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B.E.L. seeks 14% rate hike

With much of the nation’s energy tied up in a public debate over rising taxes, falling public expenditures and their impact on Belizean life, today’s announcement could not have come [...]

Study says a third of Belizeans are poor

The Ministry of National Development today released the findings of a major survey conducted three years ago to determine the level of poverty in Belize and its impact on the [...]

Minister asks: “why are we poor?”

Now that the results of the survey have been made public, the next step in the process is for the Ministry of National Development to formulate a strategy and action [...]

Belizean nurse is region?s top Unsung Hero

She has worked tirelessly in some of the poorest areas of the country for more than two decades with no recognition, but over the last several months the good works [...]

Committee seeks to revive Harbour Regatta

Long before the advent of the La Ruta Maya canoe race, sailing dories, sloops and sand lighters ruled the Baron Bliss holiday. But times have changed and with the popularity [...]

City crooner tops week 7 karaoke

Due to technical difficulties–resting largely in the News Director’s brain–we failed to feature the winner of Tuesday’s K.T.V. competition on last night’s newscast. So belatedly and with apologies… here’s how [...]

Artist uses portraits to discover identity

Art invariably means different things to different people, but an exhibition that opened today at the Belize City House of Culture asks viewers to use the portraits on display as [...]

?The Hammock? wins film festival prize

We first broadcast this remarkable story in September, to rave reviews. And that appreciation was apparently not misplaced. Earlier this week “The Hammock”, a short film by News 5′s Brent [...]