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Cuba seek better transport in region

On the eve of a meeting of the Association of Caribbean States, representatives from Belize and Cuba today took the opportunity to engage in some bilateral diplomacy. The occasion was [...]

Shooters fail to advance in Salvador Games

In Tuesday’s action at the Caribbean and Central American Games in El Salvador, Belize’s sharpshooters aimed valiantly but failed to make the finals. Charles Chavannes scored five hundred and forty-six [...]

Cause of fatal fire still unknown

It was a catastrophe that shocked the close knit series of villages along the Hummingbird Highway and Stann Creek Valley Road. But for most Belizeans, the death of two children [...]

B.T.L. still unsure of next move

Just hours after a Supreme Court judgment that went against Belize Telecommunications Limited, the company is still trying to absorb the reality of the ruling. According to the company’s attorney, [...]

Two dead in Stann Creek Valley fire

The quiet of the Valley Community at mile eighteen and a half on the Stann Creek Valley Road was shattered today by a fire which claimed the lives of two [...]

Infant run over by dad’s truck

Meanwhile, police are investigating another tragedy tonight which claimed the life of a child, this time, in Blue Creek Village, Orange Walk. Twenty-one month old Nathan Bergen was reportedly playing [...]

Bus driver charged in fatal crash

A Novelo’s bus driver has been charged in connection with a road accident last week in which two people died. Forty-two year old Daniel Archer has been charged with two [...]

A.C.S. foreign ministers meet in Belize

This week Belize will be hosting high level delegations from around the region. The occasion is the eighth regular meeting of the Ministerial Council of the Association of Caribbean States. [...]

U.D.P. candidate clashes with City Council

As the various national and municipal elections draw closer, we will no doubt begin to see a number of stories like the next one…that is where politics is never far [...]

Youth participate in community cleanup

You may have heard that this is World AIDS Week, but you may not be aware that we are also two days into Youth Week. This morning News 5′s Jacqueline [...]

Caribbean and C.A. Games open in Salvador

Earlier in this newscast we mentioned the Association of Caribbean States meeting in Belize City. And while government officials gather in meeting rooms at the Princess, athletes from many of [...]

Mayor vows to remove street vendors, braiders

Those many cynics in the community will say that they knew it all along: that with so many cruise ship passengers flooding Belize City, our aggressive entrepreneurs would inevitably begin [...]

Court orders B.T.L. to roll back rates

A decision in the Supreme Court today may mean an early Christmas for the nation’s telephone users. The ruling is complicated, but essentially Chief Justice Abdulai Conteh ruled that the [...]

FIFA boss visits to spread wealth, make peace

It’s a sporting organisation that counts its revenues in the billions–that’s billions with a “b”–and today the man at the top paid a visit to our shores. The ostensible reason [...]

P.G. cops nab gang of robbers

Some determined police work in Toledo has led to the arrest of a gang of armed robbers. Guatemalans Justo Martinez, Roberto Garcia and Jose Garcia are behind bars tonight after [...]

Two dead in separate vehicle knockdowns

Two cyclists are dead tonight after they were knocked down in separate traffic incidents in Belize City. The first tragedy occurred at the Vernon Street and Magazine Road junction on [...]

Belize City fire leaves 11 homeless

A Saturday morning fire has destroyed what was home for two Belize City families. News 5′s Jacqueline Woods visited the scene this morning. Jacqueline Woods, Reporting The blaze that completely [...]

Torch run kicks off AIDS Week

Worlds AIDS Week kicked off–quite literally–on Sunday with a torch run from Belmopan to Belize City. The volunteer joggers finished up at Rogers Stadium where the week of activities was [...]

Badly needed wheelchairs donated to N.W.C.

If you’ve got two legs and they’re both working fine, then chances are that you’ve never given much thought to the subject of wheelchairs. But if you’re not so fortunate, [...]

Yabra upset by Verdes in B.P.F.L. action

Good evening, I’m James Adderley and we welcome you to this latest version of Sports Monday. Week ten of the Belize Premier Football League found defending champion Kulture Yabra of [...]

Witnesses dead; charges dropped against caye shooter

Tonight a U.S. national who shot and killed two people is a free man. Charges of murder and attempted murder have been dismissed against forty-nine year Robert Moore, the caretaker [...]

Legal summit focuses on families

If you were looking for a lawyer today, chances are you were out of luck, as the majority of Belize’s legal community was attending the annual Bench and Bar Summit. [...]

Relay will raise awareness of AIDS

On Sunday, World AIDS Week will officially open with a fifty mile torch relay. The run will start in Belmopan and finish at Rogers Stadium in Belize City. A number [...]

New publications aim at young readers

With all the hype about computers in the classroom, education via the internet and on-line libraries, you’d think that books have become obsolete. Don’t start the funeral yet, however, as [...]

Sister Yvonne Hunter; dead at 74

It is with great regret that we announce the death of a veteran Belizean educator and religious leader. Sister Yvonne Hunter, also known as Sister Alexander, passed away this afternoon [...]