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The mayor gets his money but says the city has been short-changed

Almost as quickly as it came before the court of public opinion, the battle between Minister of Local Government Hubert Elrington and the City Council appears to be over. Mayor [...]

Prison death from natural causes, says pathologist

A post mortem examination has suggested that the death of an inmate at Hattieville Prison was the result of natural causes and not foul play. According to police pathologist Doctor [...]

Court upholds expulsion of U.S. citizen

Acting Chief Justice George Meerabux has ruled that American reptile dealer Tommy Crutchfield should be expelled from the country. The ruling confirms an order made on February twenty eighth by [...]

Teachers will celebrate in Belize City

On Friday teachers from across the country will converge on the M.C.C. Grounds in Belize City for a day of celebration in honor of their contribution to education. This year [...]

Weather bureau: heat wave may break soon

Hopefully all those teachers at the M.C.C. Grounds will be carrying plenty of water because as we all know, the heat is on. News Five’s Patrick Jones visited the Weather [...]

British build two school buildings

Two new schools were inaugurated today by newly arrived British High Commissioner Tim David. The building in Crique Sarco, valued at sixteen thousand dollars, was funded by the High Commission’s [...]

New currency notes coming June 1st

In the beginning of May, the Central Bank of Belize launched an educational campaign on the revised issue of our one hundred, fifty, twenty and ten dollar currency notes. According [...]

Volleyball builds for the future

While most of the news from the world of sports has been dominated by the selection of a coach and players for the national basketball selection other sports have been [...]

City engineer questions safety of temporary bridge

Earlier in this newscast we reported on relations between the City Council and Central Government. One point of contention not mentioned in that account was that involving a bridge… or [...]