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Try and Try Again; Father Wins $25 Thousand Dollars on Scratch and Win

Today the daughter of the latest “Scratch and Win” winner came by News Five to share her story of her father’s good luck. Identifying herself only as “Olivia” she says [...]

Carla Barnett Ready to Welcome CARICOM Heads to Belize

Caribbean Community Heads of Government are preparing to meet in Belize on March first and second for the thirty-third Inter-Sessional Meeting. In a CARICOM interview, Dr. Carla Barnett, the CARICOM [...]

Excitement over High Level Meetings in San Pedro

Aside from the CARICOM-S.I.C.A. meeting, there will also be a visit from the United Nations Secretary General, António Guterres. It’s exciting time for islanders, including Belize Rural South area representative [...]

COVID’s Effect on the Region: A Topic for CARICOM Inter-sessional

The effects of COVID-19 on regional economies and education systems will be a matter of priority at the thirty third CARICOM Heads of Government Inter-sessional Meeting. Secretary General Barnett says [...]

Belize Ready to Welcome the Royals in March

And, when the CARICOM and S.I.C.A. meetings are over, the international spotlight will remain on Belize with the visit of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. Those dates were just [...]

Alaia Belize Debuts Its Exclusive Craft Brew

An exclusive beer known as the Alaia Pale Ale is being prepared by Belize Brewing Company for the Alaia Belize, Autograph Collection Hotels in San Pedro. The mixture is a [...]

Alaia and Crystal Team Up for Co-branded Bottled Water

The M.O.U. between Belize Brewing Company and Alaia Belize also includes a co-branded Crystal bottled drinking water. Both companies agreed as well to partner with each other to ensure that [...]

The Bright Side: Asylum Seeker Pursues Educational Dreams in Belize

For decades, Belize has been a beacon for people fleeing conflict or violence elsewhere in Central America. This week Sabreena Daly brings you the story of young woman we will [...]

Land Offered for Youth Farming

A private land owner has reportedly offered one hundred and twenty acres of land to the Government of Belize for long term leasing. The purpose? To create agricultural opportunities for [...]

First U.D.P. Prime Minister, Sir Manuel Esquivel Passes

There is sad new for the nation tonight with the passing of former Prime Minister Manuel Esquivel. In a brief circular issued by the Leader of the Opposition, Shyne Barrow, [...]

Belize Audubon Society Celebrates 53rd Anniversary

The Belize Audubon Society is the oldest conservation organization in the country.  Established in 1969, the N.G.O. has evolved to becoming one of the leading environmental groups advocating for sustainable [...]

Annual James Waight Award is Just around the Corner

On February sixteenth, the Belize Audubon Society will host the annual James Waight Awards Ceremony.  The virtual event recognizes exemplary Belizeans in the area of conservation and environmental awareness. The [...]

C.D.B. President Begins Visit with Central Bank Meetings

The President of the Caribbean Development Bank is on his inaugural visit to Belize. On Monday, Dr. Gene Leon met with Christopher Coye, Minister of State in the Ministry of [...]

Let’s Help Elmar Martinez Build a New Home

Public assistance is being sought to help a husband and wife couple out of a dire situation that they are facing.  Elmar Martinez is blind and unemployed and has been [...]

Belize City Woman Receives New House from Ministry of Housing

A woman whose house collapsed received a new one from the Ministry of Housing. Margaret McDougall had been living in the decrepit structure for the better part of twenty years [...]

Surveillance Footage Do Help in Prosecutions

News Five also asked the Commissioner of Police, just how successful surveillance cameras have been in solving crime?   Chester Williams, Commissioner of Police, B.P.D. “We do appreciate the fact [...]

FM Courtenay Congratulates Mia Mottley on Re-election

Today, Foreign Minister Eamon Courtenay congratulated Barbados Prime Minister Mia Mottley for her party’s landslide win and return to office.   Eamon Courtenay, Minister of Foreign Affairs “I think once [...]

Leaders Reflect on The Man – George Price

Saturday was celebrated as a public and bank holiday. And, while many took it simply as an extra day of rest and relaxation, government leaders attended a tribute to the [...]

Popular Entertainer Has M.S. Appealing for Assistance

Fans of performing artist Marlyn Vansen were surprised over the weekend when she posted about her Multiple Sclerosis diagnosis. The singer, dancer, and mother of a one year old daughter [...]

Woman Living in Collapsed House Seeking Assistance

A resident of Neal Pen Road in Belize City is looking for a job so that she can move from her house that had collapsed on January second. Florence Horne [...]

NICH Honors George Price with Exhibition

The National Institute of Culture and History is planning two main activities at the House of Culture, formerly the Government House, in connection with the birthday of Belize’s first Prime [...]

PM Briceño Reflects on George Price

He is called the Father of the Nation for taking Belize from a British colony to an independent country.  Since his death in 2011, the People’s United Party has been [...]

Northern Water System Rehabilitation Begins

This morning, ground was broken for the start of rehabilitation works for the Libertad and Concepcion rural water system in the Corozal District.  According to the Ministry of Rural Development, [...]

Minister Usher: No to Parking Meters, Yes to Green Fund

On Wednesday, you heard Belize City Mayor Bernard Wagner speaking about a delay in a proposed parking meter project, which has been met with resistance by area reps in the [...]

Courts Customer Wins 2022 QUTE Car

There were big winners this week with Courts and Tropigas. The tickets of customers who participated in raffles between October and December of 2021 were shuffled. Earlier this week, Jose [...]