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G.O.B. Heavily Revises Terms of Superbond Negotiation in Major Concession to Bondholders

We begin with breaking news. Just before news time, the Central Bank of Belize released a statement confirming major and extensive revisions to the Government of Belize’s proposal to restructure [...]

Teakettle Youth Murdered Over “Jealousy”

A Teakettle, Cayo District family have had to come to sudden grips with the death of a loved one, found fatally chopped in some bushes behind the village early this [...]

Brandon Bennett Shot in Belcan in Broad Daylight

Shortly before two-thirty this afternoon a Belize City man was shot in the City. According to police, around two-seventeen, Brandon Bennett was shot to the abdomen while he was on [...]

Handling of Former Recruit Captured on Video Was Not Part of Training

There are still more questions than answers in the manhandling of a B.D.F. recruit videoed on cell phone during a training program on January eighth.  The images of recruit Michael [...]

Investigation Shows Officers in Training Contradicting Top Command

Following the airing of our story on Thursday night, News Five obtained copies of interviews conducted over the past three days with officers of the Bravo and Alpha Platoons involved [...]

Might Victims of Car Fire in Placencia Have Succumbed to Foul Play

Were the occupants of a vehicle that caught on fire on the Placencia Road on Wednesday morning the victim of foul play?  The Belize Police Department has launched an investigation [...]

More Woes for G.O.B., Glenn D. Holds Them Off in Intelco Appeal

Aside from superbond payments, government is facing another multimillion dollar payment.  Glenn D. Godfrey’s GDG Acquisitions LLC has had a judgment of ten million dollars plus in its favour against [...]

Ruta Maya Kicks Off from San Ignacio

The annual La Ruta Maya River Challenge kicked off bright and early this morning in the west. The waters of the Macal River provided the perfect setting for the start [...]

Court Limits Beneficiaries of Public Sector Workers Trust

Representatives of the Public Sector Workers Trust appeared in the Supreme Court earlier today before Justice Courtenay Abel, to settle a decades-old matter involving the organization.  The claim arose out [...]

B.N.T.U.’s Palacio Says There is More to be Clarified

According to B.N.T.U. National President Luke Palacio, the court has pointed out that there is confusion in the language used in the trust document, particularly in a release issued by [...]

Accused Double Murder Suspect Pleads Guilty to Robbery of Church Worker

Double murder suspect, twenty-year-old Jayear Flores, who is on remand for two murders in the city, one including a seven-year old school boy and an adult today began to serve [...]

Journalist Jose Sanchez Accused of Knocking Down Hattieville Bicyclist

There was a near-fatal road traffic accident this evening in Hattieville involving a male cyclist who was riding along the George Price Highway.  Sometime before six o’clock, a young man [...]

Belmopan Mayor May Go for Re-Election; Says Party’s Troubles Will Not Affect Him

On Thursday, Mayor Khalid Belisle launched the Belmopan City Council’s municipal bond for six point five million dollars – a venture he hopes will help to cement his place in [...]

S.S.B. Opens Debate by Tertiary-Level Students on UNCAC

The first round of the National Tertiary Debate sponsored by the Social Security Board kicked off this morning in Belmopan at the George Price Center. In the morning session, Independence [...]

Belize’s Littlest Tell Their Stories at the Bliss

The National Pre-School storytelling competition got underway at the Bliss today in Belize City. The event, which has been taking place for more than ten years, saw the participation of [...]

Horizon Academy Displays World Cultures at Open Day

Horizon Academy went global today – right on their school grounds. Students transformed themselves and their spaces into countries as far as Egypt, Japan and India. Today’s efforts are a [...]

Getting to the Bottom of the Visa Foils Saga

Are you scratching your head about the many twists and turns in the Senate Special Select Committee’s public hearings over the last month or so with regard to eight visa [...]

Ahmadiyya Muslims Host Cell-Phone Repair Course

If you are interested in cell-phone repairs and want to learn how to do it, Ahmadiyya Jama’at Belize is inviting you to their free two-week course that will be taking [...]

Playing Ball with Ahmadiyyas and CitCo

Ahmadiyya Jama’at Belize teamed up with the City Council for an ongoing basketball league and they want your support. Ten teams and a hundred young people are participating in league [...]