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Espat calls it quits in run for P.U.P. leadership

He is intimately tied to the discredited acts of the defeated administration but it is now certain that on March thirtieth Francis Fonseca will be elected as the new leader [...]

Belize Bank says Central Bank order to pay $10m is unlawful

The latest episode of the missing money scandal has the Central Bank officially doing what Prime Minister Dean Barrow promised to do last week: that is demanding the return of [...]

Young man gunned down in year’s twenty-first murder

It’s the same story…gunshots, another man dead and grieving relatives begging for justice. And as News Five’s Marion Ali reports again, even the police are stumped for clues to the [...]

O.W. infant dies in freak accident

An Orange Walk community is in mourning tonight following the tragic death of a toddler. According to San Felipe villager Isabel Cowo, on Saturday morning her two year old son [...]

Ten year old drowns while swimming in New River

Isabel Cowo isn’t the only Orange Walk mother to have lost a son over the weekend as on Saturday afternoon a family outing to the New River ended in tragedy. [...]

One arrested as several weekend shootings keep police busy

Alcohol is believed to have played a role in a police shooting in Belmopan over the weekend. According to the officers involved, at midnight on Saturday they were on mobile [...]

Shopkeeper wounds robber; cops looking for accomplices

While the attacks on local business houses continue unabated, it’s no surprise that citizens are starting to fight back. That’s what a trio of thieves figured out the hard way [...]

Two charged for city burglary

While that shooter is still at large, two thieves who targeted a home off Coney Drive have been arrested and charged with the crime. According to forty-one year old Rosinele [...]

Dangriga man charged with attempted murder

A Dangriga resident has been charged with attempted murder after he assaulted a shop owner in a drunken rage. According to twenty-two year old Frank Lui, at nine on Friday [...]

B.E.L. seeks 15% hike in electricity rates

Hard pressed consumers, already facing massive raises in the cost of milk, bread, eggs, tortillas and other staples, may soon be asked to bear a fifteen percent hike in the [...]

Local groups support International Year of the Reef

2008 has been declared the International Year of the Reef and with the Belize Barrier Reef voted as one of the seven underwater wonders of the world, a consortium of [...]

Viola Myles dies at age 105

One of Belize’s oldest citizens, Viola Myles, passed away at the Sr. Cecilia Home for the Elderly on Sunday morning. She was one hundred and five years old. Myles had [...]

Exhibition promotes cross section of artists

Belizean artists are never in short supply of talent, it’s the support they lack. But a different kind of exhibition on at the Bliss should appeal to the art aficionados [...]

U.B. Black Jaguars bring home Central American gold

Good evening I’m James Adderley with yet another dish of Sports Monday. Week five of the B.P.F.L. playoffs matched the two leaders inside the M.C.C. Grounds as the Belize Defence [...]