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B.N.T.U. Upset with M.O.E. over Corozal Property

The Belize National Teachers Union is gearing up for round of battle with the Ministry of Education over a property in Corozal Town. The property is known as ‘teachers’ site’ [...]

M.O.E. Says that B.N.T.U. Does Not Have Lease, Title to the Land

According to Palacio, several efforts were made to rectify the situation involving the plot of land but the union was given the turnaround. Palacio says the union will not give [...]

Is Belize in the Throes of a Recession?

News of an economic downturn caused tremors in the private sector today.  Despite government borrowing and spending, for the second and third quarter of the year, there has been a [...]

Residents Say They Are Feeling the Pinch in their Pockets

As we reported, a contraction in economic activity in the previous two quarters is spelling bad news.  As the private sector crunches the numbers, a News Five crew took to [...]

2019 Sugar Crop Delayed Until January

Earlier you heard about the economic downturn, and now up north there the start of the 2019 sugar crop has been postponed until mid-January 2020 and it is expected that [...]

Belizeans Robbed in Chetumal by Taxi Driver & Accomplices

If you are traveling to Chetumal anytime soon you are being advised to be alert of your surroundings and especially so of taxi drivers. That’s because a group of Belizeans [...]

Succotz Villager Says Armed Guatemalan Bandits Stole His Truck

A man and his family say that they are lucky to be alive after they were targeted by three armed men.  The Chi family was at home last week Saturday [...]

Succotz Villagers Band Together to Root Out Criminals

The Succotz residents are up in arms about criminals targeting vehicle owners. They say that several strangers, reportedly Guatemalans, are moving about freely in their community conducting surveillance at different [...]

Keemo Charged for Deadly PG Attack

Twenty-two-year-old Akeem Trapp, a resident of Flowers Bank, has been arrested and charged for the murder of Glenford Hines Jr. and the attempted murder of Albert Valentine which took place [...]

Valentine Baptist is Found Guilty of 2016 Murder of Devin Parham

The court handed down a guilty verdict today against Valentine Baptist; the decision was delivered by Justice Colin Williams who found Baptist guilty of the murder of nineteen-year-old Devin Parham.  [...]

Gilberto Chanek Pleads Guilty to Manslaughter

Twenty-four year old Gilberto Chanek also appeared in the Supreme Court this morning. He was originally charged with the murder of fifty-year-old Carlitos Valdez; but today he pleaded guilty to [...]

Apples for Kids; Keeping the Belize Camping Experience Alive

As they say, an apple a day keeps the doctor away. Red, sweet delicious apples have been imported by the Belize Camping Experience as part of their activities to raise [...]

The Youth Apprenticeship Program Turns 10; 60 Graduate

The popular Youth Apprenticeship Programme concluded today with a ceremony at the Radisson Hotel. The group of young men and women will be knocking on doors and hopefully get the [...]

Why Was Minister a No-Show at Youth Apprentices’ Graduation?

The Youth Apprenticeship Programme is a programme through the Ministry of Education. This year, coordinator Dianne Finnegan says that the polo shirts used by the graduates at today’s ceremony were [...]

210 Families to Benefit from Bowen & Bowen’s Jingle Box

It’s the season to be giving. Going into the Christmas holidays, a number of initiatives are springing up to make the season festive for deserving families. Now, the Jingle Box [...]

A Feeding Program for Alberts

Albert Standard Bearer Paul Thompson is spearheading a feeding program in his constituency where for two weeks out of the month his office is providing fruits and healthy juices to [...]

For All Your Chickens & Turkeys this Christmas, Go to Quality Poultry

At dinner tables across the country, turkey is a key part of the holiday meal. In other areas, it would not feel like Christmas without chicken in relleño or escabeche.  [...]

Belizean Nationalist Hipolito Bautista Passes Away

And this news, well-known Belizean nationalist and playwright Hipolito Bautista passed away earlier today after battling a stroke.  Bautista is remembered for his role as Acting Chief Broadcasting Officer at [...]