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Labour dispute boils over as B.T.L. fires union official

Tonight the Belize Communication Workers Union is reeling from the news that its General Secretary Christine Perriott has been fired. According to Perriott, this morning she filed three grievances against [...]

B.T.L. says Perriott’s behaviour crossed the line

While Janelle Chanona was speaking to Christine Perriott on St. Thomas Street, News Five’s Stewart Krohn was on the phone to B.T.L executive Karen Bevans. According to Bevans, Perriott’s anti-management [...]

Michael Fox found guilty of 2005 murder

Almost two years after he was accused of the crime, this afternoon a Belize City man was convicted of murder. Around four this afternoon a jury of five men and [...]

Former prison chief foils armed robbery

Two armed robbers received a shock on Monday evening when the man they attacked fought back. That should not be any surprise to people who know the victim. He’s Bernard [...]

Prosecution of former diplomat appears doubtful

Almost two weeks after former Ambassador Moises Cal was stopped by Panamanian customs officials for trying to enter that country with unusually large amounts of cash it appears that he [...]

Living and dead fight for space in cemetery

It’s no secret that Belize City is running out of land. But what you may not know is just how fierce the competition has become. News Five’s Janelle Chanona has [...]

CITCO seeks business support for downtown paving

This afternoon as part of its celebrations marking the first anniversary of being elected to office, the Belize City Council took time to honour those individuals and businesses that have [...]

B.E.S. student wins top Cruise Association prize

Awards come in all shapes and sizes, but the one announced today by the Belize Tourism Board is a hefty sum by any standard. Jacqueline Godwin, Reporting Eleven year old [...]

UNESCO science scholarship awarded to Belizean

Josie Lee was not the only Belizean to be awarded for an environmental cause. According to a press release from the Belize National Commission for UNESCO, Belmopan resident Venetia Briggs [...]

“We are Belize” released on DVD/CD

It was commissioned by the Prime Minister to commemorate the twenty-fifth anniversary of Belize’s Independence … and for three nights in September 2006, ninety-one musicians took to the stage at [...]

Director: Secondary school festival needs improvement

On Monday night the 2007 National Secondary School Festival of Arts came to a close at the Bliss Centre for the Performing Arts. The final presentation included some of the [...]