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What Does Gapi Vega Have to do with Paumen/Modiri Land Dispute?

The very curious tale of Dark Night owner and alleged murder contractor Bradley Paumen continues to dominate local headlines. The American investor has been charged for putting a hit on [...]

Supreme Court Grants Bail to Two of Paumen’s Associates

As the Paumen story continues to unravel, two of his employees were granted bail after appearing before Justice Antoinette Moore this morning in the Supreme Court.  Ian Skeen and Linzburn [...]

An Extradition Amendment Bill, Is it Practice After Race?

In November the Government of Belize was humiliated after Mexican-American fugitive David Nanes Schnitzer slipped out of its grasp with the greatest of ease. Nanes had been formally requested by [...]

‘Dickie’ Bradley Humbly Disagrees with U.S. Ambassador’s Nanes Opinion

Nanes was found in possession of a number of illegal Belizean documents including a fraudulent passport, was remanded in custody and then got bail despite an extradition request by Mexican [...]

Correspondent Banking Crisis – Opposition Says G.O.B. Should Act Immediately

Prime Minister Dean Barrow has called the loss of correspondent bank relationships an existential threat and a potentially huge crisis. And undoubtedly, if not resolved the implications are many and [...]

P.M. Says De-risking is not a Result of Problems in Belize

Even as the Prime Minister continues to arrange a round of intensive meetings and lobbying sessions in the international forum, he told News Five that it is important that it [...]

Belizean Law Student Shot in Guyana

A Belizean law student is clinging to life tonight after being shot to the chest and arm in Georgetown, Guyana on Thursday night.  Thirty-one-year-old Glenfield Dennison, a resident of Cummings [...]

Will Titanic Supreme Court Ruling be Appealed by G.O.B.?

In a judgment which must have given Prime Minister Dean Barrow a world-class migraine, the Government of Belize has been ordered to pay Titan Securities eight point nine million dollars. [...]

Port Loyola Cruise Port Debated in Belmopan

There is new interest in revisiting an ill-fated and never realized project in Belize, the Carnival Cruise Ship Terminal in Port Loyola. The news came two weeks ago from Prime [...]

P.M. Says No Exclusivity for Stake Bank Developer

Talk of a cruise port in Belize received new life after Stake Bank developer Mike Feinstein indicated that he would be pulling out. Feinstein told News Five that he would [...]

A Political Debate for P.U.P. Leadership, Will it Happen?

Next week Sunday, a new leader will be elected for the People’s United Party. Candidates Francis Fonseca, John Briceño and Cordel Hyde continue with their countrywide campaigns ahead of the [...]

Debate Organizers Say Public Can Submit Questions

With the debate scheduled for January twenty-eight, there are a number of questions concerning the planning and moderation of the event.  Tillett says it is an open process where the [...]

2 Students Offered Bail for Possession of Stolen Firearm

After three nights on remand for a stolen firearm from the police, two students were granted Supreme Court bail. Stradni Cassasola, a resident of Faber’s Road Extension, along with his [...]

A Father is Charged for Beating Up His Teen Daughter

Forty-five year old Alexander Garcia, a father and resident of Belize City, appeared in court today on a charge of harm upon his sixteen-year-old daughter. According to the minor, her [...]

U.D.P. Convention, Will Status Quo Remain?

While all eyes are on the P.U.P.’s leadership race, set for January thirty-first, there’s another looming political event. The U.D.P. will have its own National Convention on March twentieth, and [...]

Where is Christopher Guild?

Where is Christopher Guild? The thirty-two year old unemployed of a Barrack Road address has not been seen or heard from since January tenth and the family is fearing that [...]

Sustainable Fishing Program Completed in Belize

A program for sustainable fishing has successful completed. Pride Campaign for Managed Access was launched back in July of 2013 and after thirty months of groundwork and research in fishing [...]