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Doctor Manza Without an Office at the Ministry of Health

Belize’s COVID numbers seem to be declining, but we are still in the middle of the coronavirus pandemic. Viewers are naturally concerned about widespread reports that the substantive Director of [...]

Did G.O.B. Follow Public Service Procedure to Appoint Dr. Melissa Musa-Diaz?

So was the appointment of Doctor Melissa Musa-Diaz as the acting DHS in accordance with Public Service procedures? President Sharon Frazer says that they’ve been monitoring the situation as two [...]

P.S.U. Concerned About Politicising Senior Positions in Gov’t Departments

But what does the Public Service Union have to say about it? While News Five has confirmed that Doctor Manzanero is not a member of the P.S.U., first Vice President [...]

P.S.U. on Possible Impact on Gov’t Department

Flowers says that the union is also concerned about the impact this can have on the proper management of government departments.   On the Phone: Dean Flowers, 1st Vice President, [...]

Is Minister Chebat Backtracking on What He Said?

And what has the Minister of Health Michel Chebat said about Doctor Manzanero? As recently as December of 2020, while Doctor Manzanero was on sick leave battling COVID-19, the minister [...]

A Frightening Home Invasion in Ladyville

Imagine you are just going about your business at home on a normal afternoon when suddenly armed men are at your door. That is exactly what happened to one family [...]

Ministry of Health Gets Laptops

To help overcome disruptions to the delivery of healthcare during COVID-19, District Health Educators are getting a technology boost this week.   Nine senior officers from the Health Education and Community [...]

Meet Belizean Punta Rap Artist, Derz McVey!

He was born Ivor Ventura, but over the past two years, Belizean punta rap artist Derz McVey has been taking the music scene by storm. Due to the pandemic, however, [...]

A New Home for Merlene King!

Back in November we told you about Belize City south side resident’s need for a new home. Merlene King, who lives on Jones Street in a dilapidated structure was having [...]

Implementing a Good Governance, Transparency and Ethics Curriculum

Today in Belmopan, the Ministry of the Public Service, Constitutional and Political Reform signed a memorandum of understanding for the “Implementation of Good Governance, Transparency and Ethics Curriculum.”  Those on [...]

Elections & Boundaries Outlines Elections Procedures in Corozal for March 3rd!

As viewers prepare for the Municipal Elections countrywide on March third, electors in Corozal Bay will also be casting their ballots in the division’s by-election.  Chief Elections Officer, Josephine Tamai [...]

March 3rd Municipal Results Will Not Be Early!

News Five asked the Chief Elections Officer when our viewers might expect to see results on the night of March third. She says do not expect the results to be [...]

Mahogany Chocolate Limited Launches

Tonight we have a story about the sweet success of one of Belize’s chocolatiers.    Mahogany Chocolate Limited is a “bean to bar chocolate” manufacturer which re-launched its packaging today.  This [...]

Mahogany Chocolate Limited Exports 50,000 Products!

And as the brand re-launched its packaging, they are also celebrating the shipment of fifty-thousand chocolate products to the United States. According to Luis Choco, they are entering a competitive [...]

A Solution to the Barranco Logging Issue?

Barranco is the southernmost coastal village in Belize. Its name is often synonymous with two of Belize’s greatest musical artists, Andy Palacio and Paul Nabor, born and raised there.  But [...]