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Top Cop Marco Vidal Suspended for 60 Days with Pay

News Five has confirmed that A.C.P. Marco Vidal has been suspended for sixty days with pay.  Information is that the Security Services Commission, chaired by Charles Gibson, met and approved [...]

$100 for Public Officer Bonus; Zero For Ministers and CEOs

The Briceño Administration is also trying to spread the cheer of Christmas to public officers. Minister Orlando Habet confirmed that public officers will be getting a one hundred dollars Christmas [...]

Will Only PUP Supporter Get Christmas “Cheer?”

As we inch closer to Christmas, some area representatives have already mobilized their Christmas assistance machineries within their communities. Today, we asked Area Representative for Cayo North East about how [...]

Social Security Contributions Going Up in 2022

Social Security contributions will increase in 2022, by one percentage point from nine to ten percent. But the wage ceiling is also going up four hundred and eighty dollars to [...]

Minister Habet Concerned About Bribery Allegations

Minister of Sustainable Development, Orlando Habet, says his ministry is concerned about the allegation of bribery being made against members of the National Environmental Appraisal Committee. In a letter dated [...]

Habet Comments on Extended EIA Process

There are reports that the NEAC has already deliberated and made a decision on Waterloo’s bulk handling facility and cruise ship port. Unconfirmed reports suggest that NEAC has objected to [...]

EIA Process May Need to be Reviewed

In their letter, Waterloo Investment Holding requested a meeting with C.E.O. Williams to further discuss their concerns in an effort to reach an expeditious resolution. We asked Minister Habet if [...]

Seine Bight Villager Wins $30K Just in Time for the Christmas

A visit to Belize City this morning by a Seine Bight resident has ended with big cash. Thelma Palacio arrived with her granddaughter, who has been her lucky charm. As [...]

25 Diabetics Have Lost Their Sight Under COVID-19

More than twenty-five diabetics who suffer from glaucoma or diabetic retinopathy have gone totally blind during COVID. That is the shocking news from Executive Director of the Belize Council for [...]

BCVI Says There May Be More Who Went Blind

Ayres-Musa says the number of diabetics that have gone blind that B.C.V.I. knows about might just be a fraction of the total number of people who have lost their eyesight [...]

BCVI Offers Rehabilitation Services, Including How to Use a Cane

The B.C.V.I.’s rehabilitation services offer these blind patients help where necessary and possible, Ayres-Musa explained.   Carla Ayres-Musa, Executive Director, BCVI “What our officers do is reach out to people [...]

Last Sale of the Year at Quality Poultry!

The countdown continues as Christmas Day is eleven days away and businesses across the country have promos throughout the month. At Quality Poultry Products, they are doing it big for [...]

Turkeys Selling Fast at Quality Poultry Products

But for most families, the traditional Christmas dinner includes turkey and ham. And making sure that there is enough to meet the demand of the market; Salgado says that you [...]

Winner Claims Her Gimme 5 Grand Prize!

Thousands of households were tuned in last week, as we celebrated our thirtieth anniversary as a television station via our annual giveaway show, Gimme Five. The final night was a [...]

LATAM Summit 2022 is Just Around the Corner

The Latin American Summit 2022 or LATAM, as it is otherwise known, will take place on January twenty-sixth and will run through to the twenty-ninth in Cancun, Mexico. The summit [...]

Alternative Livelihoods in Natural Park Buffer Communities

A Memorandum of Agreement was signed this morning at Saint Herman’s Blue Hole National Park where several residents who live in communities that encircle protected areas, are being assisted financially [...]