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Woman farmer killed in Cayo as rural crime wave escalates

A crime wave that seems to be sweeping the once peaceful rural areas of Belize has now engulfed the Cayo District. On Thursday evening police discovered the decomposing body of [...]

Resort owners report additional crimes against tourists

Intensive investigations are becoming commonplace these days as citizens throughout the country are beginning to wonder just what has gone wrong in the jewel. Three men are still being sought [...]

Tourism organizations call meeting to combat crime

In related news the Belize Tourism Industry Association along with affiliated hotel, tour operator and ecotourism bodies, has issued a press release expressing outrage at what they call the recent [...]

House meets for final session of term, P.M. will announce election date Sunday

If any viewers out there were hoping for a special surprise at today’s meeting of the House and Senate they were disappointed, as the legislature closed with something less than [...]

British forgive over $3 Million of Belize’s debt

The intention had been announced several months ago but yesterday it became official. As part of a global forgiving of debt owed by developing nations, the United Kingdom has announced [...]

YWCA pool opens in Belize City

The long awaited official opening of the YWCA swimming pool took place this evening at the Y’s headquarters on St. Thomas Street. News Five’s Jacqueline Woods was on hand for [...]

“Talk Caribbean” debuts on Monday

A new concept in regional broadcasting will be tested on Monday night as viewers in over sixteen Caribbean territories will tune in to “Talk Caribbean,” the Caribbean Broadcasting Union’s first [...]

G. Michael Reid on prison

He’s traveled the length and breadth of Belize in pursuit of his craft but this week News Five commentator G. Michael Reid reports from a place where he does not [...]