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Wrongly accused, Belizean spends a week in U.S. jail

For most Belizeans, travelling to the U.S.A., even with a pure heart and a valid visa, can be an intimidating experience … and since September eleventh, 2001 it has–quite understandingly–become [...]

Another primary school hit by burglars

Another Belize City primary school has been broken into. This time it was the turn of Saint Luke Methodist on Mahogany Street. According to police, the thieves took seven hundred [...]

Housekeeper arrested for stealing employer?s jewellery

Allegations of theft against hired housekeepers are not unusual but it is rare that evidence is found to confirm the suspicion. In this case thirty-five year old Dawn Myers has [...]

Jury convicts rapist; sentencing set for Monday

With all the acquittals, withdrawals and nolle prosequis in recent sexual assault cases, it comes as almost a shock to learn that a rapist has actually been convicted. He is [...]

B.D.F. recruits honoured at passing out ceremony

The Belize Defence Force has sixty-two new soldiers. News Five was at their passing out ceremony this morning at Price Barracks and here are some sights and sounds. Cordel Hyde, [...]

Government seeking to overhaul petroleum taxation

While Johnny Briceño addressed the soldiers in his role as Deputy Prime Minister, he put on his Minister of Natural Resources hat to comment on the oil situation. Viewers may [...]

Briceño reacts to poll; says P.U.P. will bounce back

And while he was in front of the microphone we couldn’t help but ask the Deputy Leader of the People’s United Party his reaction to the latest public opinion poll [...]

Heavy rains cause flooding throughout city

On yesterday’s newscast we looked at problems caused by rain in the Belama Phase Four area of Belize City … but those obstacles were minor compared to the situation News [...]

Doctors focus on diagnosing developmental disorders

In years gone by youngsters who fell behind in school were officially classified as “slow learners.” A less sensitive term often applied in Belize was “duncey.” But doctors and educators [...]