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P.U.P. Press Conference on land grab and alleged corruption

From time to time we have reported on alarming land transactions at the Ministry of Natural Resources. The allegations have centered on what is considered ministerial abuse in the sale [...]

P.U.P. Village Chairman exonerates Corozal Southeast Area Rep.

Well this morning, the P.U.P. called a press conference on the statement made by the prime minister. The main star was village council chairman Orlando Balam who was brought in [...]

Marin says he’s not a land hog

But who’s telling the truth? Marin Junior, who has been at the center of the controversy, called into question the prime minister’s integrity following remarks made during the special sitting [...]

Opposition Leader blasts Lands Department for alleged nepotism

Also taking the podium at Independence Hall, was Opposition Leader Francis Fonseca, who condemned the blatant nepotism which he alleges is taking place at the Ministry of Natural Resources.  Fonseca [...]

Price of fuel at the pump goes up!

A huge drop of thirty dollar in butane prices took effect on July twentieth; that was good news for cooks, but tonight there’s bad news at the pumps for drivers. [...]

B.D.F. soldier detained for handling stolen goods

A high ranking Belize Defense Force soldier was detained on Tuesday in Punta Gorda. The arrest went under the radar because the attention was focused on two other law enforcement [...]

Ya’axche Conservation Trust confronted by Guatemalan bandits in Forest

The pillaging of our protected national parks by Guatemalan nationals was brought to the forefront recently because of the magnitude of the damage caused by the border incursions.  On July [...]

Guatemalans panning for gold in Chiquibul without resistance

In a related story, it has now been confirmed that about three hundred Guatemalans have been illegally panning for gold which they sell way below market value.   The Friends for [...]

Superbond payment on near horizon; recent report worrisome

From gold to Superbond; a coupon payment of forty-six million dollars is due on the twentieth of August and the eyes of credit agencies are on Belize to see if [...]

Bus conductor driven to prison for carnal knowledge

A nineteen year old bus conductor has been remanded to prison for allegedly having sex with a thirteen year old girl. Vista Del Mar resident, Giovanni Ramos, appeared before Senior [...]

Are firefighters ready to pass the test?

Earlier this week, a group of fire fighters were undertaking table top training to move up the ladder in fire fighting. Well today, they went out to the Western Highway [...]

The Next Superstar transformed by Facebook

The Bliss Centre was teeming with talent on Tuesday night as this station’s latest entertainment show entered its second week of competition. Contestants in Group B performed in each category [...]

Rotary Fundraiser will include Caribbean Play

The Rotary Club of Belize is well known for its involvement in numerous projects that assist children and needy families; particular the Gift of Life Program. But as a charity [...]

Costa Maya beauties in town for pageant shown Live on 5!

Music, Latin beauties and fashion will be everywhere inside the grounds that host the annual Costa Maya Festival.  So if you head out to La Isla Bonita on Thursday, the [...]

City Hall’s summer camp is open

Still looking for something to do for the summer? You can head on out to the Yarborough field for the next four weeks. The Belize City Council has officially launched [...]