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AG and Fin Sec Meet with Aggrieved Crown Counsels

Tonight, it appears that the sickout that has hindered the October session of the High Court is coming to an end.  Earlier today, Attorney General Anthony Sylvestre and Financial Secretary [...]

Attorney General Says Meeting with Crown Counsels Was Fruitful

According to the Fin Sec, the issue concerns compensation that prosecutors have raised should be adequately addressed by the end of October. We also heard from Attorney General, Anthony Sylvestre. [...]

Prosecutors’ Security Concerns Have Been Addressed Says AG

Following today’s meeting, News Five received credible information that all crown counsels who called in sick this week will return to work on Monday, as they are now feeling well. [...]

PM and LOO Go Head-to-head in Independence Day Speeches

The official ceremony commemorating Belize’s forty-second anniversary of independence was held in Belmopan on Thursday morning.  Before an audience of government officials, members of the diplomatic corps and other invited [...]

Mayor Palacio Takes Aim at Colleagues in Belmopan CitCo

Belmopan Mayor Sheran Palacio gave the welcome remarks at the start of the Independence Day ceremony on Thursday.  While the primary addresses were delivered by the Leader of the Opposition [...]

2023 Uniform Parade in Belize City

And also on Thursday, in Belize City, a uniform parade was held through the streets of Belize City, following the Old Capital’s Independence Day Ceremony. The parade saw the participation [...]

Fire Safety Campaign Working; House Fires Down to 12%

It’s been some time now since we’ve reported on a fire, as they’ve been few and far apart in this second half of the year.  The Independence Day fire at [...]

Elderly Watchman Fined for Unlicensed Ammunition

Seventy-year-old Jose Lopez, a security guard on a farm in Belize District, is lucky to have been spared jail time after being charged with kept unlicensed ammunitions.  On September eighteenth, [...]

Minister of National Defense Receives Distinguished Service Medal

Minister of National Defense and Border Security Florencio Marin Junior has been awarded the Louisiana Distinguished Service Medal.  That distinction was conferred upon the Corozal Southeast area rep by Major [...]

Independence Day Victory for Belize Senior Women’s Football Team

The Senior Women’s Football National Team defeated Aruba’s Women’s National Team on Thursday inside the Football Federation of Belize Stadium in Belmopan.  The showdown saw team Belize score two goals, [...]

S.S.B. Investment Project to Construct a Public Administration Campus

The Social Security Board met with the media today to provide information on an investment project that it is undertaking with the Government of Belize for the construction of two [...]

S.S.B. Online Portal to be Launched

Within the next ten days, the Social Security Board will be launching its online platform, an S.S.B. portal where customers –employees or employers -will be able to access information. S.S.B. [...]

Unveiling the Origins: The Journey of Belize’s Iconic National Flag

As Belize celebrates forty-two years of independence, the month of September sees our national flag taking center stage throughout the country. Whether it’s adorning businesses and homes, proudly flying from [...]

Government to Meet with Crown Counsels on Friday

On Tuesday, Attorney General Anthony Sylvester reiterated a firm belief that the prosecutors who called in sick at the start of the October session of the High Court were genuinely [...]

Ex-convict Arraigned for La Popular Robbery

An ex-convict, who has spent time in jail for the murder of Alfonso Eck while in prison, is back behind bars tonight after he was charged with robbery and placed [...]

Belize @42 Mural Unveiled in Belize City

In keeping with what has become a September tradition in the Old Capital, this morning the Belize @42 Mural was unveiled. Each year, for the past four years, the National [...]

Minister of Culture Reflects on Belize’s 42nd Birthday

This year’s September celebrations are quickly coming to an end. One of the last major events on the calendar is the official ceremony to celebrate the forty-second anniversary of Belize’s [...]

The Official Independence Day Ceremony and the Political Debates

As we said, the official ceremony to observe the forty-second anniversary of Belize’s independence will be held tomorrow morning at Independence Plaza. The Prime Minister’s speech at the annual event [...]

Okeke and MIDH Sign Contract for Restoration of Philip Goldson Bust

The restoration of the Philip Goldson bust will take place. This morning, the Ministry of Infrastructure Development and Housing signed the contract worth ten thousand dollars with Stephen Okeke. In [...]

Francis Fonseca Endorses Mayor Bernard Wagner’s Candidacy

Minister of Education, Francis Fonseca, says he believes Mayor Bernard Wagner has earned the right to continue leading the city. As we have reported, credible information suggests the People’s United [...]

Mayor Wagner Discusses Endorsement of His Candidacy

On Tuesday when we caught up with Mayor Wagner, he was asked about the People’s United Party convention to endorse his candidacy.  As we’ve reported, support is being given to [...]

Controversial 26 Acres of Land in Belama to Be Distributed to Residents

Last night, we told you that the government of Belize has brought a claim against the former Minister of Natural Resources, Hugo Patt, for alleged misfeasance in office. As we [...]

Horace Bryce Undergoes Eye Surgeries in Belize and Guatemala

Musician, Horace Bryce needed to undergo urgent eye surgery in Guatemala recently.  Today, he underwent another optical procedure at the Belize Council for the Visually Impaired (B.C.V.I). Bryce had implored [...]

First Ever Vitrectomies Being Performed This Week at B.C.V.I.

Vitrectomy – it’s a type of eye surgery that is performed to salvage whatever vision patients, including diabetics, are left with after their eyes have suffered significant damage. This week, [...]

Optimist Club 501 Belize Presents “Wan Man An Eh Chree Ting”

Optimist Club 501 Belize is hosting its second annual fundraiser this weekend. For two nights only, beginning on Friday night at the Bliss Center for the Performing Arts and starring [...]