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Was Fatal Fire a Suicide?

Fire investigators in Dangriga are trying to ascertain whether a deadly inferno on Wednesday night was a suicide.  The fire erupted at the residence of forty-five-year-old Vernon Alexander Williams in [...]

Daughter Says Fire Victim Was Happy Before His Death

Williams’ brothers and sisters requested privacy as they mourn his death. His daughter, Cindy spoke with the media late this evening.  She says that she does not believe that her [...]

PM Briceño Addresses UN General Assembly

Prime Minister John Briceño delivered his maiden address to the United Nations General Assembly earlier today during its thirty-first Special Session.  PM Briceño’s presentation spoke to the COVID-19 pandemic.  Considering [...]

COVID-19 and Regional Indebtedness

During his address, PM Briceño highlighted the debilitating impact of COVID-19 on small island developing states, including Belize, which is already buckling under the disastrous weight of climate change.    [...]

Dr. Kenrick Williams is C.E.O. for Sustainable Dev., Climate Change and Disaster Risk Mgmt.

Doctor Kenrick Williams has been appointed as the Chief Executive Officer in the Ministry of Sustainable Development, Climate Change and Disaster Risk Management. He will be serving under Minister Orlando [...]

COVID-19 Cases Increase by More Than 1,000; 16 More Deaths

After two days without providing the nation with the latest COVID-19 infections and deaths, tonight, the Ministry of Health and Wellness informs that the daily infographic has been modified and [...]

B.T.I.A. Holds 35th A.G.M. Virtually; What’s Next for Tourism in Belize?

Charting a new course for Belize’s tourism industry amid the ravaging economic effects of a pandemic is a mammoth undertaking for stakeholders across the private and public sectors.  The Belize [...]

Ministry of Tourism to Review COVID Measures at P.G.I.A.

In addressing the adverse economic effects that the COVID-19 pandemic has had on the hospitality sector, Tourism Minister Anthony Mahler also spoke on the need for a complete review of [...]

COVID-19 and the Dwindling City Revenues

The Belize City Council is only operating on forty percent of its revenue.  That’s because their revenue stream has dried up significantly due to COVID.  Today, Mayor Bernard Wagner told [...]

Land Approvals at Rock Bottom Prices Days before the Elections

Since Wednesday, a number of documents purported to be land approval forms have surfaced on social media.  Those documents show that over thirty acres of land were approved just days [...]

Central American, Freed of Drug Charges, Tests Positive for COVID-19

The six Central American men who were freed of drug-related charges on Wednesday and who were scheduled to leave Belize today are still in the country after one of their [...]

UNICEF Partners with U.S. Embassy and Others to Distribute Care Packages to Flood Victims in Cayo

A News Five crew headed west today where UNICEF has partnered with NEMO and the Belize Red Cross to provide aid packages to hundreds of families that have been affected [...]

CitCo & Partners Gift Brand New House!

Today, the Belize City Council teamed up with a number of corporate partners to gift a brand new house to an elderly citizen.  The handing over happened this afternoon on [...]

Developing the EMS Capacity of Fire-fighters in the West

The National Fire Service, in collaboration with a non-profit organization from out of the U.S., is developing the capacity of the department in its response to trauma. It is being [...]

Family Makes Appeal for Medical Help!

A Belize City family is appealing to the public for assistance to help save their loved one’s life.  The Chaman family on Iguana Street says that a family member has [...]

Get Your Apples This Holiday Season from B.C.E.!

The Belize Camping Experience, through their Harvest for Kids programme, is asking for your support this Christmas holiday. They are back again with apples for sale to raise funds for [...]

Healthy Living: International Yoga Festival 2020

The gyms were set to reopen at the start of this month, but the recent spike in COVID cases led to an extension of the forced closures.  Many health instructors [...]