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Tenth Celebration Cut Short, No Municipal Fair This Year

The spirit of the annual September Celebrations has been dampened somewhat with a dismal announcement coming out of City Hall this evening.  A press release issued by the Belize City [...]

Festivities to be Pared Down, Is Party Politics Being Played with the Tenth?

In speaking with Deputy Prime Minister Patrick Faber this morning, News Five was made to understand that the overall budget for this year’s festivities has taken a hit, Belize City [...]

Deputy Mayor Says Budget Cut Should be Evenly Spread Across All Municipalities

A former councilor tells News Five that the yearly subsidy is approximately eighty thousand dollars.  Twenty percent less is roughly sixty-four thousand dollars.  That individual, along with Deputy Prime Minister [...]

Where is the Missing CitCo Heavy Equipment?

There are additional details coming out of an investigation into missing heavy equipment that are the property of the Belize City Council.  A bulldozer, as well as a flatbed trailer, [...]

Former Works Councilor says CITCO Received the ‘Unaccounted’ Equipment

In an interview last week, former Belize City Mayor Darrell Bradley confirmed to News Five that despite having made repeated requests about the missing equipment, the Caterpillar Bulldozer, the eighteen [...]

Re-registration Numbers decrease; Frustration builds at Vital Statistic Unit

We are seventeen days away from the culmination of the mass re-registration exercise. As of August eleventh, a total of ninety thousand, eight hundred and seventy-three applications have been received [...]

Five Year Ban for Football Player who Punched a Female Referee

A five-year ban has been levied against twenty-seven-year-old football player, Darnel Mossiah for punching referee Yuri Daniels. The National Sports Council has condemned what it describes as a cowardly act [...]

Dean Samuels Resigns From Government Job to Run for UDP Port Loyola Convention

Former Belize City Councilor Dean Samuels has officially resigned from his government job in the Ministry of Works. He had to do so in order to contest the U.D.P.’s Port [...]

Dean Samuels says Minister Martinez Supports Him

When the media interviewed Port Loyola Area Representative Anthony Martinez last week, he expressed support for Michael Peyrefitte. But according to Dean Samuels, Martinez’s support was misplaced because Martinez was [...]

AC. Castillo says He is the Better Option for Port Loyola

Also contesting the U.D.P. Port Loyola Convention is AC. Castillo. The former disc jockey and cyclist received his official acceptance letter earlier this month and today he stopped by to [...]

BSI Invests Another $40 Million in Value Added Production

The Belize Sugar Industries has announced that it will invest an additional forty million dollars over the next eighteen months to improve efficiency and further increase value-added production to the [...]

Belizean & Mexican Parliamentarians Meet to End Hunger and Malnutrition

Mexican Senator Luisa Maria Calderon Hinojosa is in Belize to meet with the Ministers and C.E.O.s from the Ministries of Education, Agriculture, Health and Human Development. The mission is for [...]

Local School Feeding Programme to be Extended Countrywide

The Food and Agriculture Organization, better known as F.A.O., has been assisting Belize in the fight against malnutrition and hunger. Back in November of 2017, a project to improve food [...]

How did Belize get the silver medal? BVA explains

By now you’ve seen or heard of the national female volleyball team. They made history last week in the Central American Volleyball Championships when they defeated Costa Rica – a [...]

400K to prepare the team and host the regional volleyball championship!

And now to the costs. President Allan Sharp told the press today that getting to the championship and producing the result has been years of hard work that has required [...]

The Volleyball Association Needs Help!

As you heard, Sharp says that there has been some verbal commitment of some form of assistance from G.O.B. towards the costs accumulated for the association to prepare the team [...]

KTV the Remix – Who Advances to the Finals?

Who has made the cut and will compete in the finals of season two of KTV the Remix? Find out tonight right here on Channel Five as five of the [...]