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Barrow says lawsuit against Belize Bank is a slam dunk

He’s only been away for a few days … but during that time the burning issues facing the country have, if anything, only grown hotter. This morning News Five’s Ann-Marie [...]

… That D.P.P. and police will handle criminal charges

A civil suit to recover money is one thing; a criminal prosecution in which people can go to jail is another. And while Barrow was more cautious in his assessment [...]

… Constitutional amendments will give cops more powers

The crimes allegedly committed by Barrow’s predecessors make for good political theater … but the crime problem faced by the new government is grounded in the hard reality of deadly [...]

… And policy based loan is forthcoming from I.D.B.

And no trip abroad, particularly to a meeting of the Interamerican Development Bank, would be complete without an account of future financial assistance. During his election campaign, candidate Barrow claimed [...]

Two reported dead in N. Highway accident

Late unofficial word to our newsroom is that there has been a fatal traffic accident on the Northern Highway. The mishap occurred around four-thirty this evening near mile twenty-six in [...]

P.U.P. executive purports to meet; threatens Johnny

Their appeal to party leader Johnny Briceño for the calling of a meeting of the P.U.P. executive having fallen on deaf ears, fourteen members of that twenty-five person body decided [...]

Man arrested for carnal knowledge of 13yr. old

A thirty-seven year old fisherman of Rhaburn’s Alley in Belize City has been remanded to the big house until May second for the carnal knowledge of a thirteen year old [...]

Suspect denied bail after beating girlfriend

Roy Pitter, a thirty-seven year old labourer who lives on a street of the same name, was today remanded to prison until May second, having been charged with Wounding, Using [...]

Doctor is used as bait for internet scam

Just a week before the General Elections, P.U.P. Public Relations Chief, Yasser Musa, claimed someone had hacked into his e-mail account and was sending off bogus letters to his contacts. [...]

U.S. resident of San Pedro sought by Colorado cops

It happens more often than you think and is usually handled quietly, but every now and then the case of a U.S. spouse illegally running off to Belize with the [...]

C.D.B. donors get first hand look at local projects

On Tuesday we offered a preview of a meeting to be held this week by members of the Caribbean Development Bank. And while the official gathering opened this morning, on [...]

News Five seeks Reporter

A vacancy exists for a reporter to join the staff of one of the region’s most highly honoured television news organisations. Applicants should possess the following qualifications: – Associate’s or [...]