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Belize labeled as tax haven

We didn’t make the money launderers’ list, but we have been billed as a tax haven. Reports from the Caribbean are that on Monday, the Organization for Economic Cooperation and [...]

PM discusses SSB and BEL

PM Musa might have only been back in Belize for a few hours when he met with members of the press on Monday but he had been well briefed on [...]

Machete man charged with attempted murder

After a brutal chopping incident early Saturday morning, police have arrested one of the machete wielding men and charged him with attempted murder. 28-year old Tarrington Bodden has been charged [...]

British scholarships for Belizean students

On Monday, Belize’s favorite billionaire announced that starting September 2001, Belizean students would be sent on scholarships to study business in England at–get this–the Michael Ashcroft International Business School. That’s [...]

Mating manatees frolic at Barracks

Earlier this year it seemed just about every boat traveling off of the coast of Belize City hit and killed a manatee or two. This morning the manatees decided to [...]

Trekforce gets thumbs up from Corozal & Orange Walk

The organization might not be as well known as Raleigh, but the Venturers of Trekforce talk the same way and work just as hard. For the past two months, over [...]

Gilvano Swasey’s “Reduced for Quick Sale”

Belizeans are big into discount shopping, whether the store’s having a sale or not. But while most of us walk in and grab the good buys, one local artist saw [...]

Channel Five is looking for reporter

Channel 5 is looking for a reporter to join the staff of one of the region’s most highly honoured television news organizations. The applicant should possess the following minimum qualifications. [...]

PM discusses Belize/Guatemala relations

His tour de Europe complete, tonight PM Musa is back at the helm. Musa returned on Sunday after visiting England, Rome and Spain to strengthen Belize’s relations with those countries [...]

Two in hospital after chopping incident

This next story involves two men and a machete, but not much else in terms of details. Reports are that around 2:30 on Saturday morning a man, identified as Celestino [...]

Two shot, two more charged after shootout

Police have arrested and charged two men after a shootout in Cinderella Plaza early Saturday morning. Police say around 3am on Saturday, gunshots were fired from a Mercury Sedan parked [...]

PG woman killed in traffic accident

A woman is dead after she was knocked down on the Punta Gorda, San Antonio Road Sunday night. Just after 7:00 last night, 37-year old Michelle Spencer Yates, a resident [...]

Big time celebrations for Sagitun

It was the perfect end to an exciting season for a young football club. On Saturday night, virtually every resident of Independence Village and more than a few fans, even [...]

National Basketball Team ready to defend title

Good evening I’m James Adderly and you’re locked into this monster ride on Sports Monday. With our National Basketball Team in final preparation for the 15th CARICOM Basketball Championships at [...]

Channel Five has vacancy for reporter

Channel 5 is looking for a reporter to join the staff of one of the region’s most highly honoured television news organizations. The applicant should possess the following minimum qualifications. [...]

Fire leaves seven homeless

Unfortunately, it’s a story we’ve had to tell too many times before. A fire in the predawn hours has left seven Belize City residents homeless and without most of their [...]

Man charged for having sex with child

It is uncertain whether the increased number of rape and abuse cases of Belize’s children is the result of increased awareness, bringing to light society’s secrets or the simple frightening [...]

BEL responds to UDP release

Today Belize Electricity Limited (BEL) has responded to a press release sent out by the United Democratic Party on Wednesday. BEL says they feel it is necessary to clarify and [...]

Milt Palacio coming home

The word on the street is true, star point guard for the Belize National Basketball team, Milton Palacio will be in Belize on Monday. Official sources from the team have [...]

No bidders for Biltmore

Tonight it appears that one local hotel has escaped a financial noose even after it was put up for auction. News Five has confirmed that the Belize Biltmore Plaza, owned [...]

Mercy Kitchen gets new van

For sometime now the Mercy Kitchen in Belize City has been providing senior citizens with two full meals a day. Breakfast and lunch is either served at the kitchen or [...]

Expo 2000 at Stella Maris

For far too long, people who are a little different from the rest of us have been shut away and barely talked about. But fortunately, every day old stereotypes are [...]

Local violinists hold concert

It is indeed wonderful to have the talent to be able to pluck from thin air, music full of beautiful melodies and purpose. For two local violinists, Daniela Gongora and [...]

Channel Five has vacancy for reporter

Channel 5 is looking for a reporter to join the staff of one of the region’s most highly honoured television news organizations. The applicant should possess the following minimum qualifications. [...]

Four elected to CFZ board of directors

In Corozal this morning, 4 private sector representatives were elected to the board of directors of the Commercial Free Zone. By any of Belize’s election statistics, eligible voters turned out [...]