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Anthology showcases women writers

Thirteen Belizean women writers are to have their literary works published in an anthology of short stories titled: “Memories, Dreams and Nightmares.” The book is the fifth publication in the [...]

B.T.B. helps university’s hospitality programme

With the tourism industry in Belize booming it’s no surprise that many Belizeans are seeking employment opportunities within the sector. Responding to the increased activity, last year, the University of [...]

Cuban artist exhibits at Mexican centre

If you’re looking for a way to take your mind off the stress of everyday life, you might find some welcomed solace viewing the masterful strokes of paint on canvass. [...]

Camp Oakley receives a makeover

They learn the skills involved in camping out in the great outdoors…but their own camping centre near Burrell Boom has deteriorated to the point where the word rustic is a [...]

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 [...]

More rains; more floods for waterlogged residents

After a waterlogged weekend, Belizeans all over the country are once again bracing themselves as more rains cause new flooding. The latest from the Ministry of Works and officials at [...]

St. Matthews couple describes ordeal in flood

As residents try to protect life and property in the face of the floods, tonight there is one happy story to report. On Saturday evening, Oswald Young, who we had [...]

Henry Canton to resign as minister

In other news from the Ministry of Works of perhaps a different kind of flood, late this evening we have confirmed that Minister of Works Henry Canton will be stepping [...]

San Pedro man kills uncle in fight

A San Pedro man is in police custody tonight on the charge of the murder of his uncle. According to officers on the island, twenty-year-old Johnny Leslie Rancharan has been [...]

Father of 8 dies in ride-by shooting

Eight Belize City children are without their father tonight after he was gunned down over the weekend. According to police reports, thirty-seven year old Anthony “Oats” Usher, a popular newspaper [...]

Traffic accident claims life of O.W. pharmacist

A father is dead, while a young mother and her child are in the hospital tonight after a tragic accident over the weekend. Although the cause of the accident is [...]

Arsonist does damage to St. John’s Cathedral

Tonight, a local parish is still coming to terms with an early morning break-in that almost cost them their beloved building. Reports are that tourism officers on patrol noticed smoke [...]

Mr. Peters tries to keep accordion music alive

But not all the news off Albert Street was disheartening today, as just across the street at the House of Culture, one Belizean icon was determined to keep his music [...]

Fight during BTL/Raiders game to bring sanctions

Good evening I’m James Adderley and this is another fresh dish of Sports Monday. Things have heated up immensely in the Capital Life Basketball Tournament, so we took our cameras [...]

Damaged bridge cuts off Bz. City from west

There was good news and bad news today from flooded areas in the west and south of the country. The good news is that in many areas the waters are [...]