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One dead, three injured in Caye Caulker brawl

A fight at a disco in Caye Caulker has left one man dead and three others with stab wounds. At approximately 11:45 p.m. on Friday, Adolfo Cruz and a minor [...]

Man believed drowned after fall from skiff

Today, police and citizens of Caye Caulker were out on the sea looking for a young man who is feared dead after he fell off a boat late Saturday night. [...]

Footballers charged in barroom brawl

Two well-known football players did not spend the past weekend kicking ball, but were instead locked down at the Orange Walk Police Station. On Saturday, Norman “Tilliman” Nunez and Charlie [...]

New envoy presents credentials to OAS

Belize has a new ambassador to the Organisation of American States. On Thursday Lisa Shoman presented her credentials to Secretary General Cesar Gaviria at OAS headquarters in Washington D.C. Shoman [...]

Dangriga benefits from SSB purchase

A financial arrangement between the Social Security Board and the Government of Belize will result in some improvements to the town of Dangriga. A release from the Press Office reports [...]

Contingent returns from CARIFESTA

It received a little scare from Hurricane Debby, but the latest edition of the regional cultural extravaganza known as CARIFESTA rebounded strongly for participants and spectators alike. Today I went [...]

American wins “Tour de Santino”

Good evening I’m James Adderly and this is another serving of Sports Monday. The three-stage Tour de Santino took centre stage over the weekend with fifty-three riders, including six Americans [...]

Cash for Guns programme receives support

On last night’s One On One, the programme Cash for Guns was discussed at length with the show’s guests Lascelle Arnold and Darrel Carter. Both Arnold and Carter say the [...]

City Council improves relations with Cuba

In 1995, Belize established a sister relationship with the city of Havana, Cuba. Today that alliance has been further strengthened following a visit to Cuba by a delegation from the [...]

New director appointed to Youth Department

The Youth Development Department is now under new leadership. Shawn McKoy Gill, has been appointed Director by the Ministry of Tourism and Youth. Besides having a Bachelor’s Degree in Business [...]

Declaration signed by Meso-American countries

Today, the Fourth Tuxla Summit came to a close in Guatemala City. The meeting attended by Prime Minister Said Musa included the Presidents of Costa Rica, El Salvador, Guatemala, Honduras, [...]

Belizeans perform at CARIFESTA VII

On Monday, the Belizean contingent attending CARIFESTA VII, at St. Kitts and Nevis, is scheduled to return home. According to a government press release, our local artists have been involved [...]

C-JAMM forms new group

It’s coming closer to Carnival time and one mas band intends to raise your body temperature and burn up the competition. C-JAMM recently formed a smaller group called Bodies on [...]

Clean-up campaign in Cayo

Despite the showery outbreaks, today the San Ignacio and Santa Elena town councils, started a clean-up campaign to rid the town of dirt and other debris that accumulated over time. [...]

Miss Middle Age Pageant held

This is not only a time for carnival and jump up, but many young ladies look forward to the September celebrations so they can compete in the many pageants that [...]

Tour-de-Santino kicks off

Destined to be the largest cycling event after the Cross Country Cycling Classic, is a new riding competition created by Santino Castillo. Today we caught up with Santi to find [...]

Son saves father’s life

Around three o’clock this afternoon, News Five got a call informing us that William Young, a well known furniture maker on Cemetery Road, had just been stabbed. Our crew immediately [...]

Stackle Monsanto caught

The search for Stackle Monsanto is over. Monsanto, who was wanted for a robbery, was picked up by police last night at a house on Vasquez Avenue in Belize City. [...]

BTL awards students

In keeping with its motto “Building the community through our support of Education, Sport and Culture,” the Belize Telecommunication Limited has been awarding primary school students with secondary school scholarships [...]

PM appoints members of Mixed Commission

Prime Minister Said Musa has appointed five persons who will represent Belize on the Mixed Commission. The commission was established at a ministerial meeting held in July at the OAS [...]

MTCT project to be implemented

As scientists continue to look for a cure for the Acquired Immune Deficiency Syndrome, AIDS, one medication has proven effective when it comes to preventing Mother to Child Transmission or [...]

New issue of Destination Belize released

We are all familiar with the ads by the Belize Tourist Board, which showcase the best Belize has to offer in an effort to lure tourists and Belizeans alike to [...]

Belizean poet receives international award

George Gabb is no stranger to Belizean art scene. Recognized as an establish sculptor, playwright and poet, his artworks can be viewed at his combination restaurant and gallery in the [...]

Political Reform Forum draws crowd

In 1994, the Society for the Promotion of Education and Research, SPEAR, launch a project on political reform by holding a series of public consultations. These meetings resulted in the [...]

Chinese businessman held up

A minor is today in police custody after a robbery early Tuesday morning. The victim, Chinese businessman Lee Quan of Gibnut Street was robbed of two hundred Belize dollars at [...]