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Price of fish at the market goes up

This Good Friday, fish will be the preferred dish on many tables among Catholic families. It is a tradition that is related to the day when Catholics typically abstain from [...]

Should foreigners ride? Viewers answer in online poll

Turning to Tuesday’s question; in past years, foreign riders have been taking away the coveted title of Cross Country Champ and the prestigious garland of the nation’s biggest sporting event. [...]

Riders prepare for historic Cycling Classic

Just before news time, riders of the eighty-third Cross Country paraded through the City streets. It’s the traditional pre-race that provides fans with the opportunity to get acquainted with the [...]

AK-47 amongst other items recovered during police raids

This morning the police department conducted a city wide raid long before the crack of dawn.  From four o’clock until ten this morning, personnel from Special Branch, Crimes Investigation Branch, [...]

OCEANA buys trawlers, but boats netted in litigation

This morning in the Supreme Court, Attorney Fred Lumor appeared on behalf of the Development Finance Cooperation (D.F.C.) before Justice Michelle Arana seeking an injunction against Northern Fishermen Cooperative. On [...]

The art of making cross buns for Easter

Easter isn’t complete without the usual goodies, some of which are age old traditions. One such delight is the Cross Bun; an Easter treat that we look forward to every [...]

An Easter Message from Canon Flowers

Where will you be going to spend your Easter holiday? While many will use the time to delve into the beaches and bask in the sun with umbrella garnished drinks, [...]

Police give safety tips for those traveling this holiday

While Canon Flowers spoke about the true meaning of the holiday, Easter is also a time that unsavory criminals take advantage of unattended homes.  Police Press Officer Fitzroy Yearwood also [...]

Umalali singers leaving Belize to go on tour

Earlier today, the Garifuna Collective and the Umalali Women’s Choir left for the U.S on tour. The group of more than thirty powerful voices from Guatemala, Honduras and Belize, have [...]

Taxi driver found dead

The body of an elderly cab driver was found this morning at his home on Central American Boulevard. The sixty-eight year old was last seen on Sunday. Randall Bradley was [...]

3 U.S. predatory fugitives in Corozal in a month

Belize is well known as the country that globally has the second highest fugitive returns to the United States. Recently, the U.S. State Department honored three officers for their work [...]

Credit Union promises to work with onion farmers in Corozal

On Tuesday, we reported on the plight of the onions farmers from the northern districts who diversified from sugar cane to onion production only to now find out that the [...]

Belmopan’s Daniel Aguirre wins KTV Latino 2011

Across the country and among the Belizean Diaspora abroad, thousands were glued to their television sets for the grand finale of KTV Latino Season Two—the most popular local entertainment on [...]

Channel 7’s owner uses Telemedia position to salivate at Channel 5

It is almost two years since the Government brazenly nationalized Telemedia in August of 2009.  While Telemedia’s former shareholders are anticipating a favorable Court of Appeal decision any time now, [...]

Belize National Teachers Union supports Moses Sulph

The Belize National Teachers Union issued a press release today expressing support for Moses Sulph, the social activist who was fired from his job as a clerk at the General [...]

Senior Citizen acquitted of carnal knowledge charge

Early this afternoon, a fifty-five year old Belize City man was acquitted of the carnal knowledge of a young girl. Anthony “Chuwaah” Myvette was unrepresented in the two-day trial in [...]

The trial against alleged customs burglars underway

The case of two of four men accused of burglarizing the customs excise building on Ceasar Ridge in September 2009 came up in court today. But before the trial could [...]

Primary school student injured in incident at Michael Finnegan’s market

A primary school student, out on Easter vacation, is this evening lucky to have escaped serious injury after a wrought-iron gate fell on him at the Michael Finnegan Market.  A [...]

Eden Martinez takes over P.M. role during Easter break

The Prime Minister is having an early start on the Easter holidays. He and his family left today for Miami where they will be on personal time until next Tuesday. [...]

Governor General to attend Royal Wedding of Prince William and Kate

There is other news from Belmopan; it involves the head of state, the Governor General Sir Colville Young. News Five has learnt that the G.G. and Lady Young have accepted [...]

Jades of Belize Exhibit given a new face

The Jades of Belize Exhibit has been running for the past five years at the Museum of Belize.  Thousands have walked through the museum to experience the wonders of the [...]

Local onions rotting on ground while G.O.B. imports onions from Holland

Close to a million pounds of onions are rotting in fields in northern districts. They are worth millions of dollars. Onion farmers invested heavily years ago to begin production of [...]

Hattieville woman says ex tried to take her life

A Hattieville woman says her life is in danger and she pointing fingers at her ex. The woman and her children were asleep on Monday night when a volley of [...]

Is it beneficial for foreign riders to participate in Cross Country Cycling Classic?

Tonight’s question is: Do you think it is beneficial for foreign riders to participate in Holy Saturday’s Cross Country Cycling Classic? Send your comments and responses using your SMART phones [...]

Marketing Board says it’s not to blame for onion farmers’ crisis

As we told you at the top of the news, the government is importing onions from Holland. It is not an unusual practice and is normally carried out when there [...]