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PUP leader ready to battle for party assets

It is not election time, but politics is heating up inside the political parties. The U.D.P. has had a very public fallout between the first female mayor and the prime [...]

Prices of fuel at the pump keep moving up

A new fuel hike was sneaked on consumers at midnight on Wednesday. Starting with the good news; the government approved price for Regular gasoline is now eight dollars and seventy [...]

Women brace for a life in politics

Politics is a nasty business where few women venture in an arena traditionally dominated by men. As it stands there are no female members in Cabinet and the first female [...]

Education minister needs to hold off Cabinet presentation

Turning to the thorny issue of the proposed teacher’s commission, the Belize National Teacher’s Union has written to the Minister of Education imploring that Patrick Faber back off and delay [...]

Influenza cases rises after independence celebrations

The swine flu scare has dissipated, but that does not mean that the cases have reduced. In the private sector, the numbers were up in September. News Five’s Jose Sanchez [...]

Dengue still sending patients to hospital

The other illness that is creating havoc is dengue. If it weren’t for the H1N1, it would make the news more often. While many have fallen sick from H1N1, no [...]

Roy Bennett to stand trial for murder

In the court blotter, on Wednesday two men were acquitted of the murder of Faron Felix and today, his older brother was committed to stand trial in the Supreme Court [...]

CYDP employee locked up for illegal ammunition

There was an early morning bust conducted by police on the Southside of Belize City that led to the discovery of ammunition and the five persons present at home were [...]

Captain Charlie Good back on hunger strike

A regular staple these days in our weekly newscast is Charles and Hirian Good. Last week, Charles said that he would take things to the next level if there wasn’t [...]

Missing youth spotted in Dangriga

On Wednesday night we reported on the disappearance of a Belize City Minor. Twelve year old Jamal Samuels, a student of Unity Presbyterian Primary School was last seen on Friday [...]

Creative tales told at story telling competition

This afternoon at the Bliss Auditorium, the Ministry of Education held its national Preschool Storytelling competition. It’s the second of its kind and this time, eight participants from different zones [...]

Daniella Woolley wins Miss photogenic at Miss Teenager Universe

She was first seen as a contestant on the sixty-fourth Queen of the Bay Pageant on September fifth of this year. And although she did not place, eighteen year old [...]

Healthy Living looks at irritable bowel syndrome

Have you ever felt that your bathroom urges are hindering your freedom to move around? If so, listen up because Healthy living this week looks at a condition that may [...]