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Foreign Minister Takes Jab at Leader of the Opposition

His Excellency Miguel Diaz-Canel Bermudez, the First Secretary of the Cuban Communist Party and President of the Republic of Cuba will arrive in Belize on Sunday, February 12th. The President [...]

Majority U.D.P. Supports Visit of Cuban President, Says Hugo Patt

Not all U.D.P. party members agree with the Opposition Leaders’ position on the Cuban President’s visit. This morning, Hugo Patt, the Area Representative for Corozal North, took to social media [...]

Foreign Minister Breaks Down Official Visit by Cuban Prez

As for the details of the official visit…Although President Miguel Diaz-Canel will only be in the country for a few hours, the bilateral signals a commitment to cooperation between Belize [...]

Foreign Minister on Khan; Belize Rejected 2 Other Requests

In a one-on-one interview with Minister of Foreign Affairs Eamon Courtenay, News Five asked about the concerns that the Opposition and some Belizeans have expressed about former Guantanamo Bay detainee [...]

Investigation into Allegations Involving Haitians/Immigration Officers at P.G.I.A.

Over the weekend, reports surfaced once again of Haitian nationals arriving at the Philip Goldson International Airport. And while a visit to Belize doesn’t always warrant news attention. It is [...]

Lord’s Bank Resident Found Hacked to Death on Old Well Road

A Lord’s Bank Village resident was chopped to death on Old Well Road in that community just after midnight this morning. Twenty-eight-year-old Alburn Rivero’s body was found in some bushes on [...]

Elmer Nah Read Charge For Vivian Ramnarace Murder

Corporal Elmer Nah was back in court along with his wife and brother-in-law, and they all will have a case to answer to for two counts of kept unlicensed ammunition [...]

Father of Former Canaan High School Student Responds to B.N.T.U. Release; Meets with M.O.E. Officials

The father of an aggrieved former Canaan Seventh Day High School student who claims one of the teachers at the high school had sent her indecent messages has met with [...]

Senate Debates $8 Million U.S Loan

An eight million U.S. dollar trade and investment loan from the International Development Bank was brought to the Senate for debate today. As was mentioned during our coverage of last [...]

Churches Supports Greater Investments in M.S.M.E.’s and Farmers

A fifteen million U.S. dollar loan from the I.D.B. to support Micro Small and Medium Enterprises as well as farmers was the second loan motion from the House of Representatives [...]

Coye Lays Out Central Bank Facts on Borrowing

Senator for the Government, Christopher Coye, addressed recent criticisms about governments’ borrowing habits. It’s been a recurring theme in the national assembly, public debt, and loan motions. Opposition parties usually [...]

Elderly Man Robbed While Being Kind

An elderly man was robbed of over six hundred dollars when he attempted to make a kind gesture. According to Aubrey Dale Garbutt, he was at home alone when a [...]

Fire Guts House in Hattieville

A fire completely gutted a house at mile fourteen and a half off the George Price Highway today. News Five arrived at the scene when the blaze was still in [...]

Belize Launches Its Green Climate Fund Country Program

Belize is highly susceptible to the disproportionate effects of climate change. It is scored as number eight, by the World Bank, in terms of vulnerability to climate change. C.E.O. in [...]

BELTRAIDE Introduces Two Training Incubators for M.S.M.Es

Today the Belize Trade and Investment Development Service, BELTRAIDE, introduced two training incubators – one a fixed office unit at its Belize City outlet on Coney Drive and a mobile [...]

BELTRAIDE OFFICIAL: Belize Produces Top Notch Honey, But We Must Meet the Market Demands in Order to Begin Exporting Again

As we reported on Thursday, the Ministry of Agriculture is encouraging more Belizeans to engage in honey production and to diversify into value-added ventures like infusing honey with other condiments [...]

Concerns Over Ministerial Discretion in Senate

The Government of Belize is also seeking to establish a Financial Service Commission with authority to regulate and supervise the financial services industry in Belize. These steps become necessary in [...]

Senate Passes Credit Reporting System Bill

Ministerial discretion was also the center of the opposition’s argument regarding the Credit Reports Bill brought to the Senate. As we have reported, the Briceño Administration is seeking the approval [...]

Star-Studded Line Up For Shut Down Belize Concert

The Marion Jones Sporting Complex promises to come alive this weekend for the Shut Down Belize Concert, headlined by Jamaican performing artist Dexta Daps. The artists have been arriving in [...]

Ras Indio’s Bed of Roses Hits Music Shelves

He’s an award-winning Belizean reggae dancehall artist who at the age of eighteen created his first Belizean hip-hop/dancehall group in Los Angeles called the Da Wood Dwellas. Ras Indio, as [...]

Mega Bingo Winner $186,000 Richer

They say that persistence pays off, and for one very lucky Cayo resident, that couldn’t be more true. After eight years of playing Mega Bingo, he hit the jackpot with [...]

The Bright Side of Banana Fibers

Buena Vista Village is a small farming community located on the banks of the Mopan River in the Cayo District. The village primarily produces citrus and bananas, but now, the [...]