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B.E.L. still without Mexican power

Officials of Belize Electricity Limited are hoping for the best, but preparing for the worst, as a generating plant failure in Mexico continues to deprive Belize of badly needed power. [...]

Two arrested for murder of Brit

Two suspects in last year’s murder of a British resident in Cayo have been apprehended. On September second, David Butner, the proprietor of El Cenote bar and restaurant, was found [...]

“Lucky” store hit in $3,500 robbery

For several years now the jacking of Chinese owned shops has been a growth industry for young Belize City criminals, not to mention the news media, which faithfully follow their [...]

Body of drowning victim found in river

The body of a drowning victim has been recovered from the Belize River. On Thursday police found the corpse, identified as thirty-five year old Dennis Lockwood of Sandhill, lodged along [...]

UDP chief propagandist loses his job

He was the UDP government’s mouthpiece for much of its last term in office, but following the party’s landslide defeat in 1998, former journalist Delroy Cuthkelvin has just not been [...]

BDF recruits become soldiers

We’ve seen them before, crawling through the jungle and marching with fully loaded packs. Today the rough and tumble was replaced with spit and polish. Ann-Marie Williams After seventeen weeks [...]

Burrell Boom student is district spelling champ

There is something about the sound of small children spelling large words that inspires confidence in our educational system. News 5′s Jose Sanchez was on hand as Parish Hall reverberated [...]

Grace Primary tops zoo’s science fair

There are not many job openings in Belize for aeronautical engineers or nuclear physicists… but that doesn’t mean that our children cannot excel in science. For a decade now, the [...]