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Survey shows domestic violence widespread

The Ministry of Health along with the Women’s Department has compiled information on domestic violence through reports it receives from the Police’s Family Violence Unit. The Domestic Violence Surveillance Data [...]

Man arrested for sex with 11 year old girl

It may be Women’s Week, but in Belize these are not good times to be a little girl. Police today released details of a case in which an eleven year [...]

Espat: gun theft investigations nearly complete

In crime news, Minister of National Security Jorge Espat has told News 5 that investigations into the theft of high powered weapons from the BDF and police are close to [...]

Schools receive computers from Courts

Six schools spread across the country have acquired computers as the result of a promotion by Courts. Customers who spent two hundred dollars at the store received a raffle ticket [...]

Red Cross improves disaster capabilities

The Belize Red Cross Society in conjunction with the National Emergency Management Organisation, has organized a Damage Assessment and Needs workshop in order to better coordinate relief work after a [...]

Kids gear up for holiday kite fest

If you’re planning to spend the holiday weekend in Belize City, then maybe the best way to start is at the Penta Kite Fest. The annual event originated in 1975 [...]

New book launched on women in politics

These are good times for printers as it seems that not a week goes by without the launching of a new book. While today’s ceremony was not dedicated to poetry, [...]

Ruta Maya begins 4 days of river racing

You can measure the ordeal using a number of different yardsticks: time spent on the water, distance travelled, or the number of strokes of the paddle… But however you chose [...]