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Park in Buttonwood Bay getting a face-lift by residents

A park in the Buttonwood Bay area of Belize City is getting some much needed renovations courtesy of the community. Rotary Sunrise along with the Belize High School Interact Club [...]

Renovation of B.T.L. Park continues on schedule despite incessant rains

But in the Newtown Barracks Area, the renovation of B.T.L. Park continues on schedule despite the incessant rains over the past two weeks.  While work on the recreational space is [...]

Belize Rural Area Development Strategy workshop held in the city

The Belize Rural Area Development Strategy, implemented by the Department of Rural Development, was the focus of a workshop held today for local stakeholders in the Belize District.  A long [...]

Dance X 2013

Since Monday, at the Bliss Center for the Performing Arts lovers of the creative arts, specifically dancing, have been getting a crash course on the techniques and skills in the [...]

Healthy Living looks at man’s ability to perform sexually

Some health problems are a lot more difficult to talk about than others. Considering the fact that a man’s ability to perform (sexually) may still be a bit taboo in [...]

Immigration Minster offers no information on investigation, but talks on new measures

Today Prime Minister Dean Barrow held a press conference to discuss what he termed a catastrophe visited by the incessant rains. We’ll have those comments later in our newscast, but [...]

Prime Minister addresses visa quota hustle at press conference

Tonight there is much more to bring you on the visa quota hustle. On Tuesday News Five had an exclusive look at documents which prove that Minister of State Edmund [...]

PM agrees that caneros are entitled to a share of profits from the use of bagasse

The impasse between cane farmers and B.S.I. is still holding strong…and latest developments up to Tuesday evening were that Prime Minister Dean Barrow had been asked by the Belize Sugar [...]

Eric Chang back in the country, but still no word to City Council

Councilor Eric Chang returned to Belize on Tuesday after an extended stay in Taiwan but his boss, Belize City Mayor Darrell Bradley, is yet to have a meeting with Chang [...]

Ladyville resident is killed in late evening shooting

The Director of Public Prosecutions has not pronounced on the death of Tyson Rodriguez who was killed in police custody in Placencia late last week. But tonight, another man was [...]

Family alleges that police killed Travis Mckay

The family of Travis McKay came to our studios with a compelling report that they saw when the police chased and fired at McKay. According to the Aunt and brother, [...]

GOB to give $3 Million to assist infrastructural damages by flood

Today’s press conference was held for the purpose of discussing flooding and government’s response to infrastructure concerns. The bad news is that incessant rains have negatively impacted many families across [...]

PM Barrow speaks to EU ban on imports of fishery to Belize

The European Union is clustering Belize with Cambodia and Guinea as countries that have not done much to stamp our illegal fishing. On Tuesday, the EU announced a ban on [...]

Acting Fisheries administrator says the decision does have implications

A release from the Ministry of Finance which is now responsible for IMMARBE expresses surprise at the E.U. ban announced on Tuesday on fish imports. Today, we asked the Fisheries [...]

Barrow says no to the 13th senator

In its 2008 campaign manifesto, the United Democratic Party promised serious governance reform by introducing the idea of a thirteenth senator. That additional Senator would have come from the NGO [...]

Taiwanese government transfers agricultural projects to GOB

At Central Farm today, the Taiwanese Government handed over a two-year old project initially carried out by the Taiwanese Technical Mission. The Ministry of Natural resources and Agriculture will now [...]

“Steeno” sentenced to fifteen years behind bars

After twelve days on remand after being found guilty of manslaughter and not guilty of murder, Vincent “Steeno” Tillett learned his fate today when he appeared before Justice Adolph Lucas [...]

It’s not just five…there is a long list of visas to Chinese nationals

Tonight, there is telling information that U.D.P. Minister of State Edmond Castro is involved in the mass procuring of visas for Chinese nationals. One month ago Castro was accused by [...]

Former Deputy Mayor back in the country

Former Deputy Mayor, Eric Chang, who has been away in Taiwan on an extended leave of absence, returned to Belize today.  The councilor departed for his home country along with [...]

BSI not bending on issue of paying farmers for bagasse

B.S.I. will not bend or bow where the issue of paying farmers for bagasse is concerned. That is the position coming out of a press conference hosted by B.S.I. and [...]

BSCFA taking the bagasse issue to court

Earlier this morning, at a press conference, B.S.I. reps stated repeatedly that they have tried to get BSCFA to the negotiating table with no success. Of course, the bagasse payment [...]

EU officially blacklisted Belize for Illegal Fishing

Months after the government assumed control of Belize International Services Limited which managed IMMARBE, the news is not good tonight for the now government-owned company.  In June this year, the [...]

Placencia Police in hot seat over death of Tyson Rodriguez

The police are in the hot seat for the death of twenty-seven year old Tyson Rodriguez? Rodriguez died while in police custody on Friday night in Placencia. His relatives say [...]

Aggravated burglary of Canadian couple still very much alive

But as both a criminal and internal investigation continues, the case of the aggravated burglary that spawned the fatal incident is still very much alive. The Canadian couple, David and [...]

Muschamp’s terms of reference for employment still not ironed out as yet

Sharie Muschamp, whose job as a receptionist at the International Business Companies Registry was in jeopardy a few days ago, was at her desk for a second day since returning [...]