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Fire at Corozal Free Zone leaves many jobless

The H1N1 scare had business at a stand still at the Corozal Free Zone and a fire on Sunday evening will put another dent in its commercial activity. It took [...]

Robber shot and killed; accomplice arrested…

A robbery just before closing time at a grocery store turned deadly for one of two well known robbers, one of them named in last year’s Carnival Day grenade incident. [...]

… And cops say shooting was self defense

And according to the cops, Flores and Major have had previous run-ins with the law. Flores was waiting for his day in court for a charge involving a grenade that [...]

La Democracia resident succumbs to injuries after accident

A twenty-two year old man did not make it to his home in La Democracia on Saturday morning as he fell victim to a traffic accident on the Western Highway. [...]

Ontario Village power struggle disrupts classes…

Ontario Village in the Cayo District is the staging ground for a battle over the future of two schools. So far teachers of the primary school are at home, and [...]

…And former school director says ministry is mediating

Pastor Ernest Tate was not a part of today’s demonstration in Ontario Village because he was in the Capital. A News Five crew caught up with Pastor Tate at the [...]

Fight leaves a black eye on Sadie Vernon school

And in other news, a brawl between two students at the Sadie Vernon High school got way out of hand today. And the victim of it all was a teacher, [...]

Marvin Moguel & Charles Daniels freed of drug charges

It initially appeared as a case of a drug deal gone bad. Police claimed it had in its possession a Ruger brand pistol and two pounds of cocaine taken from [...]

American national fined $3.4 million for damage to reef

Less than a month ago, two foreign vessels sailing around San Pedro Ambergris Caye were moored for several days near delicate patches of reef. The investigation into that incident involving [...]

Senior citizen charged for Aggravated Assault of minor

A seventy year old carpenter finds himself behind bars awaiting trial for allegedly sexually assaulting a four year old minor on May twenty-ninth. Emmanuel Gabourel, also known as “Dawdi” appeared [...]

10yr old survives life threatening injuries from accident

The family of a ten year old boy from the St Martin’s DePorres School in Belize City feels fortunate that he is alive following a traffic ordeal. The young boy [...]

Free Zone Chairman has plans for beautification

The financial crisis is hurting the Corozal Free Zone and recent statistics show there has been a decline in merchandise imports, but this is not slowing the administration of the [...]

Dangriga airstrip re-opens after renovation

If you are a traveller to southern Belize, there is some good news as the Dangriga Town Airstrip was officially re-opened today after weeks of repairs. The work included a [...]

Hurricane season 2009 opens

It’s the first of June and that means the start of the hurricane season. The silver lining is that the weatherman predicts an average year with projections for twelve named [...]

East Side wins Inter-Office All Star game

Good evening, I’m James Adderley and we’re certainly glad you could join us for this rush of Sports Monday. The Belize Defence Force marched into the Peoples’ Stadium yesterday in [...]