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Kareem Musa to PM Barrow: Invoke Mutual Legal Assistance in Criminal Matters Act!

As the trial of American Armenian national Lev Dermen enters its second day in the U.S. courts, in Belize, the matter is getting plenty attention because of its implications to [...]

P.U.P. Wants Criminal Investigation into Lev Dermen’s Link to Belize

Musa says that if the messages or any other documents prove some level of criminality, public pressure will be applied on Commissioner of Police Chester Williams to launch a criminal [...]

AG Peyrefitte Lays Into Kareem Musa over MLAT

By this afternoon, Attorney General Michael Peyrefitte responded to Caribbean Shores Area Representative Kareem Musa, despite not being in receipt of the letter in reference to Minister of National Security [...]

Waiting for Testimony is Easier than Bureaucracy of a Formal Request – AG Peyrefitte

Attorney General Peyrefitte says that even if he were to proceed with such a request to obtain the names of the government ministers from U.S. Attorney General William Barr, the [...]

John Saldivar: “Not a corrupt bone in my body!!! Me dah God Pickney!!!”

The man in the eye of the storm here in Belize is John Birchman Saldivar. The Minister of National Security took to social media today saying that he stands proud. [...]

Lev Dermen, W.R.E. and the Belize Connection

Jury selection continued today in the District Court in Utah, where Lev Dermen is facing up to ten charges relating to money laundering in a case brought against him by [...]

B.N.T.U. and M.O.E. at Odds over Education Regulation

The B.N.T.U. and the Ministry of Education are at odds again. In the latest round, the B.N.T.U. says they have no favourable responses from the ministry to the list of [...]

Ronald Michael is Gunned Down on Ordonez Street

It’s a big night of news from murders in the city and the south to a courtroom in Utah, U.S.A. for a high profile case of fraud which extends to [...]

Business Ernesto Williams is Murdered in the City

The second murder victim in the city is well-known businessman, Ernesto Williams.  Williams was executed early on Friday night as he headed to his vehicle which was parked on Orange [...]

Brian Harris Succumbs 5 Weeks After Being Shot

There is another shooting under investigation by the police. The victim of that incident was Brian Harris who was shot multiple times in mid-December in the Farmers Site area of [...]

Wahn Notha Drug Plane Land Da Belize

The airspaces above parts of southern Belize, Guatemala and Mexico were busy with illegal flight activity over the weekend where suspected drug planes are said to have landed.  In the [...]

Drug Plane Landings in Mexico and Guatemala

There are other reports of drug plane landings close to the northern and western borders.  A soldier was killed and three persons injured in a shoot-out involving Mexican law enforcement [...]

Trial of Lev Dermen Gets Underway in Utah with Jury Selection

Accused fraudster Lev Dermen who owned a chain of gas stations under the name Noil Energy in Los Angeles, is headed to trial. “Noil” is “lion” spelled backward and it [...]

Denroy Nicholas Killed in PG Ahead of Supreme Court Trial in Griga

There were two murders in southern Belize. A Punta Gorda resident was to appear in court in Dangriga today, but his life was cut short on Sunday night. Twenty-three year [...]

Breaking News: Murder in Dangriga

There is breaking news tonight. News Five has confirmed that a murder occurred a short while ago in Dangriga. We are told that the victim was shot in the head [...]

Former U.D.P. Minister Herman Longsworth Being Criminally Investigated

Former U.D.P. Albert area representative Herman Longsworth is the subject of a criminal investigation.  Longsworth was fired by Prime Minister Dean Barrow after his name surfaced in the Auditor General’s [...]

Pics in Longsworth’s Release Recently Taken

But here is a kick; Longworth’s release was accompanied by a set of photographs showing clean and completed facilities at the Marion Jones Sports Complex. But just before news time, [...]

Sedi Says Longsworth Should Not Have Deposited Money into Private Account

As you heard, the former minister says the establishment of the company, Go Enterprises, was undertaken to facilitate the completion of work at the Marion Jones. Longsworth states that work [...]

Factual Guilt Versus Legal Guilt

As to the firing of Longsworth for the allegations made in the Auditor General Report, the Foreign Minister offered a lawyerly explanation, saying that it is for the court to [...]

Sedi Weighs in on His Scandal-ridden Party

The United Democratic Party, in the final year of its three-term administration, is plagued with scandal after scandal. The most recent involves both leadership candidates and the prime minister has [...]

No Turkey or Nevada Appointment for Lev Dermen Says Sedi

Amid the Lev Dermen/John Saldivar fiasco is a claim that ambassadorship for Turkey was being sought on behalf of Dermen through various U.D.P. ministers.  Those appointments, as stated at his [...]

An Official Exhibit List in the Case of Lev Dermen; John Saldivar is Named

There is new information tonight in the case of Lev Dermen, an Armenian national with U.S. and Belize citizenship that is causing tremors inside the U.D.P. as it heads to [...]

Prime Minister Barrow: Still No Evidence of Wrongdoing

The allegation of text messages between Jacob Kingston and John Saldivar as court exhibits prompted reaction from Belmopan. The PM did not give interview, but instead issued a four-paragraph statement [...]

John Saldivar’s Statement on Evidence List

A statement from John Saldivar was short and curt.  It states that nothing has changed from his position outlined in a statement on January fifteenth, 2019. Saldivar also echoes what [...]

Opposition Leader Calls on John Saldivar to Resign

The text message referencing Minister Saldivar was also the focus of a statement by Opposition Leader John Briceño.  He is calling on the Prime Minister to fire Saldivar from his [...]