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Breaking News: Digi Showroom at Mirab is Robbed

A News Five team is at the Mirab compound on the Philip Goldson Highway in Belize City where police officers are currently processing the scene of a robbery. The information [...]

P.S.U. Serves Notice of Trade Dispute to G.O.B.

The Public Service Union officially served the government with its notice of a trade dispute on Monday, following a poll of its membership after the government’s 2021-22 budget presentation.  The [...]

Lookout for Industrial Action from Unions

While strike action is highly anticipated when the twenty-one-day period expires, first vice president of the Public Service Union, Dean Flowers says that a work-to-rule campaign, as an initial form [...]

P.S.U.: Public Sector Spending Drives Economy

But with the state of the economy, what are the options available? Dean Flowers says that public sector spending has been driving the economy for over the past decade under [...]

Are “Offensive” Ads against Unions, Being Paid by Taxpayers?

Is the People’s United Party going on the offensive with the unions? Last week, three advertisements were released hitting out at the unions about their positions on the cost cutting [...]

Phase 3 of COVID-19 Vaccination Now Open

Phase-three of the COVID-19 vaccination exercise carried out by the Ministry of Health officially opened today. News Five’s Duane Moody reports.   Duane Moody, Reporting Another phase of the vaccination [...]

Almost 30,000 Persons Vaccinated in Phases 1 & 2

Some people have resisted getting vaccinated and the numbers are not as high as expected. But while the vaccination is not mandatory, the Ministry of Health and Wellness is encouraging [...]

Sudden Death Case Not Associated with COVID-19 Vaccine

The Ministry of Health and Wellness says the recent sudden death of a man in his fifties from the Belize District is not associated with the COVID-19 vaccine. The family [...]

COVID Numbers Still Low; What Does it Mean?

Over the weekend, sixteen new cases were identified across the country and fourteen new recoveries. No deaths were recorded over the weekend leaving the COVID-19 death toll at three hundred [...]

Teachers Prepare for Students to Return to School Amid COVID-19

The initial phase of a two-part rollout for students and teachers to return to their respective classrooms is underway and the Ministry of Education has given the go-ahead for fifty-five [...]

Education C.E.O. Has the Numbers on Reopening

Chief Executive Officer Dian Maheia told News Five earlier today that the Ministry of Education has approved fifty-five pre-primary, primary and secondary schools for reopening in the first phase.  With [...]

Donations Sought for Volcano Victims

If you have been watching the international news, you are surely aware of the natural disaster unfolding in the Caribbean island of Saint Vincent with the La Soufriere eruption.  For [...]

Environmental Activists Argue that Corona Reef is in Belizean Waters

In January, a team of researchers from the Toledo Institute for Development and Environment, TIDE, was stopped by members of the Guatemalan Armed Forces from conducted scientific studies within the [...]

Garifuna Leaders Defend Ancestral Communal Lands

The first Garifuna settlement in Belize was established back in November of 1802, but now there are challenges to the communal lands settled by the ancestors in southern Belize.  Add [...]