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Investigation into Drug Plane Continues…Still Very Little Known

There are still only few details available on the Cessna single-engine aircraft with tail number YZ3241 which was found in an isolated area behind Spanish Lookout, Cayo District. The Cessna [...]

New Evangelical Association Formed

There is great unrest in the core evangelical church structure in Belize tonight, following a distinct split in the previously powerful Belize Association of Evangelical Churches. Following what they say [...]

NEAB Claims Church Senator Elected by the Minority

The evangelical body which is recognized by government is now governed by thirteen pastors based in Belize City. The new N.E.A.B., according to their numbers, represents almost two hundred and [...]

Association Stands Strong on LGBT and Gender Police Issues

The division has far-reaching implications, especially with critical issues like LGBT rights and the gender policy. The major push in the evangelical stance on those issues came from the districts, [...]

Did Politics Cause Division in Evangelical Movement in Belize?

With all that said, what isn’t being put right out there by these leaders is what they believe is one of the main reasons for the division – political manipulation. [...]

Teacher Says System Failed girls Burned to Death at Hostel

The senseless deaths on Saturday of three young girls…Shadisha Arnold, Elizabeth McKoy and Ana Carlos, is still dominating conversation. It happened at the Princess Royal Youth Hostel, where the three [...]

COLA Pleased With Announcement of FOB Groundbreaking

COLA applauding the government on any one thing is big. But imagine COLA commending government twice in one interview. That’s what happened today. President Geovanni Brackett and his organization led [...]

President Geovanni Brackett Says Offshore Drilling Ban is a Good Start

And then it was offshore drilling, or rather the ban on offshore drilling announced by government on Tuesday. Brackett told News Five that while the government and COLA rarely agree, [...]

Tourism Minister Vague on Offshore Drilling Ban

N.G.O.s have been clamoring for a number of years to ban oil exploration off the coast of Belize altogether. One of the many initiatives includes a people’s referendum to which [...]

UNESCO Committee Applauds GOB Decision

Government acted following a threat to remove the system from the List of World Heritage Sites because of concerns on the sale, lease and development of mangrove islands and the [...]

New Director of Health Services Named

There is a new Director of Health Services at the Ministry of Health…well at least he’s the interim DHS until formalities are completed.  Head of the Epidemiology Unit, Doctor Marvin [...]

MoH Will Take Proactive Stance on Health Issues

Doctor Manzanero has hit the ground running, meeting with technical advisors and other officials to plan a way forward for improved healthcare services. Doctor Manzanero told News Five that his [...]

Department of Civil Aviation to Receive Multi-Million $$$ Upgrade

Almost ten million dollars will be spent to improve systems at air traffic control. The signing of an agreement between three parties took place this morning at the Department of [...]

PAHO Hosts Nurse Educators Workshop

A sub-regional workshop on the development of competencies for nurse educators in the region commenced today at the Ramada Belize City Princess. Organized by the Pan American Health Organization office [...]

Session Addresses Nurse Competency

One way to set regional health standards involves a mandatory nursing examination across English-speakingCaribbeancountries.  According to Deputy Director of Health Services with Responsibility for Nursing, Augustina Elijio, the workshop also [...]

CSEC’s Regional Top Performers Meet Prime Minister Dean Barrow

The most brilliant students from across the region are in Belize for the regional award ceremony of top performers for the 2015 Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate Examinations. The program starts [...]

ZIKA Confirmed in Central America

There are cases of Zika in Central America. Today, the Ministry of Health confirmed that there have been three persons with the vector-borne illness in Guatemala and El Salvador. The [...]