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Move over pseudoephedrine; Rosewood now the hottest commodity

Move over pseudoephedrine, rosewood is now the hottest commodity. There were three busts of rosewood made today which signals that its illegal exportation is a brazen, lucrative and well organized [...]

Third batch of rosewood confiscated in 24 hours

There is yet another bust that took place on Tuesday in the Independence area. It happened at farm twelve near the village of San Pablo which is located about fifteen [...]

Musa thinks shooting at his home was a hit!

The nation was still recovering from the massacre of four gang affiliates, when it was stunned by another escalation of violence; the shooting at the King’s Park house of the [...]

B.N.T.U. gets militant; a demonstration is set

For the past few weeks the leadership of the Belize National Teachers Union has been calling on its members to attend an important meeting to discuss critical issues. Those issues [...]

Faber says decision is final; subsidy to UB will be discontinued

Minister of Education, Patrick Faber, came under fire recently because of a decision by the Ministry to discontinue the subsidy given to new students registering at the University of Belize. [...]

City Council’s new P.R. Manager speaks shoddy work at cemetery

We have been reporting on the slew of complaints since the take- over of burial service by City Hall. As recent as Wednesday News Five spoke to David Coye, proprietor [...]

What can Belize lose by going to the ICJ to settle Belize/Guatemala dispute?

On Wednesday the Referendum Unit created to lead a strategic awareness campaign on the pros, cons and risks of going to the ICJ hosted a media mixer. Speaking to a [...]

Winners of NEMO Essay Competition

The National Emergency Management Organization held an essay competition at the primary school level last December. The names of the three winners have been announced:  first place winner, Dayne Guy [...]

Sudden death of fisherman in the south

The sudden death of a fisherman in the Harvest Caye Point area near Monkey River Village is being investigated by police. Sixty-three yr old Eugene Roberts’ body was discovered with [...]

An acre of marijuana goes up in smoke

Rosewood is not the only hot commodity. Earlier today, the Police Department’s Anti Drug Unit and the Belize Defence Force Special Assignment Group launched an anti-drug operation in Silver Creek in [...]

P.U.P. meet in solidarity; crying for change to crime situation

On Tuesday night the social and political landscape in Belize was shaken when an unknown person or persons fired up to six shots at the home of former Prime Minister [...]

Steadfast Masonic Lodge receives donation

The Steadfast Masonic Lodge received a donation from its Grandmaster Lodge in Florida which they hope will help the children in the community. Eric Vernon is the Senior Warden and [...]

Healthy Living looks at detox diets

From the start of the New Year – and maybe even before, many are struggling to kick start a healthier routine. One of the more common trends that is buzzing [...]