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Robbery suspects charged

A police operation yesterday has netted two men police believe are responsible for robberies at a number of Chinese establishments. Eighteen year old Aristole Monsanto was reportedly involved in at [...]

Police officer threatened

In other police news, a police constable says a car attempted to run him down Wednesday evening on Mosul Street. Fortunato Noble told police he was riding his bicycle towards [...]

Man charged with assaulting niece

Thirty-five year old Raymond Allen will be spending time in Hattievlle Prison for allegedly sexually molesting his twelve year old niece. Police say on Thursday Evadney Allen of St. Ann’s [...]

Police crack down on deportees

The Ministry of National Security is tightening up on criminals deported from the United States and other countries. The Ministry announced today that it will be enforcing a 1998 law [...]

Deputy Mayor selected

The City Council has elected Merilyn Young as Deputy Mayor. She will serve for one year. Portfolios were also assigned to each councilor at the meeting on Thursday night. Mayor [...]

Bar fails to pass resolution

The Bar Association of Belize has rejected a proposed resolution which would have condemned as improper the way in which the plaintiff James Jan Mohammed obtained an order by Justice [...]

B.W.U. workers strike

Word late this evening from Orange Walk is that workers for the Belize Sugar Industries are organizing a strike to protest the one day suspension of a Belize Workers Union [...]

Dub poetry book released

He says his office is “everything from the Swing Bridge to the Caribbean Sea” and today the man dubbed the “Poet Laureate of Pink’s Alley” launched his book of dub [...]

B.T.B. launches clean-up campaign

The Belize Tourist Board has launched a massive nationwide anti-litter campaign that will remain in effect until September twenty-first. Throughout March the Ministry of Tourism in conjunction with non-governmental organizations [...]

Spelling Bee underway

The National Spelling Bee Belize District elimination round was held this morning at the Holy Redeemer Parish Hall. Eighteen students from primary schools in the Belize District battled it out [...]

Zoo holds science fair

While Belize City’s best spellers were competing at the Parish Hall, another competition was underway at the Belize Zoo which included students from all over the country. News Five was [...]

G. Michael Reid on Women’s Week

Tonight our commentator on the Last Word looks at Women’s Week and the progress women have made over the years. However, G. Michael Reid is of the opinion that any [...]