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Former Prime Minister Explain P.S.U.’s Hilltop Lease Agreement
Channel 5 Belize

Former Prime Minister Said Musa has weighed in on the matter. Musa released a statement today in which he recalls that when he was Prime Minister in 2000, officers of [...]

Mayor Wagner Says City Council Spending Way Less
Channel 5 Belize

Belize City Mayor Bernard Wagner announced today that the council has been able to collect significantly more income due to the council’s efficiency in revenue collection, hard stance against political [...]

Lawrence Vernon Launches “A Narrative of Political Parties in Belize”
Channel 5 Belize

Librarian and author, eighty-one-year-old Lawrence Vernon today launched his latest piece of literary work. “A narrative of Political Parties in Belize” looks at the history of twenty-six political parties in...

Kareem Musa Not Happy with I.C.J. Referendum Campaign
Channel 5 Belize

The media also asked Kareem Musa whether or not he believes that Guatemala’s claim over Belize should be taken to the International Court of Justice for resolution. Musa’s political leader, [...]

Department of Transport Denies City Shuttle’s Application for Belama Bus Run
Channel 5 Belize

Owner of City Shuttle, Philip Jones, is accusing the Department of Transport of unfair practices and discrimination of a political nature. Jones wants to provide transportation services to and from [...]

A Game of Political Chess between Patrick Faber and John Saldivar
Channel 5 Belize

Both John Saldivar and Patrick Faber want to assume leadership of the United Democratic Party when Prime Minister Dean Barrow vacates the post.  Saldivar and Faber have been running a [...]

U.D.P. and P.U.P. Hold Simultaneous Conventions in Separate Divisions
Channel 5 Belize

In other political news….the U.D.P. also held a convention in the Stann Creek West Division. Labour Commissioner Ivan Williams emerged victorious with one thousand two hundred and twelve votes. He [...]

What’s Dr. Barnett’s Future within the U.D.P.?
Channel 5 Belize

Barnett first entered politics in 2015 when she was endorsed as the U.D.P. candidate for Freetown, but she was bested by Francis Fonseca in the last General Elections.  Barnett was [...]

Dr. Carla Barnett Quitting Politics after Sunday’s Defeat
Channel 5 Belize

According to Doctor Carla Barnett, the results of Sunday’s convention mark the end of her political path. While she is leaving politics, Barnett hopes that other women would run for [...]

Cooler Heads Prevail! B.N.T.U. and Minister of Education Meet
Channel 5 Belize

The Belize National Teachers Union, five days after marching on Belmopan in protest of the Ministry of Education, has met with Deputy Prime Minister Patrick Faber and cooler heads seem [...]

Elrington Has U.D.P. Endorsements for Standard Bearer
Channel 5 Belize

In the 2015 elections, Chang stepped aside to make way for Barnett to run against the P.U.P.’s Francis Fonseca; he was subsequently named President of the Senate.  This time around, [...]

Payment Plans to Clear Off the City’s Debts
Channel 5 Belize

City Hall has been looking for creative ways to generate income and pay its bills. The council inherited huge bills, some directly related to electioneering in the elections of March [...]

B.N.T.U. Garners Support from Unions, Political Parties
Channel 5 Belize

The B.N.T.U. was not alone today; they were joined by several other labour groups, including the Christian Workers Union and the Public Service Union.  The leaderships of the People’s United [...]

Patrick Faber to Meet with B.N.T.U. Leadership
Channel 5 Belize

Back to the B.N.T.U.’s plight…Minister of Education Patrick Faber is scheduled to meet with the executive of the union on Monday.  The Deputy Prime Minister told News Five that he [...]

Despite Public Row, Boots Remains a Team Player
Channel 5 Belize

In the buildup to Sunday’s convention, Deputy Prime Minister Patrick Faber and Area Representative Anthony ‘Boots’ Martinez were engaged in a heated exchange while on the campaign trail in Port [...]

Robert Leslie: ‘My Take on the Referendum in Belize – Food for Thought’
Channel 5 Belize

As the debate on whether Belize should take Guatemala’s claim to the I.C.J. for final resolution rages on, several political and social figures have weighed in on the matter. Now, [...]

B.N.T.U. Writes Prime Minister Over Proposal 22
Channel 5 Belize

Proposal Twenty-Two remains on the negotiating table between the Ministry of Education and the Belize National Teachers’ Union. Proposal Twenty-Two concerns grant-aided secondary schools where the teachers and...

…But NOT To Participate in Belize’s Electoral Politics
Channel 5 Belize

While the bill seeks to allow Belizeans living outside the country to participate in next year’s I.C.J. referendum, it does not permanently eliminate the two-month residency requirement due to several [...]

A Bill for the Diaspora to Participate in the I.C.J. Referendum
Channel 5 Belize

In July, Prime Minister Dean Barrow met with representatives of the diaspora to discuss the two-month residency requirement to re-register to vote in the April 2019 referendum. Belizeans living overseas [...]

What’s Samuel August’s Mental State?
Channel 5 Belize

The mental state of August Senior has come under question following the killing his five-year-old son, Samir August, and the child’s grandmother, fifty-three-year-old Louise Young. On the morning of October [...]

Investigation Into Faber’s Road Horror Continues, Charges for Samuel August Still Pending
Channel 5 Belize

The killing of five-year-old Samir August and his grandmother, Louise Young, continues as a death and not murder investigation at this time. Samuel August Senior, who rammed a backhoe into [...]

P.U.P. Leader Sticks to his Position on Marijuana Legalization
Channel 5 Belize

On the matter of marijuana legalization, one of the points raised by Prime Minister Dean Barrow as to why government does not support it has to do with the reaction [...]

Opposition Leader John Briceño Takes on Prime Minister Dean Barrow
Channel 5 Belize

It’s been tit for tat between Prime Minister Dean Barrow and the Leader of the Opposition John Briceño on the latter’s proposal to legalize marijuana, an issue that has been [...]

How Sam August Came Into Possession of a Backhoe
Channel 5 Belize

Aside from Samuel August Senior being the father of three male children whose custodial rights were granted to their maternal grandmother by the family court, little else is known about [...]

A Grandmother and her Grandson are Dead, After Angry Father Plows Backhoe Through Their Home
Channel 5 Belize

There are so many questions unanswered in the killing of a young child and his grandmother at the hands of the father of three.  The unthinkable tragedy occurred at about [...]

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