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P.U.C. blacks out B.E.L.’s price hike request; int’l expert to review findings

Belize Electricity Limited and the Public Utilities Commission continue to buck heads tonight over the power company’s request for an increase in rates. On Friday, the P.U.C. announced that even [...]

San Ignacio janitor bludgeoned to death

Tonight investigators in the Cayo district are still searching for the killer or killers who murdered a San Ignacio resident. According to police, the body of fifty-six year old Feliciano [...]

Bizarre shooting in Ladyville: murder or suicide?

A Ladyville family is in mourning tonight following the sudden and bizarre death of their loved one on Friday night. We say bizarre because as News Five’s Marion Ali reports, [...]

U.S. sex offender busted in Punta Gorda

Another U.S. fugitive has been caught in Belize and sent back home. His name is Kevin Daniel Murphy, a resident of Utah. Here’s how his local television station reported the [...]

B.D.F. soldier dies in Chiquibul road accident …

Meanwhile, an accident on the Chiquibul Road has left a Belize Defence Force solider dead and eight others injured. According to Commander Dario Tapia, Corporal and medic Zaccheus Pop was [...]

… While former minister arrested for drunk driving

Former P.U.P. minister of state, Marcial Mes, is once again in trouble following an alcohol related traffic mishap. Tonight he is out on police bail following his arrest on charges [...]

Teenage boys jack girls using toy gun

Three minors are in official custody tonight after they used a toy gun to rob their peers on Saturday evening. According to police reports, a sixteen year old and two [...]

Braille manual, video for deaf on HIV launched in Belize City

For most people, talking openly about sex and sexually transmitted diseases can be challenging. So you can imagine what it must be like if you’re disabled and have to go [...]

Annual Festival of Arts kicks off at the Bliss

If you are a student poet, dancer, or musician, May is your month because that’s when the annual event that showcases the country’s most creative students take centre stage. I’m [...]

Gentle Touch beats Cruz Azul in female football action

Good evening, I’m James Adderley. Welcome to this week’s dish of Sports Monday. The Female Football League kicked off its 2008 season with three matches featuring the six competing teams [...]