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Mother who killed infant sentenced to eight years

Eight years in jail; that’s what it came down to for twenty-three year old Shian White when she appeared before Justice Adolph Lucas in the Supreme Court today. White is [...]

Will there be charges against council cashiers who stole over $60,000

The three employees who were detained in connection with funds stolen from City Hall were released after forty-eight hours in police custody, but the investigation goes on. And if you [...]

BML and City Council in court over million dollar debt

While the council attempts to get back all the funds that were stolen, city Hall is still faced with a cash flow problem. The councils mounting debt with the companies [...]

Citrus industry problems affecting foreign investor confidence

There’s more trouble brewing in the Pomona Valley where a protracted battle is getting nastier and dangerous between the Citrus Products of Belize Limited and Citrus Growers Association over issues [...]

CPBL director says problems can be easily resolved

According to Canton, the dispute is regrettable since the problems stem from petty issues that can easily be resolved. And as detrimental as it can be to the growth of [...]

Budget’s sixty million dollar hole subject to Cabinet scrutiny

The sixty million dollar projected deficit for the budget for the next fiscal year, as heard from the lips of Prime Minister Dean Barrow on Wednesday, continues to resonate in [...]

Influenza A (H1N1) vaccine finally in Belize

Since the scare in 2009 of the H1N1 virus not much has been heard of the influenza.  In fact, at last count the Ministry of Health reported forty-seven confirmed cases, [...]

Buses permitted to cross Mexican border on weekends

The gamma ray screening process which was implemented at Mexico’s border stopped Belizean buses from crossing the border in January.  There was a public outcry as visitors were forced to [...]

Hazardous waste found amongst regular garbage

Earlier in the week, the councilor responsible for garbage, Philip Willoughby, was sniffing around the dumpsite and he uncovered a situation that could have serious repercussions.  Medical waste such as [...]

Coast Guard officer caught stealing fuel

Either greed or the rising cost of fuel has resulted in the theft of gasoline from the Belize National Coast Guard. It wasn’t a burglar prowling inside the compound outside, [...]

YMCA neighborhood watch and City Council team up

The offices of the Young Men’s Christian’s Association (YMCA) on Faber’s Road Extension in Belize City is sitting in an area that is a virtual speed zone.  Not many drivers [...]

Veteran reporter retires from the media

Here is the face of one of Belize’s longest serving media workers.  Whether it was her knack for journalism or her anchoring skills, Jacqueline Godwin, formerly Jacqueline Woods is saying [...]

What’s Happening Belize Valentine special

It’s a weekend of love and Channel Five is hosting a Valentine’s Day concert tonight. So head out and join us. But if you’re looking for the perfect gifts to [...]