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Group of Mexicans Detained by Belize City Police

Five Mexican nationals, two men and four women, were detained by Belize City Police on Thursday evening.  They are forty-seven-year-old attorney Reymundo Choc, his wife thirty-year-old Norma Gonzalez, forty-seven-year-old Victorino [...]

Acting Prime Minister Reacts to Drug Plane Bust

Acting Prime Minister Patrick Faber today chimed in on the recent drug plane landing in northern Belize for which two Mexicans and three Belizeans including superintendent of police, David Chi, [...]

Patrick Faber: “Drastic Time Calls for Drastic Measures”

The proclamation on a “State of Public Emergency” on two south side neighbourhoods in Belize City has been met with criticism from various quarters on the basis that it violates [...]

Teenage Robbers Caught Red-Handed by Belmopan Police

Two minors are in police custody pending charges of armed robbery. The two young men, one fifteen and another sixteen years old, believed to be from Belize City, were captured [...]

BTV is Turned Back from the Sarstoon by the GAF

Smack in the middle of the national celebrations there has been encounter in the Sarstoon. The Belize Territorial Volunteers, lead by Wil Maheia, was up the Sarstoon River prior to [...]

Audit Reveals More than $200,000 of Fuel Purchased from an Unauthorized Vendor

The misuse of government resources has been a recurring public complaint under both administrations. In the Auditor General’s Report for the period April 2013 to March 2014, the audit team [...]

A Demographic Breakdown of the Re-Registration Exercise

Chief Elections Officer Josephine Tamai today reported on the cleaning-up of the voters list during the still ongoing re-registration process. Now, Stann Creek West pulled out the biggest number of [...]

Re-registration – A Numbers Game

Has the re-registration exercise, which is set to conclude at the end of the month, met its target?  According to Chairman of the Elections and Boundaries Commission, Doug Singh, a [...]

Will Re-districting Impact Landlocked Constituencies?

The ongoing re-registration precedes a re-districting exercise which is scheduled to take place prior to the next general elections.  In two Belize City constituencies, namely: Queen Square and Fort George, [...]

Prime Minister Dean Barrow Recovering Very Well

Prime Minister Dean Barrow continues to recover from spinal surgery in Havana, Cuba. On Wednesday, he received the President of Cuba Miguel Díaz-Canel Bermúdez, who was accompanied by his wife [...]

An Update on the External Audit at NICH

Minister of Culture, Patrick Faber, who is the chair of the board for the National Institute of Culture and History, says that he is awaiting an initial draft of the [...]

An Orange Walk Driver is Reported Missing

A missing person report has been filed by a thirty-year-old domestic of Orange Walk Town who told police that her husband, Julio Estuardo Choc left home on September ninth for [...]

How Did Belize Fair Off in CSEC?

How did Belize fair off in the 2018 Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate, better known as CXC? As we reported a few weeks ago, several schools were not in receipt of [...]

Acting Prime Minister on Country Tour

Acting Prime Minister Patrick Faber has embarked on a tour across Belize which he says will reconnect him with the citizenry. Faber has visited the Toledo and Stann Creek Districts [...]

Caye Caulker Village Council Has Many Concerns

There is trouble brewing on La Isla Carinosa. A few weeks ago, the Chairlady of the Caye Caulker Village Council released an extensive letter publicly disclosing a number of thorny [...]

Area Rep Manuel Heredia Jr. Intervenes in Caye Caulker

Caye Caulker Village falls under the Belize Rural South constituency which is represented by Tourism Minister Manuel Heredia Junior. Heredia told News Five that he is aware of the concerns [...]

Little Junior Miss Belize Returns with a Bang

Little Junior Miss Belize is returning to the Bliss Center for the Performing Arts with a bang. After taking a two-year hiatus, the children’s pageant show is set to light [...]

Annual Children’s Rally Returns to Belize City Civic Centre

The annual children’s rally returned to the Civic Centre this morning. Primary school children from schools in the Belize District converged there to show their love and respect for the [...]