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Wife of detained Mexican national speaks out

The story of the Mexican national from Tabasco who was arrested inside the Corozal Free Zone on a gun and ammunition as well as possession of counterfeit currency charge continues [...]

Human Development says Ruha’mah blacklisted from adoptions

Over the past two weeks News Five has reported on a series of cases in which children have been victims of human trafficking and on international adoptions being used to [...]

Jamelia was 1 of four children taken by Michelle Bartoli

While that case was about adoptions, twenty-three year old Jamelia, a Belizean victim of human trafficking, came forward on February twenty-first in the U.S. media to tell her story of [...]

B.S.I. expects to open on Sunday

The Belize Sugar Industry this afternoon announced that the maintenance work on one of its turbines is about to be completed which means that BSI expects to resume operations by [...]

Parents of couple who died in plane crash sues Bowen’s Estate

February twenty-sixth marked the first anniversary of the tragic plane crash that ended fatally for businessman Sir Barry Bowen. Michael and Jillian Casey as well as their two children, Makayla [...]

Kids take over on International Children’s Day of Broadcasting

Around the globe, broadcasters celebrated International Children’s Day of Broadcasting to drive home the point that every child has the right to express his or her opinion freely and to [...]

Cows moo about vesicular stomatitis, not milk

Last week, the Belize Agricultural Health Authority, BAHA, imposed a quarantine on three areas of the Cayo District where cows and a horse had shown signs of a vesicular disease.  [...]

Pregnant 17 year old arrested with group for gun and ammunition

A seventeen year old at the peak of her pregnancy was remanded to prison along with twenty-four year old Orin Michael, eighteen year old Erwin Ellis, thirty-seven year old Margaret [...]

Game meat and river race go hand in hand

If you will be heading to the annual La Ruta Maya race along the river banks of the Macal and Belize Rivers, then you’ll be able to have that coveted [...]

Teen admitted she set Hostel ablaze, Fire Service agrees it’s arson

The findings of investigations into Saturday evening’s fire at the girls’ dorm of the Youth Hostel in Rockville at Mile twenty-one on the Western Highway confirm that it was a [...]

One man protest to stop texting while driving

Do you like to multitask while you are driving? Well many drivers have become accustomed to talking and texting on their cell phones while trying to maneuver through traffic. One [...]

One replacement for fired B.T.B. employees named

The news of further dismissals within the ranks of the Belize Tourism Board spread like wildfire on Wednesday evening when senior managers Shakira Oxley-Tsai and Lloyd Enriquez were both given [...]

Cayo South Area Rep. talks about harmony in Harmonyville

The surveys at Harmonyville Phase six at miles forty and forty one on the Western Highway are just about to begin.  Of the eight hundred plots of land made available [...]

City Hall’s Open Day

They are not usually on the same hymn sheet, but Belize City Mayor Zenaida Moya Flowers and councilors put their best foot forward today for City Hall’s Open Day. A [...]

Exhibit rewrites women’s identities through photographs and paint

An exhibition with a provocative name opens at the Image factory this Friday. It features the Facebook persona of Kate Usher and the works of Jill Burgess depicting the different [...]

Healthy Living’s Top 5 medical tests for women

As you know, March is being celebrated as women’s month.  So this week’s show of Healthy Living is dedicated to highlighting the top five medical tests that women should get [...]

2 senior Belize Tourism Board managers fired

Two weeks ago, Santiago Castillo Jr. along with Stanley Longsworth Jr. were both dumped from the executive of the Belize Tourism Board.  Castillo’s firing as vice chairman was sensational because [...]