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Police to Charge Biscayne Father with Murder of Levan Aldana

Police have arrested and charged a man from Biscayne Village with the murder of Belize City resident, Levan Aldana Junior. Twenty-eight-year-old Arthur Hill, a construction worker, is the man who [...]

Elderly Corozal Taxi Driver Goes Missing Without a Trace

A body was found today on the outskirts of Corozal Town. Sketchy reports are that the body was discovered behind a newly-built Mormon church on the Santa Rita Road this [...]

High Court Hands Down a Life Sentence for Marlon Everett

A life sentence has been handed down by Justice Candance Nanton in a murder case involving thirty-three-year-old Marlon Everett.  He was convicted of murder in the shooting death of Albert [...]

Man Charged for Manslaughter After Driving Drunk

Last night, we reported on the tragic passing of Kenrick Castillo, a forty-six-year-old Dangriga resident who died after a vehicle crashed into his home where he slept, causing the building [...]

PM Weighs in on Maya Land Tension in Toledo

Tensions have been high in Toledo District over G.O.B.’s draft Maya Land Tenure Policy. At the start of the week, we took you to Santa Elena Village and Punta Gorda [...]

PM Says MLA/TAA Spoke Out of Turn

PM Briceño was also asked for his thoughts on the Maya Leaders Alliance’s actions in the south. Minister of Indigenous People’s Affairs, Dolores Balderamos-Garcia, is on record saying that the [...]

PM Briceño to U.D.P. Lead Senator, “Precedents Have Been Set”.

Earlier this week, on Wednesday, Senator Michael Peyrefitte criticized the Briceño administration over the absence of a government minister in Senate. Senator Peyreffitte argued that the Government of Belize is [...]

Opposition Leader Questions PM on Crown Counsel Salary Adjustment

At the start of today’s Sitting of the House of Representatives, Leader of the Opposition Moses “Shyne” Barrow asked Prime Minister John Briceño for an update on the approved salary [...]

When Will Stevedores Receive Sugar Redundancy Funds from Tribunal Ruling?

The Leader of the Opposition’s also asked Oscar Requena, the Minister of Labor, to say when the Essential Services Arbitration Tribunal’s ruling on sugar redundancy payments for stevedores will take [...]

Is Collin Francis Fit to Stand Trial for Murder?

A competency hearing to determine whether Collin Francis Junior is eligible to stand trial for the murder of Nestor Vasquez Junior continued today before Justice Nigel Pilgrim.  The High Court [...]

Net Vasquez Estate Says Vasquez’s BTL Debt is Repaid in Full

In November of 2020, the Belize Communications Workers Union called for former Belize Telemedia Chairman, Net Vasquez to repay every cent that he misused while he held that post at [...]

PM Speaks on Brewing Immigration Scandal

A scandal is brewing at the Immigration Department where an investigation has been launched into the creation of fake receipts for the purchase of new passports.  News Five understands that [...]

PM Explains Recent C.E.O. Shifts

PM Briceño was also asked about the reason for a recent C.E.O. shuffle that included the Immigration Department. As we have reported, Chief Executive Officer, Adele Catzim-Sanchez was moved over [...]

HOR Addresses Outstanding Salary Adjustments for B.D.F.

The Leader of the Opposition says that a group of retired Belize Defense Force soldiers are claiming that they are being denied a salary adjustment that was approved under the [...]

Salary Issues at ITVET Rectified, Says MoE Official

Today, a Facebook post informed that the ITVET compound on Freetown Road was closed because eleven instructors stayed away from classes after they had not collected their salaries at the [...]

Ministry of Education Explains OW ITVET Situation

Earlier this week, thirty students attending the Orange Walk ITVET were reportedly sent home after several months of being unable to pay their school fees.  It is a decision that [...]

Hello e-Buses, is Belize Ready for the Transition?

A second electric bus was scheduled to arrive in country today, ahead of the start of a pilot project to introduce e-buses to the public transportation landscape in Belize.  Those [...]

Annual Hurricane Shelter Inspections Completed

Hurricane safety awareness is a year-round endeavor, says the Belize City Council, which recently completed the annual inspections of Belize City’s Hurricane Shelters. These inspections are a necessary part of [...]

The Musical Rhythm of the Heart

The month of February is recognized as Congenital Heart Defect Awareness month and tonight’s story highlights a young man whose life is a testament to resilience and the uplifting power [...]