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Belmopan reverses field, won’t sell Bacalar Chico

It was almost an identical scenario to that which unfolded in the awarding of preferential oil leases to three well connected businessmen. That is, the Opposition leader cries scandal, the [...]

Bailey-Martinez finally hands in report

It took her longer than expected, but late this afternoon Merlene Bailey Martinez, co-chair of the Commission of Inquiry into the Development Finance Corporation, delivered her report to the Prime [...]

Latest police recruits graduate in Belmopan

This morning, the eighty-third recruit squad marched ceremoniously across the Arthur Adolphus Parade Square as they officially graduated from the Police Training Academy. Over the last six months, the seventy-three [...]

Minister comments on charges against policemen

And while the Police Department celebrated the newest cops to hit the block, this afternoon Minister of Home Affairs Ralph Fonseca responded to public outcry following the collapse to the [...]

Orange Walk cyclist killed in hit and run

The police have yet another hit and run mystery to solve. The accident that occurred just before seven on Monday night took the life of forty-eight year old Daniel Diaz. [...]

Forged papers allowed undervalued car imports

Customs officials have declined to comment on a case of forgery that Belize City police are investigating, telling News Five that the detective work has only just begun. According to [...]

Crimestoppers and B.E.L. begin fundraising initiative

Only four years since its formation, the organisation known as Crimestoppers has become a regular part of the law enforcement and media scenes. But as crime and violence continue to [...]

Workshop looks at H.I.V. as human rights issue

Activists in the field of HIV have long maintained that stigma and discrimination form a barrier to combating the disease and this week, two workshops by separate organisations are focussing [...]

K.H.M.H. seeks to raise level of patient service

Whether it’s a botched operation, crumbling infrastructure or political interference, the nation’s largest medical facility often seems like the place we love to hate. But like a trusty Timex watch, [...]

Belizeans take 2nd place for tourism essay, cycling race

They say that nice guys finish last … but tonight we have news of some nice Belizeans—a guy and a gal actually—who finished second. One is eleven year old Alexander [...]