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B.E.L. Workers Union’s final call for negotiation with Company

The time to buy candles or check your lanterns for kerosene may be very soon at hand. The grievances filed by the Belize Energy Workers Union (B.E.W.U.) against Belize Electricity [...]

To avoid blackouts, B.E.L. calls for Labor Commissioner to intervene

It may well be the National Trade Union Congress of Belize which could ultimately bring pressure on B.E.L.’s management. But B.E.L. has decided to contact the Labor Commissioner of Belize [...]

Arrests made for 3 murders

There were no new murders in the country tonight, but that has not stopped the police from investigating and finding suspects for recent crimes. Belmopan police have arrested and charged [...]

Kenneth Dobson to stand trial for North Creek Murder

Twenty-eight year old Kenneth Dobson has been committed to stand trial for the murder of Ervin Staine which occurred less than a stone’s throw away from his home on North [...]

Dedicated team flips on highway bringing you daily news

A Channel Five News crew unwittingly became part of tonight’s report. While heading to the capital this morning to do a feature story on employment, the station’s Hilux became a [...]

The awesome Miss Y pageant brings decades of entertainment on stage

It’s that time of the year again for the eighteenth annual Miss Y pageant. The pageant, sponsored by the Young Women’s Christian Association of Belize (YWCA) is specifically designed for [...]

Honing skills to start up and manage your own company

Have you ever thought about honing the skills necessary to open and manage your own business that caters to tourists visiting the jewel? The Belize Tourism Board, through the Sustainable [...]

Jamal Galves wins regional awards because of his love of conservation

A local conservationist is the recipient of two regional awards. Jamal Galves, whom we call manatee boy because of his love of nature and the endangered species, is in Antigua [...]

Aerial manatee count signals increased population

Auil Gomez who is the National Consultant for the Coastal Zone Management Institute said that they recently conducted a flyover manatee count. That particular exercise was not conducted for six [...]

Finding victims of Human Trafficking

While the business of finding manatees can be quite a difficult task, also equally daunting is finding victims of human trafficking. The rate of convictions for the crimes of human [...]

Symposium of Human Trafficking leans towards conviction of oppressors

According to Paul Holmes, a presenter at the symposium, the idea of the seminar is not necessarily to teach participants about the law, instead the aim is to provide new [...]

Ordination of Bishop to be televised live on 5

We end the newscast with a programming note.  The ordination of a bishop is a rarity in Belize. The last known ordination was that of Right Reverend Phillip Wright of [...]

Honest thief told judge he wanted to smell right

There are quite a number of characters that end up at the courthouse. An honest thief presented himself before Senior Magistrate Sharon Frazer Thursday. We’re not sure to what degree [...]

Marijuana and crack in cab, but you pay for ride in Court

Twenty-nine year old Jervis Valencia, a well-known Belize City street figure, was found guilty of drug trafficking on Thursday evening inside the courtroom of Chief Magistrate Anne Marie Smith.  Valencia, [...]

He paid his insurance premium, but can’t collect his claim

There are many insurance claims that people say are taking too long to honor by their agent. Last year, the regional winner of the Unsung Hero program was unable to [...]

School fair in PG brings returns to Mayan Roots

Amazing events are happening around the country this month including the Village Arts & Crafts Expo on May twelfth, the Toledo Cacao Fest on the weekend of the eighteenth, Hopkins’ [...]

Local book on Mayas available on

One man is also determined on turning a new page on Mayan culture. Manuel Novelo is a new author who has written a novel; The Sacred Maya Smoking Shell.  The [...]

Zee Edgell’s daughter here for the Premiere of Beka Lamb; the Play

While that book will be a new read, an old but favorite that is still a page turner in high schools, is getting a makeover. Earlier this week, we highlighted [...]

Inside Marie Sharp’s pepper Power Plant

Marie Sharp is probably one of Belize’s best promoters because everywhere she goes; she shares the spicy side of local life in the Jewel. Sharp’s exquisite brand of pepper sauces [...]