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No More Tests: Public Officers Have Until Dec 15 to Get Vaccinated

In October, the Prime Minister said it was coming and today the Ministry of the Public Service made it official: all public officers must be vaccinated by December fifteenth or [...]

ASR/BSI Booklet Illustrates Proposed Amendments to Agreement with Cane Farmers

In agriculture and agro-processing news, A.S.R./B.S.I. has submitted a rationale to the Belize Sugar Cane Farmers Association for its proposed amendments to their commercial agreement. B.S.I.’s proposal includes the implementation [...]

Shooting on Amara Avenue; Three Injured

The gun violence in Belize City continues. On Saturday night, a gunman on a motorcycle is reported to have approached a group of men on Amara Avenue and fired several [...]

200 Countries Agree to Glasgow Climate Pact

COP twenty-six has concluded and reports out of Glasgow Scotland are that nearly two hundred countries have agreed to the Glasgow Climate Pact to keep one point five degrees Celsius [...]

Rossana Briceño Leverages Special Envoy Role and Spouse of CARICOM Leader to Advocate for regional women and children

The organization, Spouses of CARICOM Leaders Action Network, or S-CLAN, met recently to talk about issues affecting women, adolescents and children in the region. The CARICOM/United Nations initiative engages in [...]

Belize Among Oversight Countries to Venezuelan Elections: One Participant Unable to Complete Trip Due to Medical Issues

Regional and municipal elections will take place in Venezuela on November twenty-first and Belize will have a three-member delegation from the Election and Boundaries Commission in attendance as part of [...]

15th Belize International Film Festival Presents Award Winners

The Belize International Film Festival has wrapped up its fifteenth edition, this year completely virtually. On Sunday night, the jurors presented the BIFF awards. Among these were the Best Narrative [...]

Fishing for the Future

Illegal fishing in Belize was the topic this afternoon as Global Fishing Watch, Oceana Belize and the Belize High Seas Fisheries Unit partnered with the U.S. Embassy Belmopan to discuss [...]

Belize’s Commitment to Fighting Illegal Fishing with Big Data

Oceana Belize’s Vice President Janelle Chanona spoke to Belize’s commitment to transparency by making data on fisheries activity available.   Janelle Chanona, V.P., Oceana Belize “More than the words, this [...]

Corozal Resident wins 50 Thousand Dollars from Scratch & Win

There’s a new winner for Scratch and Win and he’s from Corozal Town.  This morning Juan stopped by our office here on Coney Drive and he brought along his winning [...]

BTB and Other Agencies Embark on Clean-UP in Belize City

The tourism industry is approaching its peak season and the Belize Tourism Board has embarked on a new project that seeks to improve the aesthetics in certain areas. Over the [...]

Additional Changes Coming for Tourism Destinations

As a part of the same project, Carballo also spoke about other changes coming on stream.   Josue Carballo, Director of Industry Development, BTB “We’re finalizing the signage in the [...]

Andrea Polanco Wins Awards in Crime Reporting

Former News Five reporter Andrea Polanco is the big winner in the 2021 Media Awards for Excellence in Crime Reporting.  The competition was organized by the Belize Crime Observatory under [...]

Controversy erupts at Krooman Lagoon

Controversy erupted again tonight in the Krooman Lagoon area on Antelope Street Extension in Belize City. A group of squatters found themselves blocked from the area where they have set [...]