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Musa meets the press, wonders why all the fuss

Prime Minister Said Musa has intimated both privately and publicly that the bulk of his recent political problems are rooted in an overly aggressive and opinionated press corps that is [...]

Belize hosts CARICOM foreign ministers

According to Chief Information Officer Nuri Mohammed, the Prime Minister’s press conference this morning was cut short because of a previous commitment. That pressing engagement had to do with the [...]

P.M. offers details of U.B. presidential shuffle

The rumours were confirmed by University officials earlier this week: that is the replacement of Dr. Corinth Morter-Lewis as President of the University of Belize. During his press conference this [...]

U.S. fugitive sent back to Texas

A convicted U.S. sex offender hiding out in Belize has been arrested and sent home. According to police, last September an arrest warrant was issued for forty-seven year old Randall [...]

Suspects arrested in two recent shootings

In other crime news, police have made arrests in separate shootings that occurred this week. According to investigators, twenty-two year old Carl Egbert Archer is the gunman who opened fire [...]

Brush fires threaten urban areas as well as rural

Anyone driving from Belize City to Belmopan can’t help but notice the large areas of burnt and burning countryside. These seasonal fires are not unusual in that pine ridge terrain [...]

Women’s Dept. launches handbook for men

The issue of domestic violence is a complex one, both for the perpetrator and victim. What is not hard to figure out, however, is that something needs to be done [...]

Dangriga woman is latest Lotto winner

A Dangriga woman is seventy-seven thousand dollars richer after winning Wednesday’s lotto jackpot. This afternoon Pearl Valdez picked up her cheque from Tropical Gaming’s office and told News Five her [...]

Tradewinds trainees head out to sea

The military exercise known as Tradewinds 2007 continued today, but while most of the multinational force trained in the heat and dust of the mainland, one contingent of participants headed [...]