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Men Detained for Burning Canefields Will Be Charged

On Monday two men were detained by Police on suspicion of burning canefields owned by ASR in the San Lorenzo area of Orange Walk Town. The detention is politically charged, [...]

Ramon Cervantes Denies Involvement

As we said, the situation is politically charged because of the personalities involved, and also because when Alpuche Junior was detained he was driving a vehicle which belongs to Cervantes. [...]

Why Did the SCPC Cut Quotas?

There is word of an apparent resolution to unrest in the sugar industry which had the potential to blow up into full-scale protest. Because of the lateness of an announcement [...]

Both Americans Died From Chop Wounds

The double murder of the two American nationals in Teakettle was at the top of our newscast on Monday night. The brutal killing of the two men has left the [...]

Do you support the proposed amendment to the Special Agreement which will allow Guatemala to hold an individual referendum?

And our question for tonight is: Do you support the proposed amendment to the Special Agreement which will allow Guatemala to hold an individual referendum? Yes or No? Send your [...]

Courtenay Speaks on Referendum and ICJ

This weekend Foreign Minister Wilfred Elrington will travel to Guatemala to sign an amendment to the Special Agreement signed at the O.A.S. headquarters in Washington back in 2008. The signing [...]

Says Elrington Should Resign

Courtenay took special exception to a statement made to News Five by Foreign Minister Elrington last week. Elrington claimed that, quote – “At this point in time, we don’t know [...]

GOB Should Support Territorial Volunteers, Says Courtenay

On Sunday about two hundred Belizeans, led by the Belize Territorial Volunteers, travelled to the Garbutt Falls border monument in Benque Viejo del Carmen. As they have been doing for [...]

Wanted Men Extradited to Belize

A trio of Belizean fugitives wanted for individual crimes, including murder, has been extradited by Mexican authorities.  The handing over took place on Saturday morning at the Belize/Mexico Border where [...]

Carter Convicted on GST Offences

T he GST continues to penalize businesses that have not been paying their taxes.  Well known talk show host and businessman Darrell Carter was spared jail time after he picked [...]

Martinez Arraigned for Burglary

Burglars cleaned out a woman’s apartment taking all her household items while she was away. But quick response by the police, led to the recovery of two od the stolen [...]

BCCI Supports Petrocaribe Initiative…Opposes Petrocaribe Act

he Belize Chamber of Commerce is the latest organization to come out against the PetroCaribe Loans Act which was passed in the house after a relatively short debate. While that [...]

Chamber Will Not Explore Joining Forces with PUP

Despite the Prime Minister’s recent announcement that amendments to the law will be tabled at the next House meeting, Vasquez says that there are certain aspects which remain unaddressed.  Those [...]

BCCI Awaits Amendments Before Formulating Clear Position

While the chamber, as a social partner, may not be joining the PUP to seek a repeal of the PetroCaribe Loans Act, it is in receipt of a letter from [...]

A Trip to the Museum of Belize

When was the last time you visited The Museum of Belize?  Many Belizeans see it as a place for international visitors to learn about our culture and history, but what [...]

Students Shine at the Festival of Arts

Festival of Arts has become a part of primary and high school tradition. For years, students have been showcasing their talents through dance, song, and drama at the district and [...]

Crooked tree Celebrates 30th Annual Cashew Fest

The thirtieth annual Crooked Tree Cashew Festival was held this weekend and as always, it was a spectacular showcase of that much loved fruit. But while the focus is on [...]