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Influenza H1N1 in casinos and Free Zone

The five confirmed cases of swine flu have been detected at the northern border area where there is a lot of commercial activity with Mexico. Health officials believe there could [...]

Health Services Director says it’s similar to regular flu

Many countries in the region and the US have had cases of the flu for a while and it was only a matter of time until the virus hit home. [...]

Prime Minister says medical supplies are sufficient

There is a possibility that the influenza might spread to other parts of the country and that is an issue of national concern. This morning Prime Minister Dean Barrow made [...]

PM says binding arbitration likely in K.H.M.H. stalemate

What’s the next step in the ongoing crisis between the Belize Medical and Dental Union and the Board of the K.H.M.H.? Arbitration proceedings are expected to be the next step, [...]

Contract expires for former Cane Farmers’ C.E.O. …

His employment came to an abrupt end on Tuesday when he was handed a letter to that effect. The embattled Carlos Magana, the once powerful C.E.O. of the Cane Farmers [...]

…And he leaves salary that was sweeter than sugar

But that never happened and News Five went looking for answers today and found out that there’s more than meets the eye, including a hundred thousand dollar package and allegations [...]

Maya’s newest service takes flight

Maya Island Air launched its regional services today and the occasion was marked with plenty flourish and personalities of the past and present administration, including at least three ministers, the [...]

City vendors move to new location

Progress brings problems; that is the well known adage that is being applied to the situation at the Queen’s Square Market. A few days ago, the City Council announced it [...]

Hung jury in attempted murder case

Turning to the courts, despite testimony by a paralyzed victim who had to be rolled into court on a portable bed, a jury was today unable to reach a verdict [...]

Bank funds education for primary school students

Stay in school: it’s the advice given to most students, but in numerous cases the reality is that many students are academically strong and motivated, but are held back by [...]

Balls bounce at summer camp for kids

While some were celebrating education grants, others were occupied in summer camps. This morning, News Five’s Delahnie Bain, found out that a sporting camp in the south side is attracting [...]

Honduran crisis and its effects on Belize

There have been widespread protests in Honduras since a coup de etat ousted President Manuel Zelaya to Costa Rica on the twenty eight of June on the eve of a [...]