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Ag. Chief Justice Denies Application for Interim Injunction to Stay General Elections

After hearing arguments virtually since nine o’clock this morning, at around three this afternoon, acting Chief Justice Michelle Arana delivered a ruling against the Belize Peace Movement.  The House of [...]

Belize Peace Movement Will Appeal CJ’s Ruling

According to Robert Lopez of the Belize Peace Movement, the request for an interim injunction was for the government to conform with section ninety of the Belize Constitution. Also joining [...]

Eamon Courtenay says “Let the People Vote!”

According to Senior Counsel Eamon Courtenay the B.P.M.’s application was entirely misconceived and extremely late in the process.   Eamon Courtenay, Attorney for P.U.P. “What they tried to do at [...]

OW Mayor Kevin Bernard Slams Fake News About Councilor Vaswani

Orange Walk Town Mayor Kevin Bernard says that fake news created by the U.D.P. and reported by certain media houses was aimed at tarnishing the reputation of one of his [...]

B.P.P. Says Bring On the Debate Without Johnny and Faber

The touted leadership debate organized by the Belize Chamber of Commerce and Industry is set to take place tonight at eight o’clock, although it will be missing the major political [...]

B.P.F. Leader on U.D.P./P.U.P. No Show for Debate

Also joining the debate is the Belize People’s Front leader Nancy Marin, who, along with twelve other B.P.F. candidates is on the ballot for the upcoming general elections.  Marin is [...]

Leadership Debate Committee Clears the Air

There has been much chatter in various corners about tonight’s debate some of which has not been entirely accurate.  The murmur about Patrick Faber and John Briceño backing out of [...]

Robbers Hold Up Shop on Antelope Street

Surveillance cameras captured an armed robbery that happened on Antelope Street Extension on Monday evening just before six-thirty. The video footage shows a young woman buying at the shop and [...]

COVID-19 Cases Steadily Increasing in Orange Walk

The total number of confirmed COVID-19 cases for the country stands at three thousand two hundred and thirty-two; of those numbers, thirty-five percent alone have been identified in the Orange [...]

Only 1 COVID-19 Hospitalized at Northern Regional Hospital

With rising COVID numbers in Orange Walk, there is added stress on the Northern Regional Hospital which is the main facility in the north for the hospitalization of critical COVID-19 [...]

COVID Testing in Private Sector Clarified

The government recently announced that private facilities can carry out swabbing for COVID. And according to DHS Manzanero, except for the Central Medical Lab in Belize City, no other lab [...]

P.S.U. President Says Corrupt System Exist in Public Service

The President of the P.S.U., Gerald Henry says that a corrupt system exists in the public service. A letter has been drafted by the Joint Union Committee, namely the Public [...]

P.U.P., U.D.P. & B.P.F. Contest Cayo North East

Tonight, we continue with our coverage leading up to the General Elections 2020.  There are three candidates contesting the Cayo North East constituency. One is the incumbent, hoping for a [...]

Belize City Council Inaugurates 2 New Stoplights in the Old Capital

The flow of traffic will be better controlled along Central American Boulevard and Chetumal Boulevard.  This morning, the Belize City Council inaugurated two sets of state-of-art traffic lights in the [...]

Is Traffic Light Installation a Political Move?

Now, it is common knowledge that Councillor Allan Pollard is contesting the general elections as the P.U.P. standard bearer for the Queen Square division. The traffic lights have also been [...]

Belize City Mayor on Surviving COVID-19

Everywhere, everyone is struggling with the effects of the COVID-19 pandemic. In early months of the pandemic, the Belize City Council had to cut staff salaries by fifty percent as [...]

3 Councillors Contesting General Elections, Belize City Mayor Prepares Slate for Municipal Election

While we were with the mayor, News Five asked about three councillors, who have all thrown their hats in the race for a seat in central government. Allan Pollard is [...]

Prison Hostage/Escape Remains Under Investigation

The prison hostage situation turned escape two weeks ago remains under investigation by the police department, despite an initial report suggesting that there was no collusion with prison officers.  With [...]

Ilsa Villanueva is British High Commission’s Outstanding Woman of the Year

The British High Commission awarded its first ever Outstanding Woman of the Year Award today. In a virtual presentation, British High Commissioner Claire Evans presented the award to Ilsa Villanueva. [...]