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Suspect arrested in Monday?s gangland style murder

A suspect has been arrested in Monday’s execution style killing in Belize City. Twenty-one year old James Escarpeta of Aloe Vera Street has been charged with the murder of recently [...]

Two wounded in morning shooting

Another daytime shooting–this time not fatal–rocked Belize City just as most of us were heading to work or school. News Five’s Jacqueline Godwin has the story. Jacqueline Godwin, Reporting Sixteen [...]

Partners of the Americas open convention

While on one side of the city gunmen, victims and police played out their deadly drama, across town the old capital put its best foot forward to host a diverse [...]

Prime Minister defends U.B. policy …

With University of Belize students protesting both the prospect of increased fees and the establishment of an ITVET facility on the Freetown Road Campus, the U.B. administration had been on [...]

… and says Shoman is well worth his pay check

And while we had the Prime Minister’s attention we asked him to explain the status of diplomat extraordinaire, Assad Shoman. Janelle Chanona, Reporting ?I needed to ask you to respond [...]

Prosecutor bluffs … defendant walks

Another murder case in the Supreme Court had ended with the words Nolle Prosequi. Forty-one year old Hubert Bennett is a free man following an unsuccessful bluff by prosecutors. At [...]

B.T.I.A. elects new officers

It’s a pillar of Belize’s economy and today the people at the helm of the nation’s tourism industry met to talk shop and choose new leaders. Jacqueline Godwin reports. Jacqueline [...]

Petters plots strategy for education initiative

Education officials met in Belmopan this morning as part of ongoing efforts by the Petters Research Institute to improve the quality of classroom instruction to primary school students. President of [...]

Winners rewarded in ozone poster competition

The call for submissions for the poster competition went out to schools in July. Students were tasked to come up with art pieces using the theme “Protect the Ozone Layer-Save [...]

Large grant will fund Chiquibul project

It’s a large and beautiful area of primary jungle … and while lately the Chiquibul Forest has been in the news as a place to get lost, we were reminded [...]