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Environmental Bill targets glass but not plastic bottles

The debate is growing over a new piece of legislation that went through the House almost unnoticed. It is a bill to add a deposit of twenty-five cents to imports [...]

Teen stabbed on Orange Street

They say secrecy among friends is bad manners, but drinking among friends can be much worse. Such was the case today when an early morning incident among drinking men ended [...]

Suspects questioned for Valley of Peace Double Murder

Belmopan police say they have a lead in connection with Saturday morning’s double slayings in the Valley of Peace community in the west. While they would not say who they’re [...]

U.S. Ambassador gets familiar with Belize

One week ago, he arrived to head the U.S. diplomatic mission to Belize. Ambassador Vinai Thummalapally made a brief statement to the media on arrival at the P.G.I.A. and was [...]

Over 100 students of St. John Vianney sick with flu

The influenza is sweeping through Belize City schools. Last week various schools sent students home as a result of the flu. Today over a hundred students were absent from classes [...]

Mother of sick children says she’s unable to get flu medication

And while the school has been unable to contact the authorities, a mother of five sick children says she’s had her own share of problems with the health system. Jermin [...]

Holy Redeemer teacher robbed in classroom

Schools have become the new target of thieves and News Five found that a brazen thief went too far in the most recent robbery. The robber not only pounced on [...]

…And principal vows to implement measures to prevent attacks

School Principal, Suzette Arzu, says the school will take measures to prevent further attacks. Suzette Arzu, Principal, Holy Redeemer Primary “We’re making sure that the gates are locked at all [...]

Student busted with 2.9 grams of cocaine

He was busted last night with of twenty-one parcels of cocaine containing two point nine grams. And this morning nineteen year old Evan Ferguson, who claims he is a fourth [...]

Men charged with burglary of pastor’s home

Also in court, the book was thrown at two men accused of burglarizing the home of Pastor Allan Kingston of Bermudian Landing. Twenty-eight year old Deon Brackett and twenty year [...]

Good Samaritan donates bus shed to community

He has worked in construction for decades, he tried politics and ran against Zenaida Moya Flowers as the U.D.P.’s mayoral candidate in 2006 and on Tuesday Rudolph Anderson added Good [...]

P.U.P. creates new posts in its executive body

In political news, the People’s United Party met in Independence Hall. It was no ordinary executive meeting. In fact, the purpose was to get the nod of the executive body [...]

Protesting couple warned, then Charlie Good Arrested

Charlie Good and his wife embarked on a protest on August eighteen over the political firing of Misses Good. In the past month, through rain and shine and at night [...]

B.D.F. soldiers graduate from skills training program

Earlier today, thirty soldiers of the Light Engineering Company of the B.D.F., were recognized for completing a skills training program. The thirty now head back to camp to ply their [...]