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Government still insists it will reduce electricity rates

As the request for higher electricity rates by the country’s monopoly provider continues to dominate public debate, today the Government weighed in on the matter. During a press briefing this [...]

Belmopan backing off threats to arrest P.U.P. officials

On April Fool’s Day a popular prank was to trick the gullible into believing that former Prime Minister Said Musa had been arrested. But the rumour, which was spawned by [...]

Briceño sworn in as Opposition Leader

John Briceño was today sworn in as Leader of the Opposition. The event took place at Belize House in Belmopan where the Governor General hosted Briceño, other officials, family members [...]

K.H.M.H. chief will soon be dismissed

Dr. Alvaro Rosado, the man in charge of the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital since 2001, is on the way out. Information reaching News Five indicates that the new K.H.M.H. board, [...]

Travellers’ reminder: Mexico time change this weekend

Belizean cable TV viewers who are just now getting used to last month’s early switchover to Daylight Savings Time in the United States, should note that this weekend it is [...]

Stann Creek dad charged with incest

It has yet to be determined whether the large number of sexual assaults on children by their own family members represents a new phenomenon or simply a greater willingness to [...]

D.P.P. says low conviction rate is cops’ fault

On yesterday’s newscast we presented the issue of rising violent crime through the eyes of a street leader and the mother of a murder victim. Tonight we look at the [...]

Students compete in Social Studies quiz

It may not be as intellectually stimulating as “Jeopardy” or as dramatic as “Deal or No Deal” but the quiz competition that took place this morning at the Bliss had [...]

News Five seeks Reporter

A vacancy exists for a reporter to join the staff of one of the region’s most highly honoured television news organisations. Applicants should possess the following qualifications: – Associate’s or [...]