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Over 100 workers of South Beach protest in San Pedro

It’s a project that has been under the microscope since late last year due to environmental concerns. The South Beach project on San Pedro Town is back in the news [...]

Budget presentation to the House delayed

During last Wednesday’s consultation in Belize City, Prime Minister Dean Barrow made the announcement that the budget presentation to the House of Representatives would be on February twenty-seventh. But tonight [...]

Global financial crisis hits I.D.B. at 1.9 billion dollars

In other economic news, the global crisis is affecting all financial sectors and reports in the international media are that it has hit home with the Inter-American Development Bank. Internal [...]

Sugar Industry Board seeking buyer for core sampler

When we checked today we were told that the contentious core sampler machine, which brought the sugar industry to its knees in a twelve day strike earlier this month, has [...]

T.C.G.A. distances itself from Maya Leaders Alliance

The Mayan Leaders Alliance and the Toledo Alcalde Association have been the driving force of the Maya Land Right’s lawsuit over communal land rights. While it appears that there has [...]

Archie Lee closed down by City Council

It is four days now that Archie Lee’s Shopping City Convenience Store and Restaurant on Central American Boulevard has been closed for business. And according to the proprietors, the losses [...]

Youth Cadet tries to torch building’s bathroom

A resident of the Youth Cadet Corps is in big trouble, not only with his parents with but the law. According to reports from the Family Court, today the teen [...]

Woman fined $10,000 for trying to sneak weed into prison

A woman has been fined ten thousand dollars for trying to sneak weed into the Hattieville Prison. On Monday twenty-one year old Janet Bernard was busted with just over two [...]

Three men rob Jackie’s Supermarket and customers

Jackie’s Supermarket on Dolphin Drive in Belize City was robbed last night. Forty-two year old Jian Xianey Zheng, the proprietor of the store, which is located in the yard behind [...]

Unitedville villager charged with Carnal Knowledge

A twenty-three year old man of Unitedville Village in the Cayo District has been arrested for having sex with a minor. On Monday, the fifteen year old girl and her [...]

2009 Math Olympiad kicks off in Orange Walk

The Social Security Board opened the 2009 Belize Math Olympiad on Friday at the multipurpose building in Orange Walk Town. This is the third annual competition and two regional tournaments, [...]

Tsunami Skydivers glide to San Pedro

Every February Rich Grimm of Tsunami Skydivers packs up a group of adventurers from all over the world and heads to Belize. The expedition lasts about a week and one [...]

Group B takes the stage on Masters of the Floor

It’s a wholesome youth show that is geared for the entire family and it is live right here on Channel Five. We are talking about the new dance show, Masters [...]

Mayoral candidates for Belmopan share their plans

This morning the Belmopan mayoral candidates for the two major parties made their scheduled pre-election appearance on the Open Your Eyes morning show. The P.U.P.’s candidate is Rosalie Casey, a [...]

V.I.P. candidates says it’s his party’s turn to win

And while most of focus has been on the P.U.P. and the U.D.P. as we reported yesterday, there are some independents and less known political groups that are also contesting [...]