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Former U.D.P. A.G. says Portico’s Definitive Agreement is Unlawful

Tonight, we take a closer look into the Definitive Agreement between the Government of Belize and Portico.  While the binding contract between both parties was signed just one month before [...]

Former U.D.P. A.G. says Erwin Contreras Had No Legal Authority to Sign Definitive Agreement

According to former Attorney General Michael Peyrefitte, the previous Minister of Economic Development had no legal authority to sign a Definitive Agreement with Portico Enterprise Limited. Peyrefitte says that the [...]

Mike P Says Investigate Erwin Contreras

If the former Attorney General is saying that signing the Definitive Agreement is unlawful, then should an investigation be launched by the proper authorities? That’s what he was asked today [...]

Michael Peyrefitte Support Stake Bank’s Port Project

One of the key concessions made in the Definitive Agreement is that the government will “ensure that no third party (potentially) competing with the Developer shall, within a twenty-five mile [...]

Engineering Bachelor’s Degree Now Available at St. John’s College

A Memorandum of Understanding was signed earlier today between Saint John’s College and a Guatemalan university.  The partnership is to establish a bachelor’s degree program in engineering to be offered [...]

SICA Council of Ministers of Education and Culture Discuss Pertinent Topics

The Council of Ministers of Education and Culture from Central America has been meeting in Belize since Thursday.  The country presently holds the pro tempore presidency of SICA. It’s an [...]

SICA Council of Ministers Discusses Developing Women’s Orchestra

According to C.E.O. Maheia, one of the interesting discussions that came up was developing a women’s orchestra, comprising female musicians from Central America. She said the ideas shared give the [...]

Horizon Academy Teaching Students How to Hone Entrepreneurial Skills

Earlier today, one hundred and thirty primary school students who attend Horizon Academy showed off their talents in a financial literacy program. The students took part in a Work Expo. [...]

Register, License Your E-Motorcycles to Avoid Prosecution

Earlier this week, the Department of Transport issued a release on the use of electric motorcycles (scooters) in Belize. It’s an advisory to all owners of electric motorcycles, warning them [...]

…But is There Any Mechanism in Place to Process E-bikes?

But has it been a case of placing the cart before the horse. Where license and registration are concerned, News Five has been receiving messages to suggest that in several [...]

Cristo Rey Village to Hold Annual River Fest

On Sunday, Cristo Rey Village, in Cayo District, will hold its annual River Fest. This year, the festival is being held under the theme, “Promoting River Conservation, Cultural Value and [...]

PM Briceño Engages in Climate Change Discussions in South Korea

Prime Minister John Briceño is in South Korea attending the World Climate Industry Expo – Leaders’ Summit in Busan. At the summit, various countries gather to discuss endeavors and directions [...]

Stann Creek West Retracts Gloomy Review of Citrus Industry

The citrus industry has been experiencing a decline in production for years. But, is it really on the brink of flat lining?  Rodwell Ferguson, the Area Representative for Stann Creek [...]

The Future of Agriculture in Stann Creek is Diversification

Ferguson says the projected rebound of the citrus industry is a result of investments from Citrus Products of Belize Limited and large scale farmers. According to the minister, small scale [...]

San Ignacio/Santa Elena Child Advisory Board Hosts Youth Training

Building the capacity of our children is an investment in the future of the nation. The San Ignacio/ Santa Elena Child Advisory Board has been doing just that, investing in [...]

Forty years of the Belize Zoo!

This year the Belize Zoo and Tropical Education Center is celebrating forty years of service to wildlife conservation efforts in Belize. This year also marks the second annual Sharon Matola [...]