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UDP takes Benque seat by 140 votes

Today, the United Democratic Party claimed nation-wide bragging rights after their candidate was successful in the Benque Viejo town council by-election. Official results from the Elections and Boundaries Commission show [...]

Unions join forces to challenge Gov’t

Next Tuesday, more than ten thousand teachers and public officers are expected to hold a national demonstration and rally in Belmopan. The move is being organised by three unions: The [...]

Three women busted for robbery

We are not sure if the timing was intentional, but three Belize City females chose to celebrate Women’s Week by attempting to jack a grocery shop. Unfortunately, their aggressive feminism [...]

Beating victim paralysed, semi-conscious

He is known to many of us as “Jolly Rancher”, but there is little joy these days in the life of Roderick Matura or his family. News 5′s Jacqueline Woods [...]

Students vie for Miss Excelsior crown

Last Friday night the public got a chance to see young men showcase their talent in the Mr. Nice Guy pageant. This Friday the students of Excelsior High School invite [...]

Prizes awarded in essay contest

The ability to communicate is among the most important skills taught in our schools. Today, some top students were honoured for their efforts in the field of writing. Jacqueline Woods, [...]

Belizean women: Much done, much to do

Earlier in this newscast, we made a tongue-in-cheek reference to Women’s Week, reporting on the exploits of three accused robbers. But the role of females is changing radically in fields [...]