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Chamber cracks down on contraband

Virtually every week we hear reports of smugglers being caught with goods they are trying to cross into Belize. But what we seldom hear about are the high volume of [...]

Students win scholarships to Taiwan

As the new school year begins, some young Belizeans are heading abroad to continue their education. Among them will be a group which has received scholarships to study in Taiwan. [...]

I.M.F. urges G.O.B. to continue fiscal tightening

The International Monetary Fund is recommending a stronger adjustment policy for Belize. News Five has obtained a leaked draft of what appears to be an authentic copy of an I.M.F. [...]

Van collides with tanker on Northern Highway

Sometime after one this afternoon the Caceres family of Belize City was heading to Altun Ha, but as their vehicle passed between miles eighteen and nineteen on the Northern Highway [...]

Teen refuses to give thieves his bike

A fourteen year old successfully fought off two men who were trying to steal his bicycle on Tuesday. Michael Heredia told police he was near the Lopez Mateo Park in [...]

Man charged in failed shooting attempt

A youth from Sandhill has been charged following an attack on a Belize City teen that might have been fatal if not for sheer luck. Eighteen year old Edward King [...]

Case dismissed against accused molester

In Magistrate’s Court today, the lack of public bathroom facilities caused a mix-up so severe that a man accused of molesting an eight-year-old girl did not stand trial. The accused, [...]

Victims fail to appear for shooting trial

Last week he shot two robbers who tried to hold him up at his shrimp farm, but this week two men he shot last year for trespassing on his property, [...]

Sadie Vernon High goes technical

Jacqueline Woods, Reporting It was only today that the newly constituted Sadie Vernon Technical High School was inaugurated, but already a total of two hundred and forty students are waiting [...]