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Long hot dry season grips Belize

If it seems like Belize keeps getting hotter and drier with every passing year, don’t worry, you’re not going crazy. It is. And this year appears to be no exception. [...]

Escaped prisoner shot, captured by police

By all accounts it was an interesting and complicated operation. After nearly six weeks on the run, police have recaptured prisoner Darrel “Bagga” Jones. But Jones isn’t going to be [...]

Teacher sentenced in absentia for indecent assault

He was a well-respected teacher at a prestigious school but on Monday, Carlos Milan, who was charged last year with the indecent assault of a minor, was sentenced to 3 [...]

Baby drowns in canal

Reports are sketchy at this time, but News Five understands that a baby has drowned in the canal near Fabers Road Extension. Police Press Officer Christy Castillo could only tell [...]

Teens counsel each other on AIDS

One of the more disturbing statistics about HIV/AIDS in Belize is that teenagers as young as fifteen are considered to be among the group most at risk for contracting this [...]

Study assesses health of reef

The marine environment of Belize has been described as one of the planet’s greatest natural assets. But how well is that asset holding up? Tonight at the Belize City Marine [...]

Taiwan ambassador says farewell

He’s been here a little over two years and during that time his government has been Belize’s biggest single benefactor. Whether it’s roads, houses or aquaculture, Taiwan and its busy [...]