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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 [...]

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 [...]