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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 [...]

B.B.A. and House Speaker Accept Wade’s Apology

And the B.B.A. has responded to Wade’s apology. In a letter bearing the same date, Chairman of the B.B.A. Evan Tench wrote to Speaker Woods, thanking her for bringing the [...]

“There’s no free ride here, you must earn every penny.” – Mayor Bernard Wagner

According to Mayor Wagner, while Councilor Goodin has been unable to garner the support of four of his colleagues, the idea is that compensation should not be granted to anyone [...]

Women Parliamentarians Still Waiting for Plus TV Host to Apologize

On Monday, Speaker of the House, Valerie Woods, sent off a letter to the Chairperson of the Belize Broadcasting Authority, Evan Tench, to draw its attention to what the Women [...]

Speaker: All Women Parliamentarians Unanimous Against Plus TV

Speaker Woods, who currently serves as Interim Chair of the Women Parliamentarians’ Caucus, says the matter is one that has all the women parliamentarians that make up the House of [...]

UNIBAM Spokesperson: Tiny Steps Made Officially on LGBT Rights

Today was observed as Pride Day among those in the gay and lesbian community. It is a day when lesbian, gay, bisexual, transvestite and queer persons celebrate their sexuality across [...]

UNIBAM Spokesperson Says Children Now Aggressive Against Gays

Orozco says that interestingly, in recent years, while the public attacks against gays and lesbians from adults have waned, now it is children who have started to show aggression towards [...]

Women Parliamentarians Demand Apology from PlusTV for use of offensive Language

On Monday, The Belize Women Parliament Caucus issued a release calling on PlusTV to issue a public apology for controversial language used on the TV station by talk show host [...]

Equal Opportunities for Belizean Women in the Labor Force and Governance

Belize is working along with other CARICOM member states to develop a strategy that seeks to achieve gender equality, and to empower all women and girls within the Caribbean Community. [...]