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Body of “Psycho” Thompson found in Maskall

In late breaking news, rumours were rife this afternoon that a dead body discovered today near the village of Maskall was that of Kirk “Psycho” Thompson. News 5′s Ann-Marie is [...]

Cabinet talks tough on crime

It has all the earmarks of reinventing the wheel, but Cabinet this week finally decided that fighting crime is so important that the Prime Minister will personally spearhead a set [...]

Woman charged in acid attack

Yesterday she turned herself in and today she has been charged with a number of crimes. Doris “Munchie” Martinez, the Belize City woman who threw acid into a crowd of [...]

Driver charged in 1999 death of judge

In justice that was much longer in coming, P.C. Jacinto Roaches has been charged with manslaughter by negligence and causing death by careless conduct–for a traffic mishap that occurred over [...]

Two arrested for Albert St. burglary

In other crime news, police have arrested two Belize City men suspected of breaking into Delta Store on Albert Street. Twenty-one year old Edward Neal of Mohammed Ali Street and [...]

B.T.L. having second thoughts on rates?

With thousands of Belizeans awaiting their December telephone bills with a mixture of defiance and trepidation, rumours swirled today that B.T.L. was having second thoughts about the implementation of their [...]

Major drainage works tie up boulevard

Motorists travelling on Central American Boulevard are asked to approach with caution when driving from Racoon Street to Neal Penn Road. The east side of that section of the Boulevard [...]

Ground broken on new Wesley primary

In the last several years new school buildings have been sprouting like weeds at the start of rainy season. Today, the earth was turned once more, this time in Belize [...]

UNICEF helps rebuild southern schools

In other education news, UNICEF has responded quickly to help rebuild schools in the south destroyed by Hurricane Iris. Twenty temporary classroom structures have been constructed in nine hard hit [...]

New strategies sought to fight child abuse

The problem of child abuse in Belize is no longer swept under the rug, as in years past, but despite the efforts of NGOs like NOPCA and increased sensitisation of [...]