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Belizean diplomat replicates Tyson v. Holyfield

It was not witnessed by the global audience which tuned in to the Tyson-Holyfield fight, but an incident between a Belizean diplomat and a British national ended in much the [...]

Cargo ship aground near English Caye

A cargo ship lies aground at the entrance to the Belize City Harbour and at newstime efforts to free it have proven unsuccessful. The Atlantis, a ship belonging to the [...]

Belize not the only place hit by beetle

While there is little that Belize can do at this point to stop the Southern Pine Bark Beetle from destroying the once majestic Mountain Pine Ridge Forest Reserve, we can [...]

Water company explains future plans

Belize City residents endured the better part of another day without water as rationing continued due to transmission problems at the plant near Double Run. With problems expected to continue [...]

Taximan wounded in struggle with robber

The crime was a familiar one, but the reaction of the victim was not. Around 6:30 this morning taxi driver George Haylock was on duty at the stand near the [...]

Cyclist killed in N. Hwy knockdown

A bicyclist was knocked down by a pickup truck and killed as he pedalled down the Northern Highway on Sunday night. Fifty-six year old Mariano Herrera, a Mexican residing in [...]

More bad bills surface in P.G., O.W., Belmopan

On the counterfeit currency trail…four more bogus hundred dollar bills were reported to police over the weekend. Venues included bars in Punta Gorda and Orange Walk and a gas station [...]

Study commissioned for Pine Ridge rehabilitation

An agreement was signed today to fund a study on the rehabilitation of the Mountain Pine Ridge Forest Reserve. The trees in the protected area have been largely destroyed by [...]

Short term water problems will persist, says CEO

Water was very much on the minds of Belize City residents this weekend…or rather the lack of it. The shortage played havoc with washing, housework and bathing, as frustrated consumers [...]

House of Culture to host summer camp

If your children are out of school and have nothing to do, then listen closely because the House of Culture in Belize City is hosting a summer camp for one [...]

Butler tops field in mountain bike race

Good evening I’m James Adderley and we certainly want to thank you for joining us for this fresh dish of Sports Monday. We take you immediately to La Democracia at [...]

Open season on taximen as 3 jacked in 1 day

For Belize’s taxi drivers the date of Thursday, June twenty-first is one they’d like to forget. In the space of six hours on Thursday, two drivers in Belize City and [...]

Drivers cautious but remain on the job

Their ranks may have been decimated by three violent assaults in one day, but the nation’s corps of taxidrivers is not necessarily reacting to the incidents with one voice. Ann-Marie [...]

Another day, another counterfeit hundred

These days it seems that as sure as the sun rises, a counterfeit hundred dollar bill will turn up in somebody’s cash register. The latest sighting of bogus bank notes [...]

Water company defends layoffs

Ever since it purchased the assets of the Belize Water and Sewerage Authority, Belize Water Services Limited has promised to make the water company more productive. Though it plans to [...]

Delegation leaves for AIDS summit

A six member team left the country this afternoon for the United Nations General Assembly Special Session on HIV/AIDS which opens on Monday in New York. The delegation is being [...]

House burns, friend helps occupant escape

When a fire wakes you up from a deep sleep, the last thing you’d expect is some clearheaded thinking. But fortunately it was just such coolness under pressure that allowed [...]

More counterfeit cash, police make arrests

They keep popping up like mushrooms in a cow pasture after a rainstorm. That’s counterfeit hundred dollar bills, and in their latest appearance the funny money turned up, not in [...]

Nothing wrong with water bills says B.W.S.L.

These are not the best of times for Belize Water Services Limited. Since purchasing the assets of the Water and Sewerage Authority several months ago, the company has had to [...]

Doctors warn public on mercury injections

There is nothing new about people going to the United States for medical treatment, except that a recent excursion has revealed the possibility of a new and potentially fatal type [...]

Regional reef conservation project launched

It was a low key ceremony held under a tent on the beach, but the project being inaugurated was radical in concept and bold in scope. Janelle Chanona reports from [...]

Top scorers on P.S.E. honoured

It was the first time a formal ceremony of recognition has been held to honour the nation’s highest young achievers. News 5′s Ann-Marie Williams was on hand this morning at [...]

13 year old killed by reckless driver

She was returning from school with two fellow students when a car came hurtling off the road in their direction. While her friends managed to run, thirteen year old Maria [...]

Two arrested in January police heist

It’s been almost five months since the armoury at the Police Training School in Belmopan was hit by thieves who went off with eleven high powered weapons. Today, two men [...]

Counterfeit bills spread to P.G.

More counterfeit money continues to show up in cash registers across the country. The latest discovery occurred in Punta Gorda where Felix Flores, the proprietor of a local sports bar, [...]