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Bus crash leaves two injured

A Z-Line bus filled with passengers crashed early this morning on the Hummingbird Highway. The bus departed from Dangriga shortly after 6:00 and was heading towards Belmopan but as the [...]

Dead infant’s mother may be in Belize City

Its been nine days and police have still been unable to locate the mother of a newborn baby murdered and left on the bank of Havana Creek in Dangriga. The [...]

BACONGO holds forum on Chalillo Dam

The proposed Chalillo Dam has had its fair share of support and criticism alike. Last week, B.E.L. opened the floor for questions from the general public. Today BACONGO, the Belize [...]

Cabinet considers budget; adopts drug strategy

Cabinet Ministers have begun to work out the details of the budget for fiscal year 2000 to 2001. Discussions will continue at a special meeting on Thursday and the Prime [...]

Constable acquitted of blackmail charges

A Police Constable who was interdicted from duty because of allegations that he attempted to extort money from a Mennonite family in Spanish Lookout was acquitted this week in the [...]

Cocaine found in vehicle crossing into Mexico

Three Belizeans and an American have been charged with drug trafficking, after a quantity of cocaine was found in their vehicle while they were attempting to cross the border into [...]

Counseling Center opens its doors

When someone is the victim of domestic abuse or sexual assault it is easy for the rest of us to say, “oh she should get counseling.” But this is not [...]

N.C.F.C. and others condemn Reporter photo

Yesterday, News Five looked at the sensational and, as it turns out false, reporting of an incident on Euphrates Avenue. A stranger picked a child up in his arms and [...]

Shop assistant says she never spoke to newspaper

The Police and the Ministry of Human Development have not indicated any intention to pursue the matter legally. The police have decided however to fast track a media policy which [...]