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Twenty-Four Hours Later: Another Body Surfaces in Roaring Creek Blood Feud

There is a third murder in the Roaring Creek area tonight. The dismembered body of fifty-one year old Roaring Creek resident Steven “Deeds” Hyde was found in a shallow grave [...]

What’s Russell Hyde’s Connection to Ongoing Spate of Murders in Roaring Creek?

As we said, Steven Hyde, the cousin of Russell Hyde, is the third victim in a recent string of murders that started with the fatal shooting of thirty-three year old, [...]

N.T.U.C.B. Meets With PM Barrow on Proposed Amendments to Petrocaribe Law

Representatives of the National Trade Union Congress of Belize met in extended session this afternoon with Prime Minister Dean Barrow to discuss proposed amendments to the Petrocaribe Loans Act.  The [...]

Marvin Mora Says Timeline for Union Membership to Decide is Limited

Among the key questions coming out of this afternoon’s meeting is the scope of the Petrocaribe Loans Act which, according to Mora, also prevents a successive government from abusing or [...]

No Love Lost Despite Audrey Matura-Shepherd Not Being Initially Invited to Meeting

When the prime minister requested an audience with the N.T.U.C.B. on the issue of the controversial Petrocaribe Loans Act, the invitation was rather specific: all were welcomed to attend except [...]

Audrey Spoke on BGYEA Settlement, Cited for Contempt of Court

In a most unusual case involving an attorney, Audrey Matura-Shepherd is being cited for contempt of court which is considered a serious offense that can result in imprisonment for any [...]

Carlos Raul Morales on Referendum

News Five was the only media house in Guatemala City where an amendment was formalized to the 2008 Special Agreement this past Monday. It is all part of a process [...]

When Will Amended Special Agreement Receive Congressional Nod in Guatemala?

But even though the amendment was signed on Monday, the document will need to get approval from the Guatemalan Congress, unlike Belize. So what is the possibility of it getting [...]

Guatemalan Foreign Minister Says Public Education on Referendum Will be Short

For about two years now, the referendum unit at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs has been holding an education campaign in schools and civil society on the pros and cons [...]

K.H.M.H. Nurse and Sons Acquitted of Fire Arm Offenses

Tonight, fifty-two year old Judith Rocke, a nurse from the K.H.M.H. and her three sons are free from two criminal offenses of Kept Firearm and Ammunition without being Granted a [...]

Retired UWI Professor Attends Anglican Synod in Belize

Professor Neville Duncan, a former lecturer at the University of the West Indies and author of several publications, is in Belize.  The retired Professor in Caribbean Policy Studies is here [...]

FIFA Under Fire, Top Officials Arrested on Corruption Charges in Zurich

F.F.B. President Ruperto Vicente is in Zurich, Switzerland ahead of a congress later this week which will see FIFA President Sepp Blatter facing re-election.  The news tonight however, is that [...]

S.I.B. Releases Quarterly Stats for G.D.P.

The Statistical Institute of Belize released the latest figures for the GDP, external trade and consumer price index. The first quarter records a growth of seven percent that is due [...]

Superintendent Edward Broaster Sues Attorney Oscar Selgado for Defamation

Earlier this month, twenty-three-year-old Luis Campos was arraigned along with two other men for the murder of a cabdriver in San Pedro.  His arrest was not without controversy however, as [...]

Intelligent Art Launched at the Belisle Gallery

At this time, the launch of an exhibit is ongoing at the Belisle Gallery of the Bliss Center for the Performing Arts. Entitled, Intelligent Art, it is part of the [...]

Day 2 of Weekend Kayak Challenge

Day One of the eleventh Lagoon/Reef Kayak Eco-Challenge ended at Robles Point, a secluded beach on Northern Ambergris Caye near the border with Mexico and a stone’s throw from the [...]