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Belize City man killed in Northern Highway accident

It was a rough weekend for Belizean motorists as three men are dead as the result of separate traffic accidents. This morning twenty-four year old Ronnel Bucknor, a mechanic at [...]

Benque man dies in crash on Bullet Tree Rd.

A Saturday night outing in the Cayo District has ended in tragedy for four friends in the Cayo District. According to San Ignacio police, at about seven they were called [...]

Six injured next day on same road

After returning from the accident scene on the Bullet Tree Road, Cayo police once again found themselves back on familiar territory the following night. This time fortunately no one died, [...]

Chinese man killed as van turns over on Western Highway

A van loaded with fifteen people overturned on the Western Highway Sunday evening leaving one man dead and two in the hospital. Forty six year old Pan Li Chi Hui [...]

14 year old drowns in pond

A young man is dead after drowning in a pond eight miles outside of Belize City. According to thirty nine year old Patrick Garbutt of Belize City, he along with [...]

P.U.P. People’s Assembly held in Belmopan

The People’s United Party held the ninth in its series of People’s Assemblies on Friday night. The venue was Independence Hill in the nation’s capital and the subject, appropriately enough, [...]

Election debate officially dead

The issue of a prime ministerial debate has finally and officially been laid to rest. A release this afternoon from SPEAR and the Chamber of Commerce announces that after months [...]

U.D.P. denies reports that it’s hiring U.S. consultants

In related political developments, News Five has learned that the United Democratic Party has entered into negotiations with a U.S. consulting firm to provide advice for the remainder of the [...]

C.D.C. looking to buy two citrus factories

In news of potentially major economic importance word from the citrus belt is that Britain’s Commonwealth Development Corporation is on the verge of purchasing both of Belize’s citrus processing companies. [...]

Record cane harvest but production and revenues fall

Over the weekend, the Tower Hill Factory processed the last of the season’s cane and officials of Belize Sugar Industries report that while the crop was the largest in history, [...]

Traffic lights improved at Cinderella Plaza

Anyone who drove through Cinderella Plaza over the weekend now knows the true meaning of the word “confusion”. Things may be getting a bit more organized, however, as I found [...]

Weekend sports with James Adderley

Good evening. I’m James Adderley and this is Sports Monday. It was billed as a showcase for Belizean cyclist headed for international competition but as we go to the picture [...]