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Oil company claims new tax will kill industry

With the price of oil fluttering around seventy U.S. dollars a barrel even a miniscule ten million barrel field like the one in Spanish Lookout looks pretty rich. So it’s [...]

Minister says tax hike is fair for all parties

Meanwhile, this evening we contacted Minister of Natural Resources John Briceño, who told us that while he understands B.N.E.’s desire to do the best it can for itself, the company [...]

Third suspect charged in shooting at police vehicle

Today a third person has been arrested and charged in connection with the attempted murder of Superintendent Edward Broaster. Twenty-four year old Kareem Cattouse appeared before Magistrate Margaret Gabb where [...]

Mennonite charged for beating daughter

A Mennonite father is tonight charged with harm after he severely beat his sixteen year old daughter. According to police, around midday on Tuesday, forty-seven year old Jacobo Weins was [...]

Driver charged with manslaughter by negligence

More than a year after a fatal traffic accident on the Northern Highway, today police charged the driver involved with manslaughter. In February, Family Court coordinator, fifty-two year old Myrna [...]

Woman attacks cop with razor during court case

A Corozal courtroom became a crime scene on Tuesday after a woman attacked a police officer with a razor blade right in front of the judge. Reports to News Five [...]

B.T.L. opens newly renovated Belize City Park

It’s a conspicuous public space in a busy part of town … and today it?s new look was unveiled for all to see. News Five’s Janelle Chanona reports. Janelle Chanona, [...]

Telecom chief not thrilled with VoIP ruling

But while the company is pleased with its success in parks, B.T.L. is peeved regarding the decision of the Public Utilities Commission regarding Voice over the Internet Protocol, VoIP. According [...]

Committee planning major bashment for September

The official September Celebrations calendar kicks off on the thirty-first of August and runs to the twenty-second of September. And though it may seem premature, the National September Celebrations Committee [...]