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Another Multiple Traffic Fatality in Four Days

Only last evening News Five brought you the dos and don’ts for road traffic safety. Before the story even aired, shortly after six ‘clock, news broke that there was another [...]

Man Who Stabbed Ex Stepfather Found Guilty

A man who had stabbed his former stepfather more than twenty times was found guilty of dangerous harm today. It took a jury of six women and three men a [...]

What’s the Delay with Commission of Inquiry into Sugar Industry?

A Commission of Inquiry to look into the state of the sugar industry and how it can be modernized is yet to receive a start date, despite being given the [...]

A.S.R./B.S.I. Launches AgGrowPro

This afternoon in Orange Walk, executives of Belize Sugar Industries Limited, along with Prime Minister John Briceño, officially introduced a new service aimed at assisting farmers, as well as the [...]

PM Briceño Speaks on Rescinded Increase in Telephone Allowances

The rescindment of an increase in telephone allowances for C.E.O.’s was announced in a statement by the Government of Belize on Tuesday, while Cabinet was in a lengthy session.  In [...]

PM Briceño, “Investigating Present Government is Waste of Taxpayers Dollars.”

As we’ve reported, a senate inquiry into the definitive agreement granted to Portico Enterprises Limited by the previous administration will commence on December fifth.  The probe by members of the [...]

Final House Meeting for 2023 is Likely December 7th

The House of Representatives is scheduled to meet next Thursday, on December seventh.  It will likely be the last sitting of parliament for 2023.  According to Prime Minister John Briceño, [...]

Ministry of Education Launches “More” Campaign

This morning at the Itz’at Steam Academy in Belize City, stakeholders in the education sector gathered for the rollout of a new campaign that has been put together by the [...]

62 New Students Enrolled at Itz’at STEAM Academy

The Itz’at STEAM Academy was scheduled to open its doors to secondary school students back in September.  While there was a delay in its opening, the science and technology institution [...]

PEACE: Positive Engagement and Civic Education

If you’ve heard about GREAT, Gang Resistance Education and Training, then you’ll be interested in the following story.  While the GREAT program which follows an American curriculum was implemented by [...]

COP28 Kicks Off with Loss and Damage Fund Success!

COP28 commenced today in Dubai with significant progress. The loss and damage fund was approved and launched to assist poorer nations with climate-related disasters. COP28 President Sultan Ahmed al-Jaber highlighted [...]

COP28 President Denies Using Summit for Oil Deals

And this year, COP28 began with controversy. The conference is led by the UAE’s presidency and Sultan Al Jaber. He is the chief executive officer of state oil giant ADNOC [...]

USA, China Presidents A No-show at COP28

At COP28 in Dubai, leaders gather for the U.N. climate summit, notably without U.S. President Joe Biden and Chinese President Xi Xing Ping. Representatives like John Kerry and Xie Zhenhua [...]

Shyne Barrow: I have No Problem with Boledo Managers

The government announced earlier this month that it will resume the Boledo and Jackpot Lottery on December first, after having identified the two companies managing the games of chance. The [...]

Shyne Barrow: “We Need to Get Rid of SSB Investment Committee”

While the Leader of the Opposition has no qualms about the new Boledo managers, he does have big problems with the nine million dollars that the Social Security Board is [...]

Shyne Barrow: U.S Travel Advisory on Belize is For Good Reason

Earlier this month, the U.S. Department of State issued a travel advisory for Belize urging travellers to exercise heightened caution due to a notable prevalence of crime in the country. [...]

Shyne Barrow Criticizes G.O.B. for High Cost of Living

The increase in the cost of groceries and other items has been a pressing issue for the government, which formed a committee to look into what measures can be taken [...]

Belize Bank Revolutionizes Customer Feedback

If you’ve been to any of the Belize Bank branches across the country and have sat with a customer service representative, you would have noticed a small touch screen device [...]