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More Dubious Immigration Documents Circa Penner Passport Scandal

On Friday, we showed you a group of almost two hundred men and women who were granted Belizean citizenship by the Immigration and Nationality Department.  The timing of the swearing-in, [...]

Was Immigration Minister Godwin Hulse Involved in Signing of Documents?

Earlier today, we attempted to reach the Minister of Immigration, Godwin Hulse, but he was unavailable. According to Saldivar, the Penner scandal in September 2013 was what broke the camel’s [...]

Armed Robbery in San Ignacio, Madisco Employees Jacked at Gunpoint

Late this evening, News Five was able to confirm reports that there was an armed robbery in San Ignacio. It happened at around four, and the victims were two Madisco [...]

GSU Raids Home of San Jose Residents… On Whose Instructions?

Did Deputy Prime Minister Gaspar Vega dispatch members of the feared Gang Suppression Unit to terrorize residents of San Jose in the Orange Walk District? That’s a question to which [...]

Bomba Under Water One Week After Massive Weekend Downpour

Bomba is a small community off the Old Northern Highway in the Belize Rural North constituency. There are twenty-seven families living in the village without electricity even though wires were [...]

Mike Menjivar’s Case Against G.O.B./G.S.U. Dismissed…

A claim against the Government of Belize filed by businessman Mike Menjivar, proprietor of La Cabana Restaurant and Bar, was dismissed this morning in the Supreme Court.  The protracted legal [...]

La Cabana Proprietor Prepares to Revisit the Drawing Board

According to Menjivar, the dismissal of the matter will force them back to the drawing board.  The case against government however, will only rear its head in another form.   [...]

Fatal Traffic Accidents in San Antonio and Xaibe Villages

A fatal traffic mishap in the Toledo District over the weekend has claimed the life of a man whose identity is yet to be confirmed by Punta Gorda police.  On [...]

Jermaine Locke is Stabbed in Belize City

A near-fatal stabbing incident over the weekend in the Lake Independence area has left one man in critical condition at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital.  Twenty-two-year-old Jermaine Locke was assaulted [...]

Jason Reyes, Not Guilty of Murder but Guilty of Manslaughter

A decision was handed down today in the Supreme Court of Judge Adolph Lucas in a trial of judge without jury in which a San Pedro man was found not [...]

Guatemalan President Elect Says He Won’t Give Up an Inch of Belize

Carlos Morales, a comedian, won by a huge landslide in Sunday’s elections in Guatemala, beating Sandra Torres by a margin of two to one. He received sixty-seven point four percent [...]

B.N.T.U. Issues Release on Guatemala’s Response to Diplomatic Note

On the heels of the statement by the president elect of Guatemala, the Belize National Teachers Union, the most active among the unions, sent out a release stating its position [...]

Belize Youth Movement Launches Agenda For Now

A youth senator…that’s one of the proposals that the youth arm of the People’s United Party put forth in a manifesto last Saturday. The document, called Agenda For Now, also [...]

Leader of Opposition Concerned About New Nationalities

There are two recent immigration incidents over which there is rising concern. Between the months of September and October over four hundred persons were sworn in as new Belizeans. And [...]

City Council Takes on Garbage Collection Post-flood

A massive, citywide cleanup spearheaded by the National Emergency Management Organization, NEMO, and the Belize City Council is underway.  The campaign continues one week after torrential rains flooded parts of [...]

Phillip Willoughby Says All Hand Are on Deck for Cleanup Campaign

Waste material, says Willoughby, is being dealt with promptly by all related agencies, including the Solid Waste Management Authority.   Phillip Willoughby, CEMO “There will be a three-day window opportunity [...]

Bodybuilding Champions…James Adderley with Sports News

Good evening. I’m James Adderley and this is Sports Monday.   Verdes FC has proven that unless Belizean football travels, we will remain unable to compete at the international level. [...]