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Guatemalans evacuate settlements in Belize

At last there is forward movement to report on the evacuation of three illegal Guatemalan settlements in Toledo. According to the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Guatemalan authorities on Wednesday began [...]

Police recover six stolen guns

Police have announced the long awaited break in the case of eleven high powered weapons stolen from their Belmopan armoury on January twenty-ninth. An official release this morning cites the [...]

Mennonites robbed in Belize City

In crime news a Western Dairies salesman was robbed of his bankroll this morning as two thieves attacked him as he made a delivery near the corner of Dean Street [...]

Suspect arrested in Sunday shooting

An arrest has been made in a shooting that occurred on Sunday. Twenty-year old Cecil Gill has been charged with attempted murder and use of deadly means of harm in [...]

Appeals Court cancels injunction, rules for BTL

The injunction preventing BTL from blocking the use of money saving Internet telephone devices has been overturned by the Belize Court of Appeal. The order nullifies last year’s Supreme Court [...]

Musa explains Govt’s new telecom plan

While Glenn Godfrey may have lost a legal battle today, he’s still hoping to win the larger telecommunications war. Last week in his budget speech Prime Minister Said Musa announced [...]

Hummingbird Highway now complete

Caves Branch now boasts a new bridge as part of the completion of the Hummingbird Highway upgrade. The new road was built by Cisco Construction Company in two phases with [...]

New machine will help bean exports

A new machine to aid in the processing of beans has been installed in Spanish Lookout. The pre-cleaning machine, which will be used by bean farmers in the area, separates [...]

Officials formulate climate change policy

Belmopan farmers are one group who will have to deal with the effects of global changes in climate. This week a workshop is underway to outline policy options for dealing [...]

Zee Edgell opens literature congress

Belizean novelist Zee Edgell is back home, this time as special guest of the Ninth International Congress of Central American Literature underway at the Princess Hotel. The congress opened last [...]

Students display hurricane art

An art show opened today in Orange Walk and News 5′s Jose Sanchez discovered that while the medium may have been familiar, the message was not. Jose Sanchez, Reporting After [...]