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Tropical Wave Floods Toledo Villages Catching Residents by Surprise

Tuesday night’s heavy rains and cooler weather might have been good sleeping weather for some, but the deluge caught many in the Toledo District off guard. Today, they were scrambling [...]

Fifty-four Pounds of Weed on Police Street

Fifty-four pounds of compressed marijuana were removed from the streets of Lake Independence this morning during a joint operation conducted by various units of law enforcement.  Shortly after seven a.m., [...]

ComPol Williams Speaks on Shootings in San Pedro

Crime stats indicate that for over a year, there has been no major crime reported on the island of Caye Caulker. But on neighbouring Ambergris Caye, San Pedro Town is [...]

C.W.U. Issues 21-Day Strike Notice

The Christian Workers Union issued a twenty-one-day notice of intended strike action to the Port of Belize Limited on Tuesday. The letter, addressed to the Minister of Labour, Oscar Requeña [...]

Union Says Stevedores Stand to Lose Up to 40% of Salaries

And while three unresolved matters are listed in C.W.U.’s letter to the Minister of Labour, the pending move by A.S.R/B.S.I. to transfer its sugar operation from Belize City to Port [...]

Minister Musa Comments on Antivaxxers Posing as Doctors

Today New Five joined Minister of Home Affairs and New Growth Industries, Kareem Musa for a leg of his countrywide tour. This morning he was at Caye Caulker. We will [...]

40% of Police Officers Vaccinated

In that same vein, Minister Musa told News Five that during his trip to the northern region, he found an astounding ninety percent of police officers in Orange Walk have [...]

Ministry of Home Affairs Tours Caye Caulker & San Pedro

Minister of Home Affairs Kareem Musa and his C.E.O., Kevin Arthurs along with Commissioner of Police Chester Williams and other members of ministry are on a countrywide tour, meeting with [...]

Shyne Opens Up About Convention Outcome

Sunday’s recall convention saw Collet Area Representative Patrick Faber retaining his seat as leader of the United Democratic Party.  Despite surviving the recent attempt to have him ousted, Faber’s control [...]

Barrow and Faber on Opposite Ends of 11th Amendment

Former Leader of the Opposition Patrick Faber is on record stating that he has not taken a position on the controversial Eleventh Amendment bill.  Despite his name appearing on the [...]

Tourism Rebounding in Caye Caulker

La Isla Cariñosa may have taken a hit from COVID-19, but the island is rebounding fast. Today, News Five checked out the tourist action that is bringing back the economic [...]

Aircraft Accident Investigator Says G.O.B. Won’t Pay

When a suspected drug plane went down in the waters outside of Placencia on Labor Day weekend, a former employee of the Department of Civil Aviation was hired at a [...]

Who is Responsible for Paying Accident Investigator?

According to Young, he was surprised at the response when he asked the leader of the investigating team why the Department of Civil Aviation was not involved, since they would [...]

Extended Lockdown for Three Villages; Vaccinations Up

In cabinet news, Minister of Health and Wellness informed the cabinet that as of July twelfth, over one hundred and seven thousand Belizeans or twenty-five percent of the population received [...]

Educational Camp at Leo Bradley Library

The Leo Bradley Library in Belize City is hosting a smaller version of its summer camp this year to allow for social distancing.  But those lucky children who were able [...]