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Commuters complain about bus service

Close to fifty northern residents, who commute daily to and from Belize City, say the police forced them out of their buses this morning when they were just about to [...]

Audubon hosts children for Earth Day

It may be the smallest of the nation’s protected areas, but Guanacaste Park was an ideal venue for the Belize Audubon Society and Minister of Natural Resources to reinforce Belize’s [...]

AIDS activists act up at the K.H.M.H.

Even by Belizean standards, it was not a big demonstration. But the picketing on Princess Margaret Drive did mark the first time that advocates for AIDS care and prevention moved [...]

Belizean, Guatemalan diplomats meet at OAS

Talks between Belize and Guatemala have entered their second day at OAS headquarters in Washington. The low-key meetings, scheduled to conclude today, are supposed to assess the extent of compliance [...]

Sawmill burns near Belmopan

A familiar landmark on the Western Highway has been destroyed by fire. The sawmill, which has operated for a number of years at mile forty-six on the outskirts of Belmopan, [...]

10 injured as runaway truck wipes out border post

More details have emerged on a bizarre traffic accident at the Western Border, which resulted in ten injuries and the destruction of a building. It seems that around 4:00 Tuesday [...]

Bz. policeman detained, released by Guatemalans

In late news from that same location on the border, reports reaching News 5 indicate that around 5:00 this evening a Belizean policeman in the no man’s land between Belize [...]

S.J.C. student 9th karaoke winner

The competition went down to the wire and when the judges finally spoke, the ninth weekly winner in Channel 5′s Karaoke TV was chosen. Here’s how it went. Williams Neal, [...]

H.R.C.U. holds annual meeting tonight

Holy Redeemer Credit Union members who have saved regularly, borrowed wisely, and paid back promptly, stand to benefit from some surprises at tonight’s general meeting. President of H.R.C.U., Karl H. [...]

Three city schools receive new computers

The Social Investment Fund has donated eight Pentium Three computers and accessories worth twenty-four thousand dollars to three Belize City schools as part of its Hurricane Repair and Rehabilitation Programme. [...]

Officials battle medfly in Placencia

It may not have the headline appeal of mad cow or foot and mouth disease, but a tiny insect has the potential to wreak just as much havoc on Belizean [...]

AIDS activists plan demonstration at K.H.M.H.

With neither the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital nor Ministry of Health in any apparent rush to figure out how three hospital patients were transfused with HIV infected blood, the community [...]

8 San Pedranos charged in beating

Eight young men from San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, spent the weekend in the island’s jail and today were transported to Magistrate’s Court in Belize City where they were charged with [...]

Truck crashes into building at W. border

Late news from the Western border at Benque Viejo is that three people have been injured as the result of a truck crashing into the wooden building that houses the [...]

City Centre ready for semi-pro basketball

It has been a good while since we last saw the excitement of semi-pro basketball at the City Centre. Actually it’s been one year, ten months and six days since [...]

Too much fried chicken dooming Belizeans

Food is a subject never far from the minds of most of us and tonight Ann-Marie takes a look at a popular eating habit that may be sending us to [...]

Hospital paid family but denies blame for death

It has been over three weeks since a trio of patients at the K.H.M.H. were given transfusions of HIV infected blood, but authorities either cannot or will not announce their [...]

17 year old charged with Sandhill stabbing

Leon Anthony Walford, the seventeen-year-old man at the centre of last Thursday’s drama in Sandhill, was formally arraigned today in Magistrate’s Court. Walford was charged with attempted murder, dangerous harm, [...]

Regional military to meet in Belize

The top military brass from the Caribbean, Central and North America will gather in Belize later this week to plot regional defence strategy. The sixteenth Caribbean Nations Security Conference, hosted [...]

Belize participates in Americas summit

While the Minister of National Security prepares to meet the generals, the Prime Minister has returned from his meeting with the commanders in chief. The three-day Summit of the Americas [...]

Seminar prepares Belize for new CFC rules

When it comes to polluting the atmosphere, Belize is one of least guilty nations of the world. But that doesn’t mean we can rest on our reputation. One area in [...]

Children will confront leaders in Belmopan

Children’s rights have been a central issue for the United Nations Children’s Fund and UNICEF has facilitated a number of successful events to demonstrate that commitment. On Friday, twenty one [...]

Holiday moves from May 24th to 21st

If you are making plans for a short holiday in May, you are advised to check your calendar. Today Belmopan changed the date on which we will observe Commonwealth Day, [...]

Sagitun tops Juventus in BFL action

Good evening I’m James Adderley and we want to welcome you aboard this fanciful flight on Sports Monday. Week II of the BFL football playoffs brought no real changes in [...]

Sandhill stabber caught in Belmopan

The hunt has ended for the man who stabbed a woman in Sandhill and then abducted a boy at knifepoint to effect his escape. Details are sketchy, but seventeen year [...]