Belize - Belize News - Channel5Belize.com - Great Belize Productions - Belize Breaking News
Home » Featured People & Places Politics You are currently browsing entries filed in: Featured People & Places Politics

2nd U.D.P. Convention is Here: Who Will Win on Sunday?

The new leader of the United Democratic Party, who will be referred to as leader elect, will be decided this Sunday. The three-man race has been narrowed down to a [...]

Who will the Prime Minister Vote for on Sunday?

In the build up to the February ninth leadership convention, former Deputy Prime Minister Patrick Faber had a public spat with Mesopotamia Area Representative Shyne Barrow.  At the time, the [...]

3 More Cases of COVID-19; Orange Walk Becomes Hotspot

Three more cases of COVID-19 were confirmed on Thursday night and it is expected that four more cases will be confirmed later tonight. All these cases are being recorded in [...]

Another Group of Belizeans Repatriated

Another repatriation flight landed today with over twenty persons including military officers and two diplomats. United Airlines landed at the Philip Goldson International Airport at around midday after applications were [...]

Are We Prepared for the P.G.I.A.’s Reopening?

The Philip Goldson International Airport is scheduled to re-open for international travel on August fifteenth. This will allow visitors to enter Belize and jump-start the tourism industry and by extension [...]

Georgeville Village Council Says Minister Montero Giving Out Their Land without Consultation

Around the country, land disputes are brewing in villages.  In the latest case, the Georgeville Village Council is up in arms that a green space reserved for a sporting complex [...]

Minister of Education Weighs in on UB Crisis

Minister of Education Patrick Faber has been fairly silent on the UB matter.  Aside from government cutting the subvention for the national university amid the resulting economic crisis from COVID-19, [...]

Education Minister Responds to Schools not Being Ready to Reopen

B.N.T.U. National President, Senator Elena Smith has come forward to say that a majority of schools across the country will not be ready to reopen their classrooms on August tenth, [...]

Are the Tides Turning in Faber’s Favor?

Going back to Sunday’s leadership convention, a number of U.D.P. area representatives have also shifted their support from John Saldivar to Patrick Faber, including Cayo Central’s Rene Montero and Erwin [...]

23 Males, 4 Females Locked Up Under Anti-Gang S.O.E.

After spending two nights in lockdown, four women are among a group of twenty-seven gang members who were carted away to the Belize City Prison this afternoon. The police dragnet [...]

Marco Vidal on the Road to Recovery

And the man who led the anti-gang operation, Assistant Commissioner of Police Marco Vidal is already on the road to recovery after suffering a stroke on Tuesday evening, following the [...]

Sentencing for Danny Mason et al Adjourned

After nine o’clock this morning, convicted murderer Danny Mason and four other accomplices in the beheading of Pastor Llewellyn Lucas arrived at the Supreme Court to learn their fate. But [...]

Lisa Shoman to be Appointed Judge of the Supreme Court

While on the matter of judges, there is word tonight that Prime Minister Dean Barrow will be proceeding to have Senior Counsel Lisa Shoman appointed to the post of judge [...]

U.B.F.S.U. Holds Peaceful Protest in Belmopan!

Since last week we’ve been reporting on a growing dispute between the University of Belize Faculty and Staff Union and the University of Belize’s administration. The U.B.F.S.U. is only acknowledged [...]

What Up With U.B.F.S.U.’s Status?

As you heard in that story, the President of the U.B.F.S.U. says they are being shut out due to the lack of certification to show its union status.  We caught [...]

Will U.S. Authorities Come for John Usher?

A massive judgment with damages of one hundred and thirty-eight point seven million U.S. dollars was handed down earlier this week against businessman John Usher.  He was embroiled in the [...]

Hearing of Application for Judicial Review in the Case of Cpl Eldon Arzu Vs the ComPol Commences

Arguments were heard in the Supreme Court today on an application for judicial review filed by attorney Nazira Myles on behalf of her client Eldon Arzu. The Corporal of Police [...]

Alleged Drug Traffickers Appear in Court

Eight Central American nationals were escorted to court today in handcuffs under the watchful eye of heavily armed police officers and the Gang Suppression Unit. The men were busted in [...]

ACP Marco Vidal Suffers a Stroke

Assistant Commissioner of Police Marco Vidal headed an early morning law enforcement operation in Belize City on Tuesday where he led just about three hundred police and B.D.F. officers into [...]

Deconstructing the Need for a Second Anti-gang SOE

The south side of the Old Capital was quiet today and free of gang activity.  A second curfew that will last for a month has been instituted and the police [...]

3 Fisherman are Remanded for Charges Related to San Pedro Home Invasion

There was a home invasion and robbery in San Pedro Town over the weekend which also involved a kidnapping. Three fishermen have been arraigned for the crime. Ruben Martinez, Mark [...]

P.S.U. and Belmopan City Council Sign Agreement Which Includes 1.2 Acres of Land

The Belmopan City Council and the Public Service Union settled their almost two-year long dispute over the Hilltop property in Belmopan. As a part of the settlement, the Belmopan City [...]

Policeman Investigated for Sexual Assault in Independence

A policeman attached to the Intermediate Southern Formation in Independence Village is under investigation following an allegation that he forced a female minor into an unlawful sexual act.  On Monday, [...]

Steven Moss is Freed

In the court, the murder case of Steven Moss fell apart for the prosecution, when Supreme Court Justice Colin Williams dismissed the charge against him. A discharge warrant was prepared [...]

Respect the Law and Law Enforcement Officers

While a state of emergency is in effect in the south side of the City, across the country, a nightly curfew for children remains in effect, despite the lifting of [...]