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100,800 Doses of COVID Vaccines for Belize

Today, the Acting Director of Health Services, Doctor Melissa Diaz-Musa confirmed to News Five that Belize will be getting about one hundred thousand eight hundred doses of the AstraZeneza vaccine [...]

What’s the Delay in Variants’ Tests?

It’s been just about a month since two hundred plus samples were sent to Baylor College in the U.S. and the Caribbean Public Health Agency (CARPHA) to determine if any [...]

M.O.H.W. Cautions Public: Don’t Get Complacent About Decrease in COVID Cases

For the past week, there have been zero deaths reported due to complications associated with the novel coronavirus; in fact, the infection rate has also reduced drastically as the number [...]

Home Invasion in Ladyville; Three Assailants on the Run

There was a home invasion in Ladyville this afternoon. Reports to News Five are that three men stormed inside the house that’s located near the police station and held up [...]

Floyd Carter Jr. is Murdered in Lord’s Bank

In November, Floyd Carter Senior was murdered in Belize City. On Tuesday night, his son was gunned down on Tuesday night on Serosi Street in the Lord’s Bank. Was there [...]

Still No Arrests for Jerome McLaren’s Murder

While there are two persons in custody for questioning in the murder of Carter Junior, police have yet to arrest the motorcycle killer in the callous execution of Jerome McLaren. [...]

How Did Rafael Garrido Die?

How did Rafael Garrido die? That’s what the police and his family wants to know as they await the results of an autopsy that is being conducted on his body. [...]

Fire in Big Falls

Just before midnight on Tuesday, there was a fire at a house in Big Falls Village in Toledo District. A wooden structure with thatch roof was completely destroyed by fire. [...]

160 Candidates Contesting Municipal Elections!

If you registered to vote by January twenty-fifth, you are eligible to vote in the upcoming municipal elections and Corozal Bay constituency election.  The Elections and Boundaries Department says that [...]

272 Polling Stations for Municipal Elections on March 3rd!

Tamai told the media today that polling stations will open at seven and close at six in the evening. She also addressed the number of polling stations and changes that [...]

$1 Mil for Municipal Elections!

…and this municipal election comes with a hefty price tag.  The price associated with the enhanced safety measures, which had to include personal protective equipment, took up the cost.   [...]

Strict COVID-19 Protocols for Municipal Elections

Elections and Boundaries also will be very stringent in their enforcement of mask wearing and social distancing, so electors will need to comply to cast their ballots.   Josephine Tamai, [...]

Update on Cabinet Meeting

In Cabinet today, the Prime Minister and his ministers reviewed a number of items including a report from the Minister of Education, Culture, Science and Technology, Francis Fonseca, on the [...]

Celso Poot is the Recipient of the James A. Waight Award

COVID-19 has changed the way people usually gather to present awards honoring those doing outstanding work in a particular field.  Well on Tuesday night, the Belize Audubon Society got around [...]

The Strength in Volunteer Firefighting in Toledo!

When we think about firefighters, the popular image comes from the movies: men and women in heavy gear going up ladders near tall buildings, multiple fire trucks pumping water to [...]