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100 Belizean passports stolen from Bmp. office

As a department it has suffered more black eyes and body blows than a heavy weight boxer but tonight, immigration officials are once again at the centre of a scandal [...]

B.T.L. board issue statement on contempt charges

After three days of silence, the board of Belize Telecommunications Limited has officially responded to accusations that it deliberately ignored a Supreme Court order when it held its annual general [...]

Attempted murder suspect sought by police

Dangriga police are tonight asking for the public’s assistance in finding a wanted man accused of attempted murder. According to the authorities, twenty-seven year old Eldon Anthony Leslie, also known [...]

Belize City shop owner shoots thief

An accused thief is tonight recovering from gunshot wounds after a Belize City man busted him burglarizing a store. According to police reports, just after midnight this morning, thirty year [...]

Boledo book stolen from Cayo hitchhiker

Cayo police are tonight investigating allegations of kidnapping and armed robbery reported by a boledo vendor. According to sixty-two year old Godfrey Tillett, he was hitchhiking along the Western Highway [...]

Sex charges withdrawn against cop

It was a scandal that left a black eye on the police department when back in April, three of its officers were arrested and charged for having sex with a [...]

Trucks collide on Western Highway; no injuries

It’s one of the most dangerous highways in the country and even though the latest traffic accident on the Western Highway did not result in bloodshed, as Jacqueline Godwin reports, [...]

B.D.F. heart doctor detained for desertion

Tonight one of the country’s two cardiologists is being held in detention by the Belize Defence Force pending charges of desertion. That’s right, according to Dr. George Gough, his brother [...]

A.C.C. holds telethon to recover stolen money

This weekend, the students and staff of the Anglican Cathedral College are hoping Belizeans will support their efforts to recover monies stolen from the school almost four months ago. A.C.C. [...]

Peace Corps join AIDS education campaign

The war against AIDS is being fought on many lines by a wide range of organizations. In Belize, the Peace Corps, thanks to a fifteen thousand U.S. dollar grant, is [...]

Caribbean Salvation Army leaders visit Belize

Over the weekend, the Belize branch of the Salvation Army will be hosting newly elected Caribbean Territorial Leaders Commissioners Raymond and Judith Houghton. The couple arrived in the country today [...]

U.B. to develop ties with U.K. University

On Thursday we told you about S.J.C.’s educational collaboration with sister Jesuit institution, Regis University. Tonight, word out of the University of Belize is that they are also trying to [...]

Galen to hold first graduation on Saturday

In related news, this weekend another university in Belize will celebrate an important milestone. News Five’s Kendra Griffith reports from the Cayo district. Kendra Griffith, Reporting Tucked away in the [...]

Belize finally taken off Tier 3 human trafficking list

The Musa administration is tonight breathing a sigh of relief following an announcement by the United States government that Belize has been removed from the list of Tier Three countries [...]

Attorney General chides B.T.L., defends G.O.B.

Following three days of public ire against the board of Belize Telecommunications Limited for ignoring a Supreme Court injunction against Monday night’s annual meeting, this afternoon Attorney General Francis Fonseca [...]

Body found in yard: foul play or natural causes?

There was a minor commotion on Belize City’s Southside this afternoon following the discovery of a corpse. I reached the scene as police were trying to figure out whether it [...]

Accused Cayo gang leaders hit with more charges

Two Guatemalans believed to be part of a gang of robbers who preyed on tourists in the Cayo District have been hit with enough charges to keep them in Hattieville [...]

Two charged for Tourism Village burglary

Two brothers have been arrested after police found a large quantity of stolen items at the family’s house. According to authorities, their investigation into a burglary that occurred between September [...]

Citrus investors have already paid deposit on purchase

On yesterday’s newscast reporting on recent developments in the citrus industry, we reported that an injunction had been issued by the Supreme Court to postpone its ruling on an application [...]

S.J.C. joins with Regis to grant bachelors degrees

St. John’s College has announced that this month, it has finalised a memorandum of understanding with sister Jesuit institution Regis University in Colorado under which S.J.C. will grant Bachelors degrees. [...]

So you test HIV positive … what?s next?

O.K., so you’ve been convinced that knowing your HIV status is a good thing. You took the test. The result is positive. News Five’s Kendra Griffith, in the last of [...]

Judge rules against oil exploration in park w/o E.I.A.

Southern environmental activists scored what they are calling a victory in the Supreme Court today after Justice Samuel Awich ordered all oil exploration activities in the Sarstoon Temash National Park [...]

B.T.L. officials continue to stonewall

We have little new to report on the controversy surrounding B.T.L. and its board’s decision to ignore a Supreme Court injunction prohibiting the holding of Monday night’s annual general meeting. [...]

Citrus deal faces another hurdle

In news from the Stann Creek Valley, continued controversy in the citrus industry has led to yet another lawsuit, this time against the Citrus Growers Association. Reports from industry sources [...]

Cabinet takes next week off for retreat

And in news from Belmopan, don’t expect much work to get done in the nation’s capital next week. That’s when the entire Cabinet will be undertaking a retreat to take [...]