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Waters rising dangerously high in southern Belize…

Tropical Depression Number sixteen dissipated in Central Guatemala and western Nicaragua on Thursday causing torrential rains throughout the region where it is reported that four persons died in Costa Rica, [...]

… And in the west, residents evacuated as flooding spreads

News Five’s Duane Moody criss-crossed the northern and western highways and brings a report from affected areas in Crooked Tree Village and the Cayo District where the Chalillo dam is [...]

Chalillo Dam overflowing, low lying areas affected

And there is word from BECOL that the Chalillo Dam has reached full supply level and that water is overflowing by eleven and a half feet. According to BECOL, while [...]

Global financial crisis hits home

The global economic crisis was first seen on Wall Street when stocks began to plummet in the past months. It has found its way around the world from the United [...]

Conrad Lewis gets marching orders

Has political victimization reached the doors of the National Assembly? Conrad Lewis, who has been the clerk in the National Assembly in the Capital, Belmopan City, was fired Thursday, October [...]

G.O.B. asked to rethink scrapping Marion Jones Sporting Complex

On Thursday we reported that the Government of Belize intended to scrap the plans to build the Belize Sports Center at the Marion Jones Sporting Complex. This move by the [...]

Conman goes on rampage in the peninsula

If the following story was a Mastercard commercial it would read: bus trip to Placencia: twenty dollars; two days of free wining and dining: six thousand, one hundred and five [...]

John Williams beats murder rap, gets manslaughter

Today a jury found John Williams not guilty of murder, but guilty of manslaughter for the death of Canuto Velasquez. The nine women and three men deliberated for four hours [...]

Luoie Ganzie appeal dismissed

Meanwhile, the Court of Appeal delivered its decision today in the case of reggae singer Louis Gentle a.k.a. “Louie Ganzie”. Ganzie was sentenced to life in prison after he was [...]

Curl Gordon freed of carnal knowledge charge

And in the Magistrates’ Court, a mother and son were charged today in connection with a report of carnal knowledge made by a fifteen year old girl. Eighteen year old [...]

Man pleads not guilty to counterfeit possession

A Belize City man has been arrested and charged for Possession of Counterfeit Currency. Around ten-fifty on Thursday, police on mobile patrol stopped Windell Pope and conducted a search on [...]

Three injured in Boom accident

A blow-out and rain-slicked roads proved to be a dangerous combination this afternoon on the Northern Highway. Details are sparse, but just before two p.m., a van belonging to Rosales [...]

G.O.B. announces new bus schedules

Earlier this month the Ministry of Transportation announced the zoning system for the southern and western parts of the country, and while there have been protests since then, G.O.B. today [...]

Safiyyah has what’s happening in Belize this weekend

Don’t let the rainy weather get you down. Saffiyah has suggestions for indoor activities that can occupy your time mind and she’ll tell you where you can get the best [...]