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Petroleum Advisory Board to be appointed

Members of Cabinet were given an update on recent developments in the petroleum industry during their last meeting for 2005. According to a briefing issued by Cabinet Secretary Robert Leslie, [...]

B.F.L.A. selling wooden Christmas cards

If you’re tired of the usual mass produced greeting cards, the Belize Family Life Association has come up with an alternative. Youth volunteer Gerald Duhanney brought a sample of “Card [...]

Sports exhibition opens at Museum of Belize

If you need a break from the traffic gridlock and frenzy of holiday shopping, or have a few days off next week and want something to do, the Museum of [...]

Red Cross party treats needy kids

This afternoon, children of all ages gathered at St. Mary’s Hall where they were treated to Christmas snacks and toys. For the past fifteen years the Belize Red Cross has [...]

Nation in transport crisis as creditors pull out of Novelo’s

Starting tomorrow morning, bus providers on temporary permits will be serving Belizean commuters following announcements today by the Atlantic Bank that it is withdrawing from its joint receivership with the [...]

Three more charged in Saturday?s grisly shootings

Police have filed additional charges tonight in connection with Saturday night’s grisly shootings in Belize City. According to authorities, twenty-seven year old Leroy Rhaburn, eighteen year old Brent Garoy, and [...]

Court: child molester will serve 7 yr. sentence for old case

A convicted child molester will spend the next seven years in prison for a previous sentence that slipped through the cracks at the Magistrate’s Court. According to court reports, this [...]

Thieves target city residents for cash/valuables

In the hustle and bustle of Christmas shopping, thieves are also making their presence felt in the city. According to police reports today, petty criminals have been hard at work, [...]

N.C.S.A. launches creative public relations campaign

National Capacity Self Assessment: it’s one of the technical terminologies that doesn’t define what it is and more importantly, the impact it has on your life. But tonight, the officials [...]

Stonetree Records releases 10 year anniversary CD

If you are looking for a great last minute Christmas gift, think music…more specifically think music “From Bakabush.” Over the last ten years, Stonetree Records has been tucked away in [...]

Police distribute care packages/groceries to elderly

At this hour, members of the Police Performance Arts Club are dramatising a skit for residents of the Sister Cecilia Home for the Elderly. The event is part of the [...]

CITCO throws Christmas party for 500 kids

Today the Belize City Council hosted its annual Christmas party for an estimated five hundred children. According to Councillor Yasmin Shoman, this year CITCO wanted to outdo the expectations of [...]

Public Health Dept: street food is safe

Tis the season…to eat. And with all that food in mind, today we hit the streets of Belize City to find out just how safe all that grub is. Jacqueline [...]

4-month-old is latest victim in city’s bloody violence

We might all be jaded by the sound of gunshots on the streets of Belize City, but when brutal thugs leave children bleeding on the ground all in the name [...]

American man found dead at San Pedro home

An American man has been murdered in San Pedro and tonight the prime suspects are his maid and property caretaker. According to authorities, around one on Sunday morning Caye cops [...]

Deadly freak accident ends Cayo girls’ night out

Death by hug…the bizarre incident that ended a drunken “girls night out” in Santa Elena has shocked the nation. Reports to News Five are that thirty-two year old Rita Myvette [...]

Second weekend shooting leaves another man critical

Another shooting, this time less than a block away from the city’s main police station, has left a second young man in critical condition. Police reports are that around four [...]

GST team: message is getting out on new tax

As part of an ongoing public relations campaign, tax officials continue to hold meetings, appear on local talk shows, and answer emails, phone calls, and faxes from the business community [...]

Smith: Belize will not trade aid for better tariff deals

The Belize delegation has left the World Trade Organization talks in Hong Kong, but reports are that the round, while not ending in collapse like previous meetings in Seattle and [...]

Sol Group donates 800+ toys to Salvation Army

Another Belizean business has answered the Salvation Army’s call for more toys…and in a big way. During brief handing over ceremonies this morning, the Sol Group, formerly the Shell Group [...]

Cayo teen appealing for medicine to cure rare illness

A student from the Cayo District is bedridden tonight, having been diagnosed with a rare illness. Rosendo Choc and his family are reeling from the prognosis tonight that without the [...]

Radio station hands over home for holidays to mother of 7

Today thirty-six year old Barbara Pollard, a single mother of seven children, is the proud recipient of a brand new three bedroom house. The building was imported to Lords Bank [...]

Hope still alive for Belmopan United in playoff bid

Good evening, I?m James Adderley with this weekly serving of Sports Monday. By the time the final schedule in regular season was staged in the RFG Cup Tournament over the [...]

Charges against accused income tax thieves dropped

A D.P.P. memo sent to Belize City Magistrate’s Court today has resulted in charges being dropped against two men in connection with a brazen robbery at the Income Tax Department. [...]

D.P.P. sends memo to withdraw murder charge

A charge has also been withdrawn against a Belize City man, this time for murder in connection with the deadly shooting of a local mechanic. According to court reports, Roger [...]