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G.O.B. Seeking Alternative Arrangements to Superbond Payment

Will Belize be able to make a scheduled seven-million-U.S.-dollar coupon payment to its international bondholder on time later this month?  That is looking more and more unlikely, particularly after the [...]

Unions Reject Land Credit and Mortgage Proposals; Talks to Continue Thursday

Today marks the eleventh day that the Belize National Teachers Union has been on strike, matching the record set in 2016.  The Joint Unions Negotiating Team and government representatives are [...]

Should PM and Minister of Finance John Briceño be Part of Union Talks?

Unions leaders have been calling on the Prime Minister to come to the negotiating table, but would his direct participation make a difference to the outcome? Those ministers who are [...]

Mother and Child Perish in Fire: Ex-Common-law Husband Detained

A deadly house fire intentionally set by an enraged former common-law has claimed the lives of a Saint Matthew’s Village resident and her three-year-old son.  It’s a tragic story of [...]

A Double Homicide in the City – Family Says Victims Weren’t the Intended Targets!

Weekend violence left two men dead and another injured in Belize City.  Today the families say their loved ones were not the intended targets. News Five Reporter Andrea Polanco tells [...]

Did Double Murder Result from Retaliation of Gerald Tillett Junior’s Killing?

There you heard from the families of the two men killed on Church Street in Belize City – now we turn to the police for an update. While there are [...]

Man Stabbed to Death in Hope Creek

Two separate murders were also recorded in the South; one in Santa Cruz Village on the Southern Highway and the other just outside of Dangriga in the village of Hope [...]

Ortis Gladden Gunned Down in Santa Cruz

As far south as Santa Cruz, death came knocking at Ortis Gladden’s door when several men visited him on Friday evening.  When the twenty-eight-year-old came out to greet his guests, [...]

Suspect Arrested in Murder of Gerald Tillett Jr.

Seventeen-year-old Gerald Tillett Junior was killed in a cold-blooded shooting on Thursday evening as he rode his bicycle on Bagdad Street.  The George Street resident, many say, was in the [...]

Improving the Services of the Ministry of Youth, Sports & E-Governance

Minister of Youth, Sports and E-Governance begins an official tour, starting with San Pedro. His objective to ensure that services are offered to enhance the development of youth and sports [...]

Minister Bernard Visits Hope Haven Belize

While in San Pedro, Minister Bernard visited with Hope Haven Belize, a non-profit that provides a permanent home for children who have been removed from their families by the Human [...]

SHINE Receives Donation of Sewing Machines

A donation of sewing machines was also made to another non-profit organization on the Ambergris Caye. Shaping Healthy Identities through Nurturing and Empowerment, better known as SHINE, was established back [...]

Changes to S.I. #51

Two amendments to the Statutory Instrument for COVID-19 public regulations will have people who like to eat out and those who participate in sports much happier this week. The changes [...]

Belize Calls for Access to COVID-19 Vaccines during CARICOM Meeting

The Twenty-Fourth Meeting of the Council for Foreign and Community Relations of the Caribbean Community was held virtually on May sixth and seventh, 2021 under the chairmanship of Eamon Courtenay, [...]

Livestock Breeding Program Gets Equipment from Taiwan

The Ministry of Agriculture, Food Security and Enterprise has received a tractor with forage harvester, a used Mitsubishi four-wheel drive pickup, and other farm implements from the Embassy of the [...]

Calls for Death Penalty after Arson Murder

The death penalty conversation has once again surfaced, considering the recent arson murder.  Social media users are calling on authorities to take strong action against the killer.  Belizeans are advocating [...]