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Nunez and Roches fight for seat in Culture Capital

In terms of Belizean municipal geography we have the new capital, the old capital … and the culture capital. And it’s in that southern town where we tonight find News [...]

Andy Palacio laid to rest in Barranco

More than two thousand mourners gathered in Barranco Village on Saturday afternoon to pay their last respects to musician, composer and cultural ambassador Andy Palacio. Tonight News Five’s Rick Romero [...]

High powered weapon used in city murder

After three weeks of relative peace on the streets of Belize City, over the weekend, the fourth and fifth murders of 2008 occurred within hours of each other and less [...]

Police seek public’s help to solve second weekend killing

The second murder on Sunday occurred just before eleven that night. According toinvestigators, when they arrived at the corner of North Creek and Central American Boulevard, they saw the body [...]

Teen saves brothers from burning house

Two young children are alive tonight because of their brave big brother who entered a burning building to save them. According to fire officials, around eight on Sunday morning, they [...]

Two arrested for crack following high speed chase

Two Belize City men are behind bars at Hattieville Prison tonight after they were arrested and charged with Drug Trafficking. According to investigators, around four in the afternoon last week [...]

Robbery suspect charged as victims come forward

If you or someone you know was robbed of jewelry in December, investigators are asking you to visit the Queen Street police station to view a number of pieces that [...]

Regional weather experts gather to discuss climate change

Today Caribbean and Central American weather experts gathered in Belize City in an effort to ensure that climate change is being effectively monitored in the region. Jointly coordinated by the [...]

Robert’s Grove takes top hotel prize in B.T.B. awards

On Friday night, more than three hundred members of Belize’s tourism industry participated in the eighth annual National Tourism Awards ceremony. During the event, thirteen awards were distributed. The Inn [...]

P.U.P. and U.D.P. back out of Orange Walk debate

In political news, Belpac, the Orange Walk based non partisan civic group, has announced that the debate scheduled for January thirty-first has been cancelled. According to a press release issued [...]

F.C. Belize tops Hankook Verdes in RFG Cup play

Good evening, I’m James Adderley and you’re certainly welcomed to this segment we Sports Monday. Week eighteen in the RFG Cup Tournament should have decided who makes the four team [...]

Friends, fans and family pay tribute to Andy Palacio

It’s never easy to say goodbye but today Belizeans mourning the loss of Andy Palacio were comforted by the music, poetry, dance and love that were offered in tribute to [...]

U.H.S. buyers stay mum on financial details

The fact that Universal Health Services has been sold is now public knowledge but the financial details of the deal remain a mystery. This morning the new owners tried to [...]

B.M.L. takes over S.E.L.’s CitCo contracts

Details are still sketchy but tonight it appears that Sanitation Enterprises Limited and the Belize City Council have parted ways. According to a press release issued this afternoon, city administrators [...]

Husband who stabbed wife gets 14 years in jail

A Belize City husband who stabbed his wife and her twelve year old son has been sentenced to spend the next eight years behind bars. According to court reports, when [...]

Teenager to face trial …

Meanwhile, a teenager who tried to cop a plea on a lesser charge will go to trial for his crime. In November 2006, seventeen year old Norman Mckenzie was accused [...]

… While accused gunman walks

Meanwhile another man accused of Attempted Murder was free to leave the court today after the victim asked for the charge to be dropped. According to twenty-eight year old Elton [...]

Woman power challenges incumbent in Rural South

Our campaign coverage continues tonight in the Belize Rural South constituency, which is made up of the islands off the Belize district. Ann-Marie Williams reports from the division’s largest community, [...]

SPEAR poll predicts U.D.P. victory

Based on their past public opinion polls, the results were not exactly unexpected, and SPEAR’s latest research, conducted less than a month before the election, predicts victory for the opposition [...]

Cayo teen dies after knockdown on Western Highway

A Cayo teen has died as a result of a traffic accident. Police reports are that on Wednesday, sixteen year old Thomasita de Jesus Martinez of Central Farm was attempting [...]

Ladyville man charged with burglary

Police have arrested and charged a Ladyville resident with Burglary. This morning nineteen year old Giovanni Mejia appeared in Magistrates’ Court where he pled not guilty and was offered bail [...]

Evidence lacking, D.P.P. withdraws attempted murder charge

He was charged with two counts each of Attempted Murder, Dangerous Harm and Use of Deadly Means of Harm in 2007, but today Ashley Zuniga is a free man. Upon [...]

Accused child molester acquitted in Supreme Court

An accused child molester today walked out of the Supreme Court a free man. Thirty year old Mark Anthony Copius was charged with carnal knowledge of a child in 2006 [...]

Airport boss says finding new airlines, routes will take work…

Ceremonies were held last night for the inauguration of the Airport Development Project at the Philip Goldson International Airport. The project, begun in 2004, involves a two thousand, six hundred [...]

…But consultant says Belize is well positioned for growth

The man who will drive the effort to attract new airlines and the expansion of existing routes is Martin Copeland. Copeland, a Canadian based consultant with long experience in the [...]