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Kenrick Longsworth is Arraigned for Murder of Baby Mark Tuyul Jr.

For two days, police looked for the man who is accused in the brutal killing of a three-year-old child. On Sunday, Kenrick Longsworth was captured in Isabella Bank in an [...]

Hundreds of Immigrants Converge on Swift Hall; Minister Bev a No-Show

Swift Hall in Belize City was overflowing on Monday night in the mad rush by immigrants to acquire Belizean nationality.  The Minister of State for Immigration Beverly Williams was not [...]

Will the Immigration Department Accept Documents Collected by Dianne Finnegan?

Immigration C.E.O. Edmond Zuniga was also quizzed about the vast amount of documents that were collected at Finnegan’s political office over the course of last week. He did not confirm [...]

Who is Lev Aslan Dermen? Which U.D.P. Minister Did He Bribe?

A storm is brewing in the ruling United Democratic Party ahead of its national convention in February. This on the heels of the release of U.S. court documents of a [...]

Resort Owner Rapes Housekeeper

A disturbing report of rape is emerging from southern Belize. The Belize Police Department confirmed today that police in Dangriga are investigating a case of rape.  Information to News Five [...]

Hattieville Shooting Victim Detained; his Family is Outraged

The victim in a shooting incident in Hattieville is in detention. On January tenth, gunmen turned up at the home of Tyrone Belisle when he was with his family, Belisle [...]

Public Consultations on Equal Opportunities Bill Underway

A series of countrywide public consultations commenced over the weekend; on Monday it was held in Belmopan where proponents of the Equal Opportunities Bill presented, to an audience of interested [...]

Religious Opponents Decry Equal Opportunities Bill

The Equal Opportunities Bill is of serious concern for the National Evangelical Association of Belize, NEAB, which has come out strongly against the proposed legislation because of the perceived same-sex [...]

“Domestic Violence is Normalized” – Jennifer Lovell

The murder of three-year-old Mark Tuyul Junior has pushed the issue of domestic violence to the front burner.  Domestic violence is pervasive and has become commonplace to a point where [...]

Pedophilia is Alive and Alarming in Belizean Society

Equally concerning is the issue of child sexual abuse resulting from pedophilia.  According to Lovell, this kind of predatory behaviour often manifests itself in situations where children are groomed by [...]

Alejandro Giammattei is the New President of Guatemala

At this time, the inauguration of the new Guatemalan president, Alejandro Giammattei, has been delayed for hours.  The event is to take place at the National Theatre in Guatemala City, [...]

Belize Tax Service Insists B.T.L. Owes Millions in Taxes

The Belize Tax Service is holding on to its position that Belize Telemedia Limited owes millions of dollars in taxes to the Government of Belize. The Department initiated an audit [...]

Accused of Extortion, Reynaldo Verde Applies for Early Retirement

Reynaldo Verde, Former Deputy Director of the Belize Tax Service, remains incarcerated in the U.S. after he was nabbed by F.B.I. officials on September seventh 2019, on a charge of [...]

Jumoke Castro to Face Public Service Commission

Jumoke Castro, son of U.D.P. Minister Edmond Castro, is yet to be charged for what is considered a threat of rape against Plus TV’s Shasta Wade.  Castro was placed on [...]

Belize Overnight Tourism Arrivals Surpass 500K Mark

The Belize Tourism Board today announced that for the first time in the history of Belize’s tourism industry, Belize surpassed the half-million mark in overnight arrivals last year. In 2019, [...]

Nurses Question Association’s Task Force

Last week the Nurses Task Force called out the Ministries of Health and Public Services for acting in bad faith. According to the Task Force, the ministries were failing to address [...]

More Issues to Discuss Beyond Succession Plans for Nurses in Belize

Now, while Baird wants answers from the association in regards to the task force and elections, he says that he believes some of the points that they have called for [...]

Dara Robinson Feeding Programme on Life Support

Is the ‘Dara Feeding Programme’ closing its doors after thirteen years?  Not just yet – that is, if Joel Dara Robinson gets his way.  The local philanthropist says that his [...]