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Fonseca, Briceño and Hyde Vie for Pup Leadership

The names are in and the battle for leader of the People’s United Party is officially on. Past P.U.P. leader John Briceño got in his nomination first, on Monday, along [...]

Convention Will Be held on January 31st

Two thousand seven hundred and ninety-three delegates will vote at the National convention – one for every twenty-five P.U.P. votes cast in the November fourth general election. As we told [...]

Rice War Imminent

For days, we have been reporting on the attempts by businessman Jack Charles of Xtra House and RC Imports to import rice from Guyana into the local market. The rice, [...]

Should Guyanese Rice Be Imported?

And tonight’s question is: Should the importation of rice from Guyana be allowed into the country? Send your comments and responses using your SMART phones to 8686 or post your [...]

PG Taxi-Man Stabbed to Death

Details are sketchy at this point, but News Five has been able to confirm that the body of a very well known P.G. resident was found in his vehicle on [...]

G.O.B. Announced Decrease in Price of Grade C Rice

While consumers and industry stakeholders anxiously await the outcome of an ongoing scenario involving the proposed importation of Guyanese rice, the Government of Belize earlier today announced a decrease in [...]

Rice Growers Say Decrease is the Result of discussions With G.O.B.

According to Stanley Rempel, C.E.O. of Circle R Products, the decrease in the cost of Grade C rice is the result of lengthy discussions with government on the issue.  Grade [...]

Rice Growers in Toledo Paid Substantially Less than Northern Producers

Coming out of the ongoing controversy is the fact that grain growers in the south are being paid considerably less per pound of rice than their colleagues in the Orange [...]

Bureau of Standards Investigates Complaints of Sugar Price Gouging

While there is controversy over rice, consumers are up in arms over the price of sugar, which is also locally produced. The Bureau of Standards has been hard at work [...]

Family Who Lost Everything in Fire Asks for Assistance

The Christmas holidays are upon us, but for the Sanchez family of Belize City, there is little to look forward to. Last Friday, their belongings were destroyed when a fire [...]

2 Men Charged For San Cas Heist

There were two arrests in the armed robbery of Santiago Castillo Limited which took place last Friday in Belmopan.  Twenty-one year Edvik Guerra of Santa Elena, Cayo, and twenty-three year [...]

Student Remanded for Alleged Sexual Abuse of Minor

Tonight, an ITVET student is on remand at the Belize Central Prison accused of sexual abuse of a fourteen year old girl.  He is twenty-year old Kristoff Myvett.  It is [...]

Cop Drops Charges After ATM Card Was Stolen

Two sisters who claim they found a cop’s ATM card on the street are home free from a charge of theft. Twenty-two year old Chelsea and twenty-one year old Monique [...]

Enjoying the Christmas Season at the Sister Cecilia Home

Mercy Care Centre, HelpAge Belize, Salvation Army, HOPE Toledo, Belize Red Cross Society are among several organizations that provide care for elderly persons in Belize. This morning in the City, [...]

BTEC Hosts Joint Certificate Ceremony

Twenty-seven persons have completed courses in home care giving and wait staff and are ready to enter the workforce. Their training was held at the ITVET and was organized by [...]