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Two officials resign from Football Federation

Today, the General Secretary and an executive member of the Football Federation of Belize resigned from their positions. This evening, Ruperto Vicente and Gina Zabaneh held a joint press conference [...]

Belizeans in L.A. pursue the American dream

When media guru Marshal McLuhan articulated his vision of the global village, he probably was not thinking in terms of Los Angeles, California. But for better or for worse, L.A., [...]

Concerns addressed, Barrow supports proposals

He was a man caught between his own instincts and training as a diplomat, and the demands of a political party steeped in a tradition of rejection of anything associated [...]

Hunting accident leaves victim critically injured

A man lies in critical condition at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital after he was mistakenly shot during a hunting trip. Sometime on Tuesday night, forty-one year old Rogelio Coh [...]

Two arrested in Ontario arms bust

Two persons have been arrested following a police operation in the Cayo District. Around 4:30 on Tuesday evening, officers from Belmopan went into Ontario Village and searched the home of [...]

Guatemalans detained in Cayo robbery

San Ignacio police are investigating a hold-up and robbery that took place Tuesday night at Western Gas Limited in Santa Elena. Around 6:30 that evening, the company’s manager, Orlando Martinez, [...]

“Most wanted” Guatemalan fugitive captured in Bz.

While those two Guatemalans await charges in Cayo, another has been handed over to authorities across the border. This morning one of Guatemala’s most wanted fugitives, Jose David Carrillo, was [...]

Soc. Security Reform Commission completes work

With millions of dollars in cash, and major investments in key areas of the nation’s economy, the Social Security Board is perhaps the most powerful financial entity in Belize. But [...]

Comedy show comes to city on Thurs.

They say laughter is the best form of medicine, and whether that is true or not, Curtis Gillett Productions has put together one show that promises to uplift your spirits. [...]

L.A. Belizeans unite for 21st dance

The recently concluded September celebrations were among the best organised in recent years… but while the flag prepared to raise on independence eve, News 5′S Janelle Chanona and Rick Romero [...]

$200,000 fraud uncovered at K.H.M.H.

Since it opened its doors in 1995 the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital has taken its share of criticisms, ranging from accusations of shoddy construction to substandard care…but the hit it’s [...]

Man crushed to death by parade float

A Belize City man lost his life on Independence Day when he was crushed under the wheels of a truck. According to police, the accident happened around 1:00 on Saturday [...]

Mom explains son’s shooting

The long holiday weekend saw its share of gunplay. On Saturday a young man was wounded in a scenario that is becoming all too familiar. Jacqueline Woods, Reporting “Eighteen year [...]

Gunmen injure two on West Canal

Shots rang out again in Belize City in the wee hours of this morning. According to police, three gunmen with automatic weapons sprayed two houses on West Canal with bullets [...]

Unconscious beating victim identified

A man beaten unconscious, who was originally unidentified, has been I.D.’ed at the hospital. This evening a nurse at the K.H.M.H. gave the name of the mystery patient as her [...]

Corozal men died of skull fractures

And in a follow up to a double murder that occurred in the Corozal District on Thursday, a post-mortem has been conducted on the bodies of Enrique Sosa and Adrian [...]

Musa heads to London, Washington, D.R.

Having been run ragged over a busy week that included the release of the settlement proposals and the independence celebrations, Prime Minister Said Musa has travelled to London, where he [...]

First Lady attends Mexico meeting

And while the Prime Minister crosses the Atlantic his wife will be undertaking official business in Mexico. On Wednesday Joan Musa travels to Mexico City for a meeting of spouses [...]

Ambassadors work to explain proposals

The excitement that surrounded last week’s release of the proposals has subsided and with the departure of facilitators Sir Shridath Ramphal and O.A.S. Assistant Secretary General Luigi Enaudi, it is [...]

Independence day addresses avoid politics

On the twenty-first of September those Belizeans who ventured out to Memorial Park or tuned in on their radios were treated to a rare experience; a series of Independence Day [...]

Cruz family wins Extreme Canoe Race

God evening I’m James Adderley and we’re certainly glad you could join us for this Tuesday version of Sports Monday. One of the sporting activities to debut in this year’s [...]

Musa leaves door open to UDP

It was likely his last State of the Nation address before facing the electorate sometime next summer…and while the Prime Minister’s annual speech would normally be scrutinised heavily, this year [...]

Mexico will look at border after any Bz-Guat treaty

What is interesting is that one thing you don’t see in the Guatemalan press is any reference to the three point three square miles that country stands to gain from [...]

Children rally on independence eve

Like the Prime Minister’s Sate of the Nation address, Belize’s school children also participate in an annual pre-independence day event. News 5′s Jacqueline Woods has the story. Jacqueline Woods, Reporting [...]

Woodwellas release new CD

With no shortage of local artists trying to push their products on the Belizean market, the trick to success is to come out with something different yet catchy. That’s just [...]