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Waterloo Principals Appeal; D.O.E.’s Decision to Go Before Tribunal

We begin tonight’s newscast with an update on the Port of Belize Expansion Project. In December, the developers lodged an appeal against the decision made by the Chief Environmental Officer [...]

Who Will Make Up the Tribunal to Review D.O.E.’s Decision on Waterloo Project?

So the decision will go to a tribunal. As we’re reported, the Belize Chamber of Commerce and Industry has said that its representative on NEAC, although absent, had voted in [...]

Land Clearing in Alta Vista Impacting Water Quality

On the topic of environmental impact assessment, residents of Alta Vista, in Stann Creek District, have raised concerns about water quality because of land clearing that has been taking place [...]

Minister Habet on New Junior Minister in Sustainable Development

Earlier this week, Prime Minister John Briceño announced a minor shuffle in cabinet where Orange Walk North Area Representative Ramon “Monchi” Cervantes was removed as Minister of State in the [...]

An Update on Hurricane Lisa Recovery

Speaking of improving NEMO’s response, Minister Orlando Habet says that an assessment indicates that there was up to two hundred and fifty million dollars in damages caused by Hurricane Lisa. [...]

Police Investigates Alleged Home Invasion in Belmopan

On Monday night, we shared the story of a pair of elderly brothers from Belmopan who claim that their home in the Maya Mopan community was burglarized and that two [...]

Adrian Hernandez is Arraigned for Motty’s Murder

Twenty-three-year-old Kyle Latchman remains unaccounted for, in the wake of his father’s murder. His family, despite searching various locations where it is believed that his remains would turn up, is [...]

Malcolm Heusner to Stand Trial for Deadly Antelope Street Shooting

Twenty-one-year-old Malcolm Heusner will stand trial in the Supreme Court for the murder of Dorian Tzac, as well as the attempted murder of a fifteen-year-old minor.  It is alleged that [...]

National Fire Service Cautions About Open Fires

On Monday, we told you about Valeriano Pop, a Bella Vista resident fighting for his life after receiving third degree burns to seventy-five percent of his body. Pop was burning [...]

Troubles Ahead Due to Abundance of Local Onions Says Agriculture Minister

And, according to Minister Mai, those producers are pleased with the resolutions made in the meeting and the price they will be able to fetch for their produce during this [...]

Belize Receives Training to Prepare for Anti-money Laundering Compliance Evaluation

Belize will find out from the Caribbean Financial Action Task Force, in the months ahead, how effective our efforts have been in countering money-laundering and related activities. The C.F.A.T.F. is [...]

The Roles and Duties of the F.I.U.

C.F.A.T.F. is an inter-governmental organization made up of twenty-four member countries and is headquartered in Trinidad and Tobago.  It is chaired by Samuel Bulgin, the Attorney-General of Cayman Islands. The [...]

F.I.U. Official: Staff Are Vetted Before Employed

But since it is widely known that the drug cartels and their hired workers are among the number one pushers of money-laundering operations, we asked Ysaguirre-McGann about the checks and [...]

Minister Habet Assumes Pro-Tempore Presidency of SICA’s Environment & Development Commission

Back in early December, Prime Minister John Briceño received the presidency pro-tempore of the Central American Integration System (SICA) from Dominican Republic President, Luis Abinader Corona at a meeting of [...]

Ten Years of Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama’at in Belize

Tonight’s Belize On Reel feature looks at ten years of the Ahmadiyya Muslim Jama’at in Belize and the impact of the Muslim faith on our society.  Here’s News Five’s Isani [...]

New I.D.B President Ilan Goldfajn’s Inaugural Address in Washington

Back in November 2022, we told you that the Inter-American Development Bank’s Board of Governors elected Ilan Goldfajn as its new president. Today, Goldfajn made his inaugural address from the [...]

Pastor Matthew Carriker Re-evaluates Christian Beliefs on Homosexuality and Pluralism in New Book

“Giving Christianity Back to Agape Love”, a new book written by American National Pastor Matthew Carriker seeks to dispel the dogmatic, fear-based belief systems, myths and misinterpretations that permeate the [...]

Miss Universe Belize at the 71st Miss Universe Competition

On Wednesday night, Miss Universe Belize, Ashley Lightburn took on women from across the globe in the preliminary round of the 71st Miss Universe Competition. The preliminaries consisted of three [...]