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Government says no to nationwide monopoly on bus runs

Cabinet has spoken on the bus situation … and it appears that a single nationwide transport company is a thing of the past. According to a press briefing on Tuesday’s [...]

Belizean and Guatemalan soldiers join for language training

They used to avoid each other like sworn enemies … and when the two armies did meet it was often disastrous, like the time four B.D.F. soldiers were kidnapped by [...]

Habitual criminals get 7 years for burglary

Belize City musician Bobo Youth is singing the jailhouse blues tonight after he was hit with a seven year sentence for burglary. The twenty-four year old, also known as Theodore [...]

Robber convicted thanks to alert policeman

It’s not unusual to hear of police showing up right after a crime, but it’s a surprise to hear tell of a robbery happening right in front of a cop. [...]

Couple acquitted of carnal knowledge charges

A man and woman were acquitted in the Supreme Court today in connection with a report of carnal knowledge by a female minor. Immediately after a nine-member jury was empanelled [...]

U.S. educator, active in Belize, dies at Caye Caulker

A good friend of Belize has died. Dr. Gay Wilentz, Director of Ethnic Studies at East Carolina University in the U.S.A., also worked as a visiting professor at the University [...]

Travelling St. Lucians exhibit at Princess

Twelve years ago Arthur Samuel Richardson and his two children left their native country of St. Lucia to embark on a journey through Latin America. Today the Richardsons are in [...]

Lovindeer returns for Valentine’s gig

When it comes to Caribbean entertainers in Belize, we tend to regard them like fine wine: they just get better with age. News Five’s Jacqueline Woods today sampled the latest [...]

Cycling race grows tighter each day

The nine-day cycling race known as the M and M Tour of Belize becomes more interesting with each new stage. James Adderley was on the road this morning and returns [...]