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Pediatric Vaccination for Children Ages 5-11 Underway Countrywide

A national campaign by the Ministry of Health and Wellness, as well as the Ministry of Education, to vaccinate as many children between five and eleven years old is underway. [...]

COVID-19 Cases Continue to Rise

New cases of COVID-19 continue to increase daily, with the positivity rate now above ten percent. Today, the Ministry of Health and Wellness announced a total of one hundred and [...]

The EU Donates Over 100 K Doses of Pfizer pediatric Vaccines to Belize

The Ministry of Health and Wellness has received a procurement of over a hundred thousand doses of the Pfizer pediatric vaccines. The donation was made possible through a partnership between [...]

Children Now Protected Against COVID-19

Children have been the only category of Belizeans that before now have not had immunizations against COVID-19 but, as C.E.O. in the Ministry of Health and Wellness, Doctor Julio Sabido, [...]

Shooting on Curassow Street Injures Parham Siblings

A shooting incident in Belize City on Monday has left thirty-year-old Joanna Parham hospitalized with gunshot wounds to her body. Parham, however, wasn’t the intended target of the armed assault [...]

Two Belize City Men Arrested for Downtown Robbery

Twenty-two-year-old Shawn Humes and twenty-three-year-old Selvin Waight have been arrested and charged for robbing a store in downtown Belize City.  The men entered Midtown Store on Saturday afternoon where they [...]

Harold Mutrie and Jose Penados Charged for San Ignacio Shooting

A Belizean mechanic of Santa Elena Town and a fellow mechanic from Succotz Village have been charged in connection with the shooting of twenty-six-year-old George Requeña, a baker of a [...]

A Cyclist is Knocked Down on the Stann Creek Valley Road

There was a road traffic accident along the Stann Creek Valley Road on Friday evening that has left a male cyclist recovering from injuries at the Southern Regional Hospital. According [...]

Northern Belize Issued Flood Alert Due to Remnants of Hurricane Agatha

A flood alert has been issued by the National Met Service and NEMO for flood-prone areas along northern Belize. Chief Meteorologist Ronald Gordon told News Five today that while Hurricane [...]

B.E.L Moving Towards Self Sufficiency

Belize Electricity Limited is preparing to expand its renewable energy sources in order to become self-sufficient. B.E.L. relies heavily on Mexican supplier C.F.E. to supply power to the national grid. [...]

Generate and Sell Solar Power to National Power Grid

In addition to B.E.L.’s planned distributed generation system, customers without the necessary finance to install a solar panel system may qualify to enter into an agreement with B.E.L. for the [...]

B.E.L Addressing Illegal Connection Loses

B.E.L. loses thousands of dollars in revenue annually due to illegal connections. The company says it is prepared to regularize households that are connected to the grid illegally. However, a [...]

Mobility Ecosystem Being Developed in Belize

Electric vehicles are the future of transportation. In Belize, less than ten electric vehicles are on the nation’s highways. That number is now expected to increase, with an investment in [...]

Meet the National Senior Men’s Football Team

The Football Federation of Belize is on a mission to make it once again to the Gold Cup and for some time now, it has been readying the National Senior [...]

Teakettle’s ATM Cave Gets Facilitation Centre

 The Aktun Tunichil Muknal or A.T.M. Cave in Teakettle Village has been a popular tourist destination, and with the opening of a newly-built facilitation centre, the archaeological site is expected [...]

Land Registration Mobile Clinic Stops in Placencia

The Land Registry Department of the Ministry of Natural Resources, Petroleum and Mining continues to carry out its land registration mobile clinics across the country. The department’s latest stop was [...]

Belize City Resident Seeks Financial Assistance On Behalf of Ailing Brother

A Belize City resident is seeking financial assistance on behalf of his eldest brother, Alexander Cardenes. Milton Cardenes, the middle child of three brothers, is taking on the medical expenses [...]

Open Call for WCS’s Fisher of the Year Award 2022

The Wildlife Conservation Society is calling for nominations for the Fisher of the Year Award 2022. As of June first, interested persons will be able to make submissions.  The winner [...]

Saturday Night Murder in Cotton Tree Village

Police are investigating the murder of thirty-eight-year-old Randulfo Alvarez, a resident of Cotton Tree Village. Alvarez lived in the village with his relatives and, though he and his siblings resided [...]

Nineteen Year Old Belmopan Shooting Victim Recovering

  Nineteen-year-old Henry Osorio is recovering from a gunshot wound he sustained while in a vehicle with two female passengers on the Hummingbird Highway, just outside of Belmopan on Saturday [...]

O.W. Police Investigate Deadly Shooting of Reynaldo Marchand

Orange Walk police are still investigating the shooting death of Reynaldo Marchand.  The thirty-eight-year-old was in the company of Nazir Vasquez in front of Five-O-One Shop when they came under [...]

OJ Elrington Charged for Driving Without Insurance

Well-known attorney Orson “OJ” Elrington ran afoul of the law over the weekend when he made an illegal turn in front of the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital on Saturday night.  [...]

UDP Chairman Mike Peyrefitte Uses FOIA to Write PM Briceño

Senator Michael Peyrefitte has written to Prime Minister John Briceño under the Freedom of Information Act, requesting a copy of the document in which Governor General Froyla Tzalam was informed [...]

UDP Summons Member before Ethics Committee

Delroy Cuthkelvin, a card-carrying member of the U.D.P., is at odds with his party and will likely be facing its Ethics Committee in the days ahead. Cuthkelvin has been highly [...]

Stake Bank Enterprises Loses Leave for Appeal in Supreme Court Matter

Stake Bank Enterprise, the parent company for Port Coral, suffered another loss in the Supreme Court today when Justice Lisa Shoman dismissed an application brought before the bench seeking leave [...]