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B.D.F. soldier flees fatal accident

A B.D.F. soldier, who caused a fatal crash Friday night, made a bad situation worse by stealing a witness’s car and fleeing the scene. Orange Walk police tell News Five [...]

Hit and run driver sought for Ladyville accident

Another driver, who also fled the scene of an accident, is still being sought by police. Reports are that 24 year old Charles Hyde was riding a bicycle on the [...]

Cable company robbers still at large

Police still have no suspects in a brazen robbery at Belize Cable Vision’s downtown office on Friday afternoon. Arwin Arana reported that around 1:30 p.m. three men entered the office [...]

Active hurricane season predicted

If things had gone differently, right now we would still be rebuilding Belize instead of making preparations for the next round of storms to blow through. The 1999 Hurricane Season [...]

James A. Waight Sr. dies

Tonight the Belize Audubon Society is holding its annual general meeting at the Radisson Fort George. But while the election of the new executive, the annual report and remarks by [...]

Fonseca assists US/EU banana negotiations

Minister of Economic Development Ralph Fonseca is assisting with negotiations to resolve the so-called “US/EU Banana Wars”. Last Thursday, Fonseca joined Barbados Prime Minister Owen Arthur and CARICOM Chairman Keith [...]

Social Security Board consults on reforms

Today, the Belize Social Security Board announced the winners of their essay and poster contests. The essays were judged on structure, style, content and presentation. The first prize of one [...]

NDACC holds school parade

“Families and Communities Uniting to Build a Drug Free Belize” is the theme of the National Drug Abuse Control Council’s National Drug Awareness Week. The observance, which began on Sunday, [...]

Miss Belize comments on pageant in Trinidad

Leading the drug awareness yellow ribbon parade was our very own Miss Belize, Viola Jeffery. Jeffery returned on Saturday after participating in the Miss Universe Pageant in Trinidad last Wednesday. [...]

James Adderley has weekend sports

Good evening, I’m James Adderley and you’re right on time for another fresh serving of Sports Monday. For some time now football fans have been waiting for a glimpse of [...]

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.