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P.M. endorses free press

It was not so long ago when the attitude of the People’s United Party toward the press was summed up by one infamous phrase: “When it’s time to talk, we’ll [...]

Government propaganda arm dismantled

After the signing, the Prime Minister explained why he decided to endorse the declaration and also clarified some soon to be implemented policies which will affect the Belizean mass media. [...]

Opposition newspaper reappears

Speaking of the press, a new newspaper hit the streets today. The Guardian is the new party organ of the Opposition U.D.P. Edited by Senator Audrey Matura, whose journalistic career [...]

Police receive communication gear

Improving communication within the Belize Police Force was the focus of a handing over ceremony this afternoon at the Raccoon Street Police Station. News Five was there. In accepting the [...]

Red Cross receives donations

In times of disaster people around the world rely on the International Red Cross and Red Crescent societies. And now, just days after the Belize Red Cross staff and volunteers [...]

Honduran Embassy filled with relief supplies

Even though Crooked Tree is underwater, the residents there are not thinking of themselves but those in need elsewhere. Crooked Tree has been sending donations of clothing and food to [...]

Restaurant holds fundraiser

As members of the tourist industry in San Pedro, Caye Caulker and even Placencia clean up from damage to their piers and get ready for the start of the tourist [...]

Reef exhibit arrives

The arrival of a Smithsonian Institute traveling exhibition to Belize has been delayed by not one, but two hurricanes. First, it was Hurricane Georges’ forced closure of the airport in [...]

Labor Department addresses hurricane payment

Since all Belizean employees returned to work on Monday, November second, the Labour Department has been swamped with numerous phone calls from both workers and employers inquiring whether an employee [...]

Hindus celebrate Diwali

On the Eve of the Hurricane Mitch threat, the Indian community of Belize was celebrating its new year. Patrick Jones was invited to be a part of the observance and [...]