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Belmopan City Council Faces Evection from City Hall

As extraordinary as it sounds, the Belmopan City Council is facing possible eviction from the Belmopan City Hall, and all three additional City Council structures on the property.  News Five’s [...]

Is the B.N.T.U. Preparing to Strike?

On Tuesday, you heard that the Public Service Union has put G.O.B. on notice of a trade dispute. Their work-to-rule campaign has already started as an initial form of industrial [...]

Nurses Association of Belize Ready for Industrial Action If….

…and the teachers are not alone. Today, the Nurses Association of Belize told G.O.B. its members stand ready to support joint unions’ position on government’s salary cuts and other cost [...]

Casinos Reopen on Friday, Still No Date for Borders Reopening

Don’t expect to be able to go to Chetumal any time soon. That was the word from the Prime Minister today during his tour of the Karl Heusner Memorial. Despite [...]

S.I. Regulations to be Relaxed?

The Statutory Instrument which has been extended several times during the COVID-19 pandemic expires on Thursday.  The S.I. restricts movements, imposes curfew times and determines which businesses or public activities [...]

Thieves Dressed as Employees Rob Digi’s Signature Store

In Tuesday’s newscast, we had breaking coverage of daring robbery at B.T.L.’s Digi Signature Showroom. Today, News Five’s Isani Cayetano found out more about the investigation into the incident.   [...]

Can K.H.M.H. Handle Another Wave of COVID Infections?

This afternoon, Prime Minister John Briceño, accompanied by Minister of Health and Wellness Michel Chebat, toured the COVID Unit at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital.  Over the past twelve months, [...]

Seven Percent of Belize’s Population Vaccinated for COVID-19

Since the Ministry of Health and Wellness began rolling out its COVID vaccine strategy in late February.  Those who have received a first dose of AstraZeneca shots are scheduled for [...]

Update from St. Vincent on Volcano

Overnight, there was yet another explosion of the La Soufriere volcano in Saint Vincent.  Thousands of persons have been displaced from their homes in proximity to the volcano; while many [...]

MFA Sets the Record Straight on Corona Reef

On Tuesday, environmental activists Giovannie Brackett and Wil Maheia spoke out against government, following a joint release issued by the Ministry of Blue Economy, the Fisheries Department and TIDE last [...]

Chief Environmental Officer Speaks Out on Port of Magical Clearance

Over the weekend, the environmental clearance letter to Portico Enterprise Limited was leaked and circulated online. Signed and stamped by Chief Environmental Officer, Martin Alegria on April ninth, the letter [...]

Conservationists Concerns Did Not Fall on Deaf Ears

In the wake of the approval to Port of Magical Belize, OCEANA Belize have gone on record to say there must be meaningful engagement on all development proposals to support [...]

No National Development Plan?

Back on February first, the Belize Port Authority sent out a letter saying that all port development projects were suspended. In that letter, Lloyd Jones said a national port policy [...]

Minster for Indigenous People Comments on Barranco Village Land Dispute

In Tuesday’s newscast, we looked at Garifuna communal lands and a dispute involving Barranco Village which claims people from Midway, a predominantly Maya community, are developing Barranco village lands.  However, [...]

Grocery Bag’s Value to be Slashed

The Government of Belize is stretching the three million dollars that the Prime Minister will be allocated in the 2021/2022 budget for the food assistance program. A single grocery bag [...]

National Flags Half-Mast for Prince Phillip

All national flags in Belize will be flying at half mast as a sign of respect on Saturday, the day that Prince Phillip, the Duke of Edinburgh, will be buried [...]

Ministry of Human Development Signs Partnership Agreement

The Ministry of Human Development, Families and Indigenous Peoples Affairs and the Love Foundation signed a partnership agreement this morning. One of the first issues they will jointly tackle is [...]

The Rio Grande River Keepers, Making Waves and Setting the Example in Southern Belize!

There is a small group of children and youth who are making waves on the Rio Grande River. The residents of San Pedro Columbia in Toledo are removing garbage from [...]