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New CD released by Bredda David

Belizean musicians have often been criticised for blatantly copying songs or at least the styles of foreign artists. But no one will ever accuse Dangriga’s Bredda David of imitation. David, [...]

Sparks take Bz. District Women’s Basketball title

Good evening I’m James Adderley inviting you to climb aboard for another fresh serving of Sports Monday. The Belize District Amateur Basketball competition at Big Bird’s Isle is in the [...]

Belize cries “foul” as Guatemala ties in football

Most of the recent action between Belize and Guatemala has taken place either in an air conditioned conference room or amidst the heavy humidity of the jungle shrouded border. Today’s [...]

Lack of translators slows Zabaneh investigation

The joint investigation by Belizean and British Military Police into the death of fourteen year old David Zabaneh Jr. continues. Zabaneh was severely beaten by a number of British Gurkha [...]

New campus dedicated for Sadie Vernon High

The school moved to its present location on Morning Glory and Partridge Streets in September, but it was not until today that the nation’s newest secondary school campus was officially [...]

Pica-Pica plagues Belizean bathers

It goes by many names, but there’s no confusing the discomfort and disfigurement that first hits only after you’ve left the water. Jose Sanchez reports on a malady that will [...]

“Survivor” champion chills in Belize

Hopefully she’ll avoid any areas with pica-pica, but not to worry: she’s experienced worse. The “she” in question is none other than the latest champion of the hit show “Survivor.” [...]

St. Matthew’s Med. School graduates first students

Earlier in this newscast we focussed on one Belize City high school that’s celebrating the construction of a new building. For this next story we travel thirty-six miles northeast to [...]

Ambassador Courtenay reports on Washington talks

He was the first member of Belize’s negotiating team to return home, so this afternoon it fell to Ambassador Eamon Courtenay to brief the press on details of what transpired [...]

Government will end sale of passports

It was buried deep in a press release from Cabinet, but any confusion was quickly dispelled when the Belize Times hit the streets a few minutes later. After over fifteen [...]

Musa departs for Taiwan summit in El Salvador

Having made a popular move that will hurt him in the pocketbook, Prime Minister Said Musa today departed the country for a meeting in El Salvador with some folks who [...]

Hurricane insurance rates up sharply

Insurance is one of those things that you hate to purchase, but are extremely glad to find that when you really need it, it’s all paid up. That situation still [...]

Art show makes powerful statement

If there’s a coconut tree, beach scene or happy native in the art exhibition about to open at the Image Factory, it’s a complete accident. Jose Sanchez reports on the [...]

Dominican Republic and Belize strengthen ties

Belize and the Dominican Republic today embarked on a path of closer co-operation. President of the Dominican Republic, Hipolito Mejia and Belize’s Prime Minister Said Musa this morning signed a [...]

Arguments end in D.C., facilitators respond by July

The presentation of oral arguments by Belize and Guatemala has been completed in Washington D.C. but the facilitators in the process could take as much as two more months to [...]

Suspect charged in Ag fair murder

He was detained shortly after the shooting at the agriculture showgrounds and now eighteen-year-old Shawn Hertular has been arrested and charged for murder. Hertular, a resident of Belmopan, is the [...]

BDF receives new bus from U.S.A.

Getting the troops to where they are needed may become a little bit easier for the Belize Defence Force, now that they have a brand new bus. The forty-four seater [...]

Garifuna culture recognised by UNESCO

On yesterday’s newscast we highlighted the efforts of one man, Robert Mariano, to document, promote and profit from the preservation of Garifuna culture. It turns out that Mariano is not [...]

3 Belizeans receive Ashcroft scholarships

He never did receive a university degree, but that has not stopped British/Belizean billionaire Lord Michael Ashcroft from building an international business school and providing three full scholarships each year [...]

Rina Villanueva is karaoke queen

The stage at Bellevue’s King Street Station is now quiet, but last night and for the previous twelve weeks sixty contestants sang their hearts out and thousands of viewers responded [...]

First look at P.S.E. results is disappointing

If Standard Six students thought that taking the P.S.E. was a chore, those now grading the exam are echoing similar sentiments. News 5′s Ann-Marie Williams looked in on the process [...]

Man shot to death at agricultural fair

A day at the National Agriculture and Trade Show in Belmopan has ended tragically for a twenty-one year old father of two children. Reports are that Denver Westby of Faber’s [...]

11 year old injured on fair’s ferris wheel

Sunday’s murder was not the only calamity at this year’s Agriculture and Trade Show. On Saturday afternoon an eleven year old girl was seriously injured when her long hair became [...]

Fire guts Belize City house

This weekend fire enveloped a two-storey wooden house at 3 Mayflower Street in Belize City, leaving the Smith family who occupied the upper flat, homeless. According to Marsha Smith, who [...]

Belize & Guatemala present oral arguments at OAS

Presentations of oral arguments by Belize and Guatemala continued today at the Organisation of American States in Washington D.C. In replies to questions posed by Belizean negotiators, Guatemala has made [...]