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British frigate key to drug bust

Belize Police are at this hour still engaged in tallying the haul from Monday night’s massive drug bust at Hicks Caye. While a final figure has not been released, the [...]

Police destroy O.W. weed plantation

Lest viewers get the impression that all illegal drugs in Belize are imported, police have also been actively engaged in destroying the nation’s once thriving marijuana industry. On Friday morning [...]

Final testimony heard in Tower Hill inquiry

The Supreme Court building in Belize City was once again the venue for an inquiry into events that took place some fifty miles to the north, over a month ago. [...]

Failure of riot act does not leave rioters off the hook

Justice Blackman also found it necessary to clear the air today about a misunderstanding in the print and broadcast media that the riot act read by police at Tower Hill [...]

Armstrong wins open scholarship

In 1995, Herschel Armstrong received the Michael and Jane Nembhard Award after being named Belize’s top primary school student. Four years later, he earned nine passes in the CXC General [...]

Tourism figures up for August

The tourism industry continues to re-write the record books, almost on a monthly basis. Figures for August show that tourist arrivals at Philip Goldson International Airport rose ten point six [...]

Still no water in San Pedro

While industry officials are bullish on tourism, hotel operators and residents of San Pedro are raising hell about the continued lack of water at the nation’s number one tourist destination: [...]

It’s official: BTL monopoly ends in 2003

“We welcome competition.” That’s the response given by Ediberto Tesucum, BTL’s Chief Executive Officer, when asked how he feels about government’s decision announced today by Cabinet, not to renew his [...]

BTL opens new Bz. City service centre

To demonstrate its ongoing commitment to service, despite the impending loss of monopoly in 2003, BTL today inaugurated a new customer service centre in Belize City. C.E.O. Tesecum says that [...]

Papa San: from rude boy to Christian

His conversion from rude boy to choir boy rocked the Jamaican music scene, but the entertainer known as Papa San takes it all in stride. News 5′s Jacqueline Woods was [...]