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M.O.E. Meets with B.N.T.U. and Progress is Recorded

Tonight, there is a sigh of relief among the Ministry of Education and the Belize National Teachers Unions and temperatures are cooling down.  Deputy Prime Minister Patrick Faber took a [...]

DPM Faber Optimistic about Way Forward with Teachers Union

Deputy Prime Minister Patrick Faber who was flanked by Chief Education Officer, Doctor Carol Babb, at the meeting also felt confident that the meeting had a positive outcome, despite not [...]

The Latest on Lev Dermen and Miami Meetings involving “Ex President of Belize”

News Five’s Hipolito Novelo is in Salt Lake City, Utah covering the trial of accused fraudster Lev Dermen.  It’s a huge tax fraud case involving over a billion dollars, involving [...]

Faber Takes on Lev Dermen Allegations

As the Lev Dermen trial continues in Utah, on the home front, the effects of the scandal is rippling across all strata of Belizean society, rocking the United Democratic Party [...]

Scandal after Scandal Rocks U.D.P. Administration

The scandal-ridden U.D.P. is gearing up for a leadership convention this weekend after which it will also prepare for general elections.  Amid the Lev Dermen scandal, as well as the [...]

Changes at the Gas Pumps

At midnight, there will be some relief for consumers as the prices for regular gasoline and kerosene will go down at the pumps. Regular gasoline will decrease by fifty-five cents [...]

T-Minus Five Days to U.D.P. Leadership Convention

The countdown to the February ninth U.D.P. leadership convention is down to the last five days and Deputy Prime Minister Patrick Faber is facing political opponent John Saldivar in a [...]

U.D.P. Delegates Share Concerns with DPM Faber

Faber’s vote seeking activities commenced with the launch of his leadership campaign in September of last year.  Since then he has been canvassing delegates in all six districts and was [...]

Faber Says He’s Passionate, Not Petty and Vindictive

His many detractors describe him as petty and vindictive, personal and professional attributes that don’t cast Patrick Faber in the best light.  While those criticisms are widely held, some published [...]

Faber is Says Accountability is Necessary for UNCAC Implementation

The National Trade Union Congress of Belize has given government an ultimatum by when it has to show progress in the implementation of the United Nations Convention Against Corruption, UNCAC.  [...]

Paraiso Resident Charged for Murder of Daniel Cano

Two men have been charged for separate murders that occurred in the north over the weekend. Police have charged Jesus Monteroso for the murder of Daniel Cano. The sales clerk [...]

Another Murder Suspect is Charged

Corozal police have charged a Libertad resident for the stabbing murder of Juan David Mendez. The accused is Diego Onorio Correa, who is believed to have stabbed Mendez once to [...]

Supreme Court Strikes Out P.S.U. Land Case Against Simplex Design Limited

Justice Courtney Abel has made a determination in a case brought by the Public Service against the Belmopan City Council, the Ministry of Natural Resources and Simplex Design Limited.  In [...]

P.S.U.’s Eviction from Hilltop Property Inevitable?

According to Estevan Perera, the Registered Land Act gives two opportunities for the court to set aside a land title—when the title was issued in error or if it was [...]

What is Simplex’s Plans for the Prime Belmopan Property?

It is widely speculated that Simplex Design Limited, which is registered to an address on Santa Rita Road in Corozal Town, is a shell company with no true intention to [...]

Land Compensation Case Against Andre Vega Goes to the Court of Appeal

Estevan Perera is also the attorney for Andre Vega, son of former Lands Minister Gaspar Vega. In July of 2019, the government took the younger Vega to court to recover [...]

M.O.H. Hosts Meeting with Local Partners to Talk Coronavirus Plans

The Ministry of Health continues to prepare and put in prevention or containment plans in the event that the corona virus reaches Belize. The number of deaths has increased and [...]

M.O.H. Advises Against Non-Urgent Travel; No Case of Virus in Belize.

Over the weekend, the Ministry of Health issued a release to advise against travel to countries where the novel virus is present.  They recommended that those who do not have [...]

Omar Mitchell is Sworn in as the New Contractor General

A new Contractor General finally took the oath today at Belize House in Belmopan. He is Omar Mitchell, an engineer by profession.  The appointment is for a period of three [...]

Road Safety Project II Donates 6 Highway Patrol Trucks

Last year, Belize received funds through a loan from the Caribbean Development Bank to execute the Second Road Safety Project.  You’ll recall that from 2013 to 2018, the first road [...]

Cuba Celebrates the Historic Anniversaries of Revolution and Relations with Belize

The Embassy of Cuba in Belize celebrated two historic events over the weekend: the anniversary of its revolution and the anniversary of relations with Belize. Education and health have been [...]