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Siblings freed of murder charge; 1 witness murdered, 2 missing

Another nolle pros in court and two brothers charged with murder were freed for lack of evidence. Just after one o’clock today, the trial came to a sudden halt and [...]

PM says deficit will affect GOB operations; not development

Turning to the economy, it’s no secret that “haad” times are hitting home and that little under fifty percent of the population is now considered poor according to a Poverty [...]

Some missing funds from City Council returned

It made big news earlier this week when three of its employees were detained pending investigations into more missing monies.  The news plunged City Hall deeper into scandal after the [...]

Threats on the ground for the B.D.F. are real

The Foreign Minister’s artificial border comment made to an OAS reporter in December will not be forgotten soon in particular since the borders remain porous. Still, a handful of B.D.F. [...]

Cousins of murder say cops slashed their tires

There are fresh accusations coming from the Galvez family tonight and it’s against the police.  Today Yolanda Schakron, the aunt of murder victim, Chris Galvez, told News Five that last [...]

Friends of murder victim also claim police harassment

The Chris Galvez murder remains unresolved and the family has maintained there’s been a cover up. Aside from the alleged harassment of the minors on Wednesday night, there were other [...]

Two million dollars donated to Belize for world class children’s clinic

Ground will soon be broken for a medical facility that will cater primarily to children. It’s a momentous endeavor and will bring relief to parents who are forced to take [...]

Will the government negotiate with the teacher’s union?

The Belize National Teachers’ Union says it has been trying since 2008 to sit around the table to re-negotiate its Collective Bargaining Agreement with government. But the B.N.T.U. has publicly [...]

Wei Chao Huang charged for the accident that killed his friend

Twenty-nine year old Tin Yu Tan of Mango Creek lost his life in a traffic accident between miles twenty on the Western Highway in August of 2009. Tan was the [...]

Duo tried to pry open wooden doors, now locked up behind iron bars

Two city residents, who allegedly attempted to rob a house in the St. Martin’s area, are behind bars tonight. Shane Edwards and Leon Yorke were taken before the courts today [...]

Homeless in the city and no change in sight

Two years ago the Belize City Council and the Salvation Army embarked on a programme to provide a roof and meals for the homeless in Belize City.  After countless meetings [...]

Lawyers offended by PM’s defense of hiring ex-wife

Many issues were raised by the Prime Minister at his press conference on Wednesday, including the admission that things will get worst in the next fiscal year. That was bad [...]

Credit Unions to provide micro-financing for 15,000 households

Planning for the Belize Rural Finance Program has been in the works for the past two years. And finally today in Belmopan, the Belize Credit Union League and the government [...]

New call center to provide more jobs during hard times

The unemployment figure stood at twelve point five percent for the third quarter of 2009, that’s according to the Statistical Institute of Belize. The opening of a new business venture [...]

Healthy Living broadens its knowledge about stretch marks

Many women develop them during pregnancy and both genders discover that they can be caused by weight gain.  And the only thing we find uglier than stretch marks is the [...]