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P.S.E. results: 1 + 1 = 3

For the last three years, Belizean primary school students have nervously entered their classrooms on that fateful day in May to sit the Primary School Examination. The suspense of waiting [...]

Prisoners perform well on test

In related news, last month we reported that thirteen inmates at the Hattieville Correctional Facility had graduated from a prison education program designed to help them get ready to sit [...]

Cops declare war on unlawful bikers

Over the last week the Police Department has received some well-deserved praise, both for quick resolution of several armed robberies and a sensitive co-operative approach to cool off the gang [...]

Faculty member questioned in school rape

In crime news of a more serious nature, this afternoon police were seeking to question a suspect in the rape of a Belize City high school girl. The rape allegedly [...]

CARICOM prepares for July summit

Belize currently holds the chairmanship of CARICOM and our officials have been busy preparing for that organisation’s upcoming events. Last weekend Foreign Minister Assad Shoman chaired a meeting of the [...]

School quiz ends Drug Awareness Week

Today marks the end of the programme for Drug Awareness Week and this morning students from each district participated in a drug education quiz. The subject matter is real and [...]

Pre-school operators receive training

News of the less-than-impressive performance on this year’s P.S.E. has authorities searching hard for answers. One place they may find some comfort is in the continued improvement of standards on [...]

New airline missed its deadline

Last month we brought you news of a new airline, whose executives swooped into Belize and told anyone who would listen about their big plans to run regular charter service [...]

Four women featured in art exhibition

When you look at a painting can you tell if it was done by a man or a woman? A new exhibition opening at the Image Factory may help answer [...]

New CD takes you on a “Bush Waalk”

Over the last ten years News 5 has profiled enough newly released Belizean music to fill a library. Tonight, we have the pleasure of introducing you to a recording that’s [...]