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Silver lining of floods is record hydropower

Much of the country is holding its collective breath as overcast skies and intermittent showers threaten to bring renewed flooding to parts of the Toledo, Stann Creek, Cayo and Belize [...]

Border census complete, we wait on facilitators

It was pushed out the headlines by last week’s floods, but just as the rains were beginning to drench the south and west, a team led by the Organisation of [...]

Bel-China land remains untouchable during appeal

The United Democratic Party today won a victory of sorts when the Court of Appeal granted a complete stay of execution of its judgement in the Bel-China land case. The [...]

Court of Appeal hears Meerabux case

His removal from the bench became official in February, but former justice George Meerabux was back in court today, this time as an appellant. Attorneys Wilfred and Hubert Elrington appeared [...]

Man arrested for bat attack

In crime news, charges have been filed against a man who savagely attacked his victim with a bat. Jacqueline Woods has the story. Jacqueline Woods, Reporting Forty-three year old Lyle [...]

Downtown businesses burgled overnight

Police are still looking for the criminal or criminals who broke into a pair of downtown Belize City businesses. According to the victim, the thieves were talented, but not particularly [...]

Taiwan helps upgrade Foreign Ministry

He has written so many cheques during his term of office that his wrist must be sore, but that hasn’t stopped Ambassador Charles Tsai from signing one more. On Monday [...]

U.S. grants scholarship to Grinnell College

While journalistic rumour has it that the U.S. government is vex with Belize for turning down its request to use the Voice of America station in Punta Gorda to beam [...]

U.S. Air begins flights November 9th

It was announced last month amid great fanfare and today the starting date for service by U.S. Airways was officially made public. The airline has received U.S. government approval to [...]

Raiders punished, but not too severely

In basketball news, official word from the Belize Basketball Association indicates that contrary to earlier reports, the Raiders will be able to field a full squad against the San Cas [...]

Elections Dept. seeks to educate public

National elections may be more than a year away, but the Elections and Boundaries Department is making sure from now that Belizeans understand what voting is all about. News 5′s [...]