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Arguments conclude in Krem/Ashcroft case

The case of Sagis Limited versus Krem Radio wound up today as lawyers for both sides presented their summations in the court of Chief Justice Abdulai Conteh. The picture painted [...]

Burglar caught in the act sentenced to five years …

It doesn’t often happen, but last night a burglar was caught red-handed. Around eight-thirty on Monday night police received information that an alarm was blaring in the Ridge Lagoon subdivision [...]

… While Mahogany Heights thief gets three

It was a bad day for thieves as today yet another burglar was sentenced to three years in prison. Twenty-eight year old Kenny Clark of La Democracia received the bad [...]

Villager drowns in New River Lagoon

A man from the village of Chan Pine Ridge is believed to have drowned in the New River Lagoon. According to police, on Sunday evening twenty-six year old Gabriel Perez [...]

Customs boss admits shortcomings in security

Two recent cases of missing containers have highlighted some major shortcomings at the Customs Department. Today comptroller Gregory Gibson told News Five’s Marion Ali that, at least in these instances, [...]

Fisherman nearly drowns when crowded boat capsizes

A fisherman narrowly escaped death this evening when the sailboat in which he was traveling capsized about half a mile out of Belize City Harbour. The unnamed man was reportedly [...]

Mexico offers scholarships to Belizeans

It’s that time of year when students who are thinking of furthering their education begin preparations for the August intake. But if you are one of the hundreds still looking [...]

U.S. military follows up on local construction projects

They may no longer award university scholarships like the Mexicans and Cubans do today, but the United States government is not stingy when it comes to deploying its military construction [...]

Cruise ship industry plans vital improvements

It employs a significant number of people, particularly in Belize City, and while it is debatable how much cash the cruise ship industry really leaves in the country, there is [...]

Bz. District children’s Festival of Arts opens at Bliss

Last week it was secondary school students taking the stage at the Bliss Centre for the Performing Arts. This week it’s the Belize District’s primary schoolers. Here are some excerpts [...]