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B.D.F. in Crisis Mode with Soldiers Having Suicidal Tendencies

On Monday we brought you the story of Belize Defense Force Captain Damacio Coc who was found hanging from a bed sheet inside his cell at the Belize Central Prison. [...]

What’s the Way Forward for Poultry Industry in North?

So what will happen with these farms? So far, over twenty-eight thousand birds have been killed. Manager of the Belize Poultry Association, Armando Cowo says that a proposal has been [...]

No Risk to Consuming Chicken

The Ministry of Health and Wellness, which sits on the taskforce that has been put together to address the issue, confirmed today that the virus cannot be transmitted to humans [...]

Implications of Avian Flu on the Market/Economy

On Tuesday, the Belize Poultry Association and other stakeholders in the agriculture industry met and several decisions were made. Chief among those was that the plant in Blue Creek will [...]

Chamber of Commerce & Industry Raises Concerns About Holiday For Queen’s Funeral

Queen Elizabeth II will be laid to rest on Monday, and the Government of Belize, along with several other Commonwealth countries, is observing the nineteenth of September as a public [...]

Still No Sign of Relief at the Fuel Pumps

During an interview with Prime Minister John Briceño earlier today, he was asked about the exorbitant fuel prices, which have been the highest the country has experienced. The P.M. was [...]

Private Micah Miguel’s Death: Ministry of Human Development Now Investigating

The Court of Inquiry, an internal process by the Belize Defence Force, into the circumstances under which B.D.F. Private Micah Miguel took her own life continues.  When the incident came [...]

Was Karen Bevans’ B.T.B. Lawsuit Avoidable?

The Government of Belize, under the administration of Prime Minister John Briceño, terminated the employment contract of Karen Bevans as Director of Tourism on March twelfth, 2021, several months after [...]

Increasing Reports of Loud Music in Residential Areas

Persons hosting private events throughout September are being reminded to be good neighbours. Complaints of loud music in residential areas have increased over the last couple of weeks. Police officers [...]

Recognizing World Suicide Prevention Day 2022

September tenth is recognised worldwide as Suicide Prevention Day and starting today, Belizeans have been wearing the colour yellow to bring awareness to the issue. Now here at this station, [...]

School Hair Style Rules are “Shackles of Our Colonial Past”, says Minister of Education

The Minister of Education says he supports the removal of school rules that prevent children from entering the classroom because of the length of their hair or hairstyle. Minister Francis [...]

13 Months of Negotiations, Still No C.B.A. for D.F.C. Employees

C.W.U. and D.F.C. have been in negotiations over a revised Collective Bargaining Agreement since July 2021. To date, both parties have not been able to agree on a finalized C.B.A. [...]

Tourism Minister says Hell No to Vulcan

The proposed mining activity in the vicinity of Gales Point Village has been with  objections from various quarters, including several members of the Briceño administration. Tourism Minister Anthony Mahler was [...]

D.F.C. Terminations Spark Midday Protest

Employees at the D.F.C. Headquarters in Belmopan were out protesting at midday. News Five understands that three employees were handed letters of termination on grounds of redundancy. This latest development [...]

I Am Not My Hair – M.O.E. Concerned about School Hair Policies

The Ministry of Education, Culture, Science and Technology today issued a release expressing concern over school hair policies. The release comes on the heels of reports that approximately thirty students [...]

Bakers to Received $1.5 Million Subsidy on Bread, Finally

On Wednesday, the Government of Belize sought approval from the House of Representatives to spend one and a half million dollars on bakers across the country as a form of [...]

What’s Penalty for B.D.F.

The Belize Police Department is also carrying out an investigation into the allegations of sexual assault of Micah Miguel. It is not the first time that allegations of crimes of [...]

Premier League of Belize Investigates Attack on Player in Independence Village

The Premier League of Belize (P.L.B.) is investigating the circumstances surrounding a brawl that took place at the end of a football match between Altitude FC and Verdes FC in [...]

University of Belize Collaborates With Student Association to Host Safety Assemblies

The University of Belize’s Association of Student Governments  issued a released today expressing its sadness, having learned about the senseless murder of eighteen-year-old graphic designer Leroy Cus. The release says [...]

D.Y.S. and U.B. Responds to Leroy Cus Murder in Belmopan

The Department of Youth Services is also demanding justice of Leroy Cus. A release from the Ministry of Youth, through the Department of Youth Services, condemns the brutal murder. In [...]

HRCB Calls for B.P.D. to Enforce, Improve Disciplinary Measures

Tonight, the Human Rights Commission of Belize is calling on the Belize Police Department to improve and enforce disciplinary measures. The commission says that the circumstances surrounding the death of [...]

Lance Corporal Roxannie Hill-Goff to Be Laid to Rest By Colleagues on Thursday

The funeral service for B.D.F. officer Lance Corporal Roxannie Hill-Goff will be held on Thursday in Double Head Cabbage. As we reported, Lance Corporal Hill died in a tragic road [...]

When Will Fuel Prices in Belize Decrease?

Fuel prices are falling globally. Last week, the global benchmark for oil prices has fallen below one hundred U.S dollars per barrel, down from over one hundred and twenty dollars [...]

Team Assembled to Investigate Private Micah Miguel Claims of Sexual Assault

Reporters also asked the Chief of Staff for an update into allegations that Private Micah Miguel was bullied and sexually assaulted at Price Barracks before taking her own life. Viewers [...]

Plus TV’s Louis Wade Jr Apologizes

Pastor Louis Wade Junior, host of Plus TV’s Rise and Shine Morning Show, has offered an apology to the Women Parliamentarian Caucus, which demanded an apology from him for using [...]