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Belize Bank’s Attorney Warns ‘Heavens Will Fall’ If G.O.B. Does Not Honour Debt

Belize Bank’s Attorney, Senior Counsel Eamon Courtenay today warned the Government that the ‘heavens will fall’ if it does not honour the multimillion-dollar UHS debt which goes back to 2004.  [...]

G.O.B. Rejects Belize Bank’s Settlement Offer

The original 2004 UHS loan agreement was for thirty-three point five million dollars, but more than a decade after, the debt is believed to have ballooned to over one hundred [...]

Bradley Paumen and Michael Modiri are Back in Court

Businessmen Michael Modiri and Bradley Paumen have been locked in a protracted legal battle on both the criminal and civil ends after a business deal turned sour a few years [...]

How Will Compensation be Determined in Paumen/Modiri Dispute?

Bradley Paumen gained widespread media attention in February 2016, when it was discovered that a contract had been placed on Modiri’s life during a land dispute involving access to Paumen’s [...]

Who Will Be Charged for Domestic Violence Shooting on Vernon Street?

Thirty-two-year-old Bride’s Alley resident, Bartholomew Lucas remains hospitalized at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital, recovering from a gunshot wound to the groin. The injury was inflicted by his common-law-wife, Tanice [...]

Still No Motive for Francis Gill’s Murder

Two murders were recorded on Monday in the city, within fourteen hours of each other. The first was an organized attack on Francis and Betsy Gill before two a.m. as [...]

Arthur “Taz” Flowers was the Intended Target, but Why?

By three p.m., shots rang out yet again this time at the corner of Handyside and Queen Streets. Well-known car washer, Arthur Flowers was executed, shot to the right temple [...]

Police Constable Busted with Crack Cocaine

A police constable attached to the Corozal Town Police Station has been disciplinary charged and placed on interdiction after he was busted with crack cocaine. On Tuesday, San Narciso resident [...]

$650K for Christmas Cheer Programme

Prime Minister Dean Barrow has made it quite clear that he makes no apology for the distribution of what has become the yearly Christmas Cheer. U.D.P. Area Representatives are given [...]

Teachers to be Paid Using SmartStream System Soon

Earlier in the year, it was announced that the government will begin making moves to incorporate the over five thousand teachers into the SmartStream payroll system. The Ministry of Finance [...]

Over 12 Grand Stolen in Highway Robbery

An employee of Bee Line Company was robbed of over twelve thousand dollars, the proceeds from November’s collections in the area.  The highway robbery occurred in the vicinity of San [...]

Skeletal Remains Found on Northern Coast of San Pedro

Skeletal remains have been found thirteen miles north of the island of San Pedro. During its weekly press brief today, police say that the bones recovered from a bushy area [...]

B.T.I.A. Elects Melanie Paz as its New President

Tourism continues as a top contributor to economic growth. New commercial airlines are flying to Belize from major US cities and hoteliers and restaurant owners are experiencing a boom. The [...]

Miss Universe Belize Jenelli Fraser in Thailand

Miss Universe Belize, Jenelli Fraser has been making waves in Thailand which plays host to the 2018 international beauty pageant. The twenty-eight-year-old Belizean beauty ambassador arrived in Thailand last week [...]

Merit Maker: An Easily Adaptable Drowning Prevention Strategy

In the following story we take you to Thailand. The south-east Asian country is known for its tropical beaches and world famous islands like Phuket; it’s elaborate Buddah Temples and [...]

Salvation Army’s Annual Christmas Party

Hundreds of happy faces were at the Holy Redeemer Parish Hall in Belize City today. The occasion was the annual Christmas Party hosted by the Salvation Army. Before proceeding to [...]

26 Anniversary of Giving Back with Gimme 5

Great Belize Production/Channel Five is celebrating its twenty-seventh anniversary this year and since its inception, the company has been working with the business community to give back to our faithful [...]

Healthy Living: Autism Awareness Seminar

It’s disabilities week in Belize. There are a lot of initiatives that are ongoing to help the public and parents of children with disabilities to understand the complexities of being [...]