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BTB: Covid Cases on Cruise Ship Not a Threat to Belize

Since reopening in July, cruise tourism has been off to a slow start, with only one ship docking per week in the Belize City Harbour. Today, however, the Belize Tourism [...]

Vendors at Altun Ha Given Warnings About Vaccine

Last week craftspeople and other vendors at Altun Ha Archaeological Site were told they would have to show proof of vaccination or have their stalls closed down for this week’s [...]

Police Officers Warned they need vaccination or covid tests or face disciplinary action

On Tuesday, Attorney for the Belize Police Association, Dickie Bradley told News 5 that considering that a significant portion of the Department’s members have not gotten vaccinated,  threats to send [...]

PM Tests Negative; Urges All Belizeans to Get Vaccinated

On Tuesday, word spread that someone in the Prime Minister’s Office had tested positive for COVID-19. News Five confirmed that everyone has been tested and that was the only positive [...]

Eder Hall is Gunned Down in Corozal

There was an execution-style murder in Corozal Town this morning when a thirty-year-old resident of Chan Chen Village was gunned down while purchasing food on South Street.  Eder Hall was [...]

Hartin’s case adjourned until October.

Jasmine Hartin appeared in San Pedro Magistrate’s court, but not for her manslaughter by negligence charge in connection with the death of police superintendent Henry Jemmot, but for common assault [...]

Doctors explain why Delta variant is the one to watch

As we told you last night, the Ministry of Health and Wellness, with assistance from Baylor College of Medicine detected four variants of COVID-19 in Belize. Eighty one COVID-19 positive [...]

Could rampant Delta affect vaccine effectiveness?

And while the Delta variant is more transmissible that the other variants, there is also a concern that if its spread goes unmitigated the protection that the vaccine offers can [...]

Dr. Musa: targeted measures may be necessary for Belize City

Doctor Musa says it may soon be time for measures to be put in place that are specific to Belize City, considering the increasing daily number of positive cases coming [...]

UDP Calls of Mass Gatherings but Opposes Mandatory Vaccinations

Earlier this week, the Ministry of Health and Wellness informed the United Democratic Party that it would not support a scheduled convention in Belmopan on Saturday. The planned political event [...]

CWU Says labor Department Not Honoring Commitment to Mediate

The Christian Workers Union is accusing the Labor Department of breaking a commitment to continue mediation with the Port of Belize limited. Today during a press conference at union headquarters [...]

CWU Unearths 2005 Agreement Between GOB and Big Creek Port

The Christian Workers Union has also pulled out an agreement signed between the Government of Belize and the Port of Belize Limited back in 2005. C.W.U. alleges the agreement has [...]

CWU asks where is Environmental Clearance; BSI/ASR says it is not needed

According to C.W.U. President Hyde, stevedores have lost about one hundred and eighty six thousand dollars in income since B.S.I.’s move to Big Creek Port. Hyde took a jab at [...]

Stevedores on the results of their Go-Slow

Also at the press conference today were statements by stevedores themselves, as the ones on the ground absorbing the financial blow of B.S.I.’s move to the Big Creek Port. They [...]

Forty Grants for Forty Years of Independence

The National September Celebrations calendar of events for this year includes a new grant program for forty artists and creative workers, in line with the celebration of Belize’s fortieth anniversary [...]

Call for Belizean Creatives to Receive Grant Funding

According to Budhrani, any Belizean or Belizean-owned entity is eligible to participate in the grant program as there are no restrictions on age, gender, ethnicity, or any other background.   [...]

With Tourism Back, is NICH Rebounding Financially?

At the start of the COVID-19 pandemic in 2020, the National Institute of Culture and History took a severe financial hit when tourism came to a screeching halt.  As a [...]

Belize Celebrates Indigenous Peoples Week

The commemoration of Inter-American Week for Indigenous Peoples continues through to Friday.  In Belize, the Garifuna and Maya communities are being celebrated for their contributions and achievements, as well as [...]

Part 2 of Paul Lopez report on the killing of Laddie Gillett, Shemar Nicholas and Kwame Williams

In Tuesday’s newscast we brought you part one of a story on the murders of three teenage boys within the last three weeks. The stories of their lives and circumstances [...]