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6 immigration clerks transferred from Immigration Department

There are new developments in the immigration department corruption scandal tonight. First, News Five has been able to confirm that at least six public officers from that department have been [...]

PSU says suspension of persons from Department a sore spot

Acting Director of Immigration, Maria Marin, is the person who called for the suspension of three passport department staffers early in the administrative investigation. Sharon Neal-Flowers was the head of [...]

Ministry of Immigration meets with N.T.U.C.B. and Social Partners

This afternoon at two-thirty, senior officials of the Ministry of Immigration met with members of the National Trade Union Congress of Belize and social partners. The meeting was held in [...]

Minister Castro dodges the media once again

While Ministry of Immigration officials met with the N.T.U.C.B., there was another very important meeting taking place not too far away. Cabinet met until nearly three this afternoon, and Minister [...]

Motion requesting a Senate Inquiry into passport scandal to be discussed

At the last full meeting of the Senate, Opposition Senator Lisa Shoman made clear her intent to bring a motion requesting a Senate Inquiry into the Immigration scandal. Since then [...]

Should Minister Edmund Castro’s finances be investigated?

And tonight’s question is: Should there be an investigation into the finances of Minister of State Edmund Castro? Send your comments and responses using your SMART phones to 8686 or [...]

The chilling and telling video of the shake down of a young man by police

Tonight, there is chilling and telling video of the shake down of a young man by the police. The incident happened on the night of September eighth when Tyrell Hyde [...]

Eight-month pregnant inmate pleas to be released from prison

Thirty-six year old Jaziba Nasser is eight months pregnant, but she finds herself behind bars since last Thursday.  Nasser is remanded along with her husband, businessman Nazim Nasser and their [...]

Double tragedy for a San Ignacio family following traffic accident

A double tragedy has hit a family from San Ignacio following a traffic accident that occurred earlier this month. On the night of October seventeenth, forty-one year old Ricardo Tepaz [...]

Search continues in Succotz for elderly man who dies in boating accident

A search is underway in the Mopan River near Succotz for the body of a sixty-five year old resident who died while crossing the river. Carlos Valdez and his family [...]

Murder Trial of Vincent Tillett wraps up in court

On Monday in the Supreme Court, Justice Adolph Lucas wrapped up a trial on a charge of murder for forty-nine year old taxi driver Vincent Tillett. On November twelfth, Justice [...]

Special Constable pleads guilty to beating his wife

Also in the courts, Special Constable Barrington Brown, who works as a cabinet maker changed his not guilty plea to guilty of beating of his wife during a domestic dispute [...]

Republic of China and G.O.B. renews its ICT project

Since its establishment in 2006, the Information Communication Technology project, an agreement between the Government of Belize and the Government of the Republic of China (Taiwan), has seen the construction [...]

17 weeks and no payment by City Hall says Belize Maintenance Limited

The Belize City Council has not paid Belize Maintenance Limited for sixteen weeks. BML is responsible for a large portion of the city’s cleaning needs…from the pruning of trees and [...]

Christian Workers Union officially expelled from the N.T.U.C.B.

The Christian Workers Union, following a meeting of the National Trade Union Congress of Belize on Monday, has been expelled from the umbrella organization.  The dismissal was formalized as a [...]

Disabled Peoples International discusses issues affecting the disabled

The needs and rights of persons with disabilities are often overlooked in favor of others who are considered physically capable. The government has agreed to take every possible action so [...]

Belize to compete in Central American Boxing Championship in Nicaragua

A pair of Belizean boxers, led by Coach Leopold Smart and Boxing Association President Moses Sulph, left for Managua, Nicaragua this evening, where they will compete in the Central American [...]

From Yes to I Do, Channel 5 Will Follow You…Episode 2

Stay tuned to this station for episode two of our popular reality wedding, from Yes to I Do. In tonight’s episode, you will catch the challenges among the aspiring couples [...]