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Bus Drivers Head-To-Head and Caught on Camera Near Bus Terminal

Bus lines sparring over passengers? According to one video that has gone viral on Facebook that is what happened between two bus drivers from different companies. It appears that bystanders [...]

3 Films to Represent Belize in CARIFESTA

CARIFESTA is the Caribbean festival of arts held every two years by CARICOM AND CARIFORUM countries to celebrate the best in Caribbean culture through music, literary arts, visual arts, theatre, [...]

Back to School, Time for a Trim

The annual Back to School Trimming Drive is on its seventh year and once again primary and high school students from across the city are being invited to come out [...]

Barbers Thank Sponsors for Haircuts

According to co-organizer, Brian Dena, the annual event is made possible through donations from members of the public, as well the as efforts of volunteers who give of their time [...]

Shyne Pulls Out of BSCAP; Complains of ‘Obscene’ Debt to Former C.E.O./Chair

Artist Shyne Barrow dropped a bombshell today when he abruptly resigned from the Belizean Society of Composers Authors Publishers.  A leaked letter bearing today’s date and signed by the PM’s [...]

Inspector Fitzroy Abruptly Transferred from Media Relations Unit

Inspector Fitzroy Yearwood…he was one of three liaison officers within the Belize Police Department assigned to facilitate the media with daily situation reports and interviews.  Tonight, he is no longer [...]

Crique Sarco Village Defines Land Space for First Time

The first Maya Land Registry was launched in southern Belize this week. After two years of inaction to a ruling by the Caribbean Court of Justice that determined that a [...]

B.T.I.A. Says Gov’t Must Scrap Departure Tax

The Belize Tourism Industry Association today issued a stinging release against the Government and in support of Tropic Air. The carrier last week announced plans to suspend three of its [...]

B.N.T.U. May Step in on Behalf of Dr. Lorna McKay at Gwen Liz High

The Belize National Teachers’ Union may soon be involved in the battle between principal of Gwen Lizarraga High School, Doctor Lorna McKay, and chairman of the school’s board of management, [...]

A Speed Bump for Crooked Tree Junction Could Save Lives

On Monday you heard about the fatal traffic accident that claimed the life of twenty-year-old Alma Flowers on the Philip Goldson Highway at the entrance to Crooked Tree Village. She [...]

How Will P.S.U. Deal with Suspended President Eldred Neal?

There is internal turmoil in the Public Service Union tonight. This afternoon, the Belmopan branch of the Union issued a release announcing plans for a meeting on Saturday with mediators, [...]

Caribbean’s Pharmacists Promoting Community Health and Wellness

This week pharmacists from across the Caribbean and some international colleagues are convening in Belize for the annual conference of the Caribbean Association of Pharmacists. They will be discussing latest [...]

Local Pharmacists to Benefit from New U.B. Program

Twenty-four students will form the first cohort of a new program awarding Bachelor’s in Science degrees in Pharmacy at the University of Belize. It’s the first program of its kind [...]

Healthy Living: Watch Out for Zika!

We are in the middle of the rainy season when mosquito borne illnesses tend to increase. Dengue continues to infect a number of Belizeans each year and now Zika is [...]

The Power of Family: Vega/Banos Land Acquisitions

News Five continues its perusal of one hundred and eighteen land documents leaked recently that show a land scheme which enriched friends and families of former Deputy Prime Minister Gaspar [...]

Youths Hear Powerful Testimonies from Behind Prison Walls

The Belize Central Prison is bursting at its seams as the number of inmates stands at one thousand three hundred. Of that amount, four hundred and fifty-two are awaiting trial [...]

Belmopan Police Reaching Out to Youths in Community

The field trip to the Belize Central Prison was organized by Senior Superintendent Howell Gillett of the Belmopan Police. He says that it is part of his formation’s community policing [...]

Mother and Son Returned to Canada after Hiding for 4 Years

A three-year custody battle between Canadian parents is winding down. Thirty-three-year-old Canadian national Robin Leanne Greenway Trockstad was arrested by authorities in Cayo District after the Canadian government issued a [...]

Why Antelope Street Family Can’t Pay Property Tax

Could a legal loophole help residents of Belize City avoid paying overdue property taxes? We’ll tell you what city councilor and mayoral aspirant Philip Willoughby’s role is shortly; but first, [...]

Mayoral Aspirant Philip Willoughby Comes to Rescue

Ryan Davis, who renounced his gang ties and is a part of the Youth Apprenticeship Program, approached Willoughby, who took his case up to the Ministry of Local Government. Poor [...]

Crique Sarco Initiates Maya Land Registry

The very first admission into the newly formed Maya Land Registry has been made by the remote southern village of Crique Sarco.  The far-flung community in the Toledo District is [...]

Maya Land Rights Commission Takes Interest, Completes Consultations

This morning, men, women and children from the wider indigenous community were bussed into Crique Sarco where the geographical map of the village was formally unveiled.  Among the invited guests [...]

Table Tennis Players Hard at Work Despite Bronze Success

Belize’s team to the 2017 Central American Pre-Infantile under-eleven and under-thirteen Table Tennis Championships in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, returned with two bronze medals in boys’ play and improved performances across the [...]

New Docs Reveal Pattern of Vegas’ Land Acquisition

A series of leaked documents from the Lands Department revealing another land grab by members of the family of former minister Gaspar Vega on Ramsey Caye and the Spanish Creek [...]

O.W. East’s Aragon Predicts Victory in Sugar City

While Vega is retiring from active politics, when we caught up with Orange Walk North area rep, Elodio Aragon Junior last Friday, we asked him about his party’s municipal elections [...]