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5th victim dies from Monday’s traffic accident

A fifth victim in Monday’s horrific traffic accident has died. Twenty-year-old Kareem Griffith, the driver of the Kia truck, succumbed to his injuries just after nine this morning at the [...]

Compol: Highway enforcement will improve

He is not only Commissioner of Police, but by coincidence he was also among those people who found themselves stranded at mile twenty-eight by Monday morning’s highway tragedy. This afternoon [...]

Two-year-old dies in Spanish Lookout

A two-year-old child is dead after she suddenly collapsed at her home in Spanish Lookout on Tuesday. The toddler, Ismelda Salazar, had reportedly been left in the care of her [...]

Second drowning victim found off P.G.

The body of a Punta Gorda man missing at sea since Saturday has been found. Twenty-two year old Alford Smith was one of three men who went out fishing on [...]

Victim critical in ride-by shooting

In news just in, a Belize City man has been seriously wounded in a ride-by shooting on Antelope Street. Sources tell News 5 that around 6:00 this evening Roland Small [...]

Nicholas Pollard: dead at 79

A major figure in Belize’s early anti-colonial struggle has died. Seventy-nine year old Nicholas Pollard Senior succumbed to a heart attack at his Belize City home on Tuesday afternoon. Pollard [...]

Diplomat optimistic about agreement with Mexico

This morning, for Belizean bus companies, it was business as usual at the Mexican border. This follows a Tuesday evening meeting in Chetumal in which the Mexicans agreed to a [...]

St. Joseph’s and YWCA receive computers

Two more educational institutions today received computer donations through the G.O.B. Intelco schools computer programme. P.U.P. Freetown standard-bearer, Francis Fonseca, handed over eighteen internet ready machines to Saint Joseph’s Primary [...]

Japanese donate to Min. of Human Development

Meanwhile, in similar, though less partisan fashion, the Japan International Cooperation Agency today presented three Pentium powered computers and a LaserJet printer to the Ministry of Human Development. Coordinator of [...]

Celebrity basketball raises funds for schools

It may have been for charity, but the players gave it all they had–and so did the fans. The numbers are in and Friday’s celebrity basketball games raised a total [...]

Kulture Yabra helps high school footballers

One sporting organization that does not operate on the principles of charity is the semi-pro Belize Premier Football League. But that hasn’t stopped one of its teams in Belize City [...]

Odinga Lumumba: political prisoner seeks justice

Odinga Lumumba, born Wilhelm Buller in 1942, earned a place in Belizean history when he spearheaded the organised rioting against the Heads of Agreement in March of 1981. Lumumba hung [...]