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PUC says BEL can’t get temporary increase

On Thursday BEL announced it was requesting a short term rate hike to offset the rising cost of fuel and its effect on their operations. They said it was a [...]

BEL team returns from Bahamas

A delegation of eight workers from the Belize Electricity Limited is home after a two-week deployment to hurricane ravaged Grand Bahamas. While in Freeport, the group, headed by Line Supervisor [...]

Senate committee begins SSB probe

The Special Senate Select Committee appointed to inquire into the management and investment portfolio of the Social Security Board met this week to begin an initial review of documents the [...]

Lucy Fleming new BTIA president

The Belize Tourism Industry Association has a new Executive Board with Lucy Fleming of Chaa Creek voted in as President, succeeding Steven Schulte. The new First Vice President is Alberto [...]

Phony surgeon apprehended in Belize

A man listed as one of Florida’s top ten fugitives has been apprehended in Belize. Reinaldo Silvestre, wanted in Miami for posing as a doctor and performing cosmetic surgery among [...]

Shrimp symposium set for Nov.

The shrimp industry is one of the most lucrative export earners for Belize, with over one hundred million dollars in income last year. In an effort to keep the marine [...]

Holidays cost too much

September was full of them, October has another one, and then November, and of course December brings Christmas. The Belizean calendar is full of holidays. But what does all this [...]

New children’s home opens

A couple of years ago, News 5 toured the site of a proposed children’s home in Flowers Bank. This week, we toured the new facility. As you will see, the [...]