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Review on Whether Marriage Makes One a Belizean

Also questioned was the matter of nationality through marriage to a Belizean. As seen in the case of Peter Dahlstrom, section eleven of the Nationality Act requires persons registering to [...]

Ministerial Influence Not Necessary; Will Immigration Minister Do Something?

And finally from the Senate Special Select Committee tonight, Solicitor General Nigel Hawke addressed the issue of ministerial responsibility and alleged interference in the Department through direct instructions and recommendations [...]

Cisco, Works Move In to Address Site of Fatal Accidents on Hummingbird

If you traveled along the Hummingbird Highway today, you may have noticed some ongoing works at a bridge between miles thirty-one and thirty-two – the very same spot where four [...]

Chamber, Unions Say Lower Fuel Taxes

Can more be done to stabilize and reduce fuel prices? Despite the best promises of Prime Minister Dean Barrow after a series of cruel spikes between August and early October, [...]

Education the Key as First Anniversary of UNCAC Approaches

Belize is coming up on the one-year anniversary of the signing and accession to the United Nations Convention against Corruption on December ninth, World Anti-Corruption Day. The government devoted a [...]

Dialogue Continues on Re-Introduction of OSH Bill

What’s happened to the Occupational Safety and Health Bill, which would address working conditions for all employees countrywide? In October, Prime Minister Dean Barrow stated that he had no update [...]

C.W.U. on the Move – S.S.B., Stevedores Could Get CBA’s for Christmas

Earlier this year, two bargaining units affiliated with the Christian Workers Union – employees of Social Security Board and stevedores working at the Port of Belize – engaged in high-profile [...]

U.B. Doing Business in Belize City

The annual marketing expo organized by the University of Belize was held today at the Ramada Belize City Princess where thirty-five innovative business ideas came to fruition. News Five’s Duane [...]

Red Cross Building Up River Valley Communities

The Belize Red Cross is enhancing capacity and building resiliency in sixteen communities in the Belize District. The Belize Red Cross has ongoing assessments in communities to identify gaps and [...]

Ladyville Mom Has New House for Christmas

A deserving mother of three children was the lucky recipient of a house in the Lord’s Bank community, just in time for the upcoming Christmas season. Taralee Burgess and her [...]

Orange Walk is Tacos Central this Weekend

The seventh annual tacos festival is this weekend. On Sunday, Orange Walk will come together to celebrate the tacos. A staple of the Orange Walk food and culture scene, organizers [...]

D.P.M. Faber Tells Story of Placencia Plane Crash

The Garifuna Settlement Day holiday weekend proved deadly on Belize’s roads, particularly the Hummingbird Highway, where three fatal crashes took place at the same stretch of road in less than [...]

4 Questioned, But Why Was Michelle Anison Killed?

Fifty-six-year-old Michelle Anison was buried with haste on Friday evening, following an autopsy which confirmed that she had been stabbed multiple times inside her apartment in Ladyville, sometime early last [...]

Family in United Kingdom Informed

According to Assistant Superintendent Cowo, the British High Commission has been informed of the incident, so has Anison’s family in the United Kingdom.   ASP Alejandro Cowo, O.C., C.I.B., Belize [...]

Brenda Jandrez is Latest Murder Victim in Corozal

A shooting in Corozal has now turned murder and police have been unable to crack this case.  Twenty-two-year-old Brenda Jandrez, a resident of Corozal Town, has succumbed to gunshot injuries [...]

Hummingbird Deadly; Trio Killed near 1-Lane Bridge Sunday Afternoon

Four men died in two separate road traffic accidents at the same location. We start with the most recent accident that happened on the Hummingbird Highway that claimed the lives [...]

City Man Killed and 2 Injured at Same Site 24 Hours Earlier

Before that fatal accident on Sunday afternoon, another man lost his life at the same spot. Glen Bert Reneau, a construction worker of Belize City, was heading in the opposite [...]

Police Respond to Deployment along Highway

Four persons died in two accidents at the same location in less than twenty-four hours. According to police, they will be able to rule out alcohol as one of the [...]

Port Authority Investigates Sea-Going Crash; Father Critical, Son Also Involved

Sixty-one-year-old Canadian national Guy Carey Smith remains hospitalized at the Belize Medical Associates, following a boating collision in Caye Caulker on Friday night around ten o’clock.  Smith was along with [...]

Villagers Bat for Contrabanding Minister’s Brother in Wild Patchakan Brawl

The Customs and Excise Department has to continuously grapple with contrabandistas, especially in the north. The latest culprit has been identified as one Edwin Patt, the brother of Labour Minister [...]

Guat Military Crossed Border with Camera Crew – Big Deal?

Later in this newscast, we will show you what the Customs Department is doing about enforcement on importation of known counterfeit goods. But the Department is practically a sort of [...]

Women Accusing Rape in Independence Had Sex; Police Don’t Know Much More

Is the Belize Police Department attempting to keep under wraps details of an alleged incident in Independence where two women are said to have been raped while in detention last [...]

Chamber, Unions, I.L.O. Talk Social Dialogue

For the next two days, representatives of both the employers and employees in Belize will meet at the Belize Chamber of Commerce and Industry’s office complex here on Coney Drive. [...]

Chamber Says Foreign Exchange Problems Continue

The Government had to put together seventy-eight million U.S. dollars to repay Dunkeld International Investments Limited and the B.T.L. Employees’ Trust as final payment for the acquisition of Belize Telemedia [...]

Unions Frown on B.T.L. Settlement; Will Workers Get Shares?

The more than half a billion-dollar in settlement for Belize Telemedia Limited with its former owners has been paid off, but at what cost to the nation? President of the [...]