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GAF Stops News Five from Traversing Our Side of the Sarstoon

Can Belizeans go into the Sarstoon – at least on our side of the river? That’s been the million dollar question since our news team was stopped on May twenty-seventh. [...]

G.O.B. Investigates Incident on Sarstoon

Late this evening, the Government issued a release about this morning’s incident in the Sarstoon. It reads in part: “G.O.B. is investigating this incident in an effort to verify all [...]

Mixed Interpretations on Agreement in the Sarstoon Following Istanbul Talks

As we’ve shown you, our news team traveled south to the Sarstoon River where they were turned back by the Guatemalan Armed Forces.  While that was taking place this morning, [...]

Is Guatemala Taking the Ongoing Bilateral Discussions Seriously?

Is Guatemala taking the ongoing bilateral discussions seriously?  It is a question that we’ve put to Foreign Minister Elrington in light of the recent happenings at the Sarstoon.  On May [...]

Prime Suspect in Marlon Bonner’s Murder is Executed on Vernon Street

Today, there was further violence in the south side of Belize City. Elroy Perdomo Junior was executed on Vernon Street as he attended a funeral. Perdomo Junior was held for [...]

Amidst Controversy, Audibaldo Monima Resigns as North Region Health Manager

Last week Wednesday, News Five broke the story of the appointment of Audibaldo Monima Junior as Regional Health Manager for the north. The backlash over that appointment was fast and [...]

Keyren Tzib to Stand Trial for Attempted Murder of Coastguard Officer

Coastguard officer, Keyren Tzib has been back and forth at court for two cases; the manslaughter of her boyfriend for which she is out on bail. The other case against [...]

U.S. and Mexico Offer to Assist Guatemala with Investigation into Death of Minor in Chiquibul

Now back to the issue of the Guatemalan claim. Foreign Ministers Wilfred Elrington and Carlos Raul Morales are heading to Washington early next week where they hope to establish a [...]

It’s Official: Belize’s Referendum Act to be Amended

With all the talk on either side about resolving the territorial dispute at the International Court of Justice, government intends to amend the existing Referendum Act to lower the threshold [...]

US Vessel Traveling From Guatemala Runs Aground on Reef in San Pedro

It’s been one year since a Guatemalan gunboat ran aground in Belize’s littoral waters near Glovers Reef; it was reportedly navigating international waters en route to Mexico, when it drifted [...]

City Planners Come Up with a Plan to Spruce Up the Yarborough

A team of urban designers, at the invitation of the Belize City Council, is back in the Old Capital where a project to rehabilitate the Yarborough community is set to [...]

American Planning Association Meets with Yarborough Residents

Team leader Justin Moore is an urban designer with the American Planning Association and his engagement with residents in Yarborough has been on an individual level.   Justin Moore, Urban [...]

Artist and Curator Briheda Haylock Launches Beautiful Tragedy

Belizean artist and curator Briheda Haylock is launching an exhibition at the Image Factory on Friday.  Beautiful Tragedy, as she dubs the photography display, addresses the issue of gender and [...]

Officers on San Pedro get Public Relations Training

In Belize City, police have been meeting and greeting with residents to establish better rapport as a way of curbing violence. While in San Pedro this morning, we found police [...]

Healthy Living: Healthier Skin for the Summer

Taking care of your skin, particularly in the summer months, is important. Exposure to the sun damages your skin extensively and you may not know that some routine practices are [...]