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American has heart attack at Turneffe

It was supposed to have been a pleasurable fishing trip from Turneffe Lodge but on Wednesday shortly after the group left the lodge with their guide, seventy three year old [...]

Western Union theft suspect turns himself in

In other police news, the Criminal Investigations Branch has reported that on Wednesday, Hector Castellanos, a former employee of the Western Union branch at Belinsco turned himself in to police. [...]

Workshop held on private and public sectors

Lack of Financing, the Value Added Tax and high utility rates are among the obstacles of doing business in Belize. This is according to a 1997 survey conducted by the [...]

Hilda Hoy dead at 63

News Five is sad to announce that Hilda Mary Hoy, the mother of B.T.L. chairman Lisa Shoman has died. After a prolonged illness, Hoy suffered a massive stroke this morning. [...]

Miss Belize appears in Miss Universe Pageant

Well, if you were watching closely you got to see Miss Belize Viola Jeffery in her national costume last night at the start of the Miss Universe Pageant in Trinidad. [...]

Junior athletes seek funding for Guatemala competition

Thirty-five junior athletes will be going for the gold in the Central American Championships on June eleventh. The final team, which was selected on Wednesday, will be participating in track [...]

Humane Society holds AGM

The Belize Humane Society and Animal Shelter has been working hard to clean the streets of stray and sick animals. At their annual general meeting on Tuesday the society reported [...]

Red Cross trainer gives workshop

Visiting Belize this week is the Millennium Year Coordinator of the International Red Cross in Geneva, Joanna MacLean. During her four-day visit MacLean will be conducting a leadership and management [...]

SJC students post signs at House of Culture

It used to be that unless you got a special invitation you couldn’t go into the Government House at the end of Regent Street. But these days visitors, both local [...]

Belize’s disabled seek equal opportunities

In this graduation season, many young people are looking forward to getting a job and showing their employers, friends and families what they are made of. Belize’s disabled also want [...]

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