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More questions than answers on B.T.L. deal

The Government of Belize today confirmed what the Opposition announced yesterday: that is, the impending sale of majority ownership of Belize Telecommunications Limited. According to a release today from the [...]

Suspect detained in shooting

Police have detained a Belize City man accused of shooting twenty-seven year old Alex O’Brien on Wednesday afternoon. The motive for the shooting is not altogether clear, but it appears [...]

Three city robberies keep cops busy

While police appear to have solved the O’Brien shooting, they are trying to catch up with the perpetrators of a series of armed robberies last night. The spree started on [...]

Two more guns off the street

And finally in crime news, police have taken two more deadly weapons out of circulation. A search of the home of fifty-five year old boxing instructor David Dakers on Tuesday [...]

Officials try to sort out mess in Benque

A team of officials from the Institute of Archaeology is set to start salvaging work at a small Mayan site in Benque Viejo del Carmen that was bulldozed on Tuesday [...]

Schools seek to lower truancy rate

On Friday, the nation’s primary schools will be closing for Christmas… so you might think a truancy workshop held today would have been a lost cause. But organizers say they [...]

Money available for businesses, says Chamber

It’s a little known programme with big bucks to assist business people in the African, Caribbean, and Pacific block of nations. And today PROINVEST, through its local counterpart, the Belize [...]

Top 2003 cyclists honoured

2003 is not yet history, but one sporting organisation has already made its selection for the record books. News 5′s Jacqueline Woods has the story. Fiona Humes-Gonzalez, Top Female Cyclist [...]

Mr. Nice Guy pageant seeks to raise funds

It was originally scheduled to take place on November twenty-eighth but due to inclement weather the annual Mr. Nice Guy pageant had to be postponed. But keep your fingers crossed [...]

New centre opened at Bacalar Chico

Once upon a time–and it was not that long ago–Belize’s sole maritime protected area was a tiny patch of sea surrounding Half Moon Caye. Today it’s a different story, with [...]