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Minister intends to union bust the country

The ministerial committee comprising Patrick Faber, Godwin Hulse, and Charles Gibson will join Prime Minister Dean Barrow with the leaders of the National Trade Union Congress of Belize this Friday [...]

Union Rep. Castellanos out of negotiation

  Back to Friday’s meeting between the Prime Minister and the unions and on the heels of Minister Saldivar’s comments on his proposed meeting with teachers countrywide. There is word [...]

Driver’s fatal crash into trailer across highway

A horrific accident occurred on the Philip Goldson Highway after nine o’clock on Wednesday night. A Corozal resident was killed instantly when his SUV crashed into a fifty-three foot trailer [...]

Student’s serious injury in highway accident

There was a second accident…it happened hours later, but on the George Price Highway. At about four this morning, an SUV vehicle driven by Leo Delvalle crashed into a church [...]

N.T.U.C.B. removed from Social Security Board

  There is significant news emerging of union representation on the boards of Social Security and B.E.L. News Five has been able to confirm that President, Dylan Reneau, and General [...]

Body found in shallow grave

A body was found in a shallow grave this afternoon between miles eleven and twelve on the George Price Highway. Police processed the scene and the remains are yet to [...]

DNA now tested in Belize

If you’re a fan of popular television shows like CSI, Criminal Minds or Law and Order, then you probably know all about DNA—or at least, you know that Police can [...]

Busted identity fraud while Immigration upgrades policies

A week ago a woman with two aliases was busted in Independence Village in the south. Reports are that Jessica Olivencia obtained a fraudulent birth certificate in the name of [...]

City Hall and Ministry clash on regulations

Politics in Belize – anyone can tell you it’s not an undertaking for the faint of heart or the weak of mind. In fact it’s always complicated and very often [...]

Trapp Murder case slipping; statement inadmissible

  On January twenty-ninth, the first murder trial without jury got underway on Tuesday; twenty-two year old Nicholi Rhys is being accused of the murder of reputed gangster Andre Trapp, [...]

Did Eaton take Carr’s camera?

  A Maskall resident is facing a charge of theft after his friend’s camera went missing. Eaton Carr appeared before Chief Magistrate Ann Marie Smith this morning and was read [...]

Pedestrians don’t walk into vehicular traffic

With the traffic congestion and inconvenience caused by the Belize City Council’s ongoing street rehabilitation project, any street or section of road completed and opened is cause for rejoicing. At [...]

Sister City relationships with Guate who?

In October Belizeans will go to a referendum to decide if the nation will go to the ICJ to answer a claim by Guatemala. That claim is for roughly half [...]

Harmonyville to Minister: show me land titles

Harmonyville, the grassroots community that initially began by Belmopan residents who wanted to cut out their piece of the Belizean dream, has been going at a steady pace. But one [...]

Megalomania dripped on canvas at the Image Factory

The Image Factory opens with its first exhibit this Friday night.  Briheda Haylock is returning to the art scene with her second show called Megalomania, which portrays her own emotions [...]

Another manatee fatality caused by mariner

The Sea to Shore alliance and the Coastal Zone Institute of Management and Authority have recorded its second manatee death for 2013. The adult mammal was initially rescued in Vista [...]

Healthy Living prevents the flu

It starts with a sniffle, then possibly a sneeze, by the time the runny nose, sore throat, cough and aches set in; you don’t need a doctor to tell you [...]

National Team soccer coach back with team

Costa Rican Coach Leroy Sherrier Lewis is back in the game after less than four days off the playing field and after leading the national football team to a historic [...]

Team recounts highlights of Copa Centro Americana Games

Now that the coach is back, the other big hurdle the federation is facing is one of financing. The F.F.B. has confirmed that preparation for and attendance at the Copa [...]

Minister tells N.T.U.C.B., ‘at this time funds not available’

The National Trade Union Congress of Belize and the representatives of the Belize National Teachers Union, the Public Service Union and the Association of the Public Service Senior Managers will [...]

Numerous voices at protest on the hill

Tuesday’s demonstration staged by the B.N.T.U., the P.S.U. and the A.P.S.S.M. was a show of force. Thousands of teachers converged on the usually quiet capital city to send a message [...]

Sudden Death: Canadian mortally injured in cell

An internal investigation has been launched by the police on the death of a Canadian national after spending a night in a holding cell in the San Ignacio Police Station. [...]

Minister pulls brakes on City hall

The current Belize City Council is no doubt one of the most active councils when it comes to infrastructural development. The twenty million dollar bond it floated last year has [...]

Rosewood cache found

There was a scare earlier today that another container or possibly two of rosewood had been detected up north. The report is that the containers were discovered in Carmelita, Orange [...]

How do Mayas feel about ICJ Referendum?

The Referendum on whether to forward the Belize/Guatemala dispute to the International Court of Justice (ICJ) has made it necessary to examine judgments by the court involving territorial dispute. In [...]