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A National Gas Company This Way Comes

The House of Representatives met today in a special sitting during which several bills, including the Belize City Council (Municipal Paper) and the National Liquefied Petroleum Gas Project, were brought [...]

National Gas Company is Color Blind – PM Barrow

According to Prime Minister Dean Barrow, the idea of forming a public/private partnership goes beyond party lines since a majority of those who make up the board, as well as [...]

Corozal/Sarteneja Road to be Resurfaced with $100 Million Taiwanese Loan

The much needed upgrading of the Corozal/Sarteneja Road, as well as the construction of the Pueblo Nuevo and Laguna Seca bridges, will be done using a loan of fifty million [...]

Cordel Hyde Rails Against Proposed Use of Taiwanese Loan

Vocal in his objection to how these monies will be spent, in the absence of a contractor general, is Lake-I area rep Cordel Hyde.  Not only is he apprehensive that [...]

Dangriga Polyclinic Staffers Stage Sick-out

Members of staff at the Dangriga Polyclinic are up in arms over what they describe as an injustice being perpetrated on them. Some eight employees staged a sickout today for [...]

PM Barrow Weighs in on Kareem Musa’s China Visit

Kareem Musa’s visit to Mainland China two weeks ago is still the subject of much debate in political circles across the country.  While it may have died down in the [...]

You Can’t Have Your Cake and Eat It

In forming an alliance with Taiwan, Mainland China officially severed ties with Belize, and despite the notion of being diplomatically cordial with both nations, PM Barrow says you can’t have [...]

Cordel Says GOB’s Criticism of Musa’s China Trip is Hissy Fit

But while Musa has been soundly criticized for making the unapproved visit to Mainland China, his colleagues in the opposition do not seem to find it entirely objectionable, at least [...]

Kareem Speaks Up on China Visit

And speaking for himself, Kareem Musa once again reiterated the purpose of the trip, despite the optics or the impression it has given to the masses of Belizeans.  Here’s how [...]

Vince Martinez Sticks to His Allegations

On Thursday, Police Commissioner Chester Williams reiterated to the media that Corporal Kent Martinez was not the officer who shot Vince Martinez in the groin with a rubber bullet. Vince [...]

Vince Martinez Takes on ComPol Chester Williams

After the incident, Vince Martinez filed an official report to the Professional Standards Branch. Commissioner Williams told News Five on Thursday that some investigations are complex because the department has [...]

Police Constable, Herman Millian out on Supreme Court bail

Police Constable, Herman Millian is out on Supreme Court bail. Millian met bail of ten thousand dollars and is scheduled to reappear at the San Ignacio Magistrate’s Court on October [...]

Commissioner Williams speaks on gang membership gangs

Since the beginning of this year, several persons have been charged for being in gangs. As recently as last week, six men were charged for being members of gangs. These [...]

Commissioner of Police champions results of breathalyzers to be accepted into evidence

This week, we reported on the donation of ten breathalyzers to the Belize Police Department. The devices used to measure blood alcohol concentration will be distributed to different police stations [...]

19-year-old to stand trial for Premium Wines Robbery

Nineteen-year-old Everald Sambula will stand trial at the Supreme Court for a robbery that happened at Premium Wines and Spirit last September. In 2018, Sambula was arraigned on four counts [...]

A tough day for Team Belize in the C.A Beach Volleyball Championship!

For the fourth time Belize is hosting the Central American Beach Volleyball Championship. The nineteenth staging of the regional competition kicked off this morning and continues through to Sunday. All [...]

SMART gifts one hundred pairs of footwear

Today SMART teamed up with the Belize Police Department to give one hundred youth a pair of footwear each. The students are participants in the Police Department’s Youth Mentorship Program. [...]

11th Annual Belize Camping Experience a Success!

Summer is coming to an end and along with it the activities organized by the Belize Camping Experience. This year, the organization gathered more than one thousand campers from across [...]