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P.M. appoints commission on governance

Pundits may speculate on the relative popularity of the nation’s two political parties but one point on which both P.U.P. and U.D.P. may agree is that politicians and the process [...]

…and says he will release Intelco contract

And in that spirit of disclosure and transparency on matters of public interest, this morning Prime Minister Said Musa addressed the financial crisis of the telecommunications company Intelco, and the [...]

G.O.B. says no contract signed for Caracol

And while we’re still on the subject of transparency, government appears to be very sensitive regarding a plan to involve the private sector in developing the area around the Caracol [...]

Police make arrests in major cases

Police have arrested the man they believe is responsible for Monday’s killing on the banks of the Macal River. Dionysio Salazar Jr. was today charged with the murder of Rodney [...]

Monthly airport arrivals show rare drop

In the past, we have been known to gently needle the Belize Tourism Board for shouting its good news from the rooftops, but keeping quiet about any developments that hint [...]

Teachers upgrade math and science skills

School may be out for the summer, but this doesn’t mean Belize’s educators are sleeping late. As News 5′s Patrick Jones discovered, the process of learning never takes a break. [...]

Hostel youths help community

Just as not all teachers are on holiday, it’s not necessarily true that all Belizean children are running wild. Today News 5′s Jacqueline Woods visited one site in Belize City [...]

Suspect detained in Cayo murder

Police in San Ignacio have detained a man believed to be the machete-wielding murderer who chopped a man to death on Monday afternoon. According to police, twenty-two year old Rodney [...]

Belizean fugitive busted in Chicago

Whether by extradition or kidnapping, they have been plucking their high value criminal suspects from Belize with regularity…but in a very short time the United States government will be shipping [...]

Guatemalans plead guilty to Xate poaching

Two Guatemalan youths, one a sixteen year old, will spend time in Hattieville Prison, after they were busted for illegally harvesting Xate leaves in the Chiquibul Forest Reserve. Sixteen-year-old Mauricio [...]

Mom pleads for leads in son’s murder

Nine days after his bullet ridden body was discovered at the Salt Creek shooting range, authorities appear to have made little progress in finding the killer of Nadir Husman. Today [...]

Churches look for ways to deal with AIDS

Church leaders from across the country have taken a break from their congregations to attend a three day workshop in Belize City, dealing with pastoral care for people infected with [...]

Donor helps YWCA fill pool

There is good news tonight for a whole lot of Belizean children. Although the final details have not been ironed out, it appears that the Y.W.C.A. will, in a few [...]

“Vision of Yucatan” opens at Mexican Institute

The steady stream of cultural activities continues in Belize City with what seems like a new event opening virtually every week. Tonight the venue is the Mexican Cultural Institute and [...]

Santino’s Messengers: the last gig

They have been one of the most durable bands in modern Belizean history, but come next week the sounds of Santino’s Messengers will be heard only on your favourite electronic [...]

More layoffs as Intelco teeters on the edge

Caught between the rock of overwhelming debt and the hard place of almost non-existent cash flow, the telecommunications company known as INTELCO appeared to take one step closer to the [...]

Three charged in Corozal murder

Corozal police have charged three young men, one of them a minor, following the stabbing death of twenty-two-year-old Miguel Angel Lin. According to police, Lin was at the Miramontes Bar [...]

Woman shot in face. Boyfriend questioned

Belize City resident Crystal Woodye, believed to be in her early twenties, lies in a critical condition tonight at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital. The young woman was inside her [...]

Two-year-old dead of electrocution

A two-year-old Dangriga boy has died tragically from electrocution. According to police, the child, identified as Cory Rosa, was playing in a yard with his siblings when he touched the [...]

Post-mortem pending on Cayo corpse

Police in Belmopan are investigating the circumstances behind the discovery of a dead body found Sunday in the Belize River. The corpse, found behind the Warrie Head Lodge, has been [...]

Maritime administration upgraded with U.S. help

With construction about to start on a modern cruise and port complex in Belize City, it appears that the administration of the country’s maritime interests is also expanding to meet [...]

Aviation officials meet in Belize

Belize is currently hosting the third Central American Air Navigation Experts Working Group. The meeting, which opened this morning at the Princess Hotel, includes the participation of the International Civil [...]

45 teachers seek masters degrees

Summer vacation officially started this week for thousands of the country’s students. And while most will travel to vacation spots at home and abroad, a group of forty-five teachers will [...]

Exhibition honours Rex Nettleford

Rex Nettleford; his name has long been synonymous with the University of the West Indies–and to honour him UWI has created a travelling exhibition. That presentation is now in Belize…and [...]

Bandits edge Griga United

Good evening, I?m James Adderley and we?re rolling out another portion of Sports Monday. The Regents Insurance Cup playoffs found two winless ball clubs Saturday night inside the Isidoro Beaton [...]