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Ministry of National Security says an apology is all Taylor’s Alley residents will get

On Thursday night, the Taylor’s Alley affiliates told News Five that a government apology for the March twenty-first incident when they were brutalized and injured was not cutting it. In [...]

Wanted US Fugitive enrolled at UB in Belmopan

Thirty-five year old Nadine Gladden, enrolled at the University of Belize’s Faculty of Management, is a wanted fugitive by United States federal authorities.  Gladden, whose real name is Nadine Martin, [...]

FIFA organizing Commission of Inquiry into F.F.B. funds

Football Federation of Belize president, Ruperto Vicente says that FIFA has moved to organize an ethics committee which will act as a commission of inquiry into monies, Vicente says, that [...]

Rosewood grace period ends on Saturday

In the south, loggers have until Saturday to extract felled rosewood. After months of pressure by conservation groups that the forests were being depleted of the precious wood, on March [...]

Viewers believe gang truce is failing

Statistically, murders are down compared to the first three and a half months of last year. But the past few weeks have been particularly violent. So we asked “Do you [...]

Woman’s laptop snatched out of her car…while she was using it

Shortly after eleven-thirty this morning, a woman was robbed of her laptop computer on Vernon Street. It happened while forty-two year old Patricia Rodriguez was sitting in vehicle using her [...]

Mega development set to begin near Belize/Mexico Border

A major announcement was made today that was picked up by US networks, such as MSNBC. A US company DHS holding is claiming that franchises such as McDonald’s and high [...]

Minister Alamilla says APAMO’s conservation action plan is “ambitious”

On March thirtieth, the Association of Protected Areas Management Organization, APAMO, met with Minister Lisel Alamilla where it unveiled an action plan for conservation efforts. The proposal is to have [...]

Conflict in Stann Creek over football association chairperson

Earlier in the newscast, we told you about a commission of inquiry that will look into the financial affairs of the F.F.B. under Bertie Chimilio. And in other football news, [...]

Grandmother and son-in-law convicted of trafficking over 14 pounds of weed

Sixty-nine year old Dellis Mariano and her son-in-law Deon Wright were both convicted of drug trafficking today when they appeared before Chief Magistrate Anne Marie Smith.  The grandmother was one [...]

Bus passenger busted with weed gets fined $10,000

A Santa Elena Resident who was busted with almost three pounds of weed on November ninth, 2011, was today found guilty of Drug Trafficking. He’s not going to prison, but [...]

Police say Kent Skeet was flung from cycle and hit his head

Police have released official information on Thursday evening’s fatal accident at the Lord Ridge Cemetery. Holy Emmanuel Street Mechanic, Kent Skeet, was riding a Suzuki five hundred motor cycle, commonly [...]

Catarina Ishim’s tumor is surgically removed in Tennessee

We’ve been following the story of twelve year old Catarina Ishim, who has been disfigured by a cancerous tumor. Catarina today successfully underwent the first round of surgery in Knoxville, [...]

Sr. Edlin Leslie Sr. Hospice in the pipeline in Dangriga

In 2007, Raquel Leslie Battle of Placencia Village lost her father, Edlin Leslie Sr., to prostate cancer. He had to travel to Mexico for treatment and his dying wish was [...]

Taiwanese visa applications must now be done online

The increase in fees for a US Visa application took effect today. And this afternoon, the Taiwanese Embassy also announced changes in the visa application process to travel to the [...]

Benjamin Nicholas; a glimpse at the life, art and philosophy of the icon

Benjamin Nicholas died on Sunday in Dangriga. Nicholas is known for the tremendous work he did in promoting the Garifuna culture through his paintings and sculptures. In 1994, William Neal [...]