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Is Moises Cal Being Replaced as Government’s Pick for PSC Chairman?

Is government reneging on the appointment of Moises Cal as chair of the Public Service Commission?  While it is yet to be made official, P.S.U. President Dean Flowers alluded to [...]

Over 140 Young People Engaged in B.D.F. Summer Camp 2022

Today, the Belize Defence Force concluded its annual summer camp at Price Barracks. Over one hundred and forty young persons, ages seven to seventeen, were engaged in two weeks of [...]

B.E.L. 24/7: an Online App to Make Your Life Easier

The Belize Electricity Limited has introduced a mobile application called B.E.L. 24/7 which is being made available to its customers to access essential services online.  Forget the long lines at [...]

Government & Churches Issue Joint Statement on Writ of Referendum

A joint statement was released late this evening from the Government of Belize and the churches regarding the issue of the Writ of Referendum. This follows the churches’ request for [...]

National M.S.M.E. Policy Seeks to Advance Micro, Small and Medium Businesses

During its regular Tuesday meeting, the Cabinet discussed the National Micro, Small, and Medium-sized Enterprise, or the M.S.M.E. Policy and Strategy for 2022-2025. The new policy and strategy were approved [...]

Land Clinic Goes to Price Barracks

Since 2021, the Ministry of Natural Resources has been going across the country setting up land clinics. For years, residents have been complaining about the delays in processes at the [...]

Haulover Replacement Bridge Project Remains on Schedule, within Budget

Several months into the construction of a new crossing to replace the existing Haulover Bridge, work remains on schedule and the spending remains within budget. Today, Engineering Coordinator at the [...]

MIDH Meets Challenges with Repair Work on Philip Goldson Highway

Moody also brought us up to speed with the repair works being carried out further up near mile seven on the Philip Goldson Highway, where a portion of the highway [...]

MIDH to Public: Stop Stealing Our Signs!

As if the challenges with debris and construction were not enough, the human element is also compounding the problem for the ministry, not only at the mile seven rehabilitation area, [...]

A New Intake of Police Officers Has been Approved

On Tuesday, cabinet met to discuss several matters which include an increase in requests for permits to allow charter flights from Haiti to Belize.  The ministry has assessed these applications [...]

Scratch and Win Winner $25,000 Richer

The latest Scratch and Win winner is twenty-five thousand dollars richer. Anthony from Belmopan purchased his ticket on Wednesday night and decided not to scratch it until he reached his [...]

Upcoming Projects by the Social Investment Fund

The inauguration in Crooked Tree is one of several projects in the pipeline for the Belize Social Investment Fund. SIF is the premiere implementing agency for the country of Belize, [...]

Lake Independence Family Receives Home from G.O.B.

An elderly couple from the Lake Independence constituency was the recipient of a one-bedroom, concrete bungalow courtesy of the Government of Belize. Area Representative Cordel Hyde says he promised Marco [...]

Land Title Duplications are Costing Government

Belizeans are visiting the Lands Department daily to file complaints over the duplication of land titles, according to Minister of Natural Resources Cordel Hyde. Hyde says many of these complainants [...]

Ghanaian Soap Maker to Host Training in Belmopan

Belmopan Mayor Sharon Palacio is calling on women from all nine municipalities to participate in a free soap making workshop.  The training is being facilitated by an internationally certified soap [...]

Mobile Land Clinic Visits Belize Rural North

The community center in Sand Hill Village was teeming with activity, as residents from across the Belize Rural North constituency gathered at that location to participate in a land clinic.  [...]

Cordel Hyde: “Biscayne Village Chairman Jump Di Gun”

The chairperson of Biscayne Village, who was elected under a previous administration, also brought forward concerns from that community where parcels of land had been set aside for residents.  Those [...]

Reform at the Lands Department

Land reform has been on the agenda for the Briceño administration since taking office in November 2020.  Long described as a hotbed of corruption, the Lands Department has had a [...]

Prime Minister Briceño Attends Police Day in Belize City

Prime Minister John Briceño was in attendance at a police open day at the Raccoon Street Police Station in Belize City. PM Briceño also took time out to deliver lunch [...]

Mr. Program Park Officially Opened

Kareem Musa, the Area Representative for Caribbean Shores today honored now deceased Belizean Musician Gilbert “Mr. Program” Alamilla.  Mr. Program was a member of Musa’s constituency. His life was cut [...]

NEAB Insists There Were No Consultations on Cannabis Legalization

A concerted effort led by the churches to obtain an additional five thousand signatures needed to satisfy the threshold of registered voters in order to trigger a referendum on the [...]

NEAB Canvasses the Old Capital for Signatures

So what is the count on the number of signatures obtained thus far?  According to Pastor Wade, a second tally has not been conducted since the most recent figures were [...]

What Will Marijuana Legalization Cost Us?

Pastor Wade also addressed what he sees as the economic risks associated with the Cannabis bill.   Pastor Louis Wade, National Evangelical Association of Belize “There is a cost to [...]

How Will You Make Your Fish This Easter?

Many people will be flocking the fish markets to purchase their fish for Good Friday, but how much will the fish cost this year? News Five’s Marion Ali went looking [...]

Foreign Affairs & Great Belize Television Respond to Press Incident at CARICOM Inter-Sessional

This evening, the Ministry of Foreign Affairs issued a statement about an incident today at the CARICOM Inter-Sessional Meeting in San Pedro in which a reporter alleges she was being [...]