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G.O.B. loses round one of battle with Belize Bank

The Belize Bank won the first round of the battle over the ten million dollars U.S. from Venezuela that government is attempting to recover. This morning the Chief Justice issued [...]

Telemedia seeks injunction to restrain Attorney Lois Young

In other legal issues before the Courts, this morning Justice John Muria heard arguments in the case of Christine Perriott versus Telemedia. Last year Perriott brought a claim against Telemedia [...]

Accused grenade bomber faces new charges

Police threw the book at the alleged grenade bomber, Akeen Smith, who already faces the rap for murder, adding six new charges relating to the same incident in May in [...]

Culprit charged in cable company robbery

As we reported in last night’s newscast, police have apprehended the man that robbed the Centaur Cable Company at gunpoint on Wednesday. And this morning, the lone gunman, twenty five [...]

Coast Guard officer appears in court for forgery

In more news from Magistrates’ Court, twenty-one year old Marlon Hernandez, an officer of the Belize National Coast Guard, was charged with six offences, including forgery, when he appeared in [...]

Police charge Succotz man for Jerson Paguada murder

Just before expiring, he told police that his injuries were the result of an accident. But today, Benque Viejo police have charged a man with the murder of twenty-five year [...]

Mother of four is slaughtered by jealous husband

A mother of four is murdered by the hands of her common law husband in Santa Elena. An early morning confession and swift arrest by police does little to dull [...]

Brother of murder victim plea for increased police patrols

Meanwhile, News Five caught up with Alfonso Xis, who is the brother of forty-two year old Angel Xis and the uncle of eighteen year old Marcos Xis, who were both [...]

Tropic Air breaks ground for multi-million dollar investment

The tourism industry got a major boost this morning that is expected to further grow confidence in the industry. It’s a new investment worth fifty million dollars which, when completed, [...]

Minister wants bigger budget for tourism

The budget for the financial year 2008-2009 is to be presented on July fourteenth, and already there are murmurings of displeasure among government ministers. Delayed because of the February seventh [...]

Government of Cuba awards fifteen scholarships to Belizeans

Fifteen more Belizeans will be furthering their education in Cuba courtesy of scholarships from that government. According to a release from the Cuban Embassy, the students will be pursuing degrees [...]

Carnival Association gears up for grand season

The Belize Carnival Association gears up for this year’s season. While finances are a problem, the association promises that the carnival will be as grand and vibrant as ever. News [...]