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After Previous Attacks, Keith Middleton is Latest Murder Victim in Jane Usher

There is a resurgence of crime and violence on Jane Usher Boulevard area in the Old Capital. On Monday night, there was another shooting which left a thirty-one-year-old resident lifeless. [...]

U.S. National Detained Following Alleged Abduction of El Progreso Schoolgirls

In Monday’s newscast, we reported on the foiled abduction of three young girls in the west. Today, News Five’s Duane Moody headed to El Progresso Seven Miles Community to follow [...]

Belize to Welcome Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto for CARICOM Summit

Mexican President Enrique Peña Nieto will be in Belize for the first time next week.  Traditionally, Mexican presidents visit before their inauguration as part of a tour of bordering countries [...]

Belize Bank Makes Final Appeal for U.H.S. Money

The Caribbean Court of Justice opened its first term for the 2017-2018 judicial year with the appeal of Belize Bank Limited versus the Attorney General. The case concerns the long-standing [...]

Preliminary Inquiry Delayed for Anke Doehm

But in the local courts, recently widowed Anke Doehm appeared before Chief Magistrate Sharon Frazer. With her late husband David, she is accused of cruelty to a child – her [...]

Alfonso Noble to Learn Fate in RTA Case in January, 2018

On Christmas Eve of 2016, media personality Alfonso Noble was accused of knocking down and killing Hattieville resident Gilbert Myers near mile four on the George Price Highway. Noble was [...]

Andrew Lewis Takes Rap for Gun in Vehicle near Hattieville

Hattieville police made a gun bust on Sunday during which they intercepted a trio of men inside a pickup and found a nine millimetre firearm and four live rounds of [...]

Swiss Cannabis Accused Faces Permit Charge

Forty-two-year-old Swiss national Christian Reis is in trouble with the law.  On Monday, he appeared before Chief Magistrate Sharon Fraser and was fined one hundred and fifty dollars for the [...]

Julius Espat Continues Fight over House Suspension; Case Adjourned by Court of Appeal

He is back in the House of Representatives, but Cayo South area representative Julius Espat still has an axe to grind with the way he was put out on the [...]

As Franz Parke Begins Work, Opponents like B.N.T.U. Plot His Removal

Justice Franz Parke showed up for his first day of work at the Court of Appeal of Belize this morning.  The newly sworn-in judge is the latest senior official in [...]

Fabers Road Doesn’t Add Up for B.N.T.U.

While COLA is not particularly ecstatic about the cost of government’s latest rejuvenation project, the Belize National Teachers Union is itself taken aback by the seemingly exorbitant price tag of [...]

Contractor’s Efficiency Gives COLA’s Brackett a Pause

You heard Citizens Organized for Liberty through Action’s take on the Fabers’ Road contract for near eight million dollars issued through selective tendering to Imer Hernandez Development Company, to concrete [...]

A “Civic” Made of Gold?

The Belize Civic Center is nearing completion. It is projected, according to contractors International Environments Limited, to cost thirty-two million dollars under the Belize Infrastructure Limited, but widespread reports are [...]

P.M. Turns Fire on B.N.T.U., Says Unions Must Do Their Part for Some of 8 Demands

Prime Minister Dean Barrow has responded in writing today to the Belize National Teachers Union, following a stern letter written by President Elena Smith, dated October thirteenth.  The B.N.T.U., in [...]

Will Teachers Take Action?

In speaking with the media on Monday, National President Elena Smith says that the B.N.T.U. is not attempting to call the tune on behalf of the prime minister; however, it [...]

Mark King Rails at U.D.P. Leadership

The internal intrigue in the United Democratic Party continues. On Monday, we showed you the response of Dangriga area representative Frank “Papa” Mena to the results of the Dangriga convention, [...]

Heads of Vital Stats, Labour Before Senate Wednesday

On Wednesday, the Senate Special Select Committee intends to call the heads of the Labor Department and the Vital Statistics Unit. This is following revelations in recent weeks about the [...]

Even B.T.B. Surprised by Tourism Stats

The Belize Tourism Board says that tourist arrivals are up for the first nine months of 2017. The latest stats show that even the slow season registered increases.  According to [...]