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G.O.B. donates truck/engines to Coast Guard

For the past two years, the members of the National Coast Guard Service have been patrolling Belizean waters but our limited resources are no match for the expanse of the [...]

September Celebrations calendar launched

The countdown to the September celebrations has officially begun. This morning the steering committee launched the calendar and playbill for the 2007 list of activities during ceremonies at the Belize [...]

Herbert Wiltshire is week 3 KTV winner

Last night Ultimate KTV returned to the stage at the Bliss with a bang. First came the announcement that the winner of week three was Belize City’s Herbert Wiltshire. He [...]

Well-known street figure executed in Pink’s Alley

Gunshots rang out in the Pink’s Alley neighbourhood on Monday night and in the silence that followed, residents emerged to find their friend and loved one murdered. And while the [...]

Belize City messenger charged w/ Sunday shooting

Meanwhile, investigations into Sunday night’s shooting in the Rocky Road area have resulted in the arrest of one man. Police reports are that twenty year old Ashley Zuniga has been [...]

Deportee found w/ unlicensed gun … again

While homicide detectives are working overtime following the spate of shootings in the old capital, their colleagues at the Anti-Drug Unit are also keeping busy. Last Thursday, a mobile unit [...]

American tourist drowns while snorkelling

An American tourist visiting his daughter in Belize has drowned at sea. According to police reports, around noon on Sunday sixty year old Terrence Langville was snorkelling at Gallows Point, [...]

Carnival ships to return to Belize on Thurs…

In the immediate aftermath of Hurricane Dean the cancellation of cruise ships calling on ports along the Yucatan peninsula was to be expected but even after the all clear had [...]

…but cruise tourists complaints mean trouble

And while those working in the cruise tourism sector are anxiously awaiting the Valor and the Legend next Thursday, an even bigger problem is brewing in the Belize City habour. [...]

Spanish Gov’t donates equipment to Bz. district students

Over the last two days, representatives of the government and people of Spain have been in Belize to hand over computers and kitchen appliances to two local institutions. News Five’s [...]

Free Zone/Chetumal open for business

One week after Hurricane Dean slammed into Northern Belize and Southern Mexico, efforts to clean up, rebuild and reopen are well underway. Today I travelled to two popular sites in [...]

Belize City teenager killed in predawn shooting

Tonight Belize City police are investigating yet another homicide that has claimed the life of a teenager. News Five’s Janelle Chanona reports. Janelle Chanona, Reporting Tonight family and friends continue [...]

Three men arrested for Friday’s fatal stabbing

And while cops are looking for Duhanney’s killer, three men have been arrested and charged in connection to the stabbing murder of twenty-five year old Mark Emmanuel Flowers. This morning, [...]

Ex-lover charged for shooting woman’s new boyfriend

Tonight a Belize City man is recovering from gunshot wounds and his girlfriend’s ex-boyfriend is accused of pulling the trigger. According to police reports, around five on Sunday morning, twenty [...]

Spate of shootings prompt strong words from police

The weekend’s violence continued on Sunday as three men were injured as they hung out near the corner of West Canal and Rocky Road. Cops say around seven thirty that [...]

Cops seek suspect in Belmopan mother’s murder

In news just in from Belmopan, authorities are asking for the public’s assistance in locating a suspect in connection to the gruesome killing of a Belmopan woman. According to investigators, [...]

Southern Hway accident claims life of Cayo man

A traffic accident on the Southern Highway over the weekend has claimed the life of a Cayo man. According to police, around three-thirty on Saturday afternoon motorists alerted them to [...]

Hurricane Dean damage tallied at 100 million dollars

As Belizeans in the north continue to recover from the destruction of Hurricane Dean, government calculators have been assessing the storm’s financial impact on the country. In a statement released [...]

New coordinator heads up relief efforts

This morning cameraman Chris Mangar and I travelled to areas devastated by Hurricane Dean and found that relief is beginning to take root. Jacqueline Godwin, Reporting Recovery efforts are well [...]

Village cop armed with new wheels

And while most of the donations these days are heading north, this afternoon, the Belize Police Department also benefited from such a contribution. Today the Belize Police Department took possession [...]

Albert boys rule Over 35 Basketball

James Adderley, Reporting Good evening, I’m James Adderley with this fresh dish of Sport’s Monday. So, we take you out to the City Centre Friday night, where the Albert Team [...]

P.M. defends handling of hurricane relief

It’s the end of a long week for the people of northern Belize and those who are working to return their lives to what could pass for normalcy. With relief [...]

Early morning stabbing leaves city youth dead

A Belize City man was fatally stabbed in the wee hours of this morning. Around two forty-five police were called to the Newtown Barracks where they found twenty-five year old [...]

B.E.L. reports progress in restoring power

Belize Electricity Limited reports that they are making rapid progress in the restoration of service to areas affected by Hurricane Dean. According to a company release, current has been restored [...]

U.N. agencies pledge support for relief effort

Today the United Nations, through the local offices of WHO, U.N.D.P., U.N.F.P.A. and the Office of Humanitarian Affairs, announced that they will render humanitarian aid to Belize in the wake [...]