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Police clam up as Salvapan residents allege cover-up in shooting

For a while it seemed like Police Commissioner Ornel Brooks was more like Larry King Live, ready to call in the cameras at a moment’s notice to announce even the [...]

Shooting victim recovers in Chetumal

In news of another shooting by police, this one a week earlier in Ladyville, wounded security guard Deon Smith is reportedly improving following surgery in Chetumal. Doctors there have treated [...]

Fisherman drowns off Seine Bight

In other police news authorities report that a fisherman of Seine Bight appeared to have drowned on Monday. Witnesses say that around 10:30 am 19 year old Clifford Arzu was [...]

New President for Appeals Court

A new president of the Belize Court of Appeal has been appointed. Kenneth Montague George replaces Professor Telford Georges who retired at the end of last year. Justice George was [...]

Agreement reached on citrus price formula

In economic news the Citrus Growers Association and Belize Food Products limited have signed a six year agreement on fruit prices. The pact, which takes effect immediately, is based on [...]

Concerns over sugar crop in Barbados

While Belizean citrus growers have finally agreed on a price formula, growers of sugar cane in Barbados are still wrestling with problems in that island’s centuries old industry. The C.B.C.’s [...]

Guyana drought threatens agriculture

And in Guyana a severe drought continues to threaten that nation’s agricultural sector, particularly the growing of rice. The C.B.U.’s Barry Collymore has more. Rice farmers in Guyana could lose [...]

High School cricketers compete in Crooked Tree

Over the last several months News Five’s Patrick Jones has become something of an expert on secondary school sports…but on Friday he covered an event, the likes of which Belize [...]