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U.B. Hosts Fundraiser for NRM Graduate

Meet Dorian Enriquez… he is a 2021 graduate of the Natural Resource Management Program at the University of Belize. But even before he completed the bachelor’s program at the university, [...]

N.I.P. Pending for Driver in Deadly Sand Hill R.T.A.

The families of three men who lost their lives in a deadly head-on collision on the Philip Goldson Highway on Tuesday morning are still reeling from the tragic road traffic [...]

Adhering to Road Rules for the Safety of All Road Users

Tuesday’s triple fatality has brought into sharp focus issues of road safety and driving behaviours. Reports over the past few years would suggest that traffic fatalities are among the leading [...]

S.I.B. Report: G.D.P. Increased by 13.5% in Second Quarter

The Statistical Institute of Belize today held its third press conference for this year and presented G.D.P. estimates for the second quarter of 2022, as well as the consumer price [...]

Free Laptops for Excelsior Students from Ministry of Education

It’s one of four Belize City high schools that have been selected for the Education Upliftment Program dubbed Together We Rise. Students who attend the four institutions: Sadie Vernon, Excelsior, [...]

Government Seeks Funds to Help Rebuild St Mary’s School

At the start of the school year, parents of children attending Saint Mary’s Primary School were taken aback when they learned that they needed to make eleventh-hour arrangements to have [...]

MoE Still Engaged with St Luke’s to Settle with Aggrieved Teacher

Back in May, we watched a Facebook live post in dismay as Saint Luke Primary School teacher, Joanna Ysaguirre broke down in tears and shared what she felt was sheer [...]

Minister of Culture Says September Celebrations Went Well

The September celebrations this year returned to normalcy, or as close to what it was in pre-COVID times, and the Minister of Culture believes that Belizeans embraced it well. Minister [...]

Belize International Institute of Neuroscience Performing Advanced Brain Disorder Diagnosis Test

E.E.G. machines are used to test the electrical activity in the brain using small metal discs that are attached to the skull. Through the years, diagnostic technology has been commonly [...]

What’s Happening with the 2022 Census?

The 2022 census was launched earlier this year and since May, the Statistical Institute of Belize data collectors have been deployed across the country to gather pertinent information from all [...]

Challenge of Census: Finding People at Home

But there are many who claim that they have not been engaged so far by any data collector.  Now, in terms of population density, Belize District, specifically the city, has [...]

Responsible Pesticide Management for Sustainable Food System

Earlier this year, we’re reported on the death of a child who ingested a pesticide in the north, as well as a case of a water system in the south [...]

The Importance of Media Literacy in the Digital Age

This afternoon at Anglican Cathedral College, students participated in a skit depicting the harmful effects of spreading fake news, libel and slander, as well as maligning other individuals in the [...]

A Succession Plan for Crooked Tree Chair

The last time News Five spoke with Brandon Gillett was back on August eighteenth, when several areas across the country, including parts of Crooked Tree Village, were under water after [...]

U.D.P.’s Tumultuous Forty-ninth Anniversary

The United Democratic Party turns forty-nine today. The milestone achievement comes at the tail end of the September Celebrations; nonetheless, members of the U.D.P. commemorated the event by paying homage [...]

Shyne Pays Homage to Past U.D.P. Prime Ministers

Late this evening, News Five spoke with Party Leader Shyne Barrow, who shared with us the significance of this milestone to the United Democratic Party.  Barrow took the opportunity to [...]

Shyne Says Former U.D.P. Chairman is Also Before Ethics Committee

Collet Area Representative Patrick Faber’s application to run for a sixth time in that constituency was rejected by the U.D.P.’s Nominations Committee last week. The reasons given were several violations [...]

B.P.F Leader Says Opposition Members of Parliament Have Proposed Joining the B.P.F.

It has been a while since the United Democratic Party has seen bright days. The clash between former leader Patrick Faber – dethroned and cast out by current leader Moses [...]

B.D.F. to Dismantle Illegal Guatemalan Settlement in Western Belize

While we engaged with the B.D.F Chief of Staff, we spoke about other topics of concern – one of which involves the proposed dismantling of an illegal Guatemalan Settlement called [...]

B.D.F. Contemplates Approach to Removing Illegal Guatemalan Cattle Ranch

While the Guatemalans have not set up illegal cattle ranches at Barrio El Juda, they were successful in doing so in other locations deep in our lush jungle near the [...]

Ministry of Blue Economy and Civil Aviation in Montreal for 41st ICAO Assembly

The Ministry of Blue Economy and Civil Aviation is attending the forty-first Assembly of the International Civil Aviation Organization (ICAO) in Montreal, Canada.  The International Civil Aviation Organization sets the [...]

PM Highlights Recent Sarstoon River Standoff, During O.A.S. Protocolary Session

Prime Minister John Briceño addressed the Protocolary Session of the Organization of American States on Monday, in Washington D.C. In his speech, he reiterated the important role of the O.A.S. [...]

B.D.F. Officer Says Conflicts with G.A.F. in Sarstoon Need to Stop

The confrontation between members of the Guatemalan Armed Forces and the Belize Territorial Volunteers on the Sarstoon River on September eighteenth came somewhat as a surprise to the Belize Defense [...]

B.T.B. & Carnival Cruise Line Launch Recruitment Exercise

Carnival Cruise Line carried out its first recruitment exercise today. The event was organized in partnership with the Belize Tourism Board and is geared towards exposing Belizeans to the employment [...]

Five Hundred Police Officers to Benefit from N.H.I. Services

Police officers commanding the various divisions in Belize City toured several National Health Insurance clinics in Belize City today. The tour was organized to identify areas where security can be [...]