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House debates N.H.I., other bills under new speaker

As meetings of the House of Representative go, this one had something for everyone: a number of important bills, spirited but not uncivilised debate and a new Speaker who, although [...]

Minister defends Transport Department

While no minister of government saw fit to speak to News 5 today with regard to Monday’s riot at the Tower Hill Bridge, Henry Canton, Minister of Works and Transport, [...]

Fire partially destroys Belize City home

Fifty-six year old George Domingo had to be treated at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital following a fire that engulfed the roof of his daughter’s house at the corner of [...]

Cayo resort wins regional environment award

A popular Cayo resort has been internationally recognised for its work in preserving the environment. The Lodge at Chaa Creek is this year’s recipient of the Islands Magazine-Caribbean Tourism Organisation [...]

Senior Minister recall early days of Belmopan

On yesterday’s newscast, Belmopan Mayor Anthony Chanona talked about the future of the capital city. Today, courtesy of the Government Press Office, we’ll hear from the man who is well [...]

Mechanic dies in freak accident

A fifty-year-old mechanic of Cotton Tree Village lost his life in a freak accident shortly before noon today. Police say Clive Humes was repairing some seals under a piece of [...]

Despite “free education” high schools need help

There was a time not long ago when the business community’s charitable donation of choice was a scholarship to attend a favourite high school. But when secondary education was declared [...]