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BNTU Converges on Benque to Launch Stand Up for Belize Campaign

Teachers converged today in Benque Viejo del Carmen, the community closest to the border with Guatemala in west. This is where the Belize National Teachers Union kicked off a campaign [...]

Union is Challenged to Formulate a Position on ICJ

Seasoned negotiator Assad Shoman, an expert on the Belize/Guatemala issue, has a total of forty-one years of experience dealing with the territorial dispute.  He challenged educators to go a step [...]

How Will Newfound Knowledge on Territorial Dispute be Taught in School?

While the objective of the countrywide campaign is twofold, emphasis is being placed on interpreting the information presented for future use in the classroom.  According to B.N.T.U. National President Luke [...]

The Referendum Unit and its Role in Pedagogy

The role of the Referendum Unit which has now evolved into the International Boundaries Unit is critical to the overall awareness by Belizeans of the Belize/Guatemala issue. The wealth of [...]

Raw Sewage Pumped into Haulover Creek Causes Public Uproar

Can you imagine a scenario where in Belize City, in 2016, raw sewage is being pumped into the Haulover Creek? Incredible, right? But it’s true. News Five visited a site [...]

Sarstoon FOB Nears Completion

The Belize/Guatemala dispute is currently front and center of all national discourse, with special attention given to the Sarstoon where the Guatemalans are insisting that their permission is required to [...]

Officer’s Murder Charge Downgraded to Manslaughter

Back in June 2015, police charged two officers on duty at the Caye Caulker police station with the murder of eighteen-year-old Hilberto Sotz who was killed while in police custody.  [...]

Percival Pilgrim to Stand Trial in ‘Ghost’ Usher’s Murder

A year ago, gunmen executed forty-year old Edward “Ghost” Usher, a resident of Mayflower Street while he was on the steps of his house in the Ghost Town area in [...]

Dangriga Police Make Progress in Disturbing Case Involving Disabled Minor

Tonight we can report that there is some progress in the investigation of an allegation of a disturbing crime in Dangriga. Police have been encountering difficulties in getting a formal [...]

Marijuana is the Topic of SSB’s 2016 Debate Competition

Today the Social Security Board held the finals of its 2016 Debate Competition where six students from two tertiary level institutions faced off – Corozal Junior College and Ecumenical Junior [...]

Ecumenical Junior College Wins Spirited Debate on Marijuana Legislation

The debate raged on all morning, with the three members of each team presenting the results of studies and surveys to support the stance assigned for the debate.   Pearla [...]

An Update on John Saldivar’s Deputy Leadership Campaign

On May twenty-ninth delegates of the United Democratic Party will select a new first Deputy Leader to replace Gaspar Vega. It’s expected that the victor will automatically get a shoe [...]

Primary School Table Tennis Competition Held in Belize City

Student athletes from primary schools across Belize City participated in a table tennis tournament at the Belize Elementary School today.  The event was organized by the Belize Table Tennis Association [...]

How to Prevent ZIKA: A Few Tips You Should Follow

The Ministry of health says it will be providing information on the results of ZIKA tests next week. The samples were taken from two persons in the Stann Creek and [...]