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Looting and protests in Belize City

Whenwe signed off on last night’s newscast, it was with the sun setting and tyres burning amidst a restless crowd on the Belcan Bridge. What happened next was not pretty [...]

Shopkeepers assess damage

When the sun rose on an exhausted and anxious Belize City, it became clear the downtown area was not the only part of town hit by vandals. News Five’s Patrick [...]

P.M.: Opposition responsible for violence

In the wake of a long night of looting in the streets of the commercial capital, approximately one hundred people detained by police for vandalism and other acts, and the [...]

Barrow denies any responsibility

But as the Prime Minister pointed the finger of blame at the Opposition, the Leader of the United Democratic Party, Dean Barrow, was pointing right back. Dean Barrow, Leader of [...]

Union leaders concerned over arrests

Members of the Belize National Teachers Union this afternoon had what was called a solidarity meeting at their headquarters on Coney Drive with the Belize Communication Workers Union. General Secretary [...]

Police make arrests, sustain injuries

The men and women on the front line of this crisis, the members of the Belize Police Department, are tonight recovering from hits sustained during the clashes with demonstrators. According [...]

K.H.M.H. deals with casualties

The police were not the only ones under pressure on Wednesday night. As officers worked to maintain law and order on the city’s southside, on the northside the nurses and [...]

Child caught in Teakettle crossfire

Amid all the excitement surrounding the looting, protests and B.T.L. dispute, you might start longing for the peace and quiet of the countryside. But as our next story shows, sometimes [...]