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Changes in Curfew to take Effect on Monday!

Here’s a heads up to restaurants and other businesses as nightlife activities are once again being restricted due to the increasing COVID-19 cases. Start changing your schedules now since the [...]

M.O.H.W. Closing Down Village Churches

And there is bad news tonight for some rural churches who have not heeded Ministry of Health warnings.  Health and Wellness Minister Michel Chebat says that the data is showing [...]

Increasing COVID-19 Cases Burdens Healthcare System

Minister Chebat says that people not adhering to the public health measures and the increasing COVID-19 cases are burdening the healthcare system.  As we’ve reported, the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital [...]

Massive Turnout for Vaccination in Orange Walk

The Ministry of Health and Wellness is carrying out a national vaccination campaign, which today took them to Orange Walk District where hundreds of residents came out get vaccinated. Scores [...]

Charges Brought Against Meighan Family for Monday Night Mayhem

Sixty-one-year-old Norris Meighan joins his son and two others in being charged equally for the chaos that ensued on Monday night in Belize City.  After being held in police custody [...]

G.O.B. Green lights A.S.R./B.S.I. Move to Big Creek; Stevedores React to Economic Blow

There was disappointing news today for the Christian Workers Union. For the past twelve days, those stevedores who are members of the union have been on a go-slow on the [...]

P.B.L. Responds to G.O.B.’s Decision

We also heard from the C.E.O. of the Port of Belize Limited, Andrew Lane, on A.S.R./B.S.I.’s move to Big Creek Port. Lane told News Five via phone that the government’s [...]

Minister of Health on Constitution and Public Health

The Belizean Rights and Justice Movement launched its anti-vaccination campaign last week. Since then, the Belize Medical and Dental Service as well as the Belize Broadcasting Authority have issued statements [...]

Mennonite Farmers Not Vaccinated

While many of the farmers in the agriculture industry have been vaccinated, today Agriculture Minister Jose Abelardo Mai told News Five that many in the Mennonite community have opted not [...]

Further Delay for Contact Sports as COVID Numbers Rise

While with the Minister of Youth, Sports and E-Governance, we asked him about the possible resumption of contact sports since athletes and sporting associations have been clamouring for a further [...]

Belizean Athletes Gear Up for Tokyo Olympics

Three Belizean athletes are preparing for the Olympic Opening Ceremony on Friday in Tokyo.  News Five has confirmed that at least two of our athletics competitors, Shaun Gill and Samantha [...]

Cabinet Looks at COVID, Trafficking in Persons and Municipal Boundaries

In this week’s cabinet meeting, Minister of Health and Wellness Michel Chebat reported on the rising number of COVID-19 detections, sought approval for restrictions which will come into effect at [...]

Regular and Diesel Gas Going Up

There is some not-so-welcome news tonight for Belizean commuters. The Ministry of Finance announced today that effective Thursday, July twenty-second; the pump price of two fuel products will change. Regular [...]

Constitution House Committee Meets on 10th & 11th Amendments

The parliamentary caucus of the United Democratic Party has issued a release on the proposed Tenth and Eleventh Amendments, following a meeting of the Constitution and Foreign Affairs Committee on [...]

U.D.P. Looking into Unpaid WAVE Radio Licensing Fees

Earlier this month, the Belize Broadcasting Association put several broadcasting stations on notice for failure to pay their licensing fee.  Among the stations listed, are Reef Radio of San Pedro [...]

Muslims Around the World Celebrate Eid-ul-Adhiya

On the day of the Eid, Muslims who can afford to sacrifice an animal are instructed to do so after prayer.  In Belize, the Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama’at is celebrating the [...]

Crooked Tree Sanctuary May Soon Allow Sustainable Economic Activity

After decades of back and forth, the community of Crooked Tree may soon be able to get back to the kinds of fishing and other livelihood activities they used to [...]