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14-year-old Minor Shot Dead by Police in Placencia

The news spread like wildfire today: a teenager vacationing with his family in the popular tourism destination of Placencia shot dead by police. Tonight that officer finds himself on the [...]

Laddie Gillett was Hanging out with High School Friends on the Beach

This evening, the family of Laddie Gillett spoke to the media in San Ignacio about the tragedy. According to the legal guardian, Emil Bradley, Gillett was with friends at a [...]

Family Devastated: Son Killed During Placencia Trip

Bradley reflects on his son, whose life was cut short at fourteen as he was innocently killed by a police officer. They were to return to their home in Cayo [...]

Surviving Teen Recounts Ordeal

Late this evening, the teenager that was with Laddie Gillett during the fatal shooting posted on his Instagram page about the incident. Calling it a senseless murder, he says “the [...]

Antivaxxer Group to be Charged?

This morning, News Five caught up with Commissioner of Police Chester Williams in Dangriga as he is accompanying the Minister of Home Affairs on his country tour. ComPol Williams said [...]

Police to Investigate Persons Named in Audit of COVID-19 Unemployment Relief Program

Also under investigation are several persons whose names have shown up in an audit report of the COVID-19 Unemployment Relief Program under the Barrow Administration. According to information reaching News [...]

Christian Workers Union to Meet with Port of Belize Heads Next Week

In an update to the looming labor dispute at the Port of Belize, P.B.L. has reportedly agreed to meet with the Christian Workers Union next week.  The union has served [...]

C.W.U. President Hyde Says Go Slow Will End When Negotiations Begin

When asked about the go-slow the stevedores are currently staging and how this affects not only the Port of Belize or A.S.R./B.S.I., but also cane farmers, the union president said [...]

Union Says 2006 M.O.U. Designed to Be Fair

News Five also asked the C.W.U. leader about the right of a business to make changes to become more competitive. He referred back to the Memorandum of Understanding drawn up [...]

P.B.L. Calls for End of Go-Slow; Says it is Waiting for Decision from Cabinet

The Port of Belize Limited called a press conference this evening to address the ongoing matter with the C.W.U. members. According to P.B.L., since April they have been engaging the [...]

P.B.L. Says It Hopes G.O.B. Honors M.O.U.

C.E.O. Lane is now hoping that G.O.B. will honor that M.O.U. and keep the sugar shipments in Belize. And he says if that happens, they want to transition into moving [...]

Public Service Union Celebrates 99 Years

The Public Service Union is celebrating its ninety-ninth anniversary. The P.S.U.’s President Dean Flowers and First Vice President Annisa Gomez appeared on Channel Five’s Open Your Eyes this morning.   [...]

Smart Sugar Cane Project Launched

The A.S.R./B.S.I. group held a virtual launch of the Smart Sugarcane Project today. The three hundred and sixty-five thousand U.S.-dollar project seeks to transform the sugarcane industry through an innovative [...]

New Digital Platform Will Streamline Processes for Sugar Industry Stakeholders

This pilot project is being funded by Compete Caribbean Partnership Facility and led by the Belize Sugar Industries Ltd of the A.S.R. Group, in partnership with a number of sugarcane [...]

New Preschool Allows for Distancing and Hand Washing

The Ministry of Education has inaugurated the new building for the San Juan Bosco Preschool. The project was funded through a loan from the Caribbean Development Bank under the Belize [...]

Ochuna Presents a New Indoor/Outdoor Dining Experience

Isani Cayetano, Reporting The COVID-19 pandemic has forced many of us to rethink the way in which we go about our daily lives.  In the hospitality industry, the strictures that [...]