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Junior College Student Perishes in Corozal RTA

A fatal road traffic accident on the Phillip Goldson Highway has left a sixth form student dead and as many as eleven persons with multiple degrees of injuries. According to [...]

Corozal Family Question’s Decision to Put Accident Victim on Surgery Waiting List

The family of Aaliyah Marokin, one of the surviving students in Tuesday evening’s tragic accident on the Philip Goldson Highway, is seeking answers from the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital as [...]

Police Officer Detained for Hit & Run in Orange Walk District

Over the extended weekend, twenty-year-old Gerson Cardova was knocked down in San Lazaro Village in a hit-and-run incident involving a police officer who was fleeing from a traffic checkpoint in [...]

Allegations of Extortion Lead to Cancellation of Hattieville Checkpoint

The vehicular checkpoint near the entrance to Hattieville has been done away with following a directive from Commissioner of Police Chester Williams.  The decision was taken on the heels of [...]

“A Lot of Devastation” – NEMO Flies Over Affected Areas

Today, the Minister of Climate Change and Disaster Risk Management joined a team from the National Emergency Management Organization on a flyover to observe the areas that are currently affected [...]

Minister Habet Says We Must Learn from the Natural Event

As of now, it is difficult to assess the financial damages. When the water subsides, a better assessment of the damages can be carried out.  The flyover also took the [...]

NEMO Prepares for Flood Waters Reaching Belize District

News Five’s Duane Moody took a trip to the Belize River Valley area where the Belize River is already swelling and the banks being taken in by the rising water [...]

New Controlled Prices for LPG are Introduced Across the Country

New controlled prices for butane came into effect today.  A release issued by the Supplies Control Unit in the Ministry of Agriculture, Food Security and Enterprise indicates that the changes [...]

Still No Chairman for Public Services Commission

The Public Service Union has come out strongly against the Office of the Prime Minister for failing to appoint a new chairman, as well as members of the Public Services [...]

Chester Williams Draws Distance from U.D.P. Shenanigans

The internal row within the United Democratic Party continues to see members of the opposition stooping to their lowest.  On Monday, a clip from a purported political ad was posted [...]

Belize to Introduce Tiered Approach to Public Transportation

The Department of Transport in collaboration with the Inter-American Development Bank is seeking to modernize the country’s public transportation system.  Currently, the program is in its information dissemination phase. Members [...]

Modernization of Transport System to Take a Phased Approach

According to Trudy Joseph, the Administration and Procurement Officer, the modernization program will be rolled out in phased. She noted that significant these significant changes to the transport system will [...]

BATSUB Installs New Bridge in Lord’s Bank Village

Today, in the village of Lord’s Bank, the British Army Training Support Unit, BATSUB, officially inaugurated a bridge in the community that provides access to the Belize River. The project [...]

Riverine Training to Take Place behind Lord’s Bank Area

The bridge will provide access to an area for riverine and jungle exercises by both military forces.   Lt. Col. Jermaine Burns, Acting Chief of Staff, B.D.F. “We had come [...]

Belize Judiciary Receives Donation for Backlog Reduction Program

A donation of over four hundred thousand dollars in digital equipment was handed over to the courts this morning by the U.S. Embassy.  As part of an initiative known as [...]