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Pook Brothers Out on Bail for 2011 Murder of Taxi Man

A trio of brothers, who had been behind bars for the 2011 murder of taxi man Errol Ferguson, was released today on bail. Though they have not been found guilty, [...]

Choice Bank Takes G.O.B. to Court

The Government of Belize, via the Minister of Finance, is being sued by Choice Bank Limited after operations were shuttered in June 2018 when its international banking license was revoked.  [...]

Still No Charges for the Driver that Knocked Down and Killed Marilena Mortis

There are still no charges for the driver of the vehicle which knocked down and killed twenty-three-year-old Marilena Mortis. Mortis had just visited with her mother on Dolphin Drive in [...]

Baby’s Parents Seeking Legal Action against Corozal Hospital

News Five has confirmed that the parents of eleven-week old Dion Woodeye Junior have commenced legal action against the Ministry of Health. The parents have consulted a lawyer and are [...]

Belizean Named as 1 of U.S. ICE Most Wanted Deportable Alien

For some time, a Belizean has been named as one of the U.S. Immigration and Custom Enforcement’s most-wanted deportable aliens. He is forty-six-year-old Santos Moriera who has a number of [...]

Fuel Prices Going Up Again

At midnight tonight, the prices of diesel and kerosene will take a significant hike. Consumers will be hit with a sixty-six cents increase per gallon in the price of diesel [...]

Four Local Tour Operators Take GST Commissioner to Court

As many as four legal claims have been brought against the Commissioner of General Sales Tax in the wake of a 2018 decision handed down by the Caribbean Court of [...]

Belize City Man Committed to Stand Trial for Rape of Minor

A resident from rural Belize District was arraigned and remanded for allegedly raping a male child on Monday. Today, a man accused in 2017 of raping a female child was [...]

Ignatius Williams is Remanded for Another Firearm Charge

Also in court, twenty-five-year-old well-known repeat offender, Ignatius “Bantan” Williams of Flamboyant Street, Belize City was sent behind bars for possession of a firearm loaded with seven live rounds of [...]

Assad Shoman Response to Lindsay Belisle’s Theory

In January Former Boundary Commissioner Lindsay Belisle made his media rounds voicing his complete opposition in taking the Guatemalan claim to the International Court of Justice.  According to Belisle taking [...]

World Cancer Day – “I Am, I Will”

“I am; I will” is this year’s theme for World Cancer Day. Every year, across the globe, there is an observance to bring awareness about the importance of prevention, detection, [...]

Local Potato Producers Fear Losing Revenue to Imported Mexican Potatoes

Tonight there is growing concern among farmers in San Carlos Village, Orange Walk. Potato farmers are worried that their investment and weeks of hard work will be all for naught [...]

Is the Contraband of Mexican Potatoes Affecting Local Farmers?

According to Mai, local potato farmers have also been affected by contraband. He says that all relevant stakeholders should come together to prevent the perpetuation of illegally bringing in the [...]

Jose Mai: “That is nonsense!”

Today, the P.U.P.’s Orange Walk South Area Representative Jose Abelardo Mai took a jab at the Ministry of Agriculture with respect to the concerns of the potatoes farmers. Mai says [...]

A Second Look at What’s Happening in Turneffe

A recent trip to the Turneffe Atoll shows that there is large scale development in areas within the cluster of islands that are considered private property.  Despite the acreages being [...]

Voyse Cares and Donates to the Dorothy Menzies Child Care Centre

Back in 2018, Infotel International was rebranded as Voyse International. On Monday, the community service arm of the organization, Voyse Cares donated four thousand dollars to the Dorothy Menzies Child [...]

Meet the 2018 F.F.B. Youth Awardees

An investment in football is bearing fruits for the next generation of footballers. A group of athletes from all over the country were carefully selected and honoured over the weekend [...]