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Death of child leads to suicide of dad

The accidental death of an infant in San Pedro has led to the suicide of the child’s father. Late Sunday night seventeen month old Osmin Rosa was eating some chicken [...]

Hattieville baby dies accidentally in drain

Another infant has died, apparently of an accident, this time in Hattieville. According to police, around 7:30 Monday morning the lifeless body of one year old Julia Avila was found [...]

Prisoners escapes, quickly captured

It doesn’t seem to occur as much as it used to, but now and then there is an escape from Hattieville prison. This morning, one of the facility’s inmates, Michell [...]

Murder trial nears end in Supreme Court

A man charged with murder has at least one more day before he knows his fate. After two full days of testimony, the prosecution, defence, and judge in the murder [...]

Cubans will be allowed to leave on boat

Seven Cubans who washed up on northern Ambergris Caye last month and were later charged with immigration violations will be allowed to leave Belize, exactly the way they came. The [...]

Angry vendors confront B.T.B., City Council

Just when we thought the cruise ship mess had been straightened out, we are reminded it’s not over till it’s over. The venue for the latest round in the controversy [...]

D.R. blows out Belize in basketball

The elation following Sunday night’s basketball victory over Mexico at the Central American and Caribbean Games in El Salvador, has turned to embarrassment as the Belize National Team took a [...]

B.T.L. seeks new rates, asked to see P.U.C.

The telecommunications saga continues this week with word that B.T.L. has plans to appeal the Supreme Court decision, which validated the stop order issued by government in December of last [...]

Sale of port is complete, says Gov’t

When Government announced in May of this year that it planned to privatize the Belize City port, the news was greeted with mixed reviews, especially when it was revealed the [...]

Butane truck burns on Western Highway

Traffic on the Western Highway came to a standstill late this afternoon after a gas truck caught fire. According to fire officials, the call came in just after four that [...]

Technology creates personalized Christmas gifts

The items in this next story are not your traditional Christmas gifts…but use of the latest computer technology does not make them any less authentically Belizean. News 5′s Jacqueline Woods [...]