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P.U.P. Leader Says ‘Any Number Can Play’

By whom will Party Leader John Briceño be challenged for control of the P.U.P.?  It’s a question being pondered by many within the opposition party, in light of the fact [...]

Rest of National Executive Posts Also Up for Grabs

According to Party Chairman Henry Charles Usher, every other position within the national executive is up for challenge.  He goes through the necessary procedures of nomination.   Henry Charles Usher, [...]

Thanks for Support, But Briceño Says He Didn’t Ask for It

On Wednesday, Deputy Party Leader Kareem Musa, in an interview with the media, said that endorsements for Briceño’s leadership were being gathered from caucuses across the country.  That effort came [...]

Chairman Says ‘Nobody Knows’ Who Will Run for Leader

At present Briceño’s office remains unchallenged, but that’s subject to change in the weeks ahead.  The party chairman confirmed this fact when the question was put to him bluntly.   [...]

P.U.P. is (Mostly) One; National Convention Intended to Strengthen Unity

In some corners there has been talk of discord within the People’s United Party, a perceived lack of unity that continues to affect the P.U.P. at the polls.  In our [...]

P.U.P. Chair Says it’s Time to Unite

While the party chairman agrees that there is no friction within the P.U.P., he says that members of the party should rally around the slate of candidates leading up to [...]

The Youth are Inheriting the P.U.P.

The infusion of new blood into the political organization is a concern that has been shared among members of the party. On Wednesday, Kareem Musa spoke unequivocally on what he [...]

C.C.J. Turns Down Sunshine Intervention in B.T.L. Case

In advance of hearings next week, the Caribbean Court of Justice today rejected an application by Sunshine Holdings Limited to intervene in the final appeal between the Government of Belize, [...]

The Case Against Franz Parke for Court of Appeal

As we reported on Wednesday, a fixed date claim form filed at the Supreme Court pits Leader of the Opposition John Briceño against the Attorney General and Prime Minister Dean [...]

Search Resumes for Erwin Rodriguez as Mom Makes Frantic Appeal

Last week, we showed you the search for Erwin Rodriguez that led to the discovery of his bike in an area called “Dike,” located off Faber’s Road. The seventeen-year-old has [...]

Friends Keep Looking for Chrisstofer Roggema in the West

Chrisstofer Jan Roggema is missing and his friends need help to find him. Roggema is a Norwegian-Belizean businessman who has been living in Belize for more than twenty-five years. He [...]

Fabers’ Road to be Redone for $7 Million

Faber’s Road is getting a major upgrade which is expected to commence immediately.   The contract, to the tune of seven point nine million Belize dollars, was signed today for the [...]

Daniel Fabro, Frank Sharp Join F.F.B. Presidential Race

The Football Federation of Belize remains in administrative turmoil, despite several unsuccessful meetings of its executive to try and bring order to the organization.  Notwithstanding the chaotic state of affairs, [...]

M.O.H. Says Pink Eye Cases Have Not Peaked – 9,000 in a Month

This evening, following meetings with the Pan American Health Organization and gathering of formal reports, Director of Health Services Dr. Marvin Manzanero updated News Five with the very latest statistics [...]

Survivors Gather to Launch Anti-Cancer Flyer

Every year in May, Belizeans are reminded of one of the most deadly diseases affecting citizens – cancer. The threats and risks are numerous and there are several types of [...]

ComPol Vs C.E.O. over Immigration Investigation

The position of the Belize Police Department almost from the break in the Elvin Penner/Won Hong Kim scandal has been to take a back seat. It waited for internal investigations [...]

Why Nationality Review is More Complicated than One May Think

As testified to by former director of Immigration Ruth Meighan and confirmed by others, as many as two thousand persons received nationality directly connected to the 2012 elections which did [...]

Time to Review Guat Nationality Applications

The Nationality Vetting Committee, according to C.E.O. and member Edmund Zuniga, continues to try to seek out legal information on how the Republic of Guatemala handles renunciation for those wishing [...]

Healthy Living Reviews Pink Eye Plan

We know you may be tired of hearing about the eye infection sweeping across the country. But it is not a time to let your guard down. The public health [...]