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Belize beats Costa Rica and heads to COCABA finals

Yesterday it was Panama, today in semifinal play Team Belize—Belizean Heritage—won comfortably over Costa Rica by twenty-four points on the way to proving that games should be settled on the [...]

Heroes welcome for team Belize

And Minister of Sports, Elvin Penner, left the country this morning to join the throng of supporters standing behind the Belize National Team in Cancun, Mexico. Penner, along with representatives [...]

Coach says its time for proper basketball facilities…

But after Saturday’s motorcade, what’s next for Team Belizean Heritage after the COCABA Championship for men is still up in the air. Yet the possibilities seem endless at this point [...]

…And Sports Council Executive Director responds

Tomorrow the Ministry of Sports will break ground for the phase one of the reconstruction of the Marion Jones Sporting Complex. During halftime our correspondent in Cancun, Ava Lovell, caught [...]

Official Independence program moved to Belmopan

The September celebrations are only a few weeks away. But the plans are already underway for this year’s celebration. There was a one-liner minor mention in Tuesday’s cabinet press release [...]

More route problems in transport industry

The current transportation schedules that exist in the south and west were introduced last October. And since then there have been many complaints about the quality of service provided, the [...]

Workshop helps social workers to hone skills

Social workers within the Ministry of Human Development have been participating in a three day workshop at the Belize Institute of Management in Belize City. Facilitator Dr. Peta Anne Baker, [...]

Prisoners’ talents steal the show at Kolbe

It is the seventh year that the Kolbe Foundation has been in control of the prison facilities. And since Sunday, August ninth, activities marking Kolbe Week have been taking place, [...]

Belize Defence Force summer camp ends

Today marks the conclusion in the second phase of the Belize Defense Force Summer Camp Program 2009. More than one hundred and seventy students from across the country participated in [...]

Ride-by shooting puts two victims in hospital

Two people are in the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital after they were shot last night in Belize City. The incident happened shortly before eight on the street in front of [...]

Man remanded for allegedly stealing groceries

An eighteen year old Mahogany Street resident was charged with Burglary today when he appeared before Magistrate Tracy Sosa. The youth, Alexander Nunez, allegedly broke into a store in the [...]

Farmer charged for drugs and ammo

It was not a good day in court for thirty-four year old Elliott Palacio, a farmer from Bermudian Landing who was caught with illegal drugs and ammunition. Palacio was charged [...]

M.O.E. offers training for P.E. teachers

It’s not considered one of the core subjects in the curriculum, but Physical Education classes are essential to the holistic development of children. The problem in Belize—particularly at the primary [...]

Mile long road of problems for San Pedro developer

Last week News Five reported on the controversial development in San Pedro Town by developer, David Mitchell. Mitchell is constructing a mile long road that will connect the east and [...]

Hopkins villagers upset about development project

But San Pedro is not the only community with environmental controversy. On Tuesday night, villagers of Hopkins in the Stann Creek District gathered to discuss dredging activities that are taking [...]