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St. Vincent Prime Minister arrives for independence

Independence Day is a time for citizens to celebrate…but for the government, it is also a convenient time to host foreign diplomats and engage in the art of making new [...]

Cuban legislative leader says Fidel coming soon

Arriving on the same plane as the Vincentian Prime Minister–they both came on a charter from Havana–was Ricardo Alarcon, the President of the Cuban National Assembly. Alarcon, one of the [...]

G.G. gives Meerabux his walking papers

It has been rumoured all week and now it has been confirmed. Acting on the advice of the Belize Advisory Council, Governor General Sir Colville Young has informed Supreme Court [...]

Guat. ambassador optimistic about settlement

As his country’s resident ambassador to Belize, he cannot be classified as a visiting dignitary…but Guatemala’s Jorge Skinner Klee keeps a low profile here. That may be changing however. Today [...]

“Visible Hand” greets motorists at roundabout

Don’t be shocked the next time you reach the intersection of Cemetery Road and Central American Boulevard…the hand you’ll encounter is one of friendship. Ann-Marie Williams reports. Ann-Marie Williams, Reporting [...]

Taiwan donates musical instruments

Taiwanese Ambassador to Belize Charles Tsai was busy today, making donations to Belize. This afternoon he presented equipment valued at close to eight thousand dollars to Prime Minister Said Musa. [...]

NDACC campaigns against excessive drinking

The downside of the September celebrations is that many Belizeans tend to celebrate a little bit too hard. One organisation is working hard this weekend so that others may be [...]

Byron Lee performs for school kids

On September seventh, Belize District school children packed the City Centre. Today they were at it again…and so was News 5′s Jacqueline Woods. The rally brought five thousand children to [...]

Independence, 1981

Viewers who have followed News 5 over the last decade know that we run this story every year on independence eve. And every year it never fails to make our [...]