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Teenager Warren Rudon Murdered in Belize City

The last murder in Belize City took place on June fourteenth, but that spell was broken on Thursday night when seventeen-year old Warren Rudon was executed on Lovely Lane. The [...]

PUC Talks Mean Electricity Rate Increase

Brace up because beginning on Sunday, your light bill is going up for the next two years. This follows a decision taken on Tuesday by the Public Utilities Commission as [...]

PUC Outlines Expert Findings

When B.E.L. objected to an initial decision by the commission, an independent expert was appointed to review that conclusion and make recommendations to determine regulated values, tariffs, fees and charges [...]

Choice Bank’s Licensed Revoked

There are new developments tonight in respect of Choice Bank following an announcement on Thursday that the institution would be allowing its customers to withdraw funds in three tranches leading [...]

Central Bank appoints a liquidator for Choice Bank

The problems of the bank started months ago when it started experiencing a liquidity crisis and was forced to suspend all withdrawals from deposit accounts.  By May, the central bank [...]

Titans International Seeks Redress at the CCJ

The Caribbean Court of Justice presided over a matter earlier today in which the principals of Titan International Securities are suing the Government of Belize.  The lawsuit arises from the [...]

Sol Gen explains why Titans International Securities Folded

Solicitor General Nigel Hawke appears on behalf of the Attorney General.  During his turn before the bench, the Sol Gen argued that Titan International Securities folded as a result of [...]

Man Accused of Murder Granted Bail

From the CCJ in Trinidad to the Supreme Court in Belize, a third and last person accused with the 2013 murder of sixty-one year old truck driver George Blanco was [...]

Elections and Boundaries Department is Ready for Re-registration

Chief Elections Officer Josephine Tamai says that her department is fully prepared to carry out a successful re-registration exercise. Beginning on Monday, dozens of centers spread across all thirty-one constituencies [...]

Senate to confirm electoral commission next week

A special sitting of the Senate has been scheduled for Thursday, July fifth. News Five has learnt that four resolutions will be tabled, one relating to the appointment of members [...]

Elections and Boundaries: No political interference in the Re-registration

Three weeks ago the Office of the Prime Minister announced major cabinet changes. Among the adjustments was the transfer of the Elections and Boundaries Department from Minister Hugo Patt to [...]

Local TV & Radio Stations to comply with copyright regulations

Copyright compliance remains an issue for the local broadcast media to bring television and radio stations into conformity with existing regulations.  Today, licensees from across the country met with the [...]

Local Media must comply by end of the year

Broadcasters have six months to get in line with local content. Burns says she considers that timeline is adequate.   Francine Burns, Chair, Belize Broadcasting Authority “Really, this is not [...]

Employer Stabs Employee in San Pedro

A San Pedro man was stabbed multiple times this morning. Police say that thirty-five-year-old bartender Marlon Escobar had a misunderstanding with his employer Ahmad Mousa, owner of Marlins Bar in [...]

Teens Report on how Crime and Violence is affecting their generation

The first six months of this year, has been bloody especially in the City where on Thursday night the murder of another teenager was recorded. There are more patrols on [...]

Will Belizeans Abroad be allowed in the re-registration?

The organization, Belizeans United for Equal Rights at Home and Abroad, says that it is being disenfranchised from re-registering. Any eligible Belizean living oversees who wants to re-register, must first [...]

OAS Observers are not need for re-registration

In a letter dated May thirtieth, Leader of the Opposition, John Briceño wrote to the Prime Minister Dean Barrow, calling on the Government to invite O.A.S. observers to oversee the [...]

David Flores of Copper Bank is Belize’s Fisher of the Year

The celebration of fisherfolk month culminated today in Belize City with the Fisher of the Year Award. As a part of the celebrating and recognizing the contributions of fisherfolk to [...]

Opposition Leader receives Law Books from Attorney General

The Attorney General’s Ministry donated five thousand dollars worth of law books to the Opposition today. Michael Peyrefitte dropped off the law books at the Leader of the Opposition’s Office, [...]

National Testing Day held across the country of Belize

National H.I.V. Testing Day was observed today in Belize. The National AIDS Commission conducted testing around the country aiming to test about twelve hundred persons. The day was first observed [...]

Yabra Basketball Court Gets a makeover

Today the renovated Yabra basketball court in Belize City was officially opened. The refurbished facility now features a covered structure and additional upgrades. The project is a part of the [...]

P.U.P. Postpones Belmopan Convention as Arthur Saldivar Seeks Injunction

Attorney Arthur Saldivar is turning against his own party, which he wants to represent. This is all because he is not allowed to run for P.U.P. standard bearer in the [...]

Saldivar Explains Why He Wants to Contest P.U.P. Belmopan Convention

The three candidates who have been accepted to contest the convention are Oscar Mira, Wiezsman Pat and Michelle Rodriguez. After this morning’s court session, Saldivar told supporters who had gathered at [...]

Belizean Shot & Killed in the U.S., Before Husband Turns Gun on Himself

A murder-suicide claimed the lives of a Belizean woman and her American husband. Thirty-five-year-old Rushan Tucker was shot and killed by her husband Malcolm Tucker on Sunday morning in their [...]

Ring of Thieves Responsible for Robberies in the City, Elsewhere

Over the past month and a half, there have been a string of robberies within the city and elsewhere across the country and police are inching closer to the perpetrators. [...]