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Minister’s Daughter Wants Full Pay and Allowances while on Study Leave

Minister of Foreign Affairs Wilfred Elrington answered a number of questions today posed by News Five.  First, we asked about the leaked government memorandum which has been causing consternation. Dated [...]

Elrington Says Demanding for His Removal is Futile

The Foreign Minister also spoke on the I.C.J. referendum. This comes on the heels of a People’s Declaration released on Wednesday by the People’s United Party.  The P.U.P. announced its [...]

Minister Elrington Says P.U.P.’s “NO” Position was Predictable

According to Foreign Minister, Wilfred Elrington, the P.U.P.’s announcement on Wednesday of not going to the I.C.J. was expected.  Elrington believes that Briceño, who is on record of personally supporting [...]

Minister Elrington Speaks on Cabinet’s ‘Yes to the I.C.J.’ Position

Earlier in the week, the Government announced that Cabinet had unanimously taken a ‘yes’ position, affirming its support in settling the territorial claim at the International Court of Justice. A [...]

Is Wilfred Elrington the Future of the U.D.P.?

Could Wilfred Elrington be the future of the U.D.P. after Dean Barrow’s departure? Up to date, Deputy Prime Minister Patrick Faber and Minister of National Security, John Saldivar, are the [...]

Nurse Goes before Nursing Council in Wake of Baby’s Death

A nurse at the Corozal Community Hospital has been taken before the Nursing Council in connection with the death of three month old Dion Woodeye, who died while waiting for [...]

C.E.O. Ramon Figueroa: “Lack of Training is Not the Cause; it is a Lack of Care!”

While that nurse is yet to find out what consequences she will face, the fact is that a baby died at the Corozal Community Hospital. C.E.O. Figueroa says that it [...]

San Pedro Officers Involved in Brutality Remain on Interdiction

Police Constable Tyrell Rowley was granted bail on Wednesday having been charged for wounding San Pedro resident, Jamil Leal. The brutality at the hands of the officer was witnessed by [...]

U.S. National Charged for the Traffic Fatality of a Father and Son in Spanish Lookout

Gregory Mosser has been charged in connection with the double traffic fatality earlier this week in Spanish Lookout. Manuel Ramos was travelling with his twenty-six-year-old son, Jaime Ramos Garcia, on [...]

Excelsior Teachers on Strike? Principal Says Not So

There’s more trouble at Excelsior High School in Belize City tonight.  Today, News Five received reports that several teachers didn’t show up to work and as a result, their students [...]

Zitro in Ladyville is Hit by Brazen Armed Robbers

Since the last police press brief on Monday, there have been little to no criminal activities reported; that is, except for two robberies that occurred in downtown Belize City and [...]

Downtown Grocery Store Targeted by Thieves

ASP Alejandro Cowo also gave brief details of an armed robbery in downtown Belize City, which occurred on Tuesday. Midtown Grocery was targeted by two men who posed as customers. [...]

Hattieville Woman Busted with Ammo

A Hattieville resident has been charged for firearm offenses after she was found in possession of a large quantity of nine-millimetre rounds of ammunition. Tiffarah Usher is tonight in big [...]

Commissioner’s Clinic to be Held Every Wednesday

Commissioner of Police Chester Williams is making himself accessible to the public. Starting next week Wednesday, ComPol Williams will be having weekly clinics for residents to touch base with him [...]

CDK Prevalent among Females, Mestizos, Obese Persons

Back in 2016, the Ministry of Health signed a cooperation agreement with Taiwan for prevention and control of chronic kidney disease. The agreement makes available expertise in health education, disease [...]

Belize Monitoring Venezuela’s Chaos

When we sat with the Foreign Minister Elrington today, we asked him about developments in Venezuela where the Opposition leader, Juan Guaido, has installed himself as the interim president though [...]

Fisherman’s Gillnet Confiscated by Fisheries Department

The Fisheries Department on Tuesday confiscated an old derelict gillnet in the vicinity of the Bird’s Isle area of Belize City. According to the Department, the gill net did not [...]

1-Year-Old Drowns in Bella Vista, Toledo

Police are investigating the drowning of a one-year-old baby boy in southern Belize. On Tuesday, Independence Police visited the polyclinic where Christopher Daniel Cruz was seen motionless. According to the [...]

D.O.E. to Find Out the Mercury Levels in Belize

How much do you know about mercury? It may not be something you think about often, but you may use a product or two everyday that contains mercury such as [...]

Healthy Living: Unhealthy Fad Diets

Did you know that every year the U.S. News and World Report and health and nutrition experts rank all the trending diets based on how healthy or unhealthy they are? [...]