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Musa comes clean; missing millions went to pay for U.H.S.

It had been rumoured ever since the new government released a letter from the Venezuelan government asking what happened to a ten million U.S. dollar gift given to Belize just [...]

Family escapes injury but house riddled with bullets

The last few days in Belize City have not seen a homicide but that doesn’t mean the bullets have stopped flying. Two families escaped serious injuries Tuesday morning when a [...]

Cops shoot illegal hunter in Cockscomb, then charge him

A farmer from the Stann Creek district is tonight on remand at Hattieville Prison following a shooting incident last week in the Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary. In a press release [...]

Human remains found in shallow grave off Coastal Road

The unidentified skeletal remains of a human have been unearthed off the Coastal Road. Details are in short supply but police report that acting on information brought to their attention, [...]

Suspects charged in Cayo, Toledo rapes

A suspect has been arrested in the weekend rape of a San Ignacio woman. He is forty-three year Rolando Castillo of George Price Avenue in Santa Elena. The victim told [...]

Prison inmate escapes by swapping identities

His nickname is “Possum” but tonight twenty-three year old prison inmate Kevin Dawson isn’t out of jail because he played dead; it’s because he pretended he was someone else. According [...]

Cabinet resumes policy of briefings …

The new government has decided to continue the much appreciated practice of issuing a written press release following each session of Cabinet. In his first such briefing, Cabinet Secretary James [...]

… While Press Secretary tells media to remain vigilant

And in what promises to be another regular feature of Belizean media life, the Prime Minister’s press secretary, Delroy Cuthkelvin, held the first of what he assured will be many [...]

Forest Dept. will launch campaign against feeding wild animals

Following our story on shark feeding in the Blue Hole on Tuesday’s newscast, this afternoon, officials of the Forest Department told News Five that they are now planning to launch [...]

Top female cop addresses police women

Today the female complement of the Police Department made their presence felt during Women’s Week. The occasion was an award ceremony at the Police Training Academy in Belmopan where three [...]

WIN Belize publishes booklet on strong Belizean women

In another event connected to Women’s Week today WIN Belize displayed a quilt and circulated an accompanying booklet entitled, Quilters: A weaving of the Women’s Movement in Belize”. The publication [...]

Visiting ophthalmologist supplement local health care

Health care is a subject never too far from the thoughts of most Belizeans. And while we recognize that in many critical areas the level of treatment available locally may [...]