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Belize City voters give mixed opinions on elections

It’s just a matter of hours until Belizeans living in the country’s two cities and seven towns will go to polls to select their Mayors and councilors. It has been [...]

P.U.P. mayoral candidate appears on Open Your Eyes

And it’s down to the wire for P.U.P. aspirant, Dr Cecil “Chubby” Reneau who made his scheduled guest appearance on our Open Your Eyes Show. Incumbent Mayor Zenaida Moya was [...]

U.D.P. motorcade on the eve of CitCo elections

The incumbent United Democratic Party held a motorcade throughout Belize City this afternoon. News Five did not spot Mayor Moya, but the motorcade started at four p.m. from the U.D.P. [...]

Chief Elections Officer says vote tampering won’t be an issue

Whenever an election approaches the topic of vote tampering and the confidentiality of the voting procedure invariably rears its head. Today on the morning show, Chief Elections Officer Ruth Meighan [...]

Ralph Fonseca won’t face charges in Supreme Court…

In the Belmopan Court today, a preliminary inquiry in a charge of Theft against former Government Minister Ralph Fonseca came to an end. Fonseca was charged in connection with ten [...]

…But D.P.P. is considering other options

But while the Fonseca camp is in a celebratory mood, the Director of Public Prosecutions, Cheryl-Lynn Branker-Taitt, was taken aback by the ruling. At the PI on February fifth Fonseca’s [...]

Suspect charged for murder of Bowen and Bowen employee

One of the first murder victims for this year was Bowen and Bowen employee Josiah Thompson, who was with co-worker Millard Tun, when they were attacked and robbed. Thompson was [...]

UNICEF employee loses passport and laptop to thieves

Robbers targeted a 2008 Isuzu D-Max at the parking lot of Friendship Restaurant on the Northern Highway. John Flowers, the owner of the vehicle, was inside the restaurant when the [...]

P.U.C. chairman says B.E.L. is being insincere

Last Wednesday, the Supreme Court granted Belize Electricity Limited an injunction which effectively barred the Public Utilities Commission from implementing its new reduced rates until the matter has been settled [...]

Commissioner of Police: Order will prevail election day

And as voters go to the polls to cast their ballots this Wednesday, the security forces are planning for an incident free Election Day. Commissioner of Police, Gerald Westby, says [...]

Statistics not in favour of Independent candidates

While the focus has been on the two major political parties, the U.D.P. and P.U.P., for Wednesday municipal elections, there is a story to tell about independent and the small [...]