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Bus lines hike fares, cite fuel costs

Bus commuters across Belize are bracing themselves tonight after the country’s main transportation providers announced that because of current world fuel prices, starting next Monday, a new, higher rate structure [...]

Two busted at Benque for 11 lbs. of cocaine

The cocaine bust may not be in the same league as last year’s ton and a half haul found in a Belize City apartment, but eleven pounds of white powder [...]

Casas de cambio will open Monday

Aside from higher bus fares, Monday will also witness the opening of some new financial institutions in Belize. The first of the freshly licensed casas de cambio will begin buying [...]

Green turtle released by fisheries

Exactly one week ago, Fisheries officials busted a fisherman from Isabella Bank with several out of season hicatees. Well today, the News 5 crew was back at the Newtown Barracks [...]

Public input sought on Kriol spelling

It’s the language used daily by a majority of Belizeans, but most speakers of Bileez Kriol cannot read or write it. In an effort to make people more proficient in [...]

Rotaract hosts night of magic

However old we are, the presence of a magician always brings out the child in us. Fredrix, a professional magician with twenty years of experience from the U.S.A., is in [...]

First rural school benefits from Intelco project

On Wednesday, a school from the Belize district became the first rural institution to enjoy the benefits of Intelco’s Internet for Schools Project. Students from the Burrell Boom Methodist School [...]

Scientists look to mitigate weather damage

The hurricane season might be months away, but Belizean authorities are already getting ready for what is expected be a busy season. As part of the preparation process, today, representatives [...]