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Faber Wants to Rebuild, But Does He Have Moral Authority to Lead?

Plagued by allegations of domestic abuse, Patrick Faber’s image, according to members of the party, is not the wholesome appearance that needs to be portrayed while the U.D.P. rebuilds.  But [...]

Ambassador Oscar Arnold Has Official Details on Tulum Murders

Tonight, News Five has an exclusive interview with the Belizean Ambassador to Mexico, Oscar Arnold, about the murders of two Belizeans in Tulum.  Last week, the reports from that Mexican [...]

Dozens Sent Back to Belize after Illegal Entry into Mexico

While his case – whether fortunate or unfortunate – will see him repatriated to Belize, Rayan Aquino is one of over twenty Belizeans that have been sent back to the [...]

Should the Fully Vaccinated Be Allowed More Freedoms?

As the COVID-19 vaccination drive continues countrywide, one of the recurring questions is: should those who are fully vaccinated have to continue living with all of the restrictions being imposed [...]

Vaccinations to Prevent Serious Cases of COVID-19

Doctor Cuellar noted that while the vaccination adds a layer of protection that can prevent serious illness and even death, it does not stop people from catching the virus.  Still, [...]

Is Variant Responsible for Increase in Cases?

As the number of active COVID-19 cases continues to rise at a rapid rate, there are suspicions that a new and more transmissible variant of the virus may already be [...]

Fire at Sleeping Giant Spreads

The Ministry of Sustainable Development, Climate Change and Disaster Risk Management continues to monitor the fire at the Sleeping Giant Mountain area. For over three weeks now, smoke has been [...]

G.O.B. Has Contingency Plan for Burning Forest

The burning detritus is the result of a lightning strike that hit the area in early June.  The Forest Department has been filing daily reports from the area.  C.E.O. Williams [...]

Tito Rosado is Stabbed by His Father’s Common-law Wife

In an update to a story from Caye Caulker over the weekend, a woman has been charged with stabbing Tito Rosado in the chest. The incident happened on Avenida Hicaco [...]

Jasmine Hartin Out on Bail…Again

In other court news, Canadian Jasmine Hartin made bail today and was released this afternoon from the Belize Central Prison in Hattieville. Details of who stood bail or the thirty-thousand-dollar [...]

C.C.J. Stays Sentence and Upholds Appeal by Belizean Solomon Marin

The Caribbean Court of Justice has upheld an appeal by Belizean Solomon Marin Junior, who was sentenced to two concurrent terms of ten years; each after he was found guilty [...]

“Football in School” M.O.U. Signed

The Football Federation of Belize and the Ministry of Sports signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the Ministry of Education this afternoon to roll out the “Football in School” programme.  [...]

Central American Butane Companies Sue G.O.B.

Back in 2019, the attorney for the Central American butane companies of Gas Tomza, BWEL, Zeta/Southern Choice and Western Gas Company filed a case against the Government of Belize arguing [...]

Attorney Arguing Gas Companies Rights Being Breached

Matura says she has presented evidence to support her clients’ case – that is, that their constitutional rights have been breached. She says their case shows that the government’s decision [...]

Finfish as Export Opportunity

Is Belize looking to tap into the potential of the global finfish market? That’s just a part of a bigger plan that the Ministry of Blue Economy and its partners [...]

Caye Caulker’s Maria Allen Named “Fisher of the Year”

A Caye Caulker woman has been named “fisher of the year” by the Belize Wildlife Conservation Society. Maria Allen, who grew up in a fisherfolk family, and she has been [...]

COVID-19 at P.G.I.A.; 12 Immigration Officers Quarantined

A dozen immigration officers attached to the Philip Goldson International Airport are in quarantine tonight after they tested positive over the weekend.  In a press release issued late this evening, [...]

COVID in Midway: Chairman Says Protocols Were Being Followed

There are reports of a COVID-19 cluster and possible community spread in Midway Village in the Toledo District.  Information is that so far more than twenty positive cases were confirmed [...]

Index Case in Midway Works in Barranco

To get an official update, this evening Minister of Health and Wellness Michel Chebat spoke with the press via zoom about that developing possible spread of COVID-19 in Midway Village [...]

Minister Not Saying if Community Spread in Midway

So, as you just heard, Minister Michel Chebat says that the cases were detected not just among family members but among other villagers. One of the concerns at this time [...]

Power Shift: Bradley Replaces Belisle in Senate

Former Senate President Darrell Bradley is returning to the Upper House as an opposition parliamentarian next Wednesday.  The twice elected former Belize City mayor replaces Khalid Belisle, himself a former [...]

Should Faber Do the “Honorable Thing” and Resign?

With as many as two hundred and ninety signatures needed to trigger a recall convention, some members of the United Democratic Party believe that Patrick Faber should simply step down [...]

Faber on Opponents’ Losses in General Elections

Amid the leadership struggle facing the U.D.P., the names of two likely replacements are emerging, should Faber’s ouster at a pending recall convention be successful.  They are Chairman Michael Peyrefitte [...]

“I will win on my ideas” – Darrell Bradley

In response to Faber’s numerical breakdown, Bradley acknowledges the analysis but maintains that he will win on the strength of his own ideas.   Darrell Bradley, Senior Member, U.D.P. “I [...]

Belmopan Man Dead in Orange Grove Crash

The Moran Avila family in Belmopan is tonight still grappling with the death of their loved one, who perished in a road traffic accident on Friday night on the Hummingbird [...]