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Goal! Family wins SMART’s Football Raffle to travel to U.S.A.

Not only are kids feeling the joy of a free donation, an Orange Walk resident is about to scream for gold. Sixty-seven year old Romaldo Lambey, a resident of Orange [...]

Sobering meeting to develop alcohol policy

That lucky family will be drunk on the experience of watching the Jaguars play in the international arena. But in the future, getting intoxicated may be subject to a policy [...]

Be the next Superstar Season 2 is Live on Five!!

The day is finally here…it’s the premiere of season two of Channel Five’s hit entertainment show; Be the Next Superstar. The show ended with a bang last year as Ascenthium [...]

PAHO finds inefficiencies in K.H.M.H.

It has been a little over a month since the deaths of thirteen newborns in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital was first reported in [...]

After partying with family, Sandhill resident killed

Last week, the Ministry of National Security announced that major crimes, murder in particular, has decreased for the first five months of the year, when compared to 2012. But though [...]

Businesswoman assassinated

The second murder occurred in Belize City. The victim was well known businesswoman in her neighborhood.  But while it had the appearance of a scripted robbery, it was anything but [...]

Corozal home invasion for $40,000

A businessman from Corozal District did not suffer the same fate as the shopkeeper in Belize City, but he was terrorized during a home invasion. According to police, as the [...]

Mexican vendors protest loss of business at border

For years, Mexican vendors have travelled across the border between Belize and Mexico selling just about any product to Belizeans and other Mexicans traveling to the two countries. But the [...]

Finding NEMO: Jordan flood victims say response late

Tropical Depression Two and the rainfall left in its wake, has affected communities deep in the south. The small community of Jordan in the Toledo district was inundated with water [...]

Western Regional gives wrong bodies to grieving mothers

Earlier in the newscast, you heard the Pan American Health Organization’s report on the K.H.M.H., and it did not speak well of the nation’s referral hospital. The Western Regional Hospital [...]

Logger busted without valid permit

In the court today, twenty-five year old Shannon Borland, was intercepted along the Boston Village Road in February, in possession of seventy-two Botan logs without a valid permit. He appeared [...]

Marijuana in the coconut tree

People hide their drugs under the bed, in their closet and in food cans. But a family was charged for drugs in a coconut tree. Six persons were taken before [...]

B.N.T.U. says Faber is deceitful and lone “bafu”

Minister of Education, Patrick Faber, gave an unceremonious portrayal of the Belize National Teachers Union (B.N.T.U.) and its members when the Ministry explained the results of the 2013 Primary School [...]

Gender Policy is ambiguous; B.N.T.U. does more homework

The 2013 Revised Gender Policy is the handiwork of the Women’s Commission and it is certainly one revision that has attracted the attention of the nation. The policy’s inclusion of [...]

Prime Minister and wife attend fundraising gala in U.K.

Prime Minister Dean Barrow has left the country over the weekend, to attend a fundraising event in London. Barrow was accompanying his wife, Mrs. Kim Simplis at a fundraising gala [...]

Road to Gold Cup with Luis Torres

In our series of Road to the Gold Cup, Channel Five follows the players who have been selected to join the national team, the Belize Jaguars. Tonight you get to [...]

Awesome Sports Highlights with James Adderley

Good evening I’m James Adderley and this is Sports Monday.   We take you out immediately to the F.F.B. Stadium at Capital City Belmopan where the National Male Football Team [...]

Jordan Village flooded in the south

In the wake of Tropical Depression Two, there have been reports of flooding in various parts of the country, particularly the low-lying areas within the Stann Creek and Toledo districts.  [...]

BEL cost of Power to go down by 10 percent

Belize Electricity Limited held its annual general meeting on Thursday night at the Biltmore Plaza.  About two-thirds of shareholders attended the event.  B.E.L.’s Board of Directors declared a dividend of [...]

At AGM, B.E.L. announces loss of $16 million

What is of interest to most customers is that B.E.L. hopes to reduce cost of power from CFE by ten percent by the end of July. The electricity company is seeking [...]

Woman knocks down boy and flees scene

Summer break for schools is almost upon us, but one unfortunate primary school student may be out of school for quite some time. A near-fatal hit and run accident in [...]

Unemployment rate goes down by two percent

Preliminary results of the April 2013 Labor Force Survey conducted by the Statistical Institute of Belize show that the national unemployment rate has decreased. Compared to 2012, the rate has [...]

APAMO joins Placencia guides against Stake Bank

Public consultation on the proposed Stake Bank and North Drowned Caye development projects, multi-million dollar tourism endeavors to be undertaken by the Feinstein Group, was held on Wednesday in Belize [...]

Mega project at Northern 2 Caye rejected by Audubon

Earlier in the week, we told you about Puerto Azul, a project proposed by an Italian group that would cost hundreds of millions of dollars. It would be more massive [...]

G.O.B. wins one against OCEANA in court

Environmentalists are not only battling developments on land, they are also combating projects on the sea. Oceana and its partners COLA and the Belize Coalition to Save Our Natural Heritage [...]