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Firefighters take heat for City blaze

Belizean firefighters, armed in recent years with new equipment and improved training, have generally received high marks from the public for their quick response time and ability to prevent large [...]

Shootout in schoolyard ends with arrest

While fire had residents worked up on the northside, it was gunfire that spread fear to some of our youngest citizens across the river. News 5′s Jacqueline Woods visited the [...]

Ride-by shooting, arrest for theft

In other crime news a Belize City man was shot in the chest and buttocks Wednesday night. Twenty-four year old Mark Gardiner told police that around eight o’clock he opened [...]

Lindo is new UDP rep on Elections Commission

With Herbert Panton off to study law in Guyana a vacancy was created for a UDP appointee on the Elections and Boundaries Commission. That space has now been filled by [...]

Officials meet to insure food safety

They are now a permanent fixture on many street corners in Belize City and in most towns around the country. I’m talking about vendors who sell everything from hot dogs [...]

New bikes for community police

They are the men and women of the police department who are given the special task of forging a close working relationship with the community they serve. And while they’ve [...]

Top law student returns home to practice

In five years of studies at the University of the West Indies, twenty-three year old Ashanti Arthurs accumulated more prizes than most lawyers amass in a lifetime. Now she’s back [...]

Future of sugar looks rough

The news broke on Friday that the World Trade Organisation had ruled against the European Union on the issue of sugar subsidies. Now that the news has sunk in, Belizeans [...]