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2 students from the Escuela Mexico drown in the Macal River

A field trip ended tragically this afternoon; two students from Escuela Secundaria Tecnica Mexico in the Corozal District have drowned in the Macal River. The body of Edgar Pook was [...]

Anfernee Romero, 18, killed in Central American Boulevard shooting

­ In 2013, the number of murders fell significantly below the hundred mark but since the beginning of the year, crime figures are creeping up. According to our count, there [...]

Mytheon Solutions under scrutiny; millions in revenues?

Tonight there is much scrutiny of a company called Mytheon Solutions, registered in Belmopan in 2009. The family operated business deals in phone credit. In this case, at least, the [...]

Squatters removal imminent

On Thursday, News Five visited the plight of squatters on Holy Emmanuel Street, many of whom have been there for years. Squatters, Belizeans and immigrants, find a piece of unused [...]

Mark King promises squatters land titles

Residents of the area, all squatters, have told News Five that Area Representative Mark King conducted a survey late last year. They say that they were even given house numbers, [...]

Mayor Darrell Bradley and Belize Waste Control negotiate outstanding debt

Mayor Darrell Bradley, in his dual capacity as attorney for the Belize City Council, was back in court this morning where he appeared before Chief Justice Kenneth Benjamin in ongoing [...]

Will Darrell Bradley run for mayor again?

The deadline for entry into the upcoming U.D.P. mayoral convention expired last Friday. While it is expected that Mayor Darrell Bradley would seek another term in office, his candidacy is [...]

Environmental community supports Supreme Court decision in SATIIM/GOB lawsuit

On Thursday, Justice Michelle Arana handed down a judgment in favor of the Sarstoon-Temash Institute for Indigenous Management. Justice Arana declared that the decision of the Government of Belize to [...]

2 San Pedranos rescued after skiff capsized off the coast of Ambergris Caye

Three residents of San Pedro were successfully rescued from the sea earlier today when their small Mexican skiff capsized off the coast of Ambergris Caye. The men were in the [...]

Belize Communications Workers stage minute-long protests at B.T.L.

We’ve been reporting in the past few days on the changes in the top management of Belize Telemedia Limited. As you know by now, Anwar Barrow, the son of the [...]

Mexican Reports: Contraband cigarettes entering country through Belize

Reports that the contraband of cigarettes is big business at the Commercial Free Zone and the Western Free Zone are nothing new. But a Mexican newspaper is bringing it closer [...]

A first ever Forestry and Fisheries Expo

The annual Expo Marketplace organized by the Belize Chamber of Commerce and Industry is five months away. But on Saturday, in collaboration with the Ministry of Forestry, Fisheries and Sustainable [...]

Valley of Peace farmers seek legal counsel for loss of damages to crop

On Thursday, Green Tropics’ Country Representative Beverly Burke, along with Chief Agricultural Officer Roberto Harrison and a team from the media, flew over the acreage of produce near Valley of [...]

Highlights of the 2014 Preschool Festival of Arts

The 2014 season of the annual Festival of Arts got underway last Monday, as preschoolers from districts across the Jewel performed in dance, music and drama. For the Belize District, [...]