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Western Union hit by major embezzlement

At first we thought it was a misprint on the police press release. Three hundred thousand dollars is the amount allegedly embezzled over a six week period from the Western [...]

Missing businessman closing shop?

We’re not sure if a crime has been committed, or if so who did it, but German businessman Steve Saemmler remains missing tonight…and it appears that his organisation is downsizing [...]

Court says Chalillo can proceed

Word out of the Supreme Court is that the Chalillo Hydroelectric project now has a green light to proceed. A release from BECOL, the company that proposes to build the [...]

Rotaract clubs help fund NOPCAN

It’s not often that you hear about charitable organisations having excess funds…but that’s exactly what happened to Belize’s Rotaract clubs. And today those funds, totalling six thousand dollars, were put [...]

Lotto donates to charities

Christmas was also in the air on Bishop Street as three other charitable organisations received cheques today. Tropical Gaming, the company which operates the lotto, BEL-3, and Scratch draws, gave [...]

Micro credit programme opened for youth

Today the initiative called Youth for the Future got down to business–quite literally, as it was time to pass the cash. Money, as News 5′s Marion Ali explains, that will [...]

Film Festival brings variety to Bz. screens

In the United States, it’s Sundance…in France, Cannes and soon, maybe Belize will be known for its international film festival. That’s what organizers hope anyway. Beginning on January thirtieth through [...]

Seminar looks at child labour

Christmas was also in the air on Bishop Street as three other charitable organisations received cheques today. Tropical Gaming, the company which operates the lotto, BEL-3, and Scratch draws, gave [...]

Belikin brings out 2003 calendar

It’s that time of year when your beat up old wall calendar is about to be replaced. And for many Belizeans–especially men–the calendar of choice is the one published by [...]