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14-Year-Old Killed in Dangriga by Gunman on Bike

Another young man has been shot and killed in the streets, this time in Dangriga. News Five’s Paul Lopez headed down south to find out more about the incident, and [...]

Taxi Drivers Threaten to Demonstrate against Proposed Toll Hike in San Pedro

San Pedro taxi operators are up in arms in San Pedro and are threatening to demonstrate in protest a proposed increase in toll fees for the Sir Barry Bowen Bridge [...]

Plans to Construct a New Bridge in San Pedro Town

Mayor Nunez says that it would cost the council six hundred thousand dollars to repair the Sir Barry Bowen Bridge. That is money the council does not have and the [...]

Payments to Former SPTC Employees on the Way

For months now, there has been a battle between former employees of the San Pedro Town Council and the new municipal administration. The ex-employees have not been paid their severance [...]

Juliet Thimbrel Removed as Chair of U.D.P.’s Convention Steering Committee

The United Democratic Party remains in free-fall.  Despite Patrick Faber retaining his seat as party leader, following a recall convention, the fallout continues within the beleaguered opposition.  The most recent [...]

Commission of Inquiry Resumes on August 16th

The Commission of Inquiry into the fire sale of public assets, including vehicles, office furniture and electronic equipment, under the previous government resumes on August sixteenth.  The continuation of the [...]

N.T.U.C.B. Requests Resumption of Commission of Inquiry

In the time that has elapsed since mid-April, is there still public interest in proceeding with the inquiry?  While it has lost some momentum, chairman Marshalleck says the N.T.U.C.B. was [...]

G.O.B. to Appeal Supreme Court’s Jalacte Road Decision

The Government of Belize is appealing a recent decision by the Supreme Court in which the Maya community of Jalacte, including two villagers, was awarded six point three million dollars [...]

Two More Positive Cases at Belize City Hall

The Central Health Region has identified two more positive cases of COVID-19 among employees at the Belize City Council. This brings the total number of positive cases at City Hall [...]

San Pedro Land Clinic Comes to an End

On Thursday night, we showed you the snaking line on Ambergris Caye as San Pedro residents attended day one of a land clinic hosted by the Ministry of Natural Resources. [...]

Captain Elton Bennett Returns to the Coast Guard

Captain Elton Bennett re-takes the helm at the Coast Guard this week after a one-year study leave. Bennett attended the Royal College of Defence Studies in London, which is a [...]

B.E.L. Earns $40 Million in Profits in First Pandemic Year

Belize Electricity Limited realized a profit of forty million dollars in 2020, despite the significant impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on the economy.  That’s because several factors were at play, [...]

St. Vincent Prime Minister Injured During COVID Protest

The Prime Minister of Saint Vincent and the Grenadines is recovering after being hit by an object thrown at him during protests against COVID-19 regulations on Thursday. Reuters news agency [...]

Guyana to Use Law from 1970s to Vaccinate School Children

And in other regional news, authorities in Guyana are working to secure COVID-19 vaccines for children ahead of the start of their school year in September.  They already have vaccination [...]

IDB Funding to Protect Employment in Belize

The Inter-American Development Bank has approved a loan for thirty million Belize dollars to support the sustainability of Belize’s micro, small and medium enterprises. According to the I.D.B., this program [...]

Basketball Camp Focuses on Fundamentals and Positivity

All of 2020, COVID kept us all under lockdown, robbing school children of their summer camps and any opportunity to engage in contact sports.  But this year, with proper guidelines [...]