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Barrow lambastes government?s “mumbo jumbo” budget

In comparison to last year’s budget, debated only a rock’s throw from a tense confrontation at the foot of Independence Hill, today’s 2006 version was predictably anticlimatic. The speeches from [...]

Coye praises the process for transparency

Despite Barrow’s graphic metaphors, the government side of the house was not without some life of its own. The emphasis of the PUP presentation was less on the how we [...]

Finnegan sings, makes shortest speech ever

Another thing not to be taken lightly in any budget debate are the words of Mesopotamia representative Michael Finnegan. Finnegan, who enshrined the mantra “Solomon, Smith and Barney” in Belize’s [...]

Three wounded in separate city shootings

The downtown streets were crowded with students of SJC extension waiting for classes to start … but that didn’t stop a trio of gunmen from shooting up a popular King [...]

Man charged with trying to burn down his granny?s house

A Belize City man was today arrested for trying to burn down his grandmother’s house. This morning twenty-seven year old Glenroy McLeary of East Canal appeared before Chief Magistrate Herbert [...]

Defendant acquitted in Gallaty shooting

Twenty-six year old Aniver Palacio walked out of court today a free man after being acquitted of all charges. After just over two hours of deliberation, a nine-member jury found [...]

Cop, soldier will be retried for killing of Mariano

Two law enforcement officers accused of killing a Belize City youth will get a re-trial. That’s the ruling of the Court of Appeal handed down today for B.D.F. soldier Giovanni [...]

4×4 contest raises funds for sick kids

For the second consecutive year Old Belize at mile five on the Western Highway invites you to another 4×4 mud track competition. Last year’s competition started off with nine registered [...]

Trekforce builds new ranger station at Davis Falls

It’s a place we’ve visited before?twice actually?and while the hike to Davis Falls may be challenging, our reporters never seem to tire of the magnificent view. News Five’s Kendra Griffith [...]