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C.W.U. Defends Former Executive Amy Forte

The outcry continues to grow tonight in relation to the Mosquito Caye/Caye Caulker land scandal involving an attempted swap of land in both locations by Andre Vega, son of former [...]

How Far Should Lands Investigation Go?

Like the Belize National Teachers’ Union and the Public Service Union, the C.W.U. is asking that a formal investigation be carried out dating back to the start of Gaspar Vega’s [...]

P.U.P. Formalize Demands to Prime Minister

Earlier this week, the Opposition People’s United Party went after the Government, calling for among other things, the return of all Vega-titled properties and a full investigation and commission of [...]

E.P. Yorke’s Bernice Ramirez Passes 20 CXC’s!

A seventeen-year-old 2017 graduate from the Edward P. Yorke High School in Belize City is beating all odds and making her mark in regional exams. While the official results are [...]

Top Student Taking Up Scholarship in U.K.

…and her accomplishments opened doors for Ramirez. Aside from being recognized as a youth ambassador in 2016, her achievement of twenty CXC passes qualified Bernice for a scholarship with Pestalozzi [...]

CitCo and “Chicken Dread” Battle to Stalemate

News Five was called out to Princess Margaret Drive this morning in front of Edward P. Yorke High School where we found special constables of the Belize City Council and [...]

What’s in Government’s Oil Spill Plan?

In environmental news, members of the Coalition to Save our Natural Heritage have written Chief Environmental Officer Martin Alegria to raise concerns on the scope of a planned consultancy intended [...]

OCEANA Says Belizeans Will Decide Oil Issue

Despite agreeing to legislate the moratorium, the Prime Minister has told environmentalists and the press that he remains against a permanent ban on exploration, as he is unwilling to rule [...]

A.G. and Alcaldes Meet in Toledo

Attorney General Michael Peyrefitte, along with Minister of State Doctor Carla Barnett and Solicitor General Nigel Hawke, visited Punta Gorda Town on Thursday where they met with the Toledo Alcaldes [...]

Gov’t Takes Up Land Demarcation, Training for Alcaldes

According to Coc, the Maya community remains optimistic in their expectation that this kind of dialogue will be the first of many, especially as it relates to the implementation of [...]

Who Will Be New Chief Magistrate?

Has the next Chief Magistrate of Belize been appointed? It is widely expected that it will be acting Chief Magistrate and former Senior Magistrate Sharon Frazer, but official confirmation has [...]

Attorney Charges Ex-Prison Officer with Assault at Cricket Game

Well-known attorney and former D.P.P. Prosecutor, Leeroy Banner is the victim of an assault. Banner claims he was assaulted by two men on August twenty-sixth, 2017 at the Cricket Field [...]

Pelican Street Ext. Man Charged for Drug Supply

Shortly after eight o’clock this morning, a task force of officers raided the home of thirty-seven-year-old   on Pelican Street Extension.  A search of his residence turned up a quantity [...]

AK-47 Taken Off Streets in Port Loyola

The discovery of a high-powered weapon on the streets of Belize City may have flown below the radar on August twenty-third, when police in the area of Port Loyola retrieved [...]

Darrell Bradley Raises the Belizean flag at Roundabout

It’s the first of September, which, for most, is the start of the national celebrations. And fittingly, it has been officially designated as Flag Day in Belize. It is not [...]

Lillian Salazar Flies High Ahead of KTV Final

Tonight, we profile the third of the four finalists for KTV the Remix, ahead of the grand finale on Tuesday night. Las Flores’ own Lillian Salazar is a doting mother [...]

Back to School with Fresh Hair Cut

Sharlenie Wilson and Natasha Pipersburgh are helping kids to start the school year with fresh haircut done by professional barbers for free. The ladies decided to give back to south [...]

Police Clean Up Belama Phase 1 and 2

Police officers of the Precinct Four of the Belama Police Station, Belize City, were armed with machetes today – but they were not in any face off with a criminal [...]

“Beautiful, Smiling Queen of the Bay…”

On Saturday night at seven p.m. sharp the annual national Queen of the Bay pageant returns to Bird’s Isle in Belize City as eight hopefuls from across the country vie [...]

S.J.C. Vs. Wesley in Charity Basketball

Some good old thrash-talking among a group of friends at a recent basketball game has given rise to a one-of-a-kind initiative spearheaded by Wesley College alum O.J. Elrington.  Tonight, past [...]