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Jorge ‘Milin’ Espat Confirms He Holds Belizean Nationality

There is more tonight from the P.U.P. standard bearer Jorge “Milin” Espat whose trouble started on Thursday when it came to light that he had not registered to vote.  But [...]

U.D.P. Standard Bearer Escapes Unhurt After RTA

The U.D.P. candidate for Corozal Southwest Doctor Angel Campos escaped unhurt after he was involved in a vehicular collision this afternoon. It happened at the entrance of Orange Walk Town, [...]

Humberto Ramos is Murdered in Santa Cruz Village

Police are following all leads in the gruesome murder of Guatemalan national Humberto Ramos.  The caretaker was found dead inside a small wooden shed at his place of work in [...]

7 Escapees Remain on the Run!

It’s been more than a week since the twenty-eight prisoners escaped from the Belize Central Prison. And twelve days after the prison break, seven of the escapees remain on the [...]

SEA Busts Illegal Conch, Lobster and Boney Fish as Sea

The Southern Environmental Association, SEA, has been ramping up its presence within two marine locations that it co-manages, resulting in a number of fisheries busts over the past few weeks.  [...]

SEA Strengthens Partnership with Coast Guard and Fisheries

Since its establishment, SEA has built on its relationships with the Belize Coast Guard and the Fisheries Department.   That partnership has proven fruitful, says Palacio.   Arreini Palacio Morgan “We’re [...]

Chinese Man Gets Bail

An Asian man who has given his address as Prince Street, Punta Gorda Town, Toledo and Calcutta Village, Corozal was granted bail today, one week after he was remanded to [...]

Pharmacist on Cocaine Charge Gets Bail

A man whose profession is to sell and advise patients on the safe use of legal drugs and medicines is out on bail for a charge of possession of almost [...]

Magistrate’s Court Closes After COVID Infections at Prosecution Branch

Across the country, police officers are among the many frontline workers who are exposed to COVID-19, even those who are not on active patrol, and more than one hundred and [...]

COVID-19: 1,123 Active Cases

Turning to the overall COVID numbers…on Thursday night, we reported on the record number of samples processed at the Central Medical Lab – a total of four hundred and thirty-seven [...]

Election Workers and COVID-19

Nomination Day has come and gone – without much fanfare in most parts and that’s because of COVID-19. And with elections less than two weeks away – it’s left to [...]

COVID-19 and Quarantine

Director of Health Services Marvin Manzanero also discussed the retesting of COVID-19 positive patients. Doctor Manzanero spoke of one case where one man tested positive at day forty-nine. Here’s how [...]

Making the Central Medical Lab More Efficient

Doctor Marvin Manzanero has confirmed that there is a back log on processing the COVID-19 samples at the Central Medical Lab. Manzanero shared that the lab was putting in extra [...]

PAHO/WHO Donates Ventilator, Accessories to the K.H.M.H.

With the cases mounting every day, there is a welcome donation. The Pan American Health Organization and World Health Organization have donated a patient ventilator and accessories to the Karl [...]

Where is Tourism after P.G.I.A. Reopening?

The Philip Goldson International Airport resumed operations for international arrivals on October first, though there were concerns from the Belize Tourism Industry Association about the safety protocols that were being [...]

B.T.I.A. Welcomes Government’s Recent Relaxation Measures

According to B.T.I.A. Vice President Stewart Krohn, government’s decision to no longer mandate that tourists arriving in country with a negative PCR test need to self-quarantine is a welcomed adjustment. [...]

Miss D Challenges Cordel for Lake-I

The Deputy Party Leader of the P.U.P., Cordel Hyde is also the representative for Lake Independence and one of the most popular and successful politicians; he has represented that constituency [...]

Meet the P.U.P. and U.D.P. Candidates for Orange Walk East

Heading north, the Orange Walk East Constituency includes a portion of Orange Walk Town extending to some surrounding villages. The incumbent representative is Elodio Aragon Junior and the challenger is [...]

UB to Hold Virtual Graduation Ceremony

In a historic virtual graduation ceremony on Saturday, the University of Belize will be celebrating its twentieth anniversary with the largest graduating class ever. The University of Belize will honour [...]

1192 Students to Graduate from the University of Belize

According to Doctor Cuellar the virtual ceremony will feature speaker O.A.S. Assistant Secretary General Ambassador Nestor Mendez. He assures that the ceremony will be interactive and memorable to the graduating [...]

Fire Victim Appeals for Help!

Crystal Coleman is asking for the public’s help. She is one of the victims of the apartment fire that happened last week Friday night at the corners of Partridge and [...]

Who Will Be the Next Miss Universe Belize?

The search is on for the next Miss Universe Belize. It was recently announced that given the COVID-19 pandemic, a traditional pageant would not be possible for this year, but [...]

An Update on Miss Universe Belize Destinee Arnold Scholarship Award

Destinee Arnold also gave News Five an update to her scholarship programme in which a total of eighteen students from across the country were awarded a thousand dollars each to [...]

Let’s Learn About Tapir Adaptation!

Tonight, we take you to the Belize Zoo for a live online session about tapirs. As we’ve reported, the Zoo has embarked on a new and exciting virtual education programme [...]