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Breaking News: Emergency Cabinet Meeting Called for Wednesday

News Five has confirmed that an emergency cabinet meeting has been called for Wednesday morning. That meeting will be held at the Prime Minister’s Office at the Laing Building, in [...]

More Revelations from Utah Case on John Saldivar

At news time tonight, the government and the new leader of the U.D.P., John Saldivar have remained mum about the incriminating revelations coming out from a court in Utah in [...]

Another Photo Surfaces with Saldivar, Belmopan Mayor, Lev Dermen

Early this morning, a new photograph surfaced in the ongoing saga involving the new U.D.P. leader, John Saldivar.  Saldivar’s name has been ringing in the Salt Lake court where Lev [...]

U.D.P. Clarifies: Dean Barrow is Party Leader; John Saldivar is Party Leader-elect

There are two elected leaders of the U.D.P. following Sunday’s convention when John Saldivar took the oath as party leader.  Today, the party sent out a release asserting that Prime [...]

Hugo Patt Sworn in as New Deputy Prime Minister

After garnering the most votes from delegates during the National Party Convention on Sunday to become the new deputy leader of the U.D.P., Corozal North Area Representative and Minister of [...]

Hugo Patt: Public Outrage in Dermen/Saldivar Scandal is of Concern to U.D.P.

Ahead of Hugo Patt’s swearing-in this afternoon, we caught up with him following today’s cabinet meeting, the first gathering of the Barrow administration since the U.D.P. convention on Sunday.  We [...]

Will Patt Assume Leadership Sooner Rather Than Later?

Will the latest developments from Jacob Kingston’s testimony earlier today during which he provided the court with text messages of John Saldivar requesting fifty thousand U.S. dollars prompt an abrupt [...]

John McAfee’s Telling Video to John Saldivar

Remember John McAfee? He is the eccentric U.S. anti-virus software pioneer with a sordid history. Among other things, McAfee was a person of interest in the 2012 murder of his neighbor in [...]

Finnegan Responds to Viral Scotiabank Letter

Earlier today, a letter from the Scotiabank to Mesopotamia Area Representative Michael Finnegan went into wide circulation on social media, since the sixty-day notice concerned the termination of his constituency’s [...]

Port Loyola Constituency Account was also Terminated, Say Boots Martinez

According to Port Loyola Area Representative, Anthony ‘Boots’ Martinez, he, too, received a letter from Scotiabank late in 2019 informing him of the pending termination of his constituency account.  He [...]

Javan Moody is Charged with Murder; Claims that He is Being Framed

Javan Moody says that he is being framed for a murder he didn’t commit. Moody, as we reported on Monday, was arrested and charged for the killing of his girlfriend, [...]

Corporal Arzu Vs ComPol to proceed to trial

The case of Corporal Eldon Arzu versus Commissioner of Police will proceed to trial. This morning the matter was before the court, but was adjourned until May twelfth, in order [...]

Counterclaim Against P.S.U. Goes Before the Court

On Monday, the parties involved in the P.S.U. land claim were back before the courts. Last week, the Supreme Court ruled that Simplex Design Limited was the legitimate owner of [...]

Shooting on Euphrates Avenue, Belize City

There was a shooting incident this morning in Belize City. According to reports, multiple shots were fired on Euphrates Avenue just after ten o’clock. One report to News Five is [...]

D.O.E. and Port Authority Investigate Grounding at Long Caye

Officials from the Department of Environment, the Fisheries Department, the Belize Port Authority and the Belize Audubon Society today travelled to the site of a recent grounding on an aquarium [...]

Will Charges be Levied Against Negligent Party?

According to Ports Commissioner Merlene Bailey-Martinez, charges can be filed by both the Belize Port Authority and the Department of Environment in incidents like this, but the D.O.E. normally takes [...]

Council of Churches offers position on Equal Opportunities Bill

Last week, the Belize Council of Churches issued a press release to provide its position on the Equal Opportunities Bill. According to the Council of Churches, they are supportive of [...]

Tracy Disappointed from Sunday’s NPC Loss

Albert Area Representative Tracy Panton received the fewest number of votes in Sunday’s U.D.P. convention.  She had from the onset admitted to being at a disadvantage since only seventy-five percent [...]

Clear the Land Predicts Another U.D.P. Win in 2020

On Sunday, Belize Rural North Area Rep, Edmond ‘Clear the Land’ Castro predicted that John Saldivar would have defeated political opponent Patrick Faber handsomely to become the U.D.P.’s new party [...]

Influenza Patients on Cruise Ship at Harvest Caye Didn’t Disembark

The Ministry of Health says that a cruise ship that docked at Harvest Caye has been cleared. The ship was carrying three passengers who were exhibiting flu-like symptoms. Those passengers, [...]

Coronavirus is Now COVID-19; Belize Prepares

And in the Ministry’s preparation and prevention plans for the virus, Manzanero says that they are working with their partners to prepare because the way the virus has been spreading [...]

NICH Launches a Portal to Belize’s Cultural Heritage

Today, the National Institute of Culture and History (NICH), through the Institute for Social and Cultural Research, in partnership with cultural stakeholders released the Belize Living Heritage Website. The online [...]