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Teachers Picket in Belize City

Union protests heated up today as teachers took to the streets in a number of municipalities. In Belize City, members of the Belize National Teachers Union picketed outside the branch [...]

Teachers Picketing Across the Country

Elsewhere, the numbers seemed greater, especially in the Capital, Belmopan. B.N.T.U. members paraded in front of the B.T.L. branch on the Ring Road and the Smart Belmopan branch on Constitution [...]

Belize Telemedia Limited Responds to Teachers’ Picketing!

In response to the protests at their offices, this afternoon, Belize Telemedia Limited stated categorically that the telecom giant does not owe any taxes in areas. During a press conference [...]

Chairman Says B.T.L. Does Not Owe Any Taxes in Arrears!

But according to Lizarraga, after making inquiries with the Belize Tax Service, they received a letter on April fifteenth that there were outstanding arrears for the period 2002 to March [...]

Unions Meet with G.O.B.!

While the teachers walked the picket line, today the joint union leaders met with government officials today for close to five hours. The meeting which started at ten this morning [...]

Roman Requeña Murdered in Belize City

There was a late evening murder in Belize City.  While details are still pending, News Five has learnt that thirty-nine-year-old Roman Requeña was shot and killed on Magazine Street in [...]

Popular Downtown Dancer Has Passed

Shoppers who frequent Albert Street in Belize City will be sad to hear the news that a man who was often seen dancing near Downtown Plaza was found death in [...]

Sports Community Host Press Conference

On Thursday, one national team member aired his discontent with the recent amendments to the COVID-19 regulations, which does not give any consideration to the resumption of contact sports for [...]

Sports Community Demands Response from G.O.B.

According to Bryton Codd, the sporting community decided to walk back on its decision to execute a protest at the Princess Casino because they did not want their message to [...]

Minister of Sports Addresses Sports not Resuming

The Ministry of Sports has come under fire from athletes who believe that government continues to ignore the call to return to their respective disciplines.  With the reopening of casinos [...]

Sports Council to Work with Ministry of Health on New Protocols

The Belize Jaguars recently participated in the first round of World Cup Qualifiers.  While those games were played in Haiti and the Dominican Republic, respectively, Minister Bernard says that permission [...]

Alan Gobie Shares His Side of the Recological Debacle

The founder of Recological Systems Limited which is now at the heart of a scandal involving the Commerce Bight Port in Dangriga, Alan Gobie, has come forward with his version [...]

What About the Frose’s Shares in Recological?

According to Gobie, despite the fact that he also invested significantly in the Commerce Bight project, he is intent on justifying the shares that were meant for brothers Abraham and [...]

Miss Universe Belize Unveils National Costume; Gives Update on Journey So Far

Today on Channel Five’s Open Your Eyes Morning Show the national costume for Miss Universe Belize 2020 was revealed to the nation. It is inspired by the Baron Bliss Lighthouse [...]

A Charitable Back-to-School Donation for Belize City Kids

As Belizean children begin the phased return to schools, one organization is lending a helping hand with supplies. News Five’s Isani Cayetano reports.   Isani Cayetano, Reporting Back-to-school will be [...]

San Cas Warehouse Employees Test Positive for COVID-19

Tonight there are sixty-seven active COVID-19 cases. The daily updates show that the numbers are increasing, albeit incrementally. Today there are nine new confirmed cases – two more than the [...]

New Regulations Scale Back Curfew Hours on Friday and Saturday!

Heading into the weekend, you may want to be aware of the new statutory instrument that came into effect on Wednesday at midnight. There are a few a few changes [...]

15-Year-Old Drowns in San Benito Poite

In news from the Toledo District, a fifteen-year-old boy drowned in San Benito Poite on Thursday. Police went out to the village around ten o’clock that night where they observed [...]

Fire in Belize City

There was a fire early this morning in Belize City. According to police, around three-thirty this morning a blaze started inside a room at a long barracks Ebony Street.   Chrisdale [...]

Brother Gone 35 Years Claims Ownership of Cattle in Dispute

Many Belizeans have family members who migrate to the U.S.  But what happens if they leave property back home expecting to someday recover it? Well, that is at the center [...]