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Budget: No N.H.I., no raises, no new taxes

In a document called a New Time for Belize, Prime Minister Said Musa today presented the budget for the fiscal year 2002/03 to the House of Representatives. While the speech [...]

Barrow: Govt. must bite the bullet

One of the most anticipated aspects of the budget was the future of National Health Insurance. While the Prime Minister has always been N.H.I.’s greatest champion, his two-year attempt at [...]

Doc says public is loser in N.H.I. postponement

For Belizean health care providers, today’s announcement that N.H.I. will be put into a coma, is a serious blow. Many doctors-turned-businessmen borrowed large amounts of money to expand their facilities [...]

2 Chinese women beaten in hold-up

Two Chinese women were beaten and robbed this morning in what has become an all too familiar scenario in the city. The latest incident took place around 11:45 at Shung [...]

Prisoner stabbed at Hattieville

Tonight a resident of the Hattieville Prison lies in the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital after he was stabbed by a fellow inmate. Police say they were told that around 1:15 [...]

Student drowns in Corozal

A student has drowned while swimming in Corozal Bay. According to police, around eleven a.m. on Thursday seventeen year old Elden Butler of Calcutta Village was bathing near the area [...]

Shooter testifies to Commission of Inquiry

Thirteen witnesses have testified since the Commission of Inquiry investigating the shooting deaths of three Guatemalans began its work on Tuesday. This morning the officer in charge of the eight [...]

Prisoners learn parenting skills

Those who are incarcerated have plenty of time to think about what they did wrong and how they will set things right when they are released. Today News 5′s Jacqueline [...]