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100+ UB Students at Risk of Being Deregistered

There are tensions at the University of Belize, where over a hundred students at are at risk of being kicked out of the ongoing semester for lack of tuition payment. [...]

Ian Sangster: U.B. Students Need to Meet its Financial Obligations

There are over five thousand students enrolled at the four U.B. campuses across the country. Each student pays roughly about one thousand dollars for the associate’s programme and two thousand [...]

John Saldivar: “I refuse to go to the gutter”

On Tuesday, Deputy Prime Minister Patrick Faber took on the government at a youth event in Belize City. Faber said that politicians and the people are corrupt and that there [...]

A 14-Year-Old Student Dies After Exhibiting Dengue-Like Symptoms

A second female has died in less than two months and the suspicion is that her death was caused by dengue. The fourteen-year-old student from San Ignacio died at the [...]

Complications Associated with Dengue

Regional Health Manager for the Western Health Region, Doctor Javier Zuniga says that there are many complications associated with dengue. He advises that persons, who detect symptoms of dengue at [...]

Western Health Region Installs Dengue Clinic to Help with Epidemic

Since the dengue outbreak was announced by the Ministry of Health earlier this year, weekly reports have shown the western region as one of the areas recording the highest number [...]

Latest Figures for Dengue Cases

While the case of the student is yet to be confirmed, according to Director of Health Services, Doctor Marvin Manzanero, for this year there have been four cases of dengue-related [...]

M.O.H. Yet to Receive New Stock of HIV Meds

Belize has yet to re-stock on anti-retroviral medication. Belize City clinics are completely out of stock of the much needed medication and clinics in other districts are running low.  The [...]

Primrose Gabourel, Dion Zabaneh vs. D.O.E. Continues before the Courts

Today, the case between seventy-three-year-old Primrose Gabourel and her son, forty-three-year-old Dion Zabaneh and the Department of the Environment, continued before Senior Magistrate Aretha Ford. The mother and son are [...]

Trove of Evidence against Reynaldo Verde Filed

Reynaldo Verde remains locked up in the U.S., facing charges of extortion and attempted extortion. The former Deputy Director of General Tax Services pled not guilty to those charges. Verde [...]

Scam Alert! New Zealand Medical Students have Elective Paperwork Signed-off for Cash!

The University of Otago in New Zealand is investigating claims that medical students faked work placement records in Belize. An online article claims that the medical students got their elective [...]

Human Services Department Responds to Allegations

Today, we reached out to the Department of Human Services for a comment on the report made by Kevin Arnold Senior. As you heard in our newscast on Wednesday night, [...]

Improved Water Quality in the New River

There is good news from the Department of Environment on the health of the New River. Today, Environmental Officer Aldo Cansino confirmed to News Five that the aerators that were [...]

Update on Water Interruption for San Ignacio & Santa Elena

On the morning of November fourth, residents along the banks of the Mopan and Macal rivers were alerted of flash flooding in the vicinity of those two waterways in the [...]

Water is Restored to the Twin Towns Out West

In San Ignacio, potable water had to be trucked in from elsewhere within the district in order to service priority customers, including hospitals, schools and the tourism sector; all this [...]

What is BWS Doing About Discolored Water?

The issue of discoloration that was initially detected in Belize City two weeks ago also remains a priority for BWS.  The change in color of water in the pipelines is [...]

Youth Apprenticeship Programme Turns 10!

Ten years ago, the Belize National Youth Apprenticeship programme was started in Belize City with the aim to reduce crime, through its focus on the development, education and employment of [...]

UNLIREC Hosts Workshop in Belize

The United Nations Regional Centre for Peace, Disarmament and Development in Latin America and Global Affairs Canada are hosting a two-day workshop in Belize. Ten Caribbean countries are participating in [...]

My Father Belize Premiers at 2019 Film Festival

The 2019 Belize International Film Festival opens tonight at the Bliss Center for the Performing Arts and several pieces will be showcased at the inaugural event.  Among them is My [...]

What’s My Father Belize About?

If you are curious what My Father Belize is about, then here’s a brief storyline and what can be expected from the film.   Actor, My Father Belize “My Father [...]