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B.D.F. air crew found proverbial needle in haystack

Three divers who endured two and a half days bobbing in the deep blue sea are gradually returning to health. In fact, fifty year old John Bain of Wisconsin was [...]

Robber hits Queen Square Market vendor

Tonight Belize City police continue to look for a man who held up a family by their vending stand and stole their day’s sales. Santos Zabaleta told police that around [...]

Two arrested trying to smuggle weed into prison

Small marijuana busts are hardly big news in Belize, but you’ve got to wonder about the two guys caught Tuesday at Hattieville Prison. Thirty year old Dorian Michael and thirty-two [...]

Family of P.G. hit and run victim appeals for justice

Hit and run: it’s a crime that leaves its victim dead or injured and invariably leaves family and friends crying out for justice… and closure. The latest outrage on the [...]

Cuba lobbies for end to U.S. embargo

The blockade of Cuba. It’s been a fact of life in U.S. politics for four decades… but for the people of Cuba it is literally a matter of life and [...]

Y.W.C.A. opens hair salon

This morning, the Young Women’s Christian Association officially opened its latest programme to the public: a beauty salon. The new service not only promises to assist students at the Y [...]

Local unsung heroes honoured by FirstCaribbean

This afternoon, FirstCaribbean International Bank announced the names of this year’s National Unsung Heroes during brief ceremonies at their Albert Street headquarters in Belize City. They are Gloria Edwards and [...]

Three missing divers rescued; one doesn’t make it

When we signed off on this broadcast last night it was with the news that the four divers missing at sea since Saturday had been spotted by a B.D.F. aircraft. [...]

Barrow lambastes Smith; criticises brother Denys

It once seemed that Minister of Tourism, Foreign Affairs and Information Godfrey Smith, had a skin of Teflon. He shrugged off a minor scandal involving the awarding of a contract [...]

Cops recover stolen goods, detain two for burglary

It was a serious burglary… but the story has a happy ending as city police recovered the goods…and made a collar. News Five’s Jacqueline Woods has more. Chester Williams, Officer [...]

Smart introduces lower cost international phone service

In these interesting times there has been no shortage of news involving Belize Telecommunications Limited. But while most of the headlines have dealt with the legal dispute over the company’s [...]

Two women head to Chicago to collect from Oprah

We cannot say with absolute certainty that they are the only ones who will be rewarded for the capture of U.S. fugitive Niles Scott, but today two alert Belizean women [...]

Four missing divers found; condition uncertain

The scenario brings to mind the tragic images of the movie “Open Water”…four SCUBA divers missing at sea since Saturday, presumably still bobbing somewhere on the deep blue sea outside [...]

Zenaida is U.D.P. candidate for mayor

The result may not have come as much of a surprise, but Zenaida Moya’s resounding victory in Sunday’s U.D.P. Belize City mayoral convention, coupled with the massive turnout left no [...]

O.W. woman killed in road accident

A young woman from Orange Walk was killed on Saturday when her vehicle rolled over on the road near Flower’s Bank Village. Nineteen year old Reina Mendoza was driving her [...]

Four injured in W. Highway mishap

A traffic accident on the Western Highway on Sunday night has left four persons in the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital. According to Cayo police, initial investigations reveal that around eight [...]

Businessman convicted of rape

A Belize City businessman has been convicted of rape. Forty-eight year old Dennis Gabourel was found guilty on a single count of rape plus a charge of aggravated assault by [...]

Three charged in robbery of moneychanger

Three men have been charged in connection with the robbery of a Corozal money changer last week. Eric Savery, Keith Nunez, and Edward Gonzalez have all been charged with conspiracy [...]

Shooter pleads guilty to aggravated assault

He was missing in action at his first hearing, but when he showed up in court today, the man accused of shooting at a cop learned that justice can be [...]

G.O.B. gives land for special education centre

Have you ever imagined what your life would be like raising a child with a disability? Where would you get information, or support? Well up to now, the one hundred [...]

Kremandala and Placencia fight to a draw

Good evening, I?m James Adderley with today?s dish of Sports Monday. Week seven of the RFG Cup Tournament found Kremandala inside the M.C.C. Grounds in action against the Placencia Pirates, [...]

Surety forfeited for Hassan El-Sayed

The man who posted a surety for Supreme Court no-show Hassan El-Sayed, has lost his two hundred thousand dollars. Today, Justice Adolph Lucas ordered Haisan El-Batihish to immediately forfeit and [...]

Two guns used in alleged murder/suicide

Tonight there are far more questions than answers surrounding the death of fifty-two year old Juan Dorado. Police strongly suspect Dorado killed his girlfriend, thirty-two year old Delia Cruz on [...]

Officers do have robbery case to answer, says judge

Chief Magistrate Herbert Lord today ruled that four police constables accused of robbery and aggravated assault do have a case to answer with respect to the robbery charge and that [...]

Man acquitted of M.C.C. shooting

He’s been bailed twice and tried three times, but today Mark Gardiner was acquitted of manslaughter charges by a jury in the Supreme Court. The four men, three women jury [...]