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Anglicans reach out on 120th anniversary

They were an integral part of Belize’s earliest colonial history. But while the Anglicans have seen their numbers eclipsed, today they are reaching out as never before to make the [...]

11-year-old charged in school arson

His name is being withheld by authorities, but an eleven year old Belize City boy is in big trouble tonight, charged with the crime of attempted arson. The target? His [...]

Police seek suspect in city shooting

A Belize City man was shot on Wednesday and police are looking for the assailant. Forty year old Nelson Bowen was about to enter a shop at the corner of [...]

“New Horizons” closes in Dangriga

The sound of Blackhawk helicopters will no longer be heard over Dangriga, but what will remain are new classrooms and a community centre. The improvements are the result of a [...]

Farmers of the year announced

They are the men and women whose untiring work keeps a hungry nation well fed. And every year, Belize’s top agriculturalists are celebrated for their outstanding efforts with the naming [...]

H.R.C.U. posts record results

It’s one of the nation’s largest financial institutions and with nearly thirty-five thousand members, the Holy Redeemer Credit Union is an economic powerhouse whose significance is difficult to overestimate. Last [...]

Hospital Auxiliary launches new cookbook

Thirty-eight years ago a group of women got together and formed the Hospital Auxiliary. The focus of the organization is to assist health institutions and also help individuals who are [...]

New River pollution irks residents

It is not a new story, but for people in Orange Walk it is still a big story. Once more, industrial pollution seems to be killing fish and nauseating residents. [...]

SARS travel ban clarified; Canadians okay

The travel ban announced yesterday in response to the SARS epidemic had many people in the tourism industry suffering headaches at least as severe as any produced by the virus. [...]

U.S. finances high tech Belize passports

With the SARS situation now clarified, we can report on the original reason for today’s press conference: an agreement with the United States under which Belize will upgrade the technology [...]

Wheels of justice move slowly in passport scandal

Like the U.S. Ambassador, our Minister of Home Affairs was also waiting for the investigation to progress. Today he counselled patience, explaining that white collar crime is a worldwide problem [...]

Parchue: Immigration Dept. under control

for his part, Director of Immigration, Colonel Peter Parchue, believes that the days of scandal are a relic of the past…and despite strong evidence that many members of his staff [...]

2003 telephone directory released

Whether you love it or hate it, for the moment Belize Telecommunications Limited is the only game in town…and if you haven’t grabbed your copy of the new telephone directory, [...]

Belmopan singer tops week 4 KTV

Week four of KTV showed that being a judge on the show is no easy task. There were five evenly matched performances, but in the end only one singer could [...]

Photo exhibit features whale sharks

Tuesday may have been Earth Day, but with the majority of the planet’s surface covered by water, Earth Day could just as easily be called “Ocean Day”. Tonight an exhibition [...]

High-speed Internet coming via cable

The Internet is a touchy subject in Belize, with most subscribers caught in a web of daily frustration. But optimistic rumours abound regarding the future…and over the last few weeks [...]

Visitors from six countries banned due to SARS

SARS, the acronym for Severe Acute Respiratory Syndrome, has finally made a direct impact on Belize. No, there have not been any reported instances of the deadly disease here…but to [...]

Bz. City mechanic murdered at Salt Creek

While thousands of Belizeans enjoyed the long Easter weekend, one Belize City man had his holiday cut tragically short by a hail of bullets. News 5′s Jacqueline Woods has the [...]

Robbery suspect arrested and charged

A suspect in the robbery of a downtown Belize City store has been arrested and charged. Twenty-five year old Winston Jones of East Canal was apprehended shortly after the armed [...]

Man charged with rape in P.G.

In the Toledo District a resident of Punta Gorda has been charged with rape. A twenty year old student of that town told police that on Wednesday afternoon she was [...]

Woman killed in N. Highway traffic accident

A traffic accident on the Northern Highway over the weekend has claimed the life of a Belize City woman. Violeta Canto Perez was killed when the van in which she [...]

Fire guts club on Barrack Road

Easter is no stranger to the tragedy of fire, and this weekend ran true to form. In the wee hours of Sunday morning flames engulfed a nightspot on Barrack Road [...]

Earth Day observed with exhibitions

In case it wasn’t on your calendar, today was observed in Belize as Earth Day. Several organisations used the occasion to highlight what Belizeans are doing to leave the planet [...]

American takes Cross Country in close finish

Good evening I’m James Adderley and you’re in tuned to this latest version of Sports Monday. The Easter weekend brought with it the annual Cross Country Cycle Classic, a seventy-five [...]

Notice to viewers

Due to the Easter holiday, the next newscast will be on Tuesday, April twenty-second.