Belize - Belize News - Channel5Belize.com - Great Belize Productions - Belize Breaking News
Home » November, 2017 You are currently browsing entries posted in: November, 2017

P.M. to speak Wednesday, but Cabinet says no to U.H.S. and Belize Bank

Cabinet met in Belmopan this morning, ahead of a scheduled press conference for ten o’clock in Belize City on Wednesday, to discuss government’s position on the pending ninety million dollar [...]

Former A.G. turns on C.C.J. after court reversal

Perhaps the biggest proponent for Belize’s signing on to the Caribbean Court of Justice as its final appellate jurisdiction in March 2015, was former Attorney General Wilfred Elrington.  He was [...]

Elrington cites hostile treatment and laziness in writing decisions

According to Elrington, the C.C.J. leaves a lot to be desired, particularly since there is a total of five jurists presently sitting on its bench. He says that only one [...]

Does Eamon Courtenay have unfair advantage at Port-of-Spain?

Elrington was critical of the court saying that the four-member CCJ is unwelcoming and has arguably had the most contact with Senior Counsel Eamon Courtenay who has appeared before the [...]

Belize Bank defends loan note, sledges Gov’t.

In anticipation of Wednesday’s announcement, The Belize Bank Limited is speaking out on the ninety million dollar judgment ordered by the Caribbean Court of Justice.  Much of the Bank’s three-page [...]

P.U.P.’s party caucus to meet, will votes count?

As it relates to the position of the People’s United Party, that will be taken on Wednesday afternoon at a parliamentary caucus. The party leader, John Briceño, returned to the [...]

Women robbed and assaulted on camera on King Street

Murders may have blessedly slowed to a trickle, but that doesn’t mean crime has abated in the Old Capital. Two robbers took advantage of an opportunity on Monday night, but [...]

Corozal North rep hails Police, Customs assault on Estero

There has been a noticeable increase in the number of contraband seizures reported in the Corozal District within the past few weeks.  That’s because customs and police have been working [...]

Who’s stealing from Cayo Magistrate’s Court

There is a report tonight coming out of the Cayo District that a significant sum of money is allegedly missing from the San Ignacio Magistrate’s Court.  Those monies, according to [...]

Supreme Court turns down appeal in evidence tampering case

For more than six months, the former Ballistic Examiner, Orlando Vera has been behind bars following a conviction for perverting the course of justice in the Michael Moderi gun related [...]

Former student to learn fate in attempted murder case next week

At the age of fifteen years, Inmas Espinal, then a second form student at Canaan High School, was arrested charged and remanded to prison for the March fifteenth, 2012 attempted [...]

Police make weed bust on Orange Walk Bus

More than seven pounds of marijuana was found on a public bus at the Orange Walk Town bus terminal this morning. But according to police, no one is claiming responsibility [...]

Evangelicals say God is on their side at family values protest

While government Ministers met in cabinet over at Independence Plaza a small group of protestors were opposing the recently passed marijuana legislation to decriminalize possession of less than ten grams [...]

City Council turns on jet vacuum drain cleaner

CEMO was out in the City today testing its brand new 2017 jet vacuum cleaner. The high tech piece of equipment will be used to clean out the drains and [...]

Japanese make building donation for O.W. high school

On Monday, the government of Japan donated one hundred and seventy-five thousand dollars for a garbage truck; today it was the Bishop Martin High School to benefit from a brand [...]

Works wants to get Belize moving

The Ministry of Works, in partnership with the Economic Commission for Latin America and the Caribbean, held a national workshop on Integrated & Sustainable Logistics and Mobility Policy today in [...]

Is F.F.B. presidential election already decided?

The Football Federation of Belize is hoping that the third time is the charm on Saturday, when it seeks once again to elect a president. In May of 2016, after [...]

Training complete for sound engineers

Over the summer, NICH hosted a three and a half month workshop to train interested persons in sound engineering. The audio training workshop was intense and covered a number of [...]