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President Smith Calls Out PM Briceño on G.O.B. Proposals

The small crowd of union protestors that were out today shouted no to government’s proposals.  This afternoon, before she entered today’s meeting with government officials, which is ongoing up to [...]

President Henry on Industrial Action: “This is for the Long Haul”

President of the Public Service Union Gerald Henry confirmed strike actions will continue through Friday.  He also addressed protestors in the Yarborough community. In his remarks, he noted the fight [...]

Minister Cervantes on Unions Protest

Minister of State in the Ministry of Foreign Affairs Ramon Cervantes said today that in his view the unions are being unreasonable. Like his colleagues, Minister Cervantes will be taking [...]

Pushing for Economic Growth: National Trade Negotiating Commission Gets Underway

Just last week, cabinet approved the reconvening of the National Trade Negotiating Commission, and by today, they were already meeting with representatives from the business sector and civil society.  News [...]

An Update from the Unions Outside the House of Culture

Earlier in the broadcast, we brought you some footage of union leaders this afternoon.  But News Five’s Paul Lopez is still standing by at the House of Culture and we [...]

A.S.R./B.S.I. Concerned About Cabinet Decision to Mill Excess Sugarcane

The ongoing situation involving Santander, the Ministry of Agriculture, and the milling of excess sugarcane from the north has prompted A.S.R./B.S.I. to come forward and share its position on government’s [...]

A.S.R./B.S.I. Wouldn’t Want to Seek Legal Action over Milling of Sugar

While there is legislation that allows for A.S.R./B.S.I. to mill no less than one point five million tons of sugarcane per crop season, the miller said it would not want [...]

Drug Destruction Exercise in the North

Today, a drug destruction exercise was carried out in the north. The drugs were accumulated between 2010 and 2019 and were in storage. Late this evening, the Government Press Office [...]

One Plus One Robbed by Armed Trio

A grocer was robbed on Wednesday afternoon by a trio of thieves who entered his store in Belize City and held him up at gunpoint.  Shortly before two o’clock, Yang [...]

Second Dose of AstraZeneca Vaccine Being Given to Phase One

COVID-19 vaccinations are now entering the second round for the people who were part of phase one, meaning frontline healthcare workers, persons sixty and older and those with special conditions. [...]

BAHA Is Not Process COVID-19 Tests

Viewers may recall that a few months ago, the Belize Agricultural Health Authority and the Ministry of Health and Wellness entered into an agreement to use BAHA’s labs for COVID-19 [...]

Cabinet: Belize Issues Temporary Travel Ban for India & Bangladesh Travellers

Belizeans who plan to visit India, or have their relatives or business associates come from India in the near future will have to make other plans. The Government of Belize [...]

Belize Heads to Costa Rica for 2021 Beach Soccer Tournament

The Belize Men’s National Selection will be participating in a regional beach soccer competition this weekend and is heading to Costa Rica on Friday ahead of its first match with [...]

I am a Belizean Traveller! You Can Be Too!!

Today, the Belize Tourism Board officially launched its 2021 Belizean Traveller Campaign to promote domestic travel across the country. Over the past year, local travelling has been the lifeblood of [...]