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Another case of human trafficking reported

Tonight there are disturbing reports of yet another case of human trafficking, this time emerging from the western part of the country. Details are still sketchy, but we understand that [...]

National Transport abandons western routes

In a stunning upset in the transport industry, today, the Novelo brothers, owners and operators of National Transport bus line has suspended its services indefinitely on the western routes. The [...]

Ministry of Transport: illegal buses will be impounded

Today, spokesman for the Ministry of Transport Glenn Tillett maintained to News Five that the government is prepared to continue setting up random checkpoints and impounding buses if necessary. Glenn [...]

Butane prices drop by six dollars

Reports out of Belmopan tonight are that the price of butane has decreased significantly. The new rates for a hundred pound cylinder are: Belize City ninety-two dollars, Belmopan ninety-four, San [...]

12-year-old drowns trying to cross river on horseback

A twelve year old boy drowned over the weekend after being swept away by strong currents in the Macal River. According to police reports, Peter Caretella was on horseback when [...]

Cayo cop charged for unlicensed gun/ammo

A police officer from the Cayo District has been arrested and charged after a search of his home turned up an unlicensed weapon and ammunition. According to official reports, around [...]

Toddler dies in Hummingbird Highway accident

A traffic accident on the Hummingbird Highway has claimed the life of a four-year-old girl. Reports are that around noon on Monday, little Daisy Polanco was running across the highway [...]

Dangriga officer is police constable of the month

Meanwhile, in a bit of good news for the Belize Police Department, this week P.C. Matthew Lopez has been chosen as officer of the month. Lopez was today awarded a [...]

Belize City man: Living with HIV is my reality

Reporting stories on the topic of HIV/AIDS is a sensitive issue throughout the world. Here in Belize, stigma, discrimination, and fear has forced many infected persons to hide their condition [...]

Local charity group donates to Mercy Kitchen

Tis the season of giving and receiving…and today the staff and beneficiaries of the Mercy Kitchen in Belize City were the lucky recipients of early Christmas gifts. The presents are [...]

“We won’t pay! We won’t pay!” premieres this Thursday

Stories about the survival of the human spirit overcoming challenging circumstances have intrigued audiences all over the world and this week, a group of local dramatists hope to find similar [...]

Belize celebrates International Civil Aviation Day in style

Residents of Belize City might have noticed that for most of today the sky above us was filled with helicopters, B.D.F. Defenders, and even a couple of parachutes. As News [...]