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Households Traumatized by Killing of Dwayne Gabourel

There have still not been any arrests in the murder of Dwayne Gabourel and those persons who were detained earlier this week have since been released. But in the wake [...]

Enforcing Penalties for Gang Membership and Mandatory Stay-in- School Policies

Minister of Home Affairs Kareem Musa appeared on Open Your Eyes today where he spoke about the need to enforce the law on gang membership. Although a gang leader could [...]

BNN Says Kudos to GOB on Blue Bond Initiative

The Belize Network of NGOs congratulates the Briceno administration on its blue bonds initiative which has been successfully negotiated with eighty-four percent of the holders of the super bond supporting [...]

Still a Long Way to Go to Reduce Belize’s External Debts

According to Salas, while the initiative is the hallmark of sustainable human development and relieves a significant portion of Belize’s crushing external debt obligations, there is still a long way [...]

BNN Says Five Cruise Terminals Are Not Sustainable for Belize

The BNN is also expressing concern over the cruise ports and the concentration of facilities to be built in the Belize District. As many as five terminals would be in [...]

New Housing Program in Pilot Phase

One hundred and fifty Belizeans are in the process of becoming home owners, as the Ministry of Infrastructure Development and Housing launches its housing pilot program. The Briceno Administration, under [...]

Application process for Ministry homes

We also asked Alamilla about the application process for the one hundred and fifty homes the Ministry plans to have completed by March of 2022. Cabinet will then prepare a [...]

PSU Refutes Attorney General’s Statements on Consultations

Attorney General Magali Marin-Young appeared on Open Your Eyes on Tuesday morning to discuss a number of issues, including new changes that are coming into force on October first, where [...]

Coye on What Superbond Deal Means for Belizean Society

 Although he is still in Mexico City as part of G.O.B.’s official delegation, this morning Minister of State in the Ministry of Finance Christopher Coye joined Channel Five’s Open Your [...]

Coye: Money Freed Up Can Be Invested in Education and Healthcare

Minister of State Christopher Coye also discussed how Belize will benefit in the long run from the funds that will be saved under the bond buy back.   Christopher Coye, [...]

Ocean Hero Awards 2021 are Here!

Every year, OCEANA’s Ocean Hero Awards is a night of celebration where exceptional accomplishments in ocean conservation, advocacy and education are recognized.  Tonight, a pair of recipients who exemplify what [...]

Troy DaBoy Premieres “I Wish” Music Video

He goes by the stage name Troy DaBoy, but dance hall artist Timothy Gentle of Orange Walk wants to spread positive vibes across the country. His music video “I Will,” [...]

Another Murder Recorded: Paul Bood Succumbs

A shooting incident in a relatively quiet neighbourhood off Fabers Road in Belize City has claimed the life of another teen. Contrary to reports from the police, nineteen-year-old Paul Bood [...]

Families Devastated by Bood’s Killing

Paul Bood died exactly one week after their daughter celebrated her first birthday. The Bood and Singh families are devastated by his death. Sade speaks about the trauma, saying she [...]

Suspects detained but no charges yet in death of Dwayne Gabourel

Investigations continue into the shooting death of fifteen year old Dwayne Gabourel who was gunned down in his neighbourhood shop as he went to buy bread on Saturday in Belize [...]

A Shrine for Beloved Dwayne Gabourel

A memorial has been erected in honor of fifteen-year-old Dwayne Gabourel, who was gunned down in Belize City on the evening of September twenty-fifth.  The third form business student at [...]

Official Reports from Mexico on Suspected Killing of Belizeans

News Five today spoke with Belizean Ambassador to Mexico Oscar Arnold about the reports of another two Belizean nationals killed in neighboring Mexico. Ambassador Arnold says that his office has also [...]

Another Cowo Charged for Corozal Murder

While no arrests have been made in the murder of Dwayne Gabourel, up north in Corozal, Xiabe resident Abel Cowo has been charged for the murder of Aldo Cowo. While [...]

Cop Charged for Fatal Accident in the South

Assistant Superintendent of Police Santiago Patt has been charged in the death of B.D.F. soldier Karl Tillett. Tillett, we are told, is a resident of Gales Point who was supposed [...]

Baptist Residence is Raided and Police Confiscate DVR Equipment

While Brandon Baptist joined several others from the Backa Lands and PIV gangs on Monday morning to denounce the senseless murder of Dwayne Gabourel, what they didn’t know was that [...]

Prime Minister Leads High Level Belizean Delegation in Mexico

There is a large delegation of Belizean officials in Mexico City this week, headed by Prime Minister John Briceño. The visit comes on the heels of the celebration of Mexico’s [...]

Belize Delegation to Advance Bilateral Trade Relations

During their time in Mexico, trade and agriculture ministers will be meeting with their counterparts and various Mexican agencies to further advance bilateral relations between both countries. Here’s Ambassador Oscar [...]

GOB prepares for vaccine mandate for public buildings Oct 1

The Government of Belize is only a couple days away from enacting its October first vaccine regulations. Referred to as a soft mandate, persons entering public owned buildings, which include [...]

Consultations Prompt Changes to Oct 1 Regulations

There is one change to report. Minister of Health Michel Chebat has decided to scale back the reach of the regulations, reportedly after consultations. Viewers may recall that when he [...]

AG on Balancing Need for Emergency Care and Protecting Health Care Workers

What about accessing public health care facilities in the event of an emergency, without being vaccinated or proof of a negative test? A.G. Young says persons facing a medical emergency [...]