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Men charged with Blake murder petition for bail

Police corporal Rodwell Richards better known as “Tiger” and Ernest Kemp are still on remand at the Hattieville prison after being formally charged with abetment to murder and conspiracy to [...]

Teachers receive training in drug abuse

Although drug education is part of our primary national curriculum, most of the material available has been imported from abroad. Today, the National Drug Abuse Control Council promised to strengthen [...]

Belizean delegates return from Cuban tradeshow

Belize was represented among sixty-four countries at Cuba’s 2000 Trade Exposition. The twenty-three-member business team was headed by Minister of Budget Management and Trade Ralph Fonseca. Belize’s Ambassador to Cuba [...]

Literacy programme planned for Independence

Residents of Independence Village in the Stann Creek District will soon have the opportunity to sharpen their reading, writing and numeracy skills. Today a community conference brought together residents who [...]

NCFC sponsors Kid-O-Rama logo competition

For sometime now the National Committee for Families and Children along with Love FM has been airing a weekly children’s show entitled Kid-O-Rama. Today we spoke to Ava Pennill of [...]

Halloween comes to the KHMH pediatric ward

Today provided some brightness and cheer into an otherwise dull day for the children of the Pediatric Ward at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital. While the kids could not go [...]

1931 Hurricane myth disputed

What do you know about the 1931 Hurricane? Probably not much except that it came without warning and caused massive destruction. Well if you’re one of those persons, what you’re [...]

Two suspects arrested in Blake murder

Police have finally made an arrest in the murder of Therese Blake. Twenty-nine year old police corporal Rodwell Richards and Ernest Kemp, a twenty-eight year old stevedore of Cemetery Road [...]

Two dead bodies found, no foul play suspected

When residents living in the area of Ebony Street and Central American Boulevard got up early Sunday morning and went outside, they were confronted with the gruesome sight of a [...]

Lotto makes a comeback with new game

A dollar at some stores may no longer get you a loaf of bread, but it can give you opportunity to win some easy money. Starting tonight, lotto is back [...]

New Miss Garifuna, Belize City crowned

Belize City has a new Miss Garifuna. Sixteen-year old Roslin Morris a fourth form business student of E.P. Yorke captured the crown on Saturday, October twenty-eighth from among five other [...]

Archives Department celebrates 35 years

The Belize Archives Department is celebrating its thirty-fifth birthday. In honour of this occasion, a number of activities are taking place to mark the event. They include radio talk shows [...]

SJC beats E.P. Yorke 47-33 in basketball action

Good evening I’m James Adderley and you’re locked into another blast on Sports Monday. The Central Division Secondary School competition has become a plus for basketball right about now and [...]

Taxi drivers fear for their safety

Taxi drivers have become very concerned about their safety following the murder of Roy Geban. When News Five visited the taxi stands in Belize City, the drivers say they have [...]

Man arrested in hit and run accident

Police have still not arrested anyone in the murder of multi millionaire heiress Therese Blake Ayuso, but report that they have been making progress with the case. Whatever new information [...]

Couple claim unfair treatment by police

On Wednesday, we reported on the abundance of stolen items recovered by police. The items included televisions, VCR’s and stereo systems and were on display at the Raccoon Street Police [...]

New police building for Arenal

On Monday police officers stationed at Arenal Village in the Cayo District will soon be enjoying improved accommodations, with the inauguration of a new police building. The upper flat of [...]

Belize Medical and Dental Assoc. hosts congress

On Thursday night Minister of Health Jose Coye officially opened the Belize Medical and Dental Association’s eighteenth annual congress. The meeting takes place at the Princess Hotel in Belize City [...]

Belize, Guatemala and Mexico sign declaration

Today a Tri-National Meeting between Guatemala, Mexico and Belize, was held to review the health situation in the border areas of the three countries. As a result of the meeting [...]

More donations for hurricane victims

The Belize Hospital Auxiliary has been added to the list of Belize donors for hurricane victims. Four Thousand, five hundred dollars worth of food, clothing, sheeting and Clorox was donated [...]

Area representative promises to help Port residents

While the country received millions in aid as a result of the damage done by the hurricane, last week some residents of the Collet Division complained that they were not [...]

Taxi driver found dead on Western Highway

The body of well-known taxi driver Roy Geban was found this morning, with several gunshot wounds. Geban, usually worked his trade on Albert Street in front of Nova Scotia Bank. [...]

Elderly man killed in hit and run

An elderly man today lost his life in a hit and run accident. Early this morning sixty-six year old Owen Hughdonald Welcome was taking his usual walk when he was [...]

Women train in non-traditional skills

A group of women are sharpening their skills over a six-month period to work in a field, which has long been set aside for men. Ann-Marie Williams has the story. [...]

Belize launch first soybean processing plant

This morning official ceremonies marking the opening of a soybean processing plant were held in Spanish Lookout. The plant now opens a new area in agricultural production for Belizean farmers [...]