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Revisiting the Ancient Maya World at Xunantunich

The Xunantunich Archaeological Site has been among Belize’s favourite tourist attractions, particularly because of the splendor that one experiences when they ascend atop El Castillo – the tallest ancient building [...]

Road Repairs for Most of Philip Goldson Highway to Begin

Dilapidated culverts along the Philip Goldson Highway are in the process of being replaced over the next few months. The replacements are part of a bigger project that the Ministry [...]

Two Ways of Fixing Unsteady Portion of Philip Goldson Highway

News Five asked Bradley how the ministry will seek to remedy the portion of the highway between miles three and five that is unsteady. He said there is a temporary [...]

Belize City Bridges in Bad Condition; BelCan Needs to be Replaced Soon

As you may know, works have already begun to construct a new bridge to replace the Haulover Bridge, which connects Belize City to the northern part of the country. And [...]

Famous Archaeologist Dr. David Pendergast Visits Belize

Doctor David Pendergast, a renowned American archaeologist, famous for his work at Altun Ha and Lamanai, returned to London today, following a brief visit to Belize.  Unfortunately, while here in [...]

Toledo Alcaldes Association Fires Back at GOB Over Land Rights Statement

The Toledo Alcaldes Association has responded to the statement issued by government on Tuesday regarding concerns being raised by private landowners in Toledo District. The issue arises out of fear [...]

New Archaeological Finds Might Require Amendments to History Page

The story of the ancient Mayas precedes the classic period. Some data puts the first Maya in this part of Central America even before the birth of Christ. We know [...]

Belize and U.S. to Extend Agreement to Protect Artifacts

Completing an eight-day visit to Belize this week was Dr. Andrew Zonderman from the U.S. State Department’s Cultural Heritage Center. The official’s visit was to assess the shared Cultural Property [...]

How Will G.O.B. Benefit from Sale of Carbon Credits?

But the informal sale of carbon credits is ongoing, with G.O.B. receiving no royalties or taxes. Since the return from COP26, a national framework is being worked on to regularize [...]

Is a Moratorium on Hardwoods Coming?

Is a moratorium on logging a foot? There is a shortage of economically viable species of hardwoods within Belize because there has been a high level of harvesting and little [...]

Will Forest Officer Daniel Chi Be Dismissed for Insubordination?

Remember Daniel Chi who was suspended, placed on administrative leave, because he was purportedly rude to Prime Minister John Briceño?  Well tonight, we have confirmed that his file is with [...]

An Improved Road Paves Way for Rural Transformation in Machakilha Village

Transformation has come to the rural community of Machakilha. The village is situated in the southernmost part of the country and the population is made up of families of Mayan [...]

Ministry of Rural Transformation Intent on Improving Livelihoods in Rural Communities

While we caught up with Alfonso Putul and his family three years later, the purpose of our visit to the far-flung community of Machakilha on Friday was to attend the [...]

Ground Broken for New Fire Station in Dangriga

Dangriga will have a state-of-the-art fire station in about a year from now, through funding of one point two million U.S. dollars from the U.S. Government. Ground has been broken [...]

Government to Review Ports System With a View To Enhance the Standards

Belize, as a country that relies heavily on imports, depends on the ports to receive goods, as well as to ship goods abroad. But we sometimes run into problems because [...]

Introducing: Digital Payments for Employment Permits!

If you’ve been discouraged in the past to seek a temporary employment permit because of the tedious task it involves, your effort now is just a couple clicks on your [...]

Bullet Tree Residents Protest Against Reissuance of Lands for Housing

Recently, there was a protest in Bullet Tree Falls where Minister Michel Chebat is the Area Representative for Cayo North. The protesters said they were upset that lands that were [...]

Portion of Isidoro Beaton Stadium’s Compound Transferred to Private Company under Former Administration

Former Mayor Khalid Belisle is tonight defending a decision made by the Belmopan City Council to sell a portion of the Isidoro Beaton Stadium’s land to a private company owned [...]

Isidoro Beaton Stadium’s Accessibility Improves, says Area Rep

Athletes are now taking advantage of greater access to the facilities at the Isidoro Beaton Stadium under the management of the National Sports Council. The Isidoro Beaton Stadium is regarded [...]

ASR/BSI Multimillion-Dollar Investment at Big Creek Port for Sugar Industry

News Five team traveled south to the Big Creek Port where American Sugar Refinery/Belize Sugar Industry officially launched its improved raw sugar and molasses logistics at the port.  It comes [...]

Two Years Later, A New Kitchen at Camp Belizario

Today, the Belize Defence Force officially inaugurated its newly refurbished kitchen at Camp Belizario in the Cayo District.  It was once in a deplorable condition. With filth building up, the [...]

The New Home of the Belize Olympic and Commonwealth Games Association

The Belize Olympic and Commonwealth Games Association will soon see its headquarters, located adjacent to the Marion Jones Sporting Complex on Princess Margaret Drive, completed. The building, named the Olympic [...]

Belizean Archaeologist Honored by Society for American Archaeology

Belizean archaeologist Dr. Jaime Awe has been recognized by a regional archaeology association for his contributions to the field. A release from the National Institute for Culture and History says [...]

Lamanai Put on World Monuments Watch

The World Monuments Fund has announced that the Lamanai Archaeological Reserve and its wider Cultural Landscape has been named to the 2022 World Monuments Watch. This is a selection of [...]

New River Farmers’ Society Gets Help for Agricultural Upgrades

The Government of Belize today signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the New River Farmers’ Society Limited of San Carlos Village, Orange Walk for a matching grants initiative under the [...]