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Prison bus flips at Mile 37, officer dies while inmates trapped

There is crisis in the transportation industry; we will have full coverage of today’s events. But we start tonight with an accident on the Northern Highway. A News Five team [...]

Protest on highway: buses block roads, while tires burn on horizon

The Belize Bus Owners Cooperative essentially shut down the highways at the crack of dawn. Students, workers and commuters could not get to their destination because buses blocked the main [...]

Belize Bus Association President meets with P.M.

The protests were called off when the Prime Minister and the bus association sat down to dialogue. After that meeting at the P.M.’s Belize City office, the Belizean Bus Association [...]

Viewers mixed review about scope of G.S.U. power

Turning to the question of the week; we asked do you think that the scope of jurisdiction of the Gang Suppression Unit should be extended beyond the gangs and the [...]

Source of bus controversy; West Line or transport minister?

The protest paralyzed the country for hours, testing the resolve of the government to deal with its worst national crisis. After Prime Minister Dean Barrow met with the Belize Bus [...]

Bus operators agree to compromise and negotiate

The Chairman of BBOC, Claude Frazer did not attend this afternoon’s press conference. There was tension in the room when it appeared that the BBA had changed its position about [...]

Bus blockades also in Orange Walk

In the north of the country, bus operators also blocked the main thoroughfare into the City. Police descended on the highway to keep things under control. Commuters waited for hours [...]

Some CSEC students affected by road blocks

The transportation crisis disrupted the C.X.C. exams that students were sitting today. Paper Two of the Social Studies were scheduled for this morning and Paper one was set for the [...]

Support for bus owners from Chamber and Communication Workers Union

The bus operators are not alone in their plight and have support from many sectors. Today the Belize Chamber of Commerce and Industry is calling for quick resolution to the [...]

México Trade Mission to Belize

The protest was not the only event of the day. A trade mission coordinated by the Mexican Business Council for Foreign Trade, Investment and Technology, ProMex and the Mexican Embassy [...]

Jose Alpuche was called to the Bar

Jose Alpuche was called to the Bar this morning in a ceremony at the chambers of Acting Chief Justice, Samuel Awich. The motion for his acceptance was made by Attorney [...]

Entrepreneur sells land with forged documents

Also in court, a Buttonwood Bay resident was busted after he solicited money from three persons and used the name of the Minster of Works, Anthony Boots Martinez. Forty-three year [...]

Who will win the annual Miss Y Pageant?

The annual Miss Y Pageant is coming up this Saturday night. It’s an annual event that brings senior contestants to the stage to show that they are still vibrant and [...]

Aurelio Martinez in Concert

Aurelio Martinez is in Belize as part of his Laru Beya world tour and tonight is the first of two concerts at the Bliss Center for the Performing Arts. The [...]