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Suspect killed by cops; Dept. will investigate

A suspect shot by police in Corozal has died of his wounds and the man’s family is contradicting the official story of his death. According to police reports, around noon [...]

Body in Belmopan; suspect arrested

Meanwhile, in Belmopan a Guatemalan resident has been arrested and charged with murder. Deris Antonio Torres, who lives in the Riviera neighbourhood of the nation’s capital, is believed to be [...]

Merchant charged with customs evasion

A Belizean businessman will appear in court tomorrow to answer charges for various customs offences. According to a release from the Customs and Excise Department, twenty-seven year old Jitendra Chawla, [...]

New housing for Pickstock

Pictures of politicians handing over houses may have become a common sight, but the happiness of new homeowners is nonetheless genuine. This time around the people with a new address [...]

Coastal Zone gets new C.E.O.

The Coastal Zone Management Authority and Institute has a new chief executive officer. She is Imani Fairweather-Morrison. Fairweather-Morrison succeeds Dr. Vincent Gillett, whose term expired in February. She previously served [...]

Usher is back as Home Affairs C.E.O.

Another new appointment, this one in Belmopan, has recently become effective. Alan Usher, no stranger to military and police matters, is now the C.E.O. in the Ministry of Home Affairs. [...]

PAHO promotes quality health care

The Pan American Health Organisation is intimately involved across a wide spectrum of health issues in Belize, but it is the first time that the organisation is promoting the issue [...]

Youths learn lessons in disaster preparedness

As we move deeper into the hurricane season, the issue of disaster preparedness moves increasingly from the theoretical to the practical. And as News 5′s Ann-Marie Williams discovered, all segments [...]

Trade institute graduates 26

The opening of the school was widely applauded and today the first results were put on display. Jacqueline Woods reports from Ladyville. Jacqueline Woods, Reporting This evening, the first twenty-six [...]

Percussionist releases new CD

The Belizean entertainment scene has always included an eclectic range of musical genres, with everything from heavy metal to punta rock jamming the airwaves. One of the latest types of [...]

Candidates vie for Miss Teen title

There is never a shortage of pageants in Belize and tonight Ann-Marie has a preview of the latest young ladies to compete for a crown. Ann-Marie Williams, Reporting Miss Teen [...]

P.M. reviews term as CARICOM chairman

The twenty-third Summit of the CARICOM Heads of Government opened this afternoon in Georgetown, Guyana. Featured speaker at the annual event was Belize’s Prime Minister Said Musa, who as outgoing [...]