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O.A.S. Passes Resolution to take Guatemala’s Claim to the I.C.J.

There has been no official notification from the Ministry of Foreign Affairs in Belize, but thanks to a release from Guatemala and one from the O.A.S., tonight we can tell [...]

Burrell Boom Man is Freed of the Murder of Samuel Price

A decision was handed down this morning, in respect of the murder of eighty-four year Samuel Price, the brother of the late father of the nation George Price. Thirty-year old [...]

1 Man Detained for Murder of Marlon Bonner, But Police Need Your Help

In another case of murder, thirty-four-year-old Marlon Anthony Bonner was callously dispatched in a hail of bullets on Sunday evening as he awaited a turn to play a game of [...]

ACP Williams Maintains South Side Murder not Gang-related

Bonner, who was shot multiple times to the back, head and chest, was accosted by a lone gunman.  While Belize City police are no closer to a motive, they do [...]

P.U.P. Northern Caucus Calls for Removal of New Northern Region Health Manager

The appointment of former coast guard officer Audibaldo Monima as Health Manager for the Northern Region has raised the ire of many within the public health sector, particularly because he [...]

The Iconic Hilton Brand Finds a Home in Belize

The Hilton brand of hotels and resorts is coming to Belize, on La Isla Bonita to be precise. The announcement was made today in San Pedro that Mahogany Bay Village [...]

Minister Tracy Panton Weighs-in on the IMF Report

Weeks ago the International Monetary Fund, IMF, issued its Article Four Consultation Report. The long and short is that the report speaks of a decelerating economy in Belize amid increasing [...]

Is the Agriculture Industry on the Rebound?

The IMF Report also points to the increase in imports and a decline of exports from Belize. According to the report, “The current account deficit widened to nine point eight [...]

Does Economic Climate Stimulate Small Business Development?

The current economic climate does little to stimulate or support entrepreneurs and small business development. Several small businesses have had to close, and many more are struggling because of heavy [...]

G.O.B. Takes on Extreme Siltation in Belize City Harbor

News Five also took the opportunity to ask the ministers about the extreme case of siltation in the Belize City Harbor, particularly in front of the Bliss Center for the [...]

An Update on the Proposed Belize City Cruise Port

While we were in San Pedro, News Five asked Minister of Tourism Manuel Heredia Junior about the much needed Belize City cruise port. For years, there has been a request [...]

World Elder Abuse Awareness Day 2016

The abuse of elderly persons in many forms is not rare; in fact it is common, but not often reported. On the occasion of World Elder Abuse Awareness Day, the [...]

Congestion on La Isla Bonita, San Pedro

And this last piece of news from San Pedro…there have been complaints of congestion, particularly with heavy vehicles and traffic on the island. It doesn’t quite fit with the Sustainable [...]

K.H.M.H. Receives Donation Medical Equipment and Supplies

This morning, the K.H.M.H. proudly announced receipt of a much needed donation of medical equipment and supplies – so needed in fact that the items donated were not available for [...]

Blackout Did Not Cause Any Death at K.H.M.H.

There was a sudden blackout on Monday night in Belize City, with power restored about fifteen minutes after. Any loss of power can range anywhere from a minor to a [...]

South Side Police Meet and Greet Residents in St. Martins

Assistant Commissioner of Police Chester Williams led a team of officers into the Saint Martin De Porres area this afternoon, not to conduct a sting operation, but to make acquaintance [...]