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Mexico Gets Settlement Day Party Started

The Mexican Embassy is celebrating with the Garinagu of Belize. The nineteenth is two days away, but tonight the Embassy is hosting an event at the Mexican Institute in Belize [...]

All Things Garinagu at Mexican Institute

The event kicks off at seven tonight and features an exhibition that shows the art, history, clothing, tools, instruments and leaders of the Garifuna Culture. Sapien says that you can [...]

Another Change of Date for Guatemala Referendum; Re-Registration First Here

The Government of Guatemala has once again changed the date of the referendum on attending the International Court of Justice to resolve its unfounded claim on Belize. According to Siglo [...]

Foreign Minister Elrington to Taiwan on Crime Issues

Taiwan is giving Belize one million dollars for crime-fighting and law-enforcement equipment. The Belize Police Department will acquire body cameras, motorcycles, handcuffs, drones, breathalyzer equipment and a cellebrite machine, which [...]

New Belizean Tops Regional Nurse Examinations

The results of the Regional Exam for Nurse Registration were released the week and it shows an impressive performance by the students of the University of Belize.  The Caribbean Examination [...]

Wrapping Up the World Youth Conference

Belize hosted the World Youth Conference 2017 this week and it concluded on Thursday night. More than one hundred and fifty youths from across the world gathered in Belize to [...]

Channel Five & NCFC’s Informed Teen Reporters at the WYC!

Tonight we introduce to you a new feature to our News Five line up. Over a decade ago, Channel Five partnered with the National Committee for Families and Children (NCFC) [...]

Central Bank Hosts Regional Economists

They are the moving hands, rarely seen, in control of national economies and finance structures. Their word can determine how much a country receives for projects, chart investment and growth, [...]

Youths Tackle Crime Issues at World Summit

A World Youth Conference continues today in the Belize City. Representatives from over fifty countries are revisiting the importance of the Sustainable Development goals to their own advancement.  One common, [...]

B.E.L. Sends More Linemen to Hurricane-Raved British Virgin Islands

A second team of five linemen has been deployed to assist the British Virgin Islands Electricity Corporation with ongoing power restoration on the group of islands. The team, which is [...]

Youth Footballers to Arizona International Camp

Three Belizean football athletes, twelve-year-old Keffer Pertau and thirteen-year-olds Kayia Requeña and Javan Belisle left Belize today en route to Casa Grande in Arizona, U.S.A. to participate in the Rush [...]

Youths of the World Gather in Belize

The World Youth Conference 2017 is being held under the theme, “Globally Running to 2030, Becoming Sustainably Strong.” The three-day meeting of youth leaders from across the world commenced today [...]

South Korean Folk Group Performs at Bliss

The Bliss Center for the Performing Arts is the venue for the Gwangdae’s Korean folk performance, “Spin Jump Fly.”  Just before news time tonight, the Korean Embassy in El Salvador [...]

‘Belice’ es de Guatemala?

News reports say that Guatemala will be reintroducing Belize as part of its official map. This is to take place due to an awareness campaign that is being undertaken in [...]

Honduras Grabs Chief of Sex Trafficking Operation which Reached into Belize

A major arrest is being reported in Honduras on an issuing plaguing Belize and neighboring countries.  No less than an employee in the Ministry of Health in Honduras was arrested [...]

As Training Takes Place, Belize Buckles Up to Tackle Trafficking

Earlier this year, Belize was ranked in Tier Three by the U.S. State Department as one of the worst offenders in the region for trafficking persons. Considering that Belize was [...]

Celebrating “The Day of the Dead”

The Mexican holiday, the Day of the Dead, known as Día de Los Muertos, is being observed today in that country and parts of northern Belize as well. It is [...]

26th Time Lucky? Cuba Appeals to U.N. against U.S. Embargo

On November first, at the United Nations General Assembly, the Cuban Government will yet again table a resolution entitled, “Necessity of ending the economic, commercial and financial blockade imposed by [...]

Jamaican Foreign Minister Shares Decriminalization Experience

The recent decriminalization of a small quantity of marijuana for personal use is not unique to Belize.  In fact, it follows a similar model that has been implemented in Jamaica [...]

Jamaica Takes Baby Steps Toward Legalization

Along with decriminalization is a broader conversation of legalizing the marijuana industry as a viable contributor to a country‘s Gross Domestic Product.  That prototype would be similar to a model [...]

Channel Five’s Marleni Cuellar Represents at Science Journalists’ Conference

Tonight, my colleague Marleni Cuellar is in San Francisco, U.S.A. where she is attending the tenth World Conference of Science Journalists. Marleni is teaming up with Channel Seven’s Courtney Weatherburne [...]

Jamaica’s INDECOM a Model for Addressing Police Issues

The spike in violent crimes across Belize City, as well as allegations of state-sanctioned killings as a possible solution to the rampant homicides that have gripped the Old Capital, has [...]

Mexico and CARICOM Meet in Belize

Belize today played host to the fourth gathering of the heads of government of the Caribbean and Mexico. Mexico is one of the most populous nations surpassing by far the [...]

CARICOM Chair Announces Increased Contribution for Disaster Management

The CARICOM/Mexico Summit concluded just after five o’clock this evening at the Best Western Hotel and it was immediately followed by a press conference led by Doctor Keith Mitchell, Prime [...]

Plans for Increase in Trade and Cooperation

Among the other areas of focus is an aim to bolster trade and investment between CARICOM and Mexico, through investment promotion agencies.  Likewise, the announcement of a high-level private/public sector [...]