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Arbitrators Says G.O.B. Owes BCB US $45 Million

The Government of Belize will have to cough up the huge sum of nearly one hundred million dollars following the long awaited decision of an international Treaty Tribunal. Today, the Treaty [...]

BCB Attorney Says G.O.B. Must Pay Up

The government today issued a lengthy release attempting to explain the significant award to the BCB. While the government is admitting that it has responsibility to pay, the release goes [...]

B.S.C.F.A. Refuses to Sign Cane Purchase Agreement

Tonight, the sugar industry is in a serious state of limbo, and tensions in the north are rising. The B.S.C.F.A. has refused to sign onto the purchasing agreement, the N.T.U.C.B. [...]

N.T.U.C.B. Supports Cane-farmers

As we showed you, the National Trade Union Congress of Belize has put its considerable weight behind the cane-farmers of the north. That will without a doubt enhance the B.S.C.F.A.’s [...]

Farmers to Receive Fairtrade Monies

The N.T.U.C.B. says one of its biggest concerns is the hardship to farmers who, Matura-Shepherd claims have been negotiating under economic duress. She’s said that Prime Minister Dean Barrow should [...]

N.T.U.C.B. Says ASR Can’t Be Trusted

ASR/B.S.I. cannot be trusted! That’s the principal message coming from the National Trade Union Congress of Belize to the sugar cane farmers up north in respect of the ongoing crisis. [...]

G.O.B. Condemns N.T.U.C.B….Scolds ASR/B.S.I.

The government was quick to respond to the N.T.U.C.B. While the G.O.B. reprimands ASR/B.S.I. for acting in bad faith in trying to undermine the Sugar Cane Production Committee, it says [...]

Meighan Gets Bail for “Zimbab” Shooting

Well-known street figure, Ellis Meighan, who was charged with the attempted murder of Carlos “Zimbab” Abraham, a George Street boss, appeared before Justice Antoinette Moore today. Meighan went to the [...]

Salvadoran Remanded for Double Murder in Paraiso

Sixty-seven year old Jose Antonio Santos, a Salvadoran national living in the village of Paraiso, Corozal was arraigned on Thursday in the Corozal Magistrate’s Court for the double murder of [...]

A Look at the Bi-lateral Agreements

As you know, thirteen agreements have been signed between Belize and Guatemala. The historic signing was done by the Foreign Ministers of Belize and Guatemala and has been described as [...]

Agreements Include Prisoner Exchange

Of equal concern is the matter of Belizeans being locked up in Guatemala.  Viewers would recall the case of Joseph Budna, a Belizean who is serving a lengthy sentence in [...]

2 Agreements Didn’t Make it to the Table

For context, Leslie told News Five that the agreements signed fulfilled a mandate that was established through a joint commission between Belize and Guatemala.  Initially, there was a total of [...]

Christmas goodies for Kids at K.H.M.H….

Tis the season to bring joy…Christmas parties are taking place at many places to bring joy to persons who would otherwise not be able to enjoy the celebrations. Earlier today [...]

…And for Adults at the Welcome Resource Centre

Over at the welcome resource center in Belize City, a party for underprivileged adults was in full swing. We found them dancing and having an enjoyable time. Our intern Frank [...]