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G.G. dissolves legislature, elections now official

Effective today, members of the House of Representatives and Senate no longer have a job, as proclamations signed by the Governor General, on the advice of the Prime Minister, dissolved [...]

March 5 holiday means big payday

Another official document was signed today, this one by Minister of Home Affairs Ralph Fonseca. Statutory Instrument number twenty-one of 2003 declares that March fifth will be observed as a [...]

Drunk driver charged in highway death

A string of charges have been filed against a driver following Saturday’s road tragedy, which claimed the life of an eleven-year-old girl. Twenty-six year old Filiberto Gutierrez of San Victor [...]

Young sprinter will compete in Canada

One of Belize’s most promising athletes will have a chance to show his stuff this summer on a major international stage. Word has been received by the Belize Amateur Athletic [...]

S. Korea donates sporting equipment

Meanwhile, back in Belize, sports got some much-needed support, courtesy of the Government of South Korea. During brief ceremonies at the Youth for the Future offices, coordinator of the Conflict [...]

Ruta Maya race is weekend after election

While all eyes may be focussed on next month’s elections, the long weekend following March fifth will feature one of the year’s premier sporting events. Marion Ali has a preview. [...]

Belize Bank opens new facility in San Pedro

While much of the News 5 team has been on the political trail, my colleague Jacqueline Woods today had a chance to spend this sunny afternoon in a place where [...]

Film festival should inspire local productions

For a few days this weekend the Princess Hotel was transformed into a world of international culture as films from places as diverse as Cuba and Taiwan marched across the [...]

Cordel and Tony butt heads in Lake I

It’s the largest electoral division in the city…and if the TV ads are any indication, then it is also the scene of one of the old capital’s biggest fights. Over [...]