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London Court of Intl Arbitration rules in favour of Bze Bank

This past Monday, the Government of Belize trumpeted the news that the London Court of International Arbitration had ruled that a settlement agreement between the Belize Bank and the Government [...]

Ministry of Health says don’t swim in Macal River

The recent discoloration of the Macal River where it meets the Chalillo Dam has been a major cause of concern for environmentalists. The Ministry of Health, the Department of Environment [...]

Day number 3 for school warden’s protest

Today is day three of Charles and Hirian Good’s protest in front of the Supreme Court in Belize City. Hirian still wants her job back as a school warden at [...]

Cops foil robbery and shoot suspect

Police believe they were at the right place at the right time to foil a robbery planned by three culprits in Belize City. But that’s not all and in the [...]

Mother doesn’t want investigation into newborn’s death

Today marks one week since Salome Busano gave birth to a baby boy at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital and three days since he died. After the incident, Busano accused [...]

“Small Change” takes son to court for Theft

They say blood is thicker than water, but that did not hold today for one father who took his son to court for theft. Robert Wagner, who is better known [...]

Father sentenced to 19 years for incest

While it was father versus son in Belize City, in the Belmopan Magistrate Court a thirty-nine year old man was sentenced for the crime of Incest on his eleven year [...]

Youth claims police brutality

Another youth has come forward to accuse a police officer of brutality. Mark Godoy Junior is claiming that he was taken to a crime scene and beaten before being charged [...]

Police crime statistics for first and second quarters

The crime statistics released by the Police Department on Wednesday show that there were fourteen categories of crime committed throughout the country between January and August fifteenth of this year. [...]

Kolbe’s Ashcroft Rehabilitation program graduates 80

The Kolbe auditorium was packed with family and friends as eighty persons including prisoners and officers received certificates from the Ashcroft Rehabilitation Program. It was the completion of Kolbe’s eleventh [...]

National Fire Service gets 21 new recruits

Firefighting is a job normally reserved for men, but News Five’s Jose Sanchez found out today that at least one woman in Belize City, is blazing trails in this dangerous [...]

National Basketball Team still awaits appeal results

The basketball dream team received a heroes’ welcome when they returned home on Saturday but it is still not certain if they will keep their silver trophy. The team played [...]

Belize Bank promotion offers cool prizes

There was more than just cash coming from the Belize Bank today as it held the first of three raffles under its consumer loans program. It’s the bank’s way of [...]

Dorothy Menzies Childcare Centre receives donation

The children at the Dorothy Menzies Childcare Centre were the beneficiaries of a donation of canned foods today. The items came from persons who contributed to the efforts of entrepreneur, [...]

Watina #1 on Amazon World Music top 100 of all time

Andy Palacio’s final album, Watina, has notched higher in its growing list of accolades. has named the compilation number one on its One Hundred Greatest World Music Albums of [...]

Carnival mass bands preparing for September

It is one of the biggest events in the September calendar. It’s carnival…and thousands line up the streets in the old capital to view the road march of revelers. Delahnie [...]

Safiyyah finds entertainment for the family

Hey I’m Safiyyah and this is What’s Happening Belize. This Friday night there will be another edition of French Kiss presented by Elegance. This bash will be held inside the [...]