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American Tourist Goes Missing at Rendezvous Caye

An American woman is missing in Belize and her family is desperately trying to find her. Tourist Alison MacKenzie has been in Belize since December and on Friday she and [...]

Michael Peyrefitte Met Lev Dermen; Denies Taking Bribes

Attorney General Michael Peyrefitte says he met the infamous fraudster, Lev Dermen, through former P.U.P. Minister Ralph Fonseca.  Dermen’s name has appeared in all major headlines last week, causing the [...]

AG Eager to Know Which Cabinet Minister Took Bribes from Lev Dermen

So who was the cabinet minister who received twenty-five thousand dollars monthly? Fingers are being pointed to one specific senior U.D.P. minister and according to the Prime Minister his ministers [...]

Senate Debate on Caracol Loan Motion Gets Heated

Sparks flew inside the National Assembly today, forcing President Darrell Bradley to bring order in the Senate. The debate got heated as senators spoke on the ten million U.S. dollar [...]

Migrant Caravan from Honduras Makes Way into Mexico

A group of about one thousand migrants from Honduras and elsewhere from Central America have made their way into Mexico after travelling for several days through neighbouring Guatemala. The migrants [...]

No Migrants Entered Belize

On Friday, the caravan was spotted by the Cadena’s operating base near Belize’s border with Guatemala. The splinter group comprised of about fifteen to twenty persons who authorities feared would [...]

Belize’s Concerns About Migrant Caravan

The National Security Council comprised officials from the ministries of National Security, Human Development and Immigration. While some of the migrants are in search of a better life, others are [...]

Senators Raise Concerns Over Contractor General Appointment

The motion to appoint Omar Mitchell to the post of Contractor General was today ratified by the Senate but not before several senators voiced concerns. Mitchell succeeds Godwin Arzu who [...]

AG Defends G.O.B.’s Contractor General Appointment

Responding to the senators’ concerns was Attorney General and U.D.P. Senator, Michael Peyrefitte. Peyrefitte chastised the senators for pre-empting the works of Mitchell by alluding he would fail at his [...]

AG Finalizing Legal Advice on B.T.L.’s Tax Woes

Belize Telemedia Limited owes millions of dollars in taxes to the Government of Belize – that’s the position of the Belize Tax Service. Financial Secretary Joseph Waight confirmed last week [...]

S.C.A. Leads the Charge for Youth and Climate in 2020

The Saint Catherine Academy says that as they head into their one hundred and thirtieth anniversary, they will be putting the conversation of climate and youth into action on their [...]

M.O.H. and the Nurses Task Force Meet

There was a meeting this morning at the Ministry of Health in Belmopan. The Nurses Task Force has been at odds with the Ministry on a number of issues. According [...]

Will Lev Dermen Scandal Force U.D.P. to Postpone Leadership Convention?

February ninth has been set aside by the United Democratic Department for its leadership convention.  As you know, Patrick Faber and John Saldivar are going head to head to become [...]

Clear the Land Crashes on George Price Highway

Earlier this afternoon, Belize Rural North Area Representative Edmond ‘Clear the Land’ Castro got into a road traffic accident along the George Price Highway.  News Five understands that the Minister [...]

Students Clash at Gwen Liz, Police Called in to Break Up Fight

Gwen Liz High School is back in the news tonight. There was a huge brawl among various groups of students at Gwen Lizarraga High School on Friday which forced classes [...]

Aggravated Burglary at Happy Happy Inn on George Price Highway

A hotel just outside of Belmopan City limits was targeted by armed burglars on Saturday night. While there were no guests at the hotel, a security guard says that he [...]

Shooting in Bella Vista Village, Cayo

There were two acts of gun violence recorded over the weekend in the west in Bella Vista Village and up north in San Andres Village, Corozal. Police are looking for [...]

Gunman Detained in Corozal Shooting

Also in Corozal, a San Andres resident was targeted by a gunman while hanging out on a basketball court in the village. Marlon Palacio escaped serious injury and says the [...]

No to Medical Waste in San Antonio

Over the weekend, residents of San Antonio Village in Toledo District held a protest during which they strongly objected to the disposal of medical waste in a pit dug behind [...]

Auditor General’s Reports Spark Debate on Adjournment

Precipitating the harsh criticisms levied against the Barrow administration on adjournment at Friday’s house meeting was a pair of audit reports presented to PM Barrow back in October.  The results [...]

Why Wasn’t Simeon Coc Called Out by PM Following JCTHS Audit?

Both documents will also be handed over to the Public Accounts Committee chaired by Deputy Leader Julius Espat of the People’s United Party.  While Opposition Leader John Briceño cited a [...]

Fisheries Resources Bill Successfully Tabled and Passed

A new Fisheries Resources Bill was tabled in the House of Representatives on Friday which will aid in making small-scale fisheries more sustainable for marine life, as well as fisher [...]

New Fisheries Bill Also Effective for Inland Resources

Orange Walk South Area Representative, Jose Abelardo Mai spoke of the legislation in the context of the New River crisis of 2019.  According to Mai, the Fisheries Resources Bill also [...]

James Adderly with the Weekend Sporting Stats

Good evening, I’m James Adderly and this is Sports Monday.   [Highlight of weekend sporting activities…]