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B.E.L. Explains Likelihood of Power Shortage

Earlier this week, B.E.L. issued a notice to customers that its supplier of electricity in Mexico had been experiencing generation shortages as a result of the high demand for power [...]

B.E.L. has to Expand Capacity to Meet Energy Demands

Marshalleck also told reporters that B.E.L. is procuring portable generators to address the issue in the immediate short term, but that the company is looking to build several generation facilities [...]

Tribunal Empanelled to Address Labour Dispute Between P.B.L and C.W.U.

The ongoing labour dispute between the Port of Belize Limited and the Christian Workers’ Union inches closer to impending strike action. The dispute between the parties arose out of an [...]

Minister Musa Reacts to U.D.P. Voting Against CARUW Bill

On Thursday, during an interview with Minister of Home Affairs Kareem Musa, the media asked for his reaction to the United Democratic Party voting against the Civil Asset Recovery and [...]

Belize’s Foreign Minister Addresses 53rd OAS Gathering

Foreign Minister Eamon Courtenay addressed the fifty-third gathering of the Organization of American States earlier this week in Washington, DC.  Minister Courtenay raised an issue regarding the absence of a [...]

U.S. Supportive of Belize’s Strong Ties with Taiwan

Belize and Taiwan have enjoyed diplomatic ties for over three decades and, as a country, we’ve benefited tremendously from bilateral cooperation in areas such as agriculture, health, education and infrastructure [...]

U.S. One-China Policy Intact

But what about the United States’ One-China Policy which dates back decades? Has there been any recent change to that policy? The Deputy Assistant Secretary says there has been no [...]

U.S. Dep. Asst. Sec. Says Migration is a Regional Problem

Deputy Assistant Secretary Kerri Hannan of the U.S. State Department has been in Belize for the past few days. It is her first visit to the Jewel and while it [...]

U.S. Government Committed to Addressing Climate Crisis

Climate change and its impacts continue to be felt by small island developing states, such as Belize.  In the region, forest fires, coastal erosion and more intense storms are only [...]

Will Contributory Pension Take Effect on July First?

Will contributory pension form part of the discussions at the P.S.U.’s A.G.M.? News Five has received information to suggest that the Briceño Administration intends to begin this pension reform mechanism [...]

Hail to Public Officers!

It has been said that Belize’s largest employer is the government, which means that the largest section of the workforce comprises public officers. Over the years, criticism has been heaped [...]

The Public Service Union Heads into an Election Weekend

Tonight at the Escuela Secundaria Tecnica Mexico in Corozal, the Public Service Union is hosting an opening ceremony ahead of its annual general meeting scheduled for Saturday. The AGM is [...]

Facebook Conman Charged for Scamming Kareem King

Twenty-eight-year-old Jason Thomas Perez was brought before the lower court earlier today on a charge of obtaining property by deception.  It is alleged that back in January, the printer and [...]

Belize City Mechanic is on Trial for Rape

The trial against Belize City mechanic Giovanni Burns concluded today before Justice Nigel Pilgrim in a trial by judge without jury.  Burns is before the court for rape, attempted rape [...]

It’s A Boxing Weekend!

It’s been a while Belize hasn’t announced an official boxing match. Boxing enthusiasts will take great pleasure to learn that on Saturday night, the Belize Boxing Development Council is bringing [...]

San Pedrano Wins $50k in Scratch & Win

A resident of San Pedro Town is fifty thousand dollars richer tonight, after purchasing the lucky ticket for Scratch and Win.  Earlier today, he visited our office with his winning [...]

Belizean To Receive Presidential Lifetime Achievement Award

Philanthropist and Entrepreneur Teresa Hernandez-Howe is set to receive a Lifetime Achievement Award presented by the President of the United States of America.  What makes this recognition special is that [...]