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Social Partner Senators Write to Tracy Panton About JPAC

The Joint Public Accounts Committee, an expanded working group that now includes three social partner senators to oversee government’s expenditure relative to its annual budget has only met on three [...]

Business Senator Herrera Says JPAC Should Meet Every Two Months

Business Senator Kevin Herrera, who spoke on behalf of his social partners colleagues, told News Five this morning that the work of the committee is critical to good governance and [...]

Seven Months Later, Still No Auditor General

For the Joint Public Accounts Committee to carry out its work effectively, it needs input from the Office of the Auditor General.  According to Panton, since the retirement of former [...]

Wendell Thurton Jr. Pleads Guilty in Ian Blair Murder Trail, Set Free

Twenty-four-year-old Wendell Thurton Jr. is free from prison after spending six years and six months on remand, following a 2016 murder in Belize City. Today, Thurton pleaded guilty to the [...]

Laddie Memorial Day, One Year After His Untimely Death

To mark the one-year anniversary of his untimely passing, Laddie Gillett’s family and the Laddie Gillett Foundation will be hosting a Laddie Memorial Day on Thursday, July fourteenth. It was [...]

The Laddie Gillett Foundation Continues to Seek Justice for Laddie

We also asked Valdez about the vision behind the creation of the Laddie Gillett Foundation. She shared details on how the foundation and Laddie’s family have navigated the last twelve [...]

Mother of Two Seeks Public’s Assistance in Identifying Burglary Suspect

A Belize City resident is seeking public assistance in identifying an individual who burglarized her home. Keisha Banner a resident of Estella Metzgen  Street in Belize City has obtained surveillance [...]

Head-on Collision Claims Life of Kirk Ramclam

A head-on collision between an S.U.V. and a motorcycle on Monday, has left one driver dead and the other injured. It happened on the Boom/Hattieville Road sometime around two-twenty p.m. [...]

Caye Caulker Gets First Fire Truck, through U.S. Donation

Caye Caulker Village has received its first-ever fire truck, through a donation from the United States of America. The vehicle came aboard a U.S. Air Force C-17 and will serve [...]

20 Students Benefit from the Shirley Roberts-Young Care and Educate Foundation

The Shirley Roberts-Young Care and Educate Foundation is providing twenty scholarships to deserving children who are transitioning to high school this coming August in its inaugural scholarship program. The recipients [...]

Tracy is Prepared to Work with the Leadership of the U.D.P.

The United Democratic Party has been in free-fall for the past two years and has seen a number of changes in its leadership in a fairly short interval.  It doesn’t [...]

Human Services Personnel Get Training in Emotional Intelligence

Last week, we told you about members of the Ministry of Public Service engaging in emotional intelligence training. The two-day seminar was replicated today at the University of the West [...]

Omicron BA.5 Sub-variant Identified in Belize

We’ve been hearing about the BA Five sub-variant in other countries and now it has been confirmed to be in Belize. The Ministry of Health and Wellness issued a press [...]

Belmopan City Council to Host TAG Teen Summit 2022

Belmopan City Councilor, Nikki Augustine, is organizing an event that she believes will help teenagers process some of the modern personal challenges they face in everyday life. TAG Teen Summit [...]

KTV the Remix Season 4, Live Shows

KTV the Remix is back by popular demand. Season four of the live shows kicks off tonight inside the Bliss Center for Performing Arts. Twelve competitors will take the stage. [...]