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Tuesday is moment of truth in Guat claim

They asked for a thirty-day extension, but in the end they needed little more than half that time. Early next week the OAS sponsored facilitation process will culminate in the [...]

Girl’s body found in Corozal bay

Residents of Corozal Town awoke this morning to a shocking sight: the body of a young girl floating in the tranquil waters of the bay. Police were called around eight-thirty [...]

Police look for bad cheque artist

The unidentified drowning victim in Corozal is not the only mystery facing police tonight. A con man is apparently on the loose, and while no lives are in danger, he [...]

Watchman fails to foil Belmopan burglars

Tonight Belmopan police are investigating a robbery on the Hummingbird Highway that occurred late Sunday night. They report that around midnight seventy-three year old Hilberto Santos, a watchman for Bee [...]

Kidnap charges dropped against soldiers

Tonight four of the men accused of the kidnapping of two Belize City residents over the weekend are out on bail. Contrary to what we reported last night, News 5 [...]

Gov’t approves butane price hikes

It does not belong in the category of crime news, but many Belizeans may view it with the same sense of helpless resignation. After a few days of an informal [...]

Bz-Mex friendship fair opens tonight

The official calendar of September celebrations events was already pretty full, but it seems that each day finds new activities designed to bring out a public often starved for decent [...]

New book on George Price launches Saturday

It may not be a massive public event, but the launching of a new book on Saturday could not have come at a more appropriate time. A profile of George [...]

8 schools enter first ever choir competition

Rounding out the series of this weekend’s events is a competition, the likes of which Belizeans have yet to experience. Jacqueline Woods reports. Jacqueline Woods, Reporting The choir is only [...]

Soybean project aims at diversification

With the sugar industry suffering from problems ranging from production to marketing to politics, many experts say that the best bet for the future of the north is diversification. And [...]