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Copper Bank Fishermen Missing at Sea, Massive Search Effort Underway

A massive search and rescue effort to locate a seagoing vessel carrying ten fishermen onboard is underway in the waters of the Turneffe Atoll.  It is reported that Nayadi set [...]

Sister of Missing Copper Bank Fisherman Pleas for His Safe Return

Late this evening, News Five spoke by phone with Melissa Garcia whose brother, twenty-six-year-old Aldo Antonio Hernandez is also missing at sea.  According to Garcia, she spoke with her brother [...]

G.O.B. Honors Cuban Revolutionary, Fidel Castro

Two years ago, in November 2016, Commandante Fidel Castro, Cuba’s former president, died at the age of ninety from natural causes. In the 1950’s, Castro emerged as the Leader of [...]

G.O.B. Barrows $14 Million More for Highway Works

The Government of Belize today received approval from the House of Representatives to borrow fourteen million dollars from the Inter-American Development Bank. This is in addition to tens of millions [...]

G.O.B. Settles Lawsuit Brought by Glenn D. Godfrey Acquisitions

More than ten years ago, G.D.G. Acquisitions, a company controlled by Glenn Godfrey, sued the Government of Belize in the U.S.  The lawsuit claimed that the government was liable for [...]

G.O.B. Passes Bill to Close GST Loophole

In October, the Caribbean Court of Justice ordered the Government of Belize to repay businessman David Gegg more than half a million dollars. Gegg is the owner of Cruise Solutions [...]

Teachers Demonstrate in Benque; Matter Resolved

There is good news for forty plus teachers at Roman Catholic primary schools in the west. Following a meeting around two p.m., between management, the Teaching Services Commission and the [...]

B.N.T.U. Meets With M.O.E. in Another Round of Discussions

This afternoon, executives of the Belize National Teachers Union met with the Ministry of Education to further discuss issues involving schools that are presently on the hardship list.  The meetings [...]

P.S.U. Intends to Take Legal Action Against Belmopan CitCo

The battle over the Belmopan Hilltop property between the Public Service Union, the Belmopan City Council and an Asian businessman from Corozal, seems to have ended amicably following a meeting [...]

PM Barrow Disappointed that Mike Peyrefitte Lost Port Convention

Prime Minister Dean Barrow says he is disappointed that Attorney General Michael Peyrefitte lost his bid to represent Port Loyola for the U.D.P. in the upcoming general elections. Peyrefitte, AC [...]

PM Barrow Says Dr. Carla Barnett Stays

Then there is the case of Doctor Carla Barnett and her failed political venture to represent the people of Freetown for the United Democratic Party. Doctor Barnett, a sitting cabinet [...]

Pooling Our Resources Together – Philloughby’s Latest Port Loyola Brainchild

PORT, an acronym for Pooling Our Resources Together, is the latest initiative to be undertaken by U.D.P. standard bearer Phillip Willoughby who aspires to represent the people of Port Loyola [...]

Land Grab in San Juan; Propose Village Extension is Being Cleared Out by Non-Villagers

Is there a land grab going on in San Juan Village? According to Chairman Carlos Peraza – it would appear so and the village council has no idea who is [...]

Who’s Responsible for San Juan Land Grab?

Chairman Carlos Peraza has notified the Ministry of Natural Resources about the developing issue in San Juan. Peraza told us that neighboring communities are experiencing the same problem. He says [...]

3 Teams Pitch Their Way to BELTRAIDE’s Business Hackathon 2018

BELTRAIDE held the final pitch for its Business Hackathon today in Belize City. Three four-member teams of I.C.T. professionals and students are the finalists having competed against other teams to [...]