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House passes tax and reform measures

The intentions have been clear for weeks but it was not until today in the House of Representatives that Government formalised the results of lengthy negotiations with the nation’s unions [...]

Union protests are peaceful

It was not the scene that many people expected but the tension inside the House was probably greater than that among those who demonstrated outside. While the protesters were orderly, [...]

Nationwide electricity outage was sabotage

While today’s protests outside the National Assembly were peaceful, an act of sabotage last night had the entire nation on edge. At approximately 8:35 p.m. the country was plunged into [...]

One dead, one critical in Spanish Lookout crash

One brother is dead and another clings to life following a car crash in Spanish Lookout. This afternoon I met with the grieving family. Jacqueline Woods, Reporting Nineteen-year-old Jacob Loewen, [...]

Robber jacks gas company bank deposit

Belize Western Energy Limited would not comment on just how much money was stolen on Thursday morning but sources tell News 5 it was a sizeable payroll snatched from an [...]

Dancers prepare for Sunday recital

Ask most famous dancers how they got their start and they’ll tell you about their childhood visits to the dance studio. And while not all the performers on the stage [...]

Photo exhibit is both art and history

The title is both an exaggeration and understatement, but the show is a strong dose of reality. This morning I took an early tour of the latest photographic offerings on [...]