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Explosives on a bus

On Monday two men boarded a Novelo’s Bus bound for Belize City. They would have reached their destination without incident and gone about their business, if it hadn’t been for [...]

TACA to resume Miami flights

Sometimes a losing proposition can be turned into a winning one, if you’re willing to look at the problem from a different angle. Business was so bad on Grupo TACA’s [...]

Gov’t looks at disaster preparedness

We all remember the panic we felt when we heard Mitch was bearing down on Belize. But would we be better prepared if it happened again? This week a seminar [...]

Fishermen fined $8,000 for illegal lobster

The Fisheries Department has made an arrest for illegal lobster fishing. On Monday evening the fisheries patrol encountered Rodrigo Allen and his boat near Caye Caulker. Three hundred and fifty [...]

Basketball star arrives for Cuba tournament

The tournament is next week and Belize still doesn’t have a head coach for the team it is planning to send to the COPA basketball tournament in Cuba, but the [...]

Students learn the art of the barber

We’re always hearing that Belize needs more vocational education programs, but if you thought this could only be achieved at a facility like the Center for Employment Training, think again. [...]

Baby manatee under observation

On Tuesday morning the Coastal Zone Management Project received a phone call about a manatee calf that was found stranded in Vista Del Mar. The baby, estimated to be only [...]

Nova project under fire on Ambergris Caye

The reef off Ambergris Caye has taken its licks in recent years. Coral bleaching caused by unusually high water temperature has left many of its corals without color, while the [...]

Channel 5 seeking cameraman/editor

Channel 5 is looking for a cameraman/editor to work in our news/production departments. Must have experience in a broadcast environment. Reply to personnel director at