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Caribbean Investment Holdings Will Challenge New Anti-Arbitration Laws

Mere days after the Central Bank of Belize (International Immunities) Act and the Crown Proceedings (Amendment) Act were rushed through their stages at the National Assembly; they are under challenge [...]

Police and Residents of Conch Shell Bay Hope to Solve Deadly Feud

Gun violence in the area of Conch Shell Bay in the Old Capital has seen a sharp spike since the start of the year. Murders and shootings connected to feuding [...]

Police Address What Happened to Latest Shooting Victim

As we said, on Monday night, twenty-one-year-old Jaheel Goodger was shot during a brazen attempt on his life as he rode through Conch Shell Bay.  His assailant has since been [...]

Kareem Musa: G.O.B. Has No Excuse for Re-Registration

The Opposition People’s United Party was first off the mark in condemning a proposal by the Elections and Boundaries Commission to postpone the timing of re-registration of voters to after [...]

B.N.T.U. and Ministry of Education Complete Court-Ordered Mediation

A court ordered mediation between the Belize National Teachers Union and the Ministry of Education has concluded.  Although the outcome of that process will not be made public, News Five [...]

Sinaloa Cartel General, Operating in Southern Mexico and Northern Belize, is Arrested

A senior drug operator for the Sinaloa cartel controlled by the ‘El Chapo’ Guzman has been caught by Mexican police.  Roberto Najera Gutierrez, a.k.a. ‘La Gallina,’ is said to be [...]

A Reward for Rebecca after Miss Universe Appearance

Miss Belize Universe Rebecca Rath…does she deserve to be gifted a brand new late model vehicle, despite not placing in the recently held Miss Universe Pageant?  It’s an initiative that [...]

How to Get Your Own Belizean Island on eBay

It is not clear how many of Belize’s cayes and islands are privately owned, although quite a few have come up in the news recently as sites of tourist developments. [...]

At Senate Inquiry, Ex-Nationality Chief Discusses Use of Economic Citizenship

The Auditor General’s Report states that despite economic citizenship being ended in 2002, “replacement nationality certificates were fraudulently backdated and fraudulent nationality was given under the guise of registration and [...]

Who Else Benefited from Access and “Culture” at Immigration

Prominent Ministers of Government, from former Minister of Immigration John Saldivar to Edmond Castro, have been named as being frequent visitors to the Department of Immigration in the time of [...]

Directors Took Process for Granted, Gordon Wade Claims

Also part of the “culture” at the Immigration Department was a tendency to take everything at face value – if the preparatory work had been done at the lower levels [...]

Aggravated Assault on Cops or Police Brutality on Youth Following Weed Drop?

A Belize City mother is alleging that her son, Dean Nembhard Junior, is yet another victim of police brutality and that she has videos showing police taking advantage of him. [...]

Heavy Fine for Weed Find on Partridge Street

A Crooked Tree resident will have to pay up to ten thousand dollars to the court after being found guilty of drug trafficking two hundred and thirteen grams of marijuana. [...]

Smart Belize Hurricanes Find New Shelter, Hope for Winning Ways

The 2017 National Elite Basketball League tournament began in January of this year and a total of seven teams: San Pedro Tiger Sharks, Belmopan Bandits, Dangriga Dream Ballers, Cayo Western [...]

King’s Park Versus Yabra in First Ever Rugby Sevens Game

On Saturday, for the first time in Belize, two teams will be competing in a Rugby-Seven match.  The sport started in the nineteenth century by William Webb Ellis, who in [...]

The National Library’s Health Fair

The National Library hosted a one day health fair today – it wasn’t held in 2016, but they say that the initiative is an annual one.  A number of local [...]

Regular Training to Improve Services at K.H.M.H.

On Wednesday we spoke with Dr. Adrian Coye, the C.E.O. of K.H.M.H.  You heard him talk about the works being done to the operating theatre over the next couple months. [...]