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News Five looks back at Independence 1981

Tonight the dignitaries, the B.D.F. band and patriotic citizens will gather at the courthouse wharf in Belize City for a ceremony to bring in Independence. But eighteen years ago, the [...]

Children burned in fire, mother charged

A fire in Unitedville almost claimed the lives of two children locked inside their home. Police report that around nine thirty p.m. on Saturday September eighteenth, thirty year old Raquel [...]

Teenager fatally stabbed in Cayo District

A quarrel between two teenagers in San Ignacio turned deadly early Sunday morning. Around one a.m. John Carlos Zetina and Guadelupe August, both age seventeen, were in a Chinese restaurant [...]

Belmopan resident chopped with machete

Later that same day, Hipolito Gomez a forty-two year old Guatemalan reported to police that eighteen year old Elston Gomez attacked him with a machete and chopped him in the [...]

Earthquake in Taipei destroys hotel

Taiwanese living in Belize are anxiously watching their televisions and using the Internet to get information on a massive earthquake that struck Taipei, Taiwan today leveling a twelve story hotel [...]

Barclays to post international flags at roundabout

To celebrate fifty years in Belize, Barclays Bank is working with the Government of Belize and the Belize City Council to turn the roundabout near Pallotti High School into a [...]

Chamber says Expo ’99 huge success

Whether you were looking for something to decorate your home, complete your grocery list or fill your stomach there was something for everyone at the Chamber of Commerce’s Expo ’99 [...]

Japanese volunteers to offer technical assistance

The Japanese are coming, but not until the year 2001. At that time the first group of Japanese overseas volunteers will arrive to provide their technical expertise in areas of [...]

Rachel Heusner’s watercolors at El Cafe

It used to be mainly musical artists who came back to Belize for the September Celebrations, bringing their latest releases, but this year it seems the painters are also making [...]

Bodybuilding contest on Sports Monday with James Adderley

Good evening, I’m James Adderley and you’re in tune for this serving of Sports Monday. The softball playoffs at the Rogers Stadium moved one step closer to the showdown between [...]

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