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O.W. hit & run driving suspect arrested

The search for the driver of a vehicle that knocked down a cyclist near San Estevan Village, fatally injuring him last week Sunday night has ended. Orange Walk police today [...]

Another U.S. rider wins cross country

James Adderley, Reporting Good evening, I?m James Adderley and you?ve tuned in with this post-Easter edition of Sports Monday which naturally translates into coverage of the seventy-seventh annual cross country [...]

GOB: Miami Judge says we’re not in contempt

It may be the eve of a welcome four-day holiday weekend but that has not stopped the wheels of justice–at least those located in Miami–from rolling forward. And word from [...]

Privy Council rules against Meerabux

In another bit of judicial news the Privy Council in London yesterday handed down its ruling in the Appeal by former Supreme Court Justice George Meerabux. The five justices denied [...]

Body of drowning victim recovered from river

Late yesterday evening the body of sixteen-year-old Leroy Sandoval was finally found in the Belize River near St. James Boom. Sandoval had gone swimming with a group of friends on [...]

Police prepare for long weekend

If you’re watching this newscast at home right now, it probably means that you’re in the minority of Belizeans who have chosen not to head out of town for the [...]

Perseverance pays for latest lotto winner

He’s luckier than most; not only did he have the winning combination for Wednesday night’s jackpot, but he also got the three number prize and a free ticket. According to [...]

Young murder victim is remembered

Nearly every time we report a sensational crime we note that the Belizean public can no longer be shocked by the extent of deadly violence that has come to pervade [...]

Who will win the big cycling race?

On Saturday morning Belizeans who live along the Western Highway corridor will flock to the roadside in droves, while thousands more will stay glued to their radios. The reason: Belize’s [...]

Notice to viewers

Due to the Easter holidays, there will be no newscast until March 29th, 2005.

It’s official: Musa does BTL deal with Ashcroft

We thought the story couldn’t get any more complicated but the plot surrounding control of Belize Telecommunications Limited is as thick as a three day old pot of split pea [...]

Can Sunrise come up with the cash?

With Mr. Ashcroft back where he was a decade or so ago with regard to BTL ownership, there are still a few more loose ends to tie up. The first [...]

Prosser protests, seeks help of U.S. Court

And what about the wild card in all this: Jeffrey Prosser. He’s working a two-track solution: one, in the U.S. District Court in Miami and the other in Belize City. [...]

O.W. man killed by hit & run truck

Authorities in Orange Walk are looking for the driver of vehicle that knocked down a cyclist, fatally injuring him, on Sunday night. Police reports to News 5 are that forty-nine-year-old [...]

Student presumed dead in Bz. River drowning

As Belizeans search for a reprieve from the blistering heat in one of the nation’s many rivers and lagoons, there is news of yet another drowning, this time in the [...]

PACT challenge ends with new respect for Chiquibul

Last Thursday we introduced you to the bold participants of the first annual PACT challenge…a group of ten hardy souls who agreed to take part in an adventurous four day [...]

Last KTV slot goes to Motown singer

He charmed his way into the semi-finals with a classic rendition of a Motown favourite. Here’s a recap of Ronald Casimiro’s winning night of Karaoke Television. William Neal, Host, KTV [...]

Prime Minister addresses nation on BTL

The following is a recorded statement released by the Prime Minister. Neither he nor any government spokesman would make any additional comment. It ran on Channel 5 just prior to [...]

Did G.O.B. make peace with Prosser or Ashcroft?

If it was a pilot script for a television soap opera the story would likely be rejected for having too many plot twists. But the saga of BTL, with millions [...]

D.F.C. commission of inquiry holds first meeting

The commission of Inquiry appointed to investigate the operations of the Development Finance Corporation has held its first meeting. The Monday meeting, which was not open to the public, reviewed [...]

2-year-old crushed in house collapse

A two-year-old child was killed on Monday afternoon in the Valley of Peace when he was crushed by a falling house. Belmopan police say they were called to the village [...]

Regional Utility Regulators meet in Belize

The Public Utilities Commission today hosted a regional workshop focussing on the increasingly complex role that regulatory organisations play in the Caribbean. Over twenty delegates from member countries of the [...]

Students plan march against violence

The sensational deaths of a number of young people over the last few months, the daily reports of robberies, burglaries and other acts of crime and violence are never pleasant [...]

Planners formulate national AIDS strategy

While the world’s response to the AIDS pandemic may be longer on hope than it is on cash, there are increasing resources being made available to countries like Belize. But [...]

Vehicles crash on Coney Drive

A traffic accident on one of the busiest intersections in Belize City has left two vehicles mangled while their occupants thankfully escaped without serious injuries. Reports say that around four [...]