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Health officials: transfusion infected 2nd patient

A Friday evening press conference is not the best way to get your story out…but then again maybe that’s the idea. Minister of Health Jose Coye and his top lieutenants [...]

U.D.P. may withdraw support of proposals

Failure to quickly clear up some of the finer points of the proposals to end the Guatemalan claim is threatening to scuttle the plan’s bipartisan support. On Thursday, the thirty-day [...]

Cayo man wounded in chopping incident

A resident of the Cayo District has been hospitalized after being attacked with a machete. Eighteen year old Thydes Blancaneaux, a resident of Cotton Tree Village, remains in a stable [...]

Heist at Spanish Lookout; most loot recovered

Over fifty-five thousand dollars worth of equipment and supplies have been stolen in a major heist at Spanish Lookout. Police investigations reveal that the thieves gained access into Reimer’s Feed [...]

No parole for convicted murderers

While the debate over capital punishment has Attorney General Godfrey Smith formally answering critics in the Inter-American Commission of Human Rights in Washington, a statutory instrument has been signed in [...]

Part of Hunting Caye privately owned

Earlier this week, our newscast featured a story about the Sapodilla Cayes, and in it, we listed the names of those Belizeans with leasehold rights to the islands. But while [...]

Central American agriculture officials meet

With just over a week to go before Central American Agriculture Ministers meet in Belize, representatives of the region’s health and agricultural organisation called OIRSA, got busy today. Their purpose [...]

Pallotti wins nutrition quiz

The sounds of good nutrition returned to Belize City today as students from four far flung high schools competed in knowledge of everything from corn oil to calories. News 5′s [...]

Police officers trained as trainers

Nearly every study ever conducted on the Belize Police Department has stressed the need for improved training at every level…and there are signs that those recommendations are being heeded. Last [...]