manifesto launch Minister of Foreign Affairs Wilfred Elrington was also put on the spot where the seemingly heightened Belize/Guatemala territorial dispute is concerned. Elrington, quite amazingly, blamed the [...]

Said Musa Says Fort George is a Safe Seat

On the campaign trail today, we headed to Daly Street, one of the main streets in the Fort George division, where the former two-term Prime Minister of Belize and current [...]

Musa Has Choice Words for His Opponents

Musa’s hold over the Fort George Division will now be contested by two other persons—the U.D.P.’s Roger Espejo and the B.P.P.’s Rollin Powery, a newcomer to politics. The former P.M. [...]

Political Newcomer Lloyd Jones on the Campaign Trail

Next stop was Belize Rural North where Major Lloyd Jones is reporting for duty. Jones is a well-known retired major from B.D.F who is taking on U.D.P. area representative Edmund [...]

Jones Says It’s All About People, Agriculture & Tourism

So how does Jones propose to uplift the constituency? He told News Five that the answer lies in his PAT program to foster economic development and tourism in the villages. [...]

Viola Pook Sentencing Deferred

Fifty-seven-year-old Viola Pook, convicted of the murder of her common law husband Orlando Vasquez, was sentenced to life in prison in July 2011.  She was found guilty of killing her [...]

K.H.M.H. Receives Medical Equipment from Taiwan

The Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital today received a donation of fifty-seven medical instruments through the Global Medical Instruments Support and Service Program of Taiwan. Valued at a approximately hundred and [...]

Healthy Living Looks at the Health Hazards of Flooding

The Ministry of Health has issued multiple advisories about health hazards associated with the recent floods. Although the waters have receded in most areas, there is reason to take preventative [...]