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Leo Bradley Library Host 7th Annual Health Fair

A health fair was also held today in Belize City. The seventh annual Leo Bradley Library health fair took place at the library’s compound where a number of informational booths [...]

National Birth Registration Consultation Held

A national birth registration consultation was held today in Belize City. Agencies such as UNICEF, UNHCR and the British High Commission partnered with the government to bring together all stakeholders [...]

Finding the Time to Get in Shape with Healthy Living

For people trying to get in shape, one of the most common challenges they encounter is finding the time. Veteran health and fitness coach Ed Williams has a solution to [...]

Tourist Injured in Belize Flown Out for Life Saving Surgery

Belize is getting a bad reputation on the international stage for not having adequate medical equipment to save a tourist’s life. A little over a week ago, U.S. tourist nineteen-year-old [...]

Is Albert Area Rep Tracy Panton Weighing Her Chances at the U.D.P. Leadership?

During the weekly cabinet meeting on Tuesday, it was expected that politics would have been at the centre of the discussions. That presumption came on the heels of several social [...]

Who Will Tracy Panton Support as Caribbean Shores U.D.P. Standard Bearer?

As we’ve reported, three candidates have thrown their hats into the ring to represent the United Democratic Party in the upcoming general elections. Leila Peyrefitte, Lee Mark Chang and Santiago [...]

A Prison Courthouse to Connect Inmates to the Judiciary

A new courthouse was inaugurated this morning at the Belize Central Prison where inmates will now be able to connect directly with the Supreme Court and the magistrate’s court from [...]

Local Bus and Taxi Operators Meet with Cabinet Ministers

Local taxi and bus operators met today with Minister of Transport Edmond Castro and his cabinet colleague, Minister of Tourism Manuel Heredia Junior in Belize City. Minister Castro first met [...]

Minister Castro Explains Granting of Licenses to Guatemalan Bus Companies

In March, Minister of Transport Edmond Castro issued licenses to two Guatemalan-registered companies, Linea Dorado and Fuente del Norte, to transport passengers to and from Guatemala and Belize City.  This [...]

Bus, Taxi Operators Hopeful That Issues Will be Addressed

Speaking of behalf of operators was Chairman of the Bus Terminal Market Square Taxi Cooperative Mark Humes and President of the Belize Bus Association Thomas Shaw. Both men said that [...]

Belize, Caribbean in Danger as Sargassum Invasion will be Much Worse

In 2018, News Five took a look at the crippling effects of sargassum, a brown, foul and invasive microalga. In October of last year, the Ministry of Tourism and the [...]

UNICOMER Belize’s First Broadening Horizons Graduating Class

The first cohort of UNICOMER’s Broadening Horizons program received certificates today for successfully completing six weeks of business skills training. Broadening Horizons is an entrepreneurship program that seeks to help [...]

Taiwanese Embassy Lends Financial Support to Albert CARE Centre

The Republic of China (Taiwan) made a donation of thirty thousand dollars today to the Albert Division, specifically its Action Committee for the development of a CARE Centre on the [...]

Belize Observes International Day of Families

Belize joined the rest of the world today to observe International Day of Families. The day is used to shine light on the importance of families and their role in [...]

Father of 2 Drowns in Corozal Town

There was a third loss of life up north. A construction worker drowned in Corozal Town sometime between Monday and Tuesday. The father of two packed his tool bag and [...]

Cabinet Approves Amendment to Maritime Areas Act

In an update to the referendum…A sitting of the House of Representatives will be held on Monday, May twentieth, to amend the Maritime Areas Act of 1992.  That decision was [...]

Saldivar Ramps Up Campaign for U.D.P. Leadership with the “Youth Brigade”

If you’ll recall last year, the race for the leadership of the U.D.P. was in full swing with hopefuls John Saldivar and Patrick Faber actively campaigning within the party. They [...]

The Taiwan Belize It—Friendship Run 2019

The Embassy of Republic of China is partnering with the Department of Youth Services and the National Sports Council to host a two-K and five-K Track Race to commemorate thirty [...]

Belize City Man Says Police Shot Him in the Groin

Fifty-two-year-old Belize City resident Vince Martinez says he was shot by police. It happened on Sunday, May twelfth at his house on Far West Street. According to Martinez, he was [...]

Vince Martinez Plans to Sue the Police Department

According to Martinez, he was first taken to Precinct One and later allowed to visit the K.H.M.H for treatment. He says that he has reported the matter to the Professional [...]

Knowing How to Deal with an Oil Spill

Representatives from sixteen Caribbean countries met today in Belize City as part of a four-day training working on oil spill. The training which was organized by the Regional Marine Pollution [...]

Santino Castillo Wants Back Caribbean Shores Seat

Businessman and cyclist, Santino Castillo, is returning to the political arena. Castillo has announced he wants to run again in the Caribbean Shores Constituency for the U.D.P.  After serving as [...]

3 U.D.P. Candidates for Caribbean Shores, So Far

Senate President Lee Mark Chang and former U.D.P. Belize City Councilor Leila Peyrefitte are the two names who have reportedly expressed interest in representing Caribbean Shores. While Castillo won in [...]

John Saldivar Urges U.D.P. to ‘Embrace the Inevitable Competition for Leadership’

With the referendum results showing a strong YES in favour of the U.D.P. position, it’s silly season in the party.  Now, Prime Minister Barrow will also be making his exit [...]

The Stealing of Rosewood from Santa Teresa Village, Toledo

There is an allegation against a police officer coming out of the Toledo District tonight. Residents from the Santa Teresa Village claim that the officer has stolen rosewood from its [...]