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Belize City mayor, councillors sworn in

It’s never been a real hotspot for media coverage, but today all eyes were on Belize City Hall, as for the first time in sixteen years the building was under [...]

Defendants in Burrell Boom assault granted bail

Three men accused of having a shootout with a prominent businessman have been granted bail. This morning Kenrick Reneau, Giovanni Lauriano, and Egbert Vernon appeared before Magistrate Sharon Fraser where [...]

Second suspect charged in murder of Guatemalan

Police have arrested a second suspect in connection with the killing of a Guatemalan resident of the Orange Walk district. Twenty-three year old Ostillio Garcia was yesterday charged with murder [...]

City man hit with second sexual assault charge

A Faber’s Road man has been remanded to jail for the sexual abuse of a minor. Fifty-three year old Hilton Guy was today formally arraigned for aggravated assault before Magistrate [...]

Fingerprint foils Orange Walk burglar

Orange Walk police are giving credit to fingerprinting technology for securing a burglary conviction. Sometime between December thirtieth and January first, someone broke into the Trial Farm home of Manuel [...]

Belizean abducted in California found alive and well

A Belizean teenager abducted in California has been found unharmed. Thirteen year old Kalan Dapson was picked up Wednesday at the Greyhound bus station in Los Angeles following a tip [...]

Citrus industry benefits from improved world prices

There is good news to report from Belize’s citrus belt, as prices on the world market continue to climb and forecasts indicate they should remain strong for at least the [...]

City Rotaract Club feeds homeless

We often pass them as we make our way by Battlefield Park in Belize City, but just how many of us have stopped to give a helping hand to those [...]

Cayo, Stann Creek youths enter grass cutting business

Since Youth For the Future was established four years ago, the organisation claims to have worked with six hundred at risk youths countrywide. Today the spotlight was turned on young [...]

Belizean archaeologist publishes guidebook to local sites

Belizean archaeologist Dr. Jaime Awe has done it again. Just months after releasing his book 101 Questions and Answers about the Ancient Maya, he is back promoting another publication. Maya [...]

Children suffer most in a violent society

It may be one of the activities in connection with Women’s Week, but the issue of violence in our society is not confined to one gender. News Five’s Jacqueline Woods [...]

Poets organise to promote wider support

It’s flourishing in our schools, on the stage, and in the streets. Poetry is making a comeback in Belize and no people are more pleased than those who met this [...]