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Acros player drowns

A well-known football player died yesterday during what should have been a cool swim on a hot afternoon. Reports are that twenty-eight year old Eldrid “Puntos” Gentle, who played for [...]

Missing girl found but won’t go home

A Queen’s Square Primary School student who skipped school yesterday and made her way to Ladyville is in the care of the Social Services Department. A school truant officer noted [...]

Duty free former employee charged with theft

A former employee of Lauren Duty Free Shop at the Philip Goldson International Airport has been charged with false accounting and theft. Police allege that over a period of almost [...]

Shooting leaves one hospitalized

A man lies in the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital after he was shot last night on West Street. Reports are that shortly after nine p.m. twenty-four year old Jason Cain [...]

School expansions planned

More classrooms and expanded programs for other schools were among the topics discussed at this week’s Cabinet meeting in Belmopan on Tuesday. The Ministry of Education reported that ten classrooms [...]

U.C.B. holds Y2K symposium

The University College of Belize and the Ministry of Education will be holding a symposium on the possible ways in which the Y2K computer virus could affect Belize in the [...]

Orange Walk gets computer center

It’s a lofty goal: provide everyone in the community access to a computer and bring the town into the computer age. On Tuesday Orange Walk was one step closer to [...]

Greenwood to host team to Cuba

Last year coach David Greenwood helped Belize’s CARICOM team win the gold. Today the Belize National Basketball Association announced that they will once again rely on Greenwood to coach our [...]

Southside to get new park

Those of us who enjoy cool evenings walking, watching our children play, or simply sitting on a bench talking with friends at the B.T.L. Park on the Barracks know how [...]

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