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Investigation into B.T.B. Use of Pension Funds to Pay Salaries

An investigation is underway at the Belize Tourism Board where close to four hundred thousand dollars in pension funds were reportedly used to pay salaries to employees, including upper management [...]

Tourism Director & Former B.T.B. Chair Under Investigation

Among those whose actions are under review is former Chairman Einer Gomez and Tourism Director Karen Bevans, who back in April of 2019, signed a five-year contract with the previous [...]

Budget Consultations Held with Agro-Productive Sector

Today at the Biltmore Plaza in Belize City, Prime Minister John Briceño along with his C.E.O. Narda Garcia and Minister of State, Christopher Coye as well as Tourism Minister Anthony [...]

Cruise Tourism to Restart in Late May/Early June

Right now is traditionally the peak of the tourism season in Belize, but the COVID-19 pandemic has shattered the industry.  As the country attempts to recover, Minister of Tourism Anthony [...]

U.S. Advises Americans to Reconsider Travel to Belize

Tourism has been one of the hardest hit sectors of Belize’s economy during the pandemic. Hoteliers, tour guides, water taxi companies and many others have had to get creative with [...]

Is Mayor Bernard Wagner to Be Disqualified from Running?

An online media outlet reported today that sitting Belize City Mayor, Bernard Wagner is to be disqualified from running in the March third municipal elections. The article claims focuses on [...]

Belize’s Foreign Minister Talks COVID-19 Response with Canada and CARICOM

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Foreign Trade and Immigration, Eamon Courtenay, has co-chaired the inaugural meeting of the CARICOM-Canada Foreign Ministers’ Group alongside with Marc Garneau, Minister of Foreign Affairs of [...]

The Threats to Conservation and Sustainable Farming!

Earlier this week we took you down south to Toledo where conservation and sustainable farming are co-existing. But while that’s working out for the Ya’axche Conservation Trust and the Trio [...]

Minister of Forestry Tours Machaca Forest Station

Habet’s tour also took him to the Machaca Forest Station, next to the NEMO headquarters in Toledo. There he met with the forestry officer to tour the facilities. Habet tells [...]

NEMO Prepping for 2021!

Minister Habet also met with NEMO reps and toured the organization’s facilities. It was Habet’s first visit to NEMO in Toledo. He tells News Five that NEMO’s preparation for 2021 [...]

Well….Kendra Goes Before the Court!!

A Belize City woman is facing possible jail time or a fine if she is found guilty of assaulting her niece on February eighteenth.  Kendra Madrill, a resident of Fredrick Street, [...]

Another Person Charged in Connection with Jervis Diamond Shooting

A fisherman is spending his first night on remand at the Belize Central Prison on a charge of Abetment to Commit Attempted Murder for a shooting that occurred in January [...]

PM Mottley Institutes “Pause” in Barbados due to Increased COVID-19 Deaths

If Belizeans think that our COVID-19 lockdown a few months ago and the current curfew and other restrictions seem severe, you may want to hear what the government of Barbados [...]

Vaccine Roll Out in Saint Lucia

Also in COVID-19 news from the region, Saint Lucians celebrated their first set of vaccinations this week. The first round of three thousand doses is already being administered and the [...]

Belize Gets Ready for World Cup Qualifiers

The Belize National ‘A’ Team is getting ready to embark on the qualifiers for the World Cup in Qatar 2022.  For almost a year, the football players haven’t been able [...]

O-negative Blood is Needed!

A man in Belize City needs your help to secure O-negative blood. This evening, his daughter visited our news station to make an appeal on behalf of her dad, who [...]

The Opportunities for the Cacao Industry!

On Thursday we told you how Mahogany Chocolate Limited, a craft chocolate business celebrating its shipment of hundred and fifty-thousand dollars worth of chocolate products to the U.S.  When we [...]

Making the Shift to Outdoor Dining

Are you tired of being locked up at home cooking or eating take-out food? Well, some stakeholders in the food industry in Belize City have made huge investments to give [...]