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Musa outlines tough facts of life to nation

“Things have changed and we too must change.” That was the message of Prime Minister Said Musa as he informed the nation that the triple whammy of the September eleventh [...]

Cabinet shuffle promotes Price, Samuels, Shoman

But the biggest story emerging from the Prime Minister’s press conference had nothing to do with the hurricane. This afternoon, the P.M. announced the Cabinet shuffle instigated by the resignation [...]

Chief Justice rules for UDP in land dispute

In other news that will only add to the Prime Minister’s financial headache, Chief Justice Abdulai Conteh ruled this morning that the Government of Belize acted wrongly when, following the [...]

Cayo man dies in traffic knockdown

A seventy-one year old man lost his life in a traffic accident on the Western Highway Friday evening. Police say Clinton Palacio, a retiree of Camalote Village, was walking along [...]

Body recovered in Haulover Creek

Police say thirty-five year old Andrew Gladden, a patient with a history of mental illness, may have drowned in the Haulover Creek. His corpse was found floating near Sittee Street [...]

Rapist gets 28 years

A Belizean American, forty-six year old Mark Thompson has been found guilty of raping his goddaughter and second cousin and will now pay the price. Supreme Court Judge Christopher Blackman [...]

Despite criticisms NEMO gears up in P.G.

No matter how much aid is received in the wake of a disaster, it means nothing if it doesn’t reach the people who need it. Over the weekend News 5′s [...]

Engineer: house must be one unit to fight storm

In the aftermath of Hurricane Iris, our cameras captured many strange sights, but one recurring oddity was that while some seemingly substantial properties were completely destroyed, others, which to the [...]

Insurance may cover US $25-35 million

As more pictures of the devastation in the south emerge, it is doubly disheartening to think that many of those affected were also uninsured. But for those people far sighted [...]

Monkey River copes with near total destruction

The last time Jacqueline Woods visited Monkey River, in 1998, it was to report on the erosion, which had mysteriously robbed the village of its once formidable beach. This time [...]