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Immigration inquiry lacks focus

The fact that nobody, except two members of the press, showed up at the Central Bank this morning to hear the findings of the Commission of Inquiry appointed to investigate [...]

Cost of U.S. visa rises to U.S. $100

There’s another big immigration story making the news tonight and many viewers will find that it’s a bigger scandal than the illegal selling of passports. What I’m talking about is [...]

O.W. shopkeeper shot in face by robbers

This morning forty year old Prakash Makijani, Manager of Babas Variety Store in Orange Walk Town, was taken by air ambulance to Guatemala City. Makijani was shot in the right [...]

Temporary roof will allow post office to function

With Christmas two months away, the heat is on for the post office to reorganize itself in the wake of the Paslow fire and prepare for the seasonal onslaught of [...]

Cane farmers eligible for discount diesel

This week Belizean sugarcane farmers got a hand from Government for their next crop, by way of cheaper fuel. According to a press release, farmers will be able to buy [...]

B.E.L. seeks community approval for mile 8 turbine

Belize’s sole supplier of electricity, B.E.L., took time out last night to meet with residents of mile eight on the Western Highway. The purpose was to discuss the effects of [...]

Wesley High focuses on drug prevention

This morning a parade passed our studios and, like most Belizeans, News 5′s Jacqueline Woods just had to find out what it was all about. After a trip to Wesley [...]

Car thieves prefer Toyotas

Young people may not believe it, but there was a time not too long ago when bicycles in Belize far outnumbered cars, when a luxury sedan was any sedan and [...]