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Reunification of UDP “A Good Thing” – Dean Barrow

The United Democratic Party remains in shambles since losing the general elections in November 2020.  Despite the meteoric rise of Shyne Barrow within the ranks of the political organization to [...]

‘Shyne Barrow is Shyne Barrow, Dean Barrow is Dean Barrow”

When reporters caught up with the Leader of the Opposition on Thursday in Belmopan, he was also asked to weigh on his father’s criticism of his leadership, and efforts at [...]

Supreme Court Decision on Barrow vs. G.O.B. is a Mixed Bag

Barrow’s claim also included the quashing of the commission’s report in its entirety. He was unsuccessful on that front, however, all references to him, as well as Hugo Patt, have [...]

Minister Musa Wants No Part in ComPol Williams, OJ Elrington Feud

Reporters also got a chance to ask Minister Musa about the war of words between Commissioner of Police Chester Williams and attorney Orson Elrington that has been playing out in [...]

Moses “Shyne” Barrow Unites the UDP?

There are reports that Party Leader Shyne Barrow has extended an olive branch to Patrick Faber and Tracy Panton in an attempt to unify the U.D.P. Reports are that Barrow [...]

“What’s Orson Elrington’s Success Rates in the Courts?” – Chester Williams

The back and forth between Commissioner of Police Chester Williams and attorney Orson Elrington continues over disciplinary measures to be taken against Police Constable Alicia Trapp who is accused of [...]

P.M. Comments on Shyne’s B.E.T Performance

Reporters also got a chance to ask the prime minister if he was able to catch the Leader of the Opposition’s performance at the B.E.T Awards that Belizeans all over [...]

Three Weeks without Cabinet Meeting

Cabinet has not met for the past three weeks, and it is not expected that they will meet until Prime Minister Briceño returns to the country. So, did the P.M. [...]

Hugo Patt is Awarded $145k in Defamation Suit Against G.O.B.

Turning back to the outcome of the defamation claim in which Hugo Patt was successful.  Senior Counsel Dean Barrow, who represented Patt, told News Five today that damages for his [...]

Dean Barrow’s Claim Follows Hugo Patt’s Successful Lawsuit

Former Prime Minister Barrow ,is himself, a claimant in a similar suit brought against the Government of Belize. He is represented by attorney Naima Barrow and is also suing G.O.B., [...]

Barrow Says GOB and Courtenay Coye’s Arrangement is Terribly Wrong

The opposition has raised a stink over the law firm of CourtenayCoye taking on cases for the Government of Belize under the Briceño administration. U.D.P. Chairman Mike Peyrefitte, under the [...]

Minister Usher on Appointment of Collet Montejo to Re-division Taskforce

Public Service Minister Henry Charles Usher also commented on the Opposition’s concern over the appointment of P.U.P. Senator Collet Montejo to the Re-division Taskforce of the Election and Boundaries Commission. [...]

Meet the Caye Caulker Visionaries

On Monday night, we introduced you to Generation Caye Caulker, an independent slate competing in the island’s village council elections on Sunday, June twenty-sixth. But as we found out today, [...]

Belmopan Mayor Finally Breaks Silence on Allegations of Irregularities

Late last year, five councilors from the Belmopan City Council made serious allegations against Mayor Sheran Palacio. They claimed that Palacio was mishandling funds, and was not operating with transparency [...]

Finances at Belmopan City Hall Improve Since Elections

And while we spoke with the financial heads of the Belmopan City Council, we also took the opportunity to ask about the current financial situation of the council. Viewers will [...]

Caye Caulker Chairlady Seeking Re-election with Independent Slate

It was nomination day this past Sunday at E.P. Yorke High School for persons contesting the village council elections on Caye Caulker to officially submit their names. And as News [...]

Julius Espat Requests Apology from WPC Alicia Trapp

Cayo South Area Representative Julius Espat will not be pressing any charges against W.P.C. Alicia Trapp, following a spat with the officer on June fifth in Teakettle Village.  Trapp made [...]

Village Council Elections and Politics

Political rivalry is at the heart of these heated exchanges that take place outside of the polling stations during village council elections. And, while the Constitution of Belize says that [...]

New Chairman, New Plans for Crooked Tree Village

In Crooked Tree earlier today, we spoke with Brandon Gillett, the newly elected village chairman who ran an independent slate in the village council elections back in May. We asked [...]

Land Title Duplications are Costing Government

Belizeans are visiting the Lands Department daily to file complaints over the duplication of land titles, according to Minister of Natural Resources Cordel Hyde. Hyde says many of these complainants [...]

Allan Pollard Replaces Micah Goodin as Deputy Mayor

Allan Pollard has replaced Micah Goodin as Deputy Mayor of Belize City. The decision was made during a special meeting today at City Hall. Goodin had requested an extension on [...]

Mayor Wagner: Out of Micah’s Fall Cometh a Lesson

Micah Goodin’s fall from grace is a blow to his political career; however, Mayor Wagner feels it will serve as a good life lesson, one that will make him a [...]

Mayor Wagner Eyeballing Albert Division as His Next Possible Political Bid

As you heard earlier, Mayor Bernard Wagner is not interested in running for the office of mayor for a third term. In fact, he admitted today that he is looking [...]

Eamon Courtenay Speaks on Courtenay Coye LLP

Prime Minister Briceño responded to Opposition Senator Mike Peyrefitte on Monday, in respect of a request that was made under the Freedom of Information Act for his administration to disclose [...]

Woman Police Constable Busted with Firearms and Crack

A female officer is making headlines tonight after running afoul of the law for a third time. In 2018, W.P.C. Stephanie Patten was charged for physically assaulting a female patron [...]