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New tax on liquor, smokes has free zone merchants angry

Business owners operating in the Corozal Free Zone are tonight up in arms over a massive increase in taxes placed on the zone’s most popular products. According to recently gazetted [...]

First ever trade agreement signed with Guatemala

It may never find its way into the history books, but a major milestone was reached today when Belizean and Guatemalan negotiators put their initials on a first ever trade [...]

Florida Caribbean Cruise Assn. seeks dialogue with Belize

Today officials of the Florida Caribbean Cruise Association were in town for a series of meetings with local service providers, government, and the media. The organisation represents fourteen cruise lines [...]

Chain snatchers quickly rounded up by cops…

A robbery in downtown Belize City has been foiled and three suspects quickly apprehended and charged. Police say around eleven on Tuesday morning, thirty-two year old Mexican national Lisbet Lagos [...]

…while accused shooter walks

A case of attempted murder was thrown out of court on Tuesday after the perpetrator’s alleged victim failed to testify. According to court reports, after deferring the matter seven times, [...]

Little news on how Belizeans fared in Katrina

Almost three days after Hurricane Katrina began its assault on the U.S. Gulf Coast, we have received no specific reports on how numerous Belizeans living in the affected areas have [...]

New stamps show post office is alive and well

These days the word mail is usually preceded by the letter “e”…but that doesn’t mean that the postal service is a thing of the past. News Five’s Jacqueline Woods reports [...]

Young heart patients receive “gift of life”

We have run many stories over the past fifteen years detailing the generous work of doctors from abroad who have made a life and death difference for hundreds of Belizean [...]