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Was B.D.F. Staff Sergeant Richard Lambey Injured by Friendly Fire?

The government has not said much concerning the shooting of Staff Sergeant Richard Lambey that took place in the Chiquibul on Holy Saturday, but tonight, News Five has received further [...]

Pastor Scott Stirm Kicks Up a Storm

Tonight, Pastor Scott Stirm remains in the eye of a storm for disparaging comments he made that have enraged the Garifuna community and other sectors. Stirm is well-known as a [...]

Converted Evangelical Garinagu Come to Support Stirm

Today, the association held a press conference to clarify those statements, saying that it is not against the Garifuna culture or its people, but against the spiritual practices and beliefs [...]

Stirm Says Video was Intentionally Posted to Discredit His Character

On March thirtieth, Stirm issued a release as a reaction to a letter from the National Garifuna Council. In his response, Stirm says that the video was manipulatively edited and [...]

Government Seeks to Empower Minister of State for Immigration

For the past two weeks, the National Assembly has been occupied with the annual budget which came into effect today.  The fiscal plan has been presented and carefully taken apart [...]

2 of 5 Related Immigration Bills are Approved

The purpose of the proposed pieces of law is unclear since Minister Hulse has full powers. Courtenay surmises, however, that it may be one of two reasons: either to give [...]

Mother of 4 Comes Forward Following Death of Dean Dawson

Investigations continue into a fatal traffic accident in which Dean Dawson was hit and killed by the highly connected Director of the Press Officer, Dorian Pakeman who was heading from [...]

What are Belizeans Saying About a Proposed Curfew?

The implementation of an unofficial curfew in south side Belize City is not sitting well in many sectors. Two weeks ago, in the wake of at least three murders allegedly [...]

Mayor Bradley Doesn’t Support Curfew Restriction

While most residents are not against a curfew for minors, the proposal brings to light the issue of parenting or the lack thereof. Recently, the Belize City Council signed on [...]

Prosecution of Rupert Myles is Discontinued

As we reported on Wednesday, charges against two members of the Santa Cruz Thirteen were withdrawn when the case against a group of Maya leaders came up in the Magistrate [...]

Alleged Robber Trevor McFoy is Granted Bail

One of two persons accused of executing a broad daylight robbery at River Valley Supplies Gas Station in Scotland Halfmoon was granted Supreme Court  bail today by Judge Troadio “John” [...]

Roger Anthony Before the Court for Weed Possession

On the eve of his thirty-ninth birthday, notorious street figure, Roger Anthony spent the night in lockdown at the Queen Street Police Station for the possession of a miniscule amount of controlled [...]

Fatal RTA Claims Life of Trial Farm Resident

The body of Trial Farm resident Hilberto Coyoc is tonight in the morgue at the Northern Regional Hospital after he was knocked down and killed in the Orange Walk District [...]

Support for an Elected Senate from an Unlikely Corner

There is more from the Senate other that the budget debate that provide for interesting moments from senators on both sides of the floor. In her budget presentation, Doctor Carla [...]

Opposition Senator Says U.D.P. Government is Thwarting Election of Senators

Doctor Barnett’s perspective on an elected Senate was not lost on lead Opposition Senator Eamon Courtenay. While Courtenay fully agrees with Barnett, he maintains that it is the U.D.P. government, [...]

Dr. Carla Barnett Supports Consultations During Budget Formulation

Government has come under fire for failing to consult with the Opposition and the social partners during the process of putting together the annual 2016/2017 budget.  All, with the exception [...]

Senators Credit Former Financial Secretary for Position on Budget Consultations

Failure to meet with social partners and the Opposition on the budget is a point of concern that has been raised in the senate and seasoned parliamentarian Eamon Courtenay. Even [...]