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Government looks ahead following victory in court

Still high from government’s resounding legal victory in Miami, Ministers Godfrey Smith and Francis Fonseca were determined not to let the news of an appeal by Jeffrey Prosser dampen G.O.B.’s [...]

Friendly country will help finance water purchase

And while the B.T.L. saga might be winding down, another is just getting interesting. Following Government’s announcement last week that it will reacquire control of the country’s monopoly water provider, [...]

Third San Pedro murder suspect charged

A third suspect has been charged in the killing of a San Pedro watchman. Seventeen year old Austin Mungia was formally arraigned on a charge of murder today in the [...]

Man charged with rape of former spouse

Tonight Belize City police are investigating a rape report made by a woman against her ex-common-law husband. According to the forty year old victim, she arrived at her home around [...]

Burglaries plague school, church

Investigations continue tonight into a break-in that has left a school without its computers. Officials of the Central Christian School on Freetown Road in Belize City reported that between ten [...]

Shoplifter busted by store employees

It’s an annoying reality that most big businesses must deal with on a daily basis: shoplifting. But this morning alert eyes and quick police response have landed one habitual offender [...]

Victim identifies robber as childhood friend

In court news, a twenty-two year old Belize City man has been convicted of robbery. Anthony Crawford of Rasta Street was found guilty by Magistrate Margaret McKenzie. The defendant’s problem [...]

Court cashier charged with theft

Another defendant yesterday found herself in familiar surroundings; she’s the former cashier at Magistrate’s Court. Deborah Beaton has been arraigned on four separate counts of theft that took place between [...]

Officer helps obtain new bikes for cops

Assistant Superintendent of Police Edward Broaster is a cop well known as an aggressive crime buster, not to mention budding poet. Well, as of tonight, he wears a third cap: [...]

Officials take stock of climate change

Global warming, more officially known as climate change: it’s one of those concepts that all of us have heard of, but few of us have any idea what to do [...]

Sir Andie will seek U.D.P. nomination for mayor

Officially throwing his hat into the municipal political ring this afternoon was Belize City businessman, Rudolph Anderson, better known as Sir Andie. Sir Andie is one of four early hopefuls [...]

Hattieville youths raise funds for education

This evening a small group of young people from Hattieville Village visited News Five to speak about their ongoing efforts to raise money to help children return to school. According [...]