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Belize and Guatemala ink the compromis

The compromis has been signed. Just after ten this morning, Minister of Foreign Affairs Wilfred Elrington, Guatemalan Foreign Minister, Haroldo Rodas, and OAS Secretary General Jose Miguel Insulza put their [...]

The million dollar referendum question revealed

The P.U.P.’s were not the only ones to receive a copy of the special agreement. After weeks of speculation by Belizeans as to what was contained in the document, the [...]

UK offers donation for the I.C.J. process

Going to the I.C.J. will cost in the range of twenty million dollars, according to members of the negotiating team. And where is this money coming from? Government will be [...]

Mayan Leaders Alliance opposes going to the I.C.J.

While politicians are seeing the decision to go to the I.C.J. as a necessity to end the Guatemalan claim, many Belizeans are not sure. So far the N.T.U.C.B. has publicly [...]

Toddler perishes; seven families left homeless by fire

A three-year old boy was trapped and perished in a fire at an apartment building over the weekend in Belize City. Seven families were left homeless and the Fire and [...]

Woman gagged and tied during home invasion

A woman is left traumatized tonight after a home intrusion at her home in the Belama Phase Two area after two thieves broke into her home in the wee hours [...]

Armed robbers hold up Jenny’s Shop

Another aggravated burglary was reported over the weekend, this time on Friday night. The victim is thirty-nine year old Xiao Hua Zhu, proprietor of Jenny’s Shop on Meighan Avenue. Zhu [...]

Victim captures burglar in his home

While police search for those two culprits, another burglary victim assisted them by nabbing his own. Around three-fifteen a.m. on Saturday, seventy-five year old Lawrence Matute was asleep at his [...]

Woman gets twenty years for abetment

The charge of abetment is not one that is reported often, but anyone who is charged with that offense can expect a maximum sentence of twenty years. Today, a jury [...]

Ministry justifies importation of pinto beans

While the Ministry of Agriculture insists there is no shortage of red kidney beans, they have still ordered the importation of two hundred thousand pounds of pinto beans into the [...]

Workshop on gang violence in Belize

It’s among the most prevalent causes of deaths within the country of Belize and today, the Ministries of National Security and Education started a three-day workshop to curb gang violence [...]

Kurl Miller wins Bruk Dong competition

The National Institute of Culture and History held its annual Bruk Dong Competition on December Sixth at the House of Culture. The winner of the competition is Kurl Miller of [...]

Llagulei takes Regent Cup Championship 2008

Good evening, I’m James Adderley and you’re playing catch up on Sports Monday. The flags of FIFA and this beautiful Belize gave testimony to the high circumstances yesterday as the [...]

Gimme 5 and Tek It or Leave It lineup for the week

And this notice to our viewers. In addition to your nightly newscast at six-thirty p.m., Channel Five also has additional programs on our regular schedules beginning tonight. For four days [...]