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Suspect charged in Willow’s Bank murder

The suspect accused of murdering a Belize City father in front of his wife and children appeared in Magistrate’s Court today. On Tuesday, relatives of thirty-one year old Stewart Sutherland [...]

Ground broken on new building at Wesley High

Official ground breaking ceremonies took place on the Wesley College campus this morning for a new school building. The single story structure will include six classrooms and represents a half [...]

Ministry will improve operation of village elections

The fracas in the Orange Walk district during the election of the Trial Farm Village Council has highlighted the fact that Belize’s two mass parties are both taking very seriously [...]

U.S. Military builds new classrooms

In wartime they build bridges, airfields, and barracks in a matter of days. Here in peaceful Belize the U.S. military is using that expertise to construct schools. News Five’s Kendra [...]

Youths receive funding, training for entrepreneurship

If making money was easy, we’d all be rich. For those of us not born with the Midas touch, one initiative in Belize is hoping to teach young people how [...]

Library holds fair to promote reading

This morning, the sixth annual book fair was launched at the Leo Bradley Library in Belize City. This year’s event is being held under the theme “Reading Develops the Mind.” [...]

Cruise passengers describe dramatic rescue

You probably saw it on the U.S. television news: the story of a fun loving couple on a Caribbean cruise who somehow managed to fall overboard in the middle of [...]

O.W. skeleton is identified as missing city woman

The murder is nowhere near being solved, but tonight police at least have a body and identity. Jacqueline Godwin Today the family of fifty-six year old Janet Rivers Myvette visited [...]

Second suspect charged in Sherwin Locke murder

A second suspect has been arrested and charged with murder four days after the shooting death of a Belize City man. According to police, twenty-two year old Lincoln Sabido was [...]

Unions seek boycott of Ashcroft owned business

Having failed to pressure Belize Telecommunications Limited to rehire four dismissed employees using traditional methods of marches, strike threats and go slows, union leaders are now proposing to boycott the [...]

B.C.W.U. accuses B.T.L. of union busting

In related news from the labour front, the tribunal appointed to investigate the firing of three employees in the stores section of Belize Telecommunications Limited did not begin on Monday [...]

Com. of Inquiry wants to hear from Godfrey associates

His flat out denial under oath that neither he nor his law firm benefited from the thirty million dollar Novelo’s loan came as a refreshingly straightforward answer amidst a sea [...]

Accident in O.W. leaves pedestrian badly injured

An early morning traffic accident in Orange Walk Town has left one woman critically injured. Thirty-seven year old Maria Santana and twenty-four year old Xandu Copo were both standing by [...]

U.S. donates guns, ammo to B.D.F. anti-terror squad

They fixed the teeth of hundreds of school children and they’ll soon complete construction of new classrooms. But in between those good deeds will come the more traditional functions of [...]

Youths share ideas on staying straight

The problem of disaffected youth is not unique to any generation, but what makes today’s young people in Belize a bit different from their predecessors is that the dangers they [...]

Belizean author launches latest novel

Tomorrow night Belizean author Zee Edgell will officially launch her fourth novel, Time and the River. Set in 1798, the book chronicles the life of Leah Lawson, a slave living [...]

Museum opens series of maritime exhibits

Afri-Kola. The name alone is intriguing enough to be displayed in a museum, but what sounds like a soft drink consumed in Nairobi or Johannesburg was actually a vital means [...]

Kidnapped couple murdered in front of police

Police usually show up just after a crime has been committed but on Sunday evening two constables actually witnessed a double murder. Around five thirty that day, cops were called [...]

Skeleton, decomposing corpse found in separate incidents

As we said, Sunday night’s double homicide was the second time detectives had to be dispatched to the Haulover Creek area as earlier in the evening a partly decomposed body [...]

Bicycle spoke used to kill Guinea Grass man

The weekend’s killing spree was not confined to the Belize district as on Saturday a stabbing resulted in the death of an Orange Walk man. According to police, around five [...]

Village council elections heat up to physical assault

Round two of the village council elections were held on Sunday in fifty-six more villages across the country. And just as they did the last time around, this week both [...]

Dispute over horse may be cause of Willows Bank killing

The weekend’s fourth murder occurred around eight-thirty on Sunday morning. Forty one year old Gary Gabourel and his common law wife Topaz Smith and children were on one of their [...]

Heartless thieves raid Living Hope School

While the burglary of a school may have once been considered a rare event, these days it appears to be commonplace. The latest institution to suffer the injustice and indignity [...]

70 year old charged with molestation of three sisters

There are disturbing reports of child abuse emerging from the Ladyville area tonight as three girls have made allegations of sexual assault against an elderly security guard. The victims, aged [...]

Two winners claim $157,500 lotto jackpot

It wasn’t Tropical Gaming’s biggest jackpot but hey, one hundred and fifty-seven thousand five hundred dollars isn’t exactly chump change. That’s why there were more than a few people keeping [...]