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P.U.P. Issues Message of Support for Senator Eamon Courtenay

The People’s United Party today issued a statement strongly supporting its lead Senator, Eamon Courtenay in the wake of a full-fledged U.D.P. campaign to remove Courtenay from the senate. The [...]

Government ‘Misleading’: Courtenay Says Belize’s Foreign Reserves Cannot Be Touched

The crusade by the U.D.P. started with their call on Wednesday for his removal from the Senate. It has to do with the ongoing fight over arbitration awards granted to [...]

Why Constitutional Challenge is Personal for Courtenay, Coye LLP

As we said, a constitutional challenge has been filed in the Supreme Court by principals of Eamon Courtenay’s law firm against the Central Bank (International Immunities) Act and Crown Proceedings [...]

Teacher’s Union Calls 2012 Nationality Rush “Illegal”

Former Immigration Director Ruth Meighan has admitted that thousands of persons who did not qualify were granted nationality in the mad rush to get them on the voters list for [...]

G.O.B. Must Act on Nationality Question, Says B.N.T.U.’s Palacio

The B.N.T.U., through Elena Smith as the Senator for Trade Unions and Civil Society, has representation in the Senate Select Inquiry where the details of the rot in the system [...]

Why Was Alrick August Shot on Western Avenue?

On Wednesday night there was more gunfire in the relentless violence gripping the City.  Twenty-three-year-old Alrick August of Belize City was shot up to eight times on Western Avenue.  He [...]

Ex-Puerto Azul Investor Daniele Pistolesi Tells News Five About Turning Point in Scam

Tonight, News Five has further details of an exclusive interview with former investor in the failed Puerto Azul project, Italian national Daniele Pistolesi. News Five has learned that the local [...]

Gordon Wade Vs Maria Marin: Who is Telling the Truth About Won Hong Kim Involvement?

Turning to the senate hearings…Did former Minister of State for Immigration and Nationality, Elvin Penner, act alone in granting both passport and Belizean nationality to South Korean businessman turned fugitive [...]

Why Public Service Commission Challenge Failed

As a result of the Won Hong Kim passport and Belizean nationality scandal, the Immigration Department was nearly turned upside down as both Police and internal probes took place. In [...]

Lessons Learned from Missing Visa Foils in West

In Wednesday’s coverage of the Senate Special Select Committee, we highlighted the comments of former head of Services for the Immigration Department, Edgar Cano, who also served for a brief [...]

The Broken Immigration Department: Can We Fix It?

Perhaps the most depressing bit of information coming out of the Senate’s public hearings is how easily the Immigration Department’s plans and schemes were broken by just about anyone with [...]

No Evidence Against Urbie Alamilla in Bar Shooting

Interdicted police officer, Urbie Alamilla, who back in June 2016 was charged with discharging a firearm in the Jade Restaurant located between miles eight and nine on the Phillip Goldson [...]

Social Security: Pay More to Get More?

In January, the Social Security Board announced that they would be going on a country-wide public consultation to discuss increase in benefits; for those making contributions, it means that those [...]

Fire Takes Down House on Victoria Street

Just after seven on Wednesday night, a fire broke inside a wooden house on Victoria Street in north side Belize City. Inside at the time of the blaze was an [...]

Somebody Burned Down Calvin Young’s House in San Pedro

While investigations continue into the cause of the Victoria Street fire, what of the San Pedro fire in the San Juan area on Ambergris Caye? Calvin Young and his two [...]

Ride Across Belize Donates to Feeding Programs

Today, eight feeding programs received cheques from the Social Security Board under its annual Ride Across Belize program. The funds collected during the 2016 Ride will be used to feed [...]

How to Get Rid of Hazardous Material

The Department of Environment is executing the project called Belize Chemicals and Waste Management (BCWM) Project. One of goals of this project is the management and disposal of existing stockpiles [...]

Healthy Living: Stress and Your Health

It’s common knowledge that too much stress is bad for your health. Just last month scientists were able to identify the biological link between specifically the heart and stress. They [...]