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2 men wanted for murder turn themselves in

After the shooting of fifty-three year old Armando Warren Gomez, a businessman from Orange Walk on April 15th, police launched a manhunt for suspects Alex O’Brien and Charles Stevens. Their [...]

Tasher charged with obstruction

A man shot during an altercation with a B.D.F./police patrol at the end of April has been charged with obstruction and aggravated assault. Rodwell “Granny” Tasher was arraigned today in [...]

Census preparations begin

Actual counting will begin a year from today, but already the Central Statistical Office is preparing for the Population and Housing Census 2000. Beginning May 12, 2000 at least 500 [...]

Tour operators to be licensed

Tour operators will now have to be licensed and a special committee has been set up to monitor the process. The statutory instrument regulating tour operators was signed today by [...]

Education center opens in Fort George area

This afternoon Prime Minister and Fort George Area Representative Said Musa officially opened the area’s new education center on North Front Street. Musa said the center is the result of [...]

Deaf students absorbed into Stella Maris

In other education news, a new deaf education unit was inaugurated today at Stella Maris School. The facility, which consists of three classrooms, will accommodate 34 students who were attending [...]

Elocution contest held at Parish Hall

The Belize branch of the Belize National Teacher’s Union is celebrating Education Week with a number of activities. Today the children got a chance to participate in an elocution contest [...]

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