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B.W.S.L. union borrow $35 mil from S.S.B. to buy company

After months of stagnation, a thirty-five million dollar loan has been approved by the Social Security Board for the purchase of majority shares in Belize Water Services Limited by its [...]

Victim?s family: Pomona murder was crime of passion

Tonight three young children are motherless after an apparent crime of passion in the Pomona Valley. News Five’s Jacqueline Woods has the disturbing details. Coreth Bowden, Cousin of the Deceased [...]

Police officer convicted of rape of 12 year old

A police officer has been convicted of the rape of a twelve year old girl. At three this afternoon a jury of his peers declared by unanimous verdict that forty-nine [...]

Shopkeeper charged with indecent assault of student

A shopkeeper has been arraigned in Belize City Magistrate’s Court on a charge of indecent assault. According to police reports, forty-five year old Mario Ayuso was arrested after an eleven [...]

Former employee, 2 others remanded for Princess heist

Police have arrested and charged three men in connection with the robbery of thousands of dollars from the Princess Hotel and Casino. This afternoon former Princess employee twenty-two year Alfred [...]

Prison officials deny physical abuse of inmates

Following allegations of physical abuse at the hands of prison officials on Tuesday’s newscast, today Chief Executive Officer Marlon Skeen has denied the report. According to Skeen, the Kolbe Foundation [...]

Expert: Belize can learn from Caribbean tourism experience

Tourism: it’s been growing by leaps and bounds, with massive yearly increases in cruise passengers and record annual arrivals in overnight visitors. But all that progress has brought problems of [...]

Oil advisory board to “review” exploration contracts

In news from the oil front, today the Government of Belize has announced the appointment of a petroleum advisory board. Members are: Ismael Fabro, Dr. Carla Barnett, Hugh O’Brien, Cresencio [...]

Poultry producers brace for bird flu infections

And while tourism officials met at the Princess, producers and processors gathered across town to discuss the country’s favourite bird: the chicken. News Five’s Karla Vernon has more. Karla Vernon, [...]