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Lord Michael Ashcroft Makes Dire Predictions About Superbond

A News Five team is in Washington where an exclusive interview was conducted earlier today with Lord Michael Ashcroft.  A number of issues of national importance were discussed during the [...]

Lord Ashcroft Says Sale of Utility Shares May Help

Lord Ashcroft also commented on the possible privatization of the utility companies.  In his view, while it will be difficult to get investors to purchase minority shares; the sale of [...]

Eric Chang and Patrick Tillett Summoned to Senate Inquiry; Will They Appear?

It appears the Senate Special Select Committee is convinced that Eric Chang and Patrick Tillett can contribute to their investigation into the circumstances of eight missing visa foils that they [...]

Why Senate Cannot Investigate David Nanes Schnitzer

David Nanes Schnitzer – his name is back in the news in a big way after his recent re-capture by international authorities and return to Mexico to face fraud charges. He [...]

Police and Other Investigations Must Wait for Senate Report, says Chair

There are provisions in both the Senate and House of Representatives Standing Orders which effectively prohibit premature publication of evidence by those involved in Select Committees. As we have seen, [...]

Teresita Castellanos Says Few Records Were Kept for Passports

Former finance officer in the Department, Teresita Castellanos last week dared to say what no else would, at least publicly. At her second appearance before the Senate Special Select Committee [...]

Ministers Prevailed on Immigration Director to Tend to Constituents

Returning for his second time in the witness chair this afternoon was former officer in charge of the Nationality Section, Gordon Wade. In his previous appearance, he named several Ministers [...]

How Daniel Morris Fooled Immigration

American fugitive Daniel Rae Morris apparently wound up with a Belizean’s expired passport, although he didn’t get very far with it, as he was detained at the northern border and [...]

Time to Mend Broken Links at Immigration Department

As final vettor, Gordon Wade’s word was almost law when it came to recommendations for nationality. He gave the final word before the Director gave her stamp of approval. But, [...]

Gwen Lizarraga High Cracks Down on Tardy Students

There was uproar this morning outside of Gwen Lizarraga High School where tardy students were locked out and not allowed to enter the compound, essentially missing out on their first [...]

No Love: Manslaughter Charges for Woman After Partner Died Following Valentine’s Spat

A woman is in police custody tonight pending charges, following the death of her common-law-husband forty-six-year-old Eric Kent Moses.  It is expected that Genevia Christine Estrada will be charged with [...]

Coming to Agreement on the Law of the Sea

A three-day workshop concluded in the city today – two days were spent gathering information from regional and international specialists, including scientists and legal experts, on issues that are relevant [...]

Olympic Committee Goes to Elections; President Says Belize Wants to Win

Over the weekend, a new board was elected for the Belize Olympic Committee. The national committee holds elections every four years after the Olympic Games. It’s a requirement to be [...]

Olympic President Defends Accusations

The new board of the committee include: Hilberto Martinez who was reelected as President and Owen Meighan as Vice President. Meanwhile, Arturo Vasquez was voted in as Treasurer with Allan [...]

Preparing for the Street Art Festival 2017

The Institute of Creative Arts is asking the public to come and party with them for the seventh edition of the Street Art Festival. The event, which will be held [...]

N.I.C.H. Plans Celebration for Late Leela Vernon

Brukdown Queen Leela Vernon passed away on Sunday morning at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital in Belize City. The well-known Punta Gorda resident has received accolades locally and internationally and [...]

35 Years of Grace

It’s arguably the most visible brand in supermarkets across the country—popular for everything from pepper sauce to luncheon meat and everything in between, including condiments.  Today, Grace Kennedy (Belize) Limited [...]