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Patrick Faber Breaks Radio Silence on U.D.P. Chaos

The Central Executive Committee of the United Democratic Party met virtually on Thursday night and, despite the meeting being held to set a date for a recall convention to determine [...]

Faber Weighs in on New Leader of the Opposition

On Thursday evening in Belmopan, a new Leader of the Opposition was sworn in, effectively sidelining Patrick Faber from representing the U.D.P. in that capacity.  It’s a direct blow to [...]

Faber Says John Saldivar is Ineligible to Run Again

Shortly before Shyne Barrow’s installation as the Leader of the Opposition, former Belmopan area rep John Saldivar took to social media to speak on the U.D.P.’s debacle.  In comparing the [...]

Faber Seeks Help with Anger Management

In the wake of the video that has landed Faber in the predicament he now finds himself in, the Area Representative for Collet is seeking help with controlling his temper.  [...]

Faber Comments on Peyrefitte and Bradley as Potential U.D.P. Leaders

There are at least two names being tossed around as potential party leaders should the delegates be successful in removing Faber.  Those are U.D.P. Chairman Mike Peyrefitte and former Belize [...]

No Details on Identities of Men Reportedly Killed in Mexico

Reports out of Mexico are that three Belizeans from Corozal Town were executed on a beach in Tulum on Thursday. Details of the incident are still sketchy. In fact, there [...]

No Confirmation that Deaths were Related to Narco-Trafficking

We asked the Commissioner of Police about reports that the men may have been involved in illicit activities across the border. He would not comment on whether they are known [...]

Mother Thought Son was in Cayo in Belize, Not in Tulum

And while local authorities are waiting on official information from Mexican authorities or the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, the mother of one of the reported victims, Gladimir Eduard Chable, believes [...]

Plane Lands in Mangroves: Cargo Offloaded

According to Commissioner of Police Chester Williams, the fight against transnational narco-trafficking is becoming more challenging for local law enforcement authorities. Early Friday morning, narco traffickers skillfully landed a narco-plane [...]

Jasmine Hartin Remanded until Bail is Posted

In a turn of events, Canadian Jasmine Hartin, who was out on bail and facing charges of manslaughter by negligence in the death of police Superintendent Henry Jemmott at San [...]

Hartin Charged for Common Assault; ComPol Wants Bail Revoked

But what led to the recent charges levelled against Jasmine Hartin in San Pedro? Today, she appeared before the magistrate for charges of common assault and possession of a controlled [...]

San Ignacio Police Allow Interviews inside the Station

Commissioner Chester Williams also spoke about what is being described as a media circus that played out inside the San Ignacio Police Station on Thursday – something he says is [...]

Funding Secured for Marine Protected Areas

The Turneffe Atoll Sustainability secured a one-point two-million-dollar blended finance facility to strengthen the management of Belize’s marine protected areas and contribute to its blue economy. TASA is one of [...]

Andrade Says Funding Will Have Positive Impact on Fisheries and Tourism

Executive Director Valdemar Andrade says the one point two million dollars blended financing will also be put back into the management of fisheries and by extension the marine protected areas [...]

New Regulations to Protect Sharks in Belizean Waters

Here’s a public notice to fisher folks across the country, sharks fishing is now banned within radius of two nautical miles around Lighthouse Reef, Glover’s Reef and Turneffe Atoll.  This [...]

“Broach Reach and Relationships” Key for Fight Against Drugs

On Thursday, News Five spoke with outgoing Chargé d’Affaires for the U.S. Embassy, Keith Gilges, about a range of issues.  Among them were United States’ efforts to fight transnational drug [...]

U.S. Has Not Taken Sides in Belize-Guatemala Dispute

We also asked Keith Gilges for his views on the territorial dispute between Belize and Guatemala currently before the International Court of Justice.     Paul Lopez “The U.S .has relations [...]

Keith Gilges on Belize’s Vote on Nicaragua

In his capacity as Chargé, Gilges has had to address several complex multilateral political issues. In doing so, he says he has had to apply the art of diplomacy, determining [...]

Seafarers Honored in Belize

June twenty-fifth marks International Day of the Seafarers, recognizing their contribution to the global economy and world trade.  The local port authorities spent today honoring the crew from a cargo [...]