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Robbers hit depositor at N. Hwy. bank

Police are tonight looking for two people who held up an employee of Grace Kennedy this evening. According to financial controller Bernard Pickwood, the company’s messenger was on his way [...]

Senate investigation of SSB makes progress

It was derided by the Opposition as a pliable tool of government, but the Senate Special Select Committee appointed to investigate the operation of the Social Security Board appears to [...]

G.O.B. invites I.M.F. to approve new measures

With Belize’s financial status now under the microscope, both domestically and internationally, the country is faced with the difficult task of convincing its lenders that the nation is on the [...]

New supervision will not curtail credit unions

This month, the Government of Belize announced that supervision of the country’s credit unions would be moved from the Ministry of Agriculture and Cooperatives to the Ministry of Finance, specifically, [...]

Nigerian volunteers serve with distinction

We are well acquainted with the large corps of dedicated doctors and nurses from Cuba who work in Belize…but there is another group of volunteers, less well known perhaps, who [...]

Beating victim discharged from KHMH

While News 5 was at the Karl Heusner Memorial hospital this morning, our crew decided to check in on thirteen-year-old Stanwell Arana. The boy, who was severely beaten and left [...]

5th suspect charged in Husman murder

A fifth person has been arrested and charged with murder in connection with the death of twenty-five year old Nadir Husman. According to authorities, their ongoing investigations into Husman’s death [...]

Shootings injure two on Southside

Investigations continue tonight into a series of shootings in the area of Kraal Road that have left two people recovering from gunshot wounds. According to police, the first call reporting [...]

Youths learn how to land a job

The initiative known as Youth for the Future has never been short of publicity…but beyond the hype of buzzwords like “empowerment,” “technology transfer” and “entrepreneurial training,” there are questions about [...]