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Dorian Tzac is Gunned Down on Antelope Street, Another Teenager Clings to Life

Another murder was recorded in Belize City on Thursday night, the second since the start of the New Year.  A welder who resides on Antelope Street Extension was shot and [...]

Cruise Ships Cancel Stops in Belize

On Thursday, the B.T.B. announced a new travel insurance requirement for visitors.  Some confusion erupted on social media, but to clarify, the mandate applies only to visitors coming into Belize [...]

B.H.A. Rejects Insurance Mandate for Tourists

The Belize Hotel Association has expressed concerns which it says its members have over the mandatory insurance coverage implemented by the Belize Tourism Board for visitors to Belize.  The B.T.B. [...]

Two Pediatric Deaths since 2020: Majority of Children Recover

On Thursday, News Five’s COVID Chronicles looked at pediatric COVID cases and the impact of the virus on families.  Tonight, Duane Moody digs even deeper, looking at the painful reality [...]

UNDP Donates Gene Xpert Machines to Ministry of Health & Wellness

The Ministry of Health and Wellness received a pair of Gene Xpert machines and six hundred and thirty-one COVID testing kits earlier today from the United Nations Development Programme.  This [...]

Dr. Julio Sabido is New Health C.E.O.

The Ministry of Health and Wellness has a new Chief Executive Officer. He is Doctor Julio Sabido. His name had come up before for the vacant post, but the confirmation [...]

NICH Honors George Price with Exhibition

The National Institute of Culture and History is planning two main activities at the House of Culture, formerly the Government House, in connection with the birthday of Belize’s first Prime [...]

PM Briceño Reflects on George Price

He is called the Father of the Nation for taking Belize from a British colony to an independent country.  Since his death in 2011, the People’s United Party has been [...]

Meet the Lucky Recipients Who Will Study in Cuba

On Thursday, the Government of Cuba awarded medical scholarships to thirteen Belizean students. According to the Ministry of Education, ten will be majoring in medicine, two in nursing and one [...]

Minister and C.E.O. of Foreign Affairs at CARICOM Virtual Meeting

The forty-eighth Meeting of the Caribbean Community Council of Ministers convened virtually today, under the chairmanship of Minister of Foreign Affairs Eamon Courtenay.  Key issues discussed were the Plan of [...]

U.S. Medical Mission in Toledo Concludes

U.S. Southern Command’s Joint Task Force Bravo today concluded a six-day medical outreach program in the Toledo District in partnership with the Ministry of Health and Wellness.  The joint medical [...]

Northern Water System Rehabilitation Begins

This morning, ground was broken for the start of rehabilitation works for the Libertad and Concepcion rural water system in the Corozal District.  According to the Ministry of Rural Development, [...]

Marriott Residence Coming to Ambergris Caye

E.C.I. Development is investing fifty-two million dollars in a Marriott-branded hotel on the island of San Pedro.  The hotel will boast over two hundred rooms. Some forty percent of those [...]

Cane Farmer Takes Association Power Struggle to Attorney General

In an update to the ongoing saga of the struggle for control over the Corozal Cane Farmers Association, one farmer says they are now taking the matter to the Attorney [...]

Minister Usher: No to Parking Meters, Yes to Green Fund

On Wednesday, you heard Belize City Mayor Bernard Wagner speaking about a delay in a proposed parking meter project, which has been met with resistance by area reps in the [...]

Courts Customer Wins 2022 QUTE Car

There were big winners this week with Courts and Tropigas. The tickets of customers who participated in raffles between October and December of 2021 were shuffled. Earlier this week, Jose [...]