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Waterloo Holds Public Consultation on Proposed Cruise Terminal

A public consultation will get underway in a few minutes at the Biltmore Plaza where stakeholders in the tourism industry, concerned citizens, as well as developers involved with the Waterloo [...]

New E.I.A. Seeks to Address Key Environmental Concerns

According to Minister Habet, the resubmitted E.I.A. seeks to address concerns that were raised regarding the previous assessment, where the disposal of dredged material is concerned. The E.I.A., says the [...]

Acting Prime Minister Cordel Hyde on Waterloo E.I.A. Public Consultation

Cordel Hyde, who is currently the Acting Prime Minister, also spoke on this evening’s consultation. He told reporters that if it was left up to him alone, the public event [...]

CitCo Weighs In on Proposed Waterloo Development

Deputy Mayor Allan Pollard Junior, who is presently standing in for Mayor Bernard Wagner, has also weighed in on the matter from the perspective of the Belize City Council. While [...]

20K Signatures Against Waterloo Project Handed Over to Government

On Wednesday, a sheaf of documents purportedly containing as many as twenty thousand signatures were presented to the Minister of Sustainable Development, following a countrywide petition to garner enough support [...]

Are the 20K Petition Signatures Legit?

While on the phone with us, we asked Minister Habet about the authenticity of the signatures that have been garnered and what is the process being used to determine that [...]

Orlando Habet Addresses Proposed E.I.A. Moratorium

On a final note, ahead of this evening’s consultation. Minister Habet also discussed a proposal by the N.G.O Community. On August twenty-fifth, a consortium of non-governmental organizations whose primary interests [...]

D.F.C. Terminations Spark Midday Protest

Employees at the D.F.C. Headquarters in Belmopan were out protesting at midday. News Five understands that three employees were handed letters of termination on grounds of redundancy. This latest development [...]

“We Have Far Greater Problems”, Cordel Hyde on High School Hair Style Policies

Minister Hyde also chimed in on the conversation surrounding hairstyle policies in secondary schools. His response is pretty much that this should not even be a discussion at this point. [...]

State of Emergency Ends in Lake-I

Now that the state of emergency for the Lake Independence community has been lifted, there is great hope for peace to prevail. As Area Representative for Lake-I, Cordel Hyde says [...]

Belize City Cops Shot Alleged Knife Wielding Man

A Police officer shot a man this afternoon on Cottonwick Avenue in Belize City. Information to News Five is that officers entered an abandoned building just after midday where they [...]

Police Charge Teen for Shooting Near Mas Camp

A teenager who recently turned eighteen is tonight on remand at the Belize Central Prison after he was arraigned earlier for eight charges in connection with Tuesday night’s shooting near the [...]

Bus Operators Meet with Transport C.E.O. to Discuss Floralia’s Request

There is concern among bus operators in the public transportation industry tonight after newcomer, Floralia Bus Company, applied to the Ministry of Transport for additional runs. Floralia, which currently operates [...]

Confusion over Fuel Subsidy for Bus Operators Clarified

Another concern that some of the bus operators have was soon cleared up. It appears that the fuel subsidy that was allocated for bus operators have not been shared evenly [...]

Seven Outstanding Belizeans Receive Belize @41 Awards

It is the first day of September and to kick of the month of festivities the National Celebrations Commission recognized seven outstanding Belizeans with the Belize at 41 Awards. The [...]

Tubal Trade & Vocational Institute Turns 21

It all started twenty-one years ago when Lyndon Bailey felt a calling to open a trade and vocational institute he would later name Tubal. From very humble beginnings he and [...]