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Government halts prepayments to U.H.S.

It was a key part of the deal under which private operators agreed to purchase Universal Health Services, but government is now saying that it will no longer pay U.H.S. [...]

Price controls on flour are nonexistent

On yesterday’s newscast we reported a late afternoon government press release announcing a drastic forty-two percent rise in the price of flour. The release was not particularly clear and did [...]

B.E.L. hit hard by copper thieves

A teenager continues to recover from gunshot injuries at the K.H.M.H. tonight after he was shot by police around one on Saturday morning south of Independence Village. But fifteen year [...]

Utilities do prep work for downtown paving

The downtown area was abuzz with construction today as utilities conducted the necessary groundwork in preparation for the paving of Albert and Regent Streets. On Regent Street trench work was [...]

Four injured in W. Hway accident

Investigations continue tonight into a traffic accident that sent four people to the hospital over the weekend. According to police, around five-forty-five on Sunday evening, a white Plymouth travelling east [...]

Correction: police vehicles purchased, not donated

We have a correction to a story we ran last week on this newscast. Based on erroneous information provided by the police press officer, we reported that six new pick-up [...]

Belize “home game” to be played in Houston

Their performance against St. Kitts was impressive but two months from now, the Belize National Football team must once again rise to the occasion. Because there is no FIFA sanctioned [...]

Wanted: Girl Guides and Guiders

It’s the world’s largest association dedicated to women but like many volunteer groups, membership in Girl Guides is in a slump. While guiding is still relatively popular in the Belize [...]

“Life After Deportation” is cautionary tale

The release of a CD by a local artist is not particularly big news, nor is the return of a deportee from the United States. But when you combine the [...]

News Five seeks Reporter

A vacancy exists for a reporter to join the staff of one of the region’s most highly honoured television news organisations. Applicants should possess the following qualifications: – Associate’s or [...]