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Passport sales shut down

After enjoying a highly profitable but controversial existence, tonight the sale of Belizean passports is no longer legal. As of January fifteenth, amendments to the constitution repealed the provisions relating [...]

Closing arguments for Meerabux trial set for Tues.

The trial of former justice George Meerabux continued in the Supreme Court in Belize City today. The main point of contention in the courtroom this afternoon proved to be whether [...]

Rape case continues in Supreme Court

Meanwhile in a downstairs courtroom of the Supreme Court, the rape, maim and attempted murder of a thirty-eight year old woman continued before Justice John Gonzalez. As News 5′s Ann-Marie [...]

Bi-elections to be held for Benque council spot

Benqueños are tonight preparing to be on the receiving end of what’s sure to be serious campaign efforts by both political parties. After Councillor Pedro Guerra Mena passed away late [...]

Colombians donate food supplies to south

As residents of the south affected by Hurricane Iris continue to struggle for a sense of normalcy, relief aid is still coming in from abroad. Today, the Colombian government is [...]

Bananas: No longer a scarce fruit?

Since the banana industry was crippled after Hurricane Iris wiped out plantations down south, the fruit has been a scarcity on the local market. But for banana lovers everywhere, including [...]

Mexican exhibit displays structural styles

While Belize is known for its distinctly colonial architecture, in the rest of Central America, much different but no less beautiful, structural styles dominate the cityscapes. Today News 5′s Jacqueline [...]