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Guatemalan Wanted in Mass Murder in 1982 Expelled from Belize: Attorney Says Rights Breached

On Wednesday, we reported that Guatemalan fugitive; Alfonso Bulux Vicente was apprehended and taken into custody. Today he was handed over to Guatemalan authorities who had requested his return. Bulux [...]

Attorneys Hired For Mennonite Lawsuit

On Thursday, we reported that perhaps at least two Mennonite communities had hired the services of attorneys to challenge the government on the COVID regulations.  Today, attorney Dickie Bradley confirmed [...]

Minister Fonseca: “Personal Rights Never Trump Public Good”

On September twentieth, new COVID-19 regulations take effect, including an extension of the curfew from seven p.m. to four a.m. daily; restaurants can only do takeout and a “no movement” [...]

A Thousand Vaccinated in One Day in Belize City

It seems the vaccination drive has picked up speed, with the turnout at the various sites in Belize City extremely high. News Five received reports that in Belize City, more [...]

What Happens with Unvaccinated Teachers?

October fourth is the proposed reopening date for face-to-face school instruction. And while the vaccination rollout is underway for children twelve to seventeen, G.O.B. has been working with the Belize [...]

Rivals Reconnect: Faber & Saldivar Join Hands at Press Conference

He was sworn in again as Leader of the Opposition on Thursday and today, Patrick Faber held a press conference to give more details of his return to that position [...]

Saldivar Says He Only Got Campaign Contributions from Lev Derman

In regards to the Lev Dermen scandal that has dogged John Saldivar, in his opening statement at today’s press conference, he says he did tell the former Prime Minister he [...]

A Field Hospital for COVID Patients in Garden City

A state-of-the-art mobile medical unit has been made available for COVID patients who require hospitalization and are coming from Cayo, Stann Creek and Toledo districts. The field hospital which was [...]

Highlighting the Works of PAHO and European Union in Belize

The European Union and the Pan American Health Organization have been working closely with the Government of Belize in strengthening its healthcare system. To date, the EU has invested approximately [...]

Youth Training Through DYS and Harvest Trading

Five thousand Belizean youths will learn the skill of online trading. This evening, Minister of Youth Kevin Bernard signed an MOU with Dominican Republic-based Harvest Trading CAP Academy which will [...]

Belize City Council Deep in Trash

It’s a mounting problem, with no end in sight. For weeks, some in Belize City say for over a month, their trash has not been picked up – not by [...]

Trash is Increasing; Is the Bill Also Going Up?

The contract says the Council pays BWC sixty thousand dollars weekly for garbage collection. We asked the Mayor whether this bill is increasing, based on the contractual agreement, even though [...]

Belize City Residents Smacked in Middle of Garbage Impasse

As both CitCo and BWC continue to battle through this garbage crisis; Belize City residents who will have to endure yet another week of their trash not being collected.  The [...]

Water Woes in Unitedville

Water – it is considered the source of life. But for one part of Unitedville, it is a source of contention. A villager recently reached out to our news room [...]

Coastal Experts Making Headway in Field Assessment

A team of Cuban experts from the Institute of Marine Sciences and GAMMA S.A. have been in Belize over the past two weeks conducting preliminary assessments on coastal erosion in [...]

Belize City Mural is Unveiled

Well, the day finally arrived and the Belize City mural has been unveiled. The project is part of a countrywide commissioned event for the September festivities by the National Celebrations [...]

Avalanche of Applications for Culture Grants: 40 Recipients Chosen

Forty persons who wanted to share with the wider public their idea of an artistic or cultural project received support from the September Celebrations Committee on Thursday. The Committee had [...]

COVID Sends Children’s Rally Online

One of the events just for kids in September is the annual Children’s Rally.  Hundreds of children usually feel the excitement of dressing in patriotic colors or waving little flags [...]