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Cabinet levels playing field for CARICOM Imports

Cabinet met in a regular session on Tuesday and there is some good news for Belizeans and Caribbean Community importers alike. It is expected that the approval for the removal [...]

Oil Companies must put cash in environmental fund

However, environmentalists are paying keen attention to Cabinet’s announcement of the establishment of the Environmental Common Fund (ECF).  The ECF is observed in Regulation fifteen (two) of the Petroleum Regulations. [...]

Is Belize importing rice from Uruguay?

Protection of fertile natural resources is not only to maintain stable ecosystems but also for supporting agricultural production. The sale of locally produced rice, according to several grain growers in [...]

Santi points finger at alleged perpetrator of dirty politics

The date for General Elections has not been set, nor has the government given any indication if it will be called early. However, activity in one important piece of electoral [...]

Women of Caribbean Shores on road to victory

And while things are heating up in Caribbean Shores for Santi, News Five caught up with his two opponents, Chandra Cansino and Anne-Marie Williams, who made it clear that they [...]

2 sides to Carnal Charge; family of accused speak out

Forty-two year old Brian Charlesworth, a resident of Belize City, appeared in court on October twenty-fourth, a few days after allegations were made accusing him of sexually assaulting a pair [...]

Act Now and End Gender Based Violence

The international observance of the annual Sixteen Days of Activism to End Gender Based Violence starts this Friday. Locally, several activities are planned that seek to educate the public about [...]

Caribbean Male Action Network calling out men

And while activities regarding gender-based violence usually focus on women, there’s another event being held on Sunday that’s just for the men. The Champions for Change and Caribbean Male Action [...]

Charged with stabbing but her nationality is questionable

In court news, a well known Belize City sanitation worker was convicted of an immigration offence today. Shirley Lambey Arnold claims she has been living in Belize since she was [...]

Cops say gun is not lost, but in locked up

Floyd Ellis came to News Five last Friday to complain about his missing firearm, which he says was left in the care of a police officer following a domestic dispute [...]

Female leaders attend gender participation in politics seminar

And though the earlier stories dealt mainly with vulnerable groups and gender based violence, there are women who, despite hardships, have molded themselves into leaders. And though there aren’t any [...]

Healthy Living opens wide for a cat boil

The phrase “if yoh give and tek back yoh wah get cat boil” is common among children in Belize. But many of the persons who use the saying may not [...]