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P.U.P. National Executive Meets to Discuss 2024 Municipals

The leadership of the People’s United Party met at Independence Hall this morning where the national executive discussed a number of issues as it relates to the municipal elections slated [...]

P.U.P. Chairman Speaks on Alan Pollard and Mayoral Candidacy

On September twenty-first, Pollard and his supporters, donning his campaign shirts, joined the Independence Day Parade in Belize City.  His participation in the procession rubbed several of his fellow councilors [...]

PM Briceño to Alan Pollard, “There’s a time for everything.”

Prime Minister John Briceño has also weighed in on the situation involving Deputy Mayor Pollard.  It is an interesting scenario as, on the one hand, the party is appealing to [...]

PM Say Minister Perez May Have to Pay Back September Salary

Prime Minister Briceño also responded to questions on Minister Andre Perez’s salary. The last time reporters caught up with the PM in San Pedro he indicated that Belize Rural South [...]

Legislative Amendment to Include Referendum for Offshore Drilling

Prime Minister Briceño was also asked about the hold up with the twenty-two thousand signed petitions that Oceana delivered to the Governor General back in June. The petition is to [...]

Man Stabbed During Fight in Belmopan

A man was stabbed to death during a fight in Belmopan on Sunday. Reports are that the victim, Elmer Canto, was embroiled in a fight with a woman at a barbecue [...]

Grenade Found in Belmopan

The fatal stabbing in Belmopan was not the only crime-related news that unfolded over the weekend in the Garden City. Police, on Saturday evening, also discovered a hand grenade in [...]

ComPol Explains Issuance of Gun License to Deceased Ricardo Borja

During his appearance on Open Your Eyes this morning, Commissioner of Police Chester Williams confirmed that he issued nine gun license to the late Ricardo Borja over an extended period. [...]

Law Places No Limits on Amount of Gun License for One Individual

ComPol Williams further clarified that there is not a limit on the amount of gun licenses a single individual can possess. He noted that there are individuals with up to [...]

Opposition Leader Barrow is Politicizing Crime says ComPol Williams

Commissioner of Police Chester Williams is firing back at Opposition Leader Moses “Shyne” Barrow. In his Independence Day speech, Barrow stated that citizen security continues to worsen. He went on [...]

Kevin Cadle Steps Down as Director of D.Y.S.

Kevin Cadle has been the Director of the Department of Youth Services for quite a number of years and has been actively involved with at-risk youths across the country for [...]

Belize’s Foreign Minister Condemns Attack on Cuban Embassy in DC

The Cuban embassy was attacked on Sunday night in Washington, DC by someone who threw two Molotov cocktails at the building.  This is according to Cuban Foreign Minister Bruno Rodriguez [...]

Another Shift in the Local Banking Sector

Reports reaching News Five are that substantial Heritage Bank shares are on the auction block. Information suggests that a bank in the Caribbean region and a local bank have shown [...]

Minister of Food Security: Ticketing Has Begun for Price Gouging

It’s been a continuous and repeated cry – the cost of living has become overbearing and people are struggling to keep up with purchasing food items and paying their bills. [...]

Belize and El Salvador to Begin Food Trade

El Salvador’s Minister of Agriculture Oscar Enrique Guardado is in Belize, along with a technical team, on a two-day working visit and will be touring selected farms in the country. [...]

Robotics Officially Declared a Sport in Belize

Robotics has officially been declared a sport in Belize. Hearing that, you may be wondering how it is that robotics can be classified as a sport. Well for one, it [...]

The Belize City Marathon Sees Huge Turnout

Goodnight and welcome to another edition of Sports Monday, I am Paul Lopez. “Excellence is not a singular act, but a habit. You are what you do repeatedly”. That’s a [...]