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Health Inspectors need cops to enter Princess Hotel

In several stories over the last month we’ve followed Health Department officials as they inspected, shut down, re-inspected and subsequently allowed the re-opening of a Belize City bakery. Well, this [...]

D.F.C. Inquiry will have only 5 more public sessions

The public hearings of the D.F.C. Commission of Inquiry will resume … but they will be forced to pack a lot of testimony into a very short time span. According [...]

Coast Guard, B.D.F. help find skiff missing at sea

The Belize National Coast Guard and B.D.F. Air Wing went into action this morning after a skiff belonging to the University of Belize failed to show up at Calabash Caye [...]

Man stabs girlfriend; turns knife on self

An argument between a man and a woman has left one hospitalized. According to Orange Walk Police twenty-two year old Mariana Buddan was at home when her boyfriend, twenty-eight year [...]

Lying witness receives three months for contempt

A witness booked for perjury has pleaded guilty to a lesser charge. Twenty-six year old Frederick Arzu was ordered arrested after he was caught giving a false alibi at the [...]

Shane Orio stars as Puntarenas wins C.A. championship

He may have left Belize for the greener pastures of football in Costa Rica, but there is no denying that former B.P.F.L. star goaltender, Shane Orio, has reached the peak [...]

Chico Ramos performs in Washington, D.C.

And while we’re on the subject of Belizeans starring abroad, viewers in the Washington D.C. area shouldn’t miss a special concert featuring Punta King Chico Ramos. The veteran rocker will [...]

Hotel Association seeks occupancy boost

Hotels are the backbone of Belize’s tourism industry and today the organisation that represents that part of our economy held its annual general meeting. News Five’s Kendra Griffith reports. Kendra [...]

Hurricane season ends; Caribbean was quiet

In the world of tropical cyclones–otherwise known as hurricanes–no news is good news … and the 2006 season, which ended today, was one of the least newsworthy on record. Today [...]

Mennonite women show off quilting skills

In recent years the Mennonite communities of Belize have received increased recognition as some of the nation’s most productive farmers, road builders and businessmen. But what about the women? Not [...]

Journalist/Poet publishes book, CD

Poetry is hot in Belize with artists of varying abilities taking to the stages, airwaves and bookshelves of the nation in record numbers. One of the most ambitious efforts yet, [...]