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Breaking News: Halloween Day Robbery at Midtown Restaurant

This just in…there was a robbery at a popular restaurant on Princess Margaret Drive on the entertainment strip. News Five has confirmed that about an hour ago, two men armed [...]

A Grandmother and her Grandson are Dead, After Angry Father Plows Backhoe Through Their Home

There are so many questions unanswered in the killing of a young child and his grandmother at the hands of the father of three.  The unthinkable tragedy occurred at about [...]

How Sam August Came Into Possession of a Backhoe

Aside from Samuel August Senior being the father of three male children whose custodial rights were granted to their maternal grandmother by the family court, little else is known about [...]

Opposition Leader Sends Messages of Condolences to Affected Family

Belizeans across the country and overseas have been sharing messages of condolences with the family.  Today, P.U.P. Leader John Briceño did the same, expressing sympathy, urging religious leaders to, once [...]

B.N.T.U. to Demonstrate on November Seventh

The Belize National Teachers Union is putting the government on notice that it will demonstrate one week from today, on Wednesday, November seventh in Belmopan. That was the announcement made [...]

B.N.T.U. Says It Is Fighting for the Natural Justice of All Teachers

According to the union, the minister agreed that two aspects of Proposal Twenty-Two would have been negotiated.  It involves all high schools including Ecumenical, Toledo Community College, San Pedro High [...]

Still No Decision on the Re-Categorization of Hardship Schools

National President Elena Smith called out Education Minister Patrick Faber on his recent statements on the negotiations with the union.  Smith produced signed documents and minutes of a previous meeting [...]

B.N.T.U. Rejects the Withholding of Commuting Allowances

The B.N.T.U. is also rejecting the decision by the Ministry of Education to withhold commuting allowance owed to teachers prior to 2017. The ministry has said it will not honour [...]

B.D.F. Soldier Arraigned for Girlfriend’s Murder

Belize City investigators believe that twenty-seven-year-old Albert Moriera brutally murdered thirty-seven-year-old Felina James. The B.D.F. soldier was arraigned this morning for the crime of murder and was remanded until November [...]

Opposition Leader Says G.O.B. Had Plans to Legalize Marijuana

Opposition Leader John Briceño created a buzz after he publicly announced his support for the legalization of marijuana.  His stance on the legalization of marijuana has been met with support [...]

Opposition Leader Takes on Health Minister on Marijuana Legalization

That evidence surfaced on Tuesday in the form of letters. The letters document that there were discussions held in support of the legalization of marijuana. On February tenth, one of [...]

Opposition Leader Calls for Minister Pablo Marin to Resign

A second letter surfaced on Tuesday which speaks to Minister Marin’s support for the development of commercial production of hemp in the Stann Creek District. The letter, dated October fourteen [...]

CitCo Lends a Helping Hand in Wake of Faber’s Road Tragedy

The tragic incident that claimed the lives of five-year-old Samir August and his grandmother, fifty-three-year-old Louise Young on Faber’s Road in the wee hours of this morning has gripped the [...]

Red Cross to Provide Psychosocial Support to Family

The family is still dealing with the loss of lives even as a thirteen-year-old girl remains critical at the K.H.M.H.  The trauma left behind by thirty-five-year-old Samuel August Senior has [...]

An Update on John Briceño’s Listening Tour

Earlier this month, P.U.P. Leader embarked on a countrywide listening tour to get a general feeling of party supporters on taking the Belize/Guatemala dispute to the International Case of Justice [...]

A Short-term Sargassum Solution

The seaweed epidemic which continues to affect tourism destinations across the country persists without a long-term remedy.  In the meantime, government has stepped in to provide relief to seafront businesses [...]

Sargassum Crisis: Help is on the Way

Minister of Tourism, Manuel Heredia Jr., explains how the earmarked funds will be used across the affected areas.  He says that berms will be placed at specific locations to mitigate [...]

A 2020 Population & Housing Census to Be Conducted

Personnel at the Statistical Institute of Belize are getting ready for the 2020 national census. The population is expected to show growth of more than two percent annually since the [...]

BCAPSS Comes Out Against Marijuana Legalization, Opposition Leader Responds

Earlier in the newscast, Leader of the Opposition John Briceño lashed back at the P.M., over the legalization of marijuana.   Briceño also responded to the press release fired off on [...]