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P.U.P. presents women’s agenda

It is an issue that is yet to emerge from the clutter of the 2003 campaign, but the People’s United Party believes that its past accomplishments and future plans on [...]

Big debate set for Feb. 18

Confirming what we had reported last week, a joint press release by the Belize Business Bureau and Belize Chamber of Commerce and Industry today announced their sponsorship of a public [...]

U.D.P. says Novelo’s granted 15 year monopoly

In some late breaking political news, the United Democratic Party has registered its strong disapproval of what it claims is the granting of an exclusive fifteen year national license to [...]

Fuller knocks Barrow, will run as independent

If there is any special characteristic to this year’s general election, it is the large number of independent candidates. And today, one more aspiring representative officially threw his hat in [...]

Pedestrian’s haste gets him a “bruk foot”

A child from Ladyville is recuperating from a broken foot after a vehicle knocked him down on his way to school. The child’s mother, Mary Palma, reported to police that [...]

Suspect charged in Belmopan stabbing

A Roaring Creek man lies in the hospital with a stab wound after he was attacked in the centre of Belmopan. Twenty-six year old Andres Garbutt told police that he [...]

Ex-cop sentenced in Crooked Tree death

An ex-policeman was today sentenced to jail time plus the payment of compensation to the family of a man who died in his custody. Mervin Vernon was today sentenced by [...]

Santa Rosa man is $5,000 Courts winner

It’s a new year, and–of course–that means a new promotion at Courts. News 5′s Jacqueline Woods was on hand this morning as the wheel spun for the first disbursement of… [...]

Lisa needs your help to win “Star Search”

Last week we reported on the success of eleven-year-old Belizean Lisa Tucker as she sang her way into the finals of the popular U.S. television show “Star Search”. This Thursday [...]

It’s official: 2002 best tourism year ever

Some rough figures had been quoted by the politicians, but today the Immigration Department confirmed that Belize’s tourism industry has made a remarkable recovery from the devastating effects of the [...]

Museum of Belize celebrates 1st birthday

It compares favourably in both form and substance, with institutions of similar size and purpose anywhere on the planet. Today, I was on hand as the Museum of Belize took [...]