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Belize City youth charges police brutality

1998 has not been a good year for police public relations. The failure to catch Winty Mangar and Douglas Williams combined with two recent shootings of unarmed civilians by officers [...]

Police break up burglary ring

In other crime news, police have broken up what they call a crime ring responsible for a number of burglaries in Belize City and Orange Walk. Approximately five thousand dollars [...]

Belizeans deported from U.S.

Other November deportees on the latest police list include forty one year old Glenford Gray of Belize City. He did time at Riker’s Island in New York for heroin possession. [...]

Cable TV company granted Government subsidy

In crimes of an economic nature, the Government of Belize has for the first time awarded a development concession to an enterprise going into the business of… cable television. Northern [...]

Plane runs off runway

There was some excitement at the International Airport this morning as an Aerovias flight from Guatemala apparently lost its hydraulics after landing and went off the side of the runway. [...]

Water supply interrupted

If you tried to take a shower this afternoon and got only hot air you were not alone. Thousands of city residents were left high and dry for several hours [...]

Clay on Northern Highway endangers motorists

A broken pipe was not the only problem on the Northern Highway as motorists continue to complain of danger caused by tons of clay which have been spilled on the [...]

Southside schools hold career day

What to do with the rest of your life is a question that all of us periodically ponder, but the question has more immediacy for those about to graduate. This [...]

G. Michael Reid on Valentine?s Day

G. Michael Reid is known around town as a pretty hard guy…. But tonight we find out that News Five’s roving commentator has his romantic side as well. This weekend [...]