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Auditor General reports make explosive revelations

The Constitution requires the Auditor General to watch over the public purse. But the last time a Report from the Auditor General was tabled in Parliament was way back in [...]

Bill to increase telephone tax to be introduced Friday

And still on the House, we’ve been reporting that government intends to amend the Business Tax Act and at tomorrow’s meeting the Bill will be presented for its first reading [...]

B.M.D.C. says there is enough rice

And from taxes to rice, on November tenth the Belize Agro-productive Sector fired off a letter to Prime Minister Dean Barrow expressing outrage at the recent importation of rice. The [...]

B.E.L. says it’s broke, not so says P.U.C.

It is not only rice farmers that are complaining, they are joined by the Belize Electricity Limited that is saying it is broke. In the fight between the two elephants [...]

Lotto winner: UB student and mother

The utility company may be broke but a UB nursing student and a mother of three is a more than a hundred thousand dollars richer. Tonight twenty-eight year old Erlett [...]

NBC’s Matt Lauer will feature Blue Hole on Today Show

And in another piece of good news, NBC’s Today Show co-host Matt Lauer is coming to Belize. The Today Show is a staple breakfast show of the United States of [...]

More chaos in transportation industry

The Ministry of Transport’s rescheduling and zoning of the commercial bus industry was supposed to alleviate the problem of overcrowding. But as we found out yesterday morning, exactly three weeks [...]

Deputy Mayor missing, city streets in disrepair

You don’t have to be a driver to notice that Belize City streets are in desperate need for repairs. For far too long city residents have been clamoring for help [...]

Woman charged with attempted theft of bed sheets

A domestic worker of Flamboyant Street in Belize City who allegedly attempted to help herself to bed sheets has been charged with Attempted Theft. Today fifty-one year old Martha Young [...]

Cops arrest Luis Williams for Winchester shotgun

Gun amnesty has been extended for a month and there are still many Belizeans who do not intend to take advantage of the program to hand in illegal weapons without [...]

Passenger nabbed for carrying marijuana on bus

A Santa Elena resident boarded a bus a free man but came off it a prisoner. On occasion criminals use public transportation to peddle drugs. But one man did not [...]

Cases of sex abuse in Burrell Boom, P.G., and Caye Caulker

Sexual assaults on minors have become constant on our newscast and tonight we report on three more cases of Carnal Knowledge. In the first instance, Ladyville police are searching for [...]

Diana Chavarria: Police detained kids without parent consent

There was a ruckus when eight kids were taken to the Queen Street Police Station for kicking a ball that accidentally hit a three year old child on Tuesday night. [...]

Burrell Boom residents get medical assistance

The flood waters are slowly receding and affected communities are on their way to recovery. Today a News Five team accompanied Joint Task Force Bravo comprising the U.S. and Belize [...]

Mexican ensemble performs at House of Culture, Benque Viejo

Courtesy of the Mexican Embassy and NICH, the Xalapa Marimba and Percussion Ensemble will be performing in Belize City and Benque Viejo del Carmen beginning this evening. The much acclaimed [...]

Healthy Living: How diabetes affects lifestyles

In Part two of our Diabetes Series, we look at the different types of diabetes and lifestyles for diabetics . Healthy Living has details. Marleni Cuellar, Reporting Every year on [...]