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Mayoral deadlock may be broken, says Solicitor General

A new Mayor for Belize City might be in place by the end of the holiday weekend. Reports reaching News Five late this evening indicate that an official legal opinion [...]

Government again denies any ties to use mortgage company

For a month or so before the elections it was a hot item on the Internet. That is a claim by a U.S. company that it had signed a deal [...]

Shooting suspect detained by police

In a follow up to a story in yesterday’s newscast, it turns out that at the very moment we were reporting that Denvor Willoughby was yet to turn himself in, [...]

Bradley gets prison portfolio

In related news, anyone who has ever spent the night in the Queen Street lockup or its big brother up the road in Hattieville, knows that conditions there are not [...]

Man killed in Western Highway knockdown

A traffic accident on the Western Highway on Wednesday night has claimed the life of a Belize City man. Forty six year old Bruce Shaw was knocked down and killed [...]

People’s Pulse publishes final issue

In political news, today’s issue of the “People’s Pulse” can be considered a collector’s item. No, not because it won the Pulitzer Prize for journalism… rather because after this week [...]

Coral beaching returns to Belizean waters

We last saw it in 1995 when a record summer heat wave was responsible for the phenomenon known as coral bleaching. Now, according to reports received by the Fisheries Department, [...]

Japanese Ambassador hands over two grants

Late this evening, Terusuke Terada, the Japanese Ambassador to Belize, signed two separate contracts totaling twenty two thousand U.S. dollars with the Community Home Economics Centre of the St. Mary’s [...]

Book of poetry examines less fortunate side of Belize

First it was “Hard Time, Ketch and Kill.” Now the self styled bachelor of antics is at it again, only this time Jim Arnold has ventured into the publishing business. [...]

Artisans exhibit at Commercial Centre

It may be a long three months until Christmas but it’s not too early to start thinking of gifts. This morning we visited the Commercial Centre in Belize City and [...]