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Junie Balls goes to jail

It had been twenty-five years since attorney Simeon Sampson had prosecuted a case, but the lawyer most famous for his talents as a defense attorney and his zeal to appeal [...]

GOB sets political reform time frame

The government has announced its time frame for implementing the recommendations in the Political Reform Commission’s yearlong study. Last week the Prime Minister Said Musa and his Cabinet Ministers reviewed [...]

Belizean businesses help fire victims

“Nine houses in nine days” is the theme of the rebuilding effort in Maya Mopan Village following a fire last week which left dozens homeless. Today those involved in the [...]

Taxi driver charged in stadium rape

In crime news, a taxi driver picked up by police for questioning over the weekend has been charged with rape. Thirty-five years old Austin Rivero of Antelope Street in Belize [...]

Excelsior teacher stopped from going to work

It seems a paperwork slip up created some confusion this morning at Excelsior High School when teacher Brian Plummer attempted to go back to work. On Monday News Five reported [...]

Artists celebrate Bob Marley’s birthday

On February sixth, musical artists around the world will celebrate the birthday of reggae icon Robert Nesta Marley. Belizean artists Gilvano Swasey and Sergio Hoare will express the love and [...]

Canoe race registration begins

Although the race is a month away, organizers of the third annual La Ruta Maya Belize river Challenge are urging those who want to participate to sign up early. The [...]

Squatter protests construction project

It’s not the first time there have been reports of houses being built in the middle of the street. But when a young man from the Collect Division came to [...]

Toledo celebrates new marine reserve

It may be considered the forgotten district but this week a portion of Toledo was finally recognized as worthy of protection. The Port Honduras area four to five miles off [...]