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National health bill introduced in House

It was a meeting of the House of Representatives that will not be remembered for the electricity of the debate or the length of the deliberations. Indeed, with Dean Barrow [...]

Minister paints grim picture of AIDS in Belize

Ralph Fonseca was not the only minister with the nation’s health on his mind this morning. A sobering report on the nation’s war with AIDS was presented by Minister of [...]

British Minister of State ends visit

The minister of State in the Foreign and Commonwealth Office responsible for Britain’s relations with Belize has concluded a three-day visit. During his visit, John Battle met with the Prime [...]

Marijuana plantation destroyed

An anti-drug operation in the Orange Walk District has resulted in the shutting down of a major marijuana plantation. Between 5:00 and 7:00 Thursday morning, police raided an area near [...]

Dead foetus found in canal

Late this evening, News Five received a report that a foetus was found floating in the South Creek in Belize City. When our crew got to the scene, the police [...]

Escaped prisoner captured

A prisoner who escaped from Hattieville has been recaptured. On Tuesday evening police corralled Enrique Martinez in the Salvapan area of the nation’s capital. Martinez, who had been serving a [...]

Recaptured prisoner alleges torture, beating

Another runaway prisoner was rounded up on Thursday, but the events, which followed his captured have overshadowed his original and subsequent crimes. Twenty-five year old Randolph Miller, who was serving [...]

BTB sponsors downtown fete

If you’re looking for something to do in Belize City this weekend and already blew your paycheck at the movie theatre, don’t worry as there is no shortage of low [...]

Building society gives away house

To celebrate its one-year anniversary, St. James National Building Society is going to give away a house to one of its members. The society will be holding an open house [...]

Library hosts celebrity readers for kids

“Doorstep Tales” is the latest reading programme that will be launched by the National Library Service. The one-hour activity for children between the ages of five and thirteen will be [...]