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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 gbtv@btl.net.

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 gbtv@btl.net.

Police: attendant was in on gas station holdup

It was a robbery at a location that is no stranger to criminal violence, so when 18 year old gas station attendant Darian Timmons told police last Thursday night that [...]

Man charged for indecent assault on baby

The rapid rise in sex offenses means either that Belize is experiencing a sudden epidemic of perversity or that the public outcry against child rape and murder has prompted an [...]

Taxi driver robbed by passengers

Six days after they warned taxi drivers to be careful about being taken for a ride by thieves, Belize City police are reporting another holdup on the road. According to [...]

P.M. on tour in Toledo

Prime Minister Said Musa visited the Toledo District this weekend to hold public consultations on that often forgotten district’s problems and prospects. The P.M. held a meeting in Big Falls [...]

20 Cuban doctors arrive to work in villages

It was a visit filled with pomp, circumstance and the promise of much to come. And today the first concrete results of Prime Minister Said Musa’s February visit to Cuba [...]

Placencians protest causeway proposal

When you mention “environmental controversy” these days most people think of the ongoing debate over the proposed Chalillo Dam. Not to be outdone, however, the good citizens of Placencia are [...]

Bradley’s boat arrives in B.V.I.

On April sixteenth we reported on the imminent departure of the “Princess II” a thirty-eight foot fiberglass boat built by Bradley’s Boatyard in Belize City. Today we are happy to [...]

Library exhibits biographies

The Turton Library Center on North Front Street in Belize City is the oldest public library in Belize. Currently the library is holding an exhibition to honor seventeen Belizeans who [...]

Boxing and hoops dominate weekend sports

Good evening and here’s the sporting news. It was a big weekend of sports here in the city so we’ll jump right into the boxing card at big Bird’s Isle [...]

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 gbtv@btl.net.

P.M. heads to Punta Gorda

The Prime Minister and a number of government ministers will be in the Toledo District this weekend for public consultations. Prime Minister Said Musa will hold a district meeting in [...]

Gas station robbed

A gas station was robbed Thursday night around 8:30. An attendant of A and R Gas Station on North Front Street, Dorian Simmons reports he was approached by two masked [...]

18 Dangrigans arrested

While lawmakers look towards regulating gaming in Belize and perhaps even casino gambling in some parts of the country, it’s not legal yet. But eighteen people who already have gambling [...]

Journalists complete training

Since training abroad is so costly and only a few people at a time usually get to go, the British High Commission brought the trainer to Belize. Over the past [...]

Youth choir performs “Elephant’s Child”

“The Elephant’s Child,” an African folktale retold by Rudyard Kipling and set to music will be performed by the National Youth Choir this weekend. Saturday’s performance in Belmopan will include [...]