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Owner of Mystery Plane at Municipal Airstrip Comes Forward

An American has come forward to claim the mystery plane which landed at the Municipal Airstrip on October twenty-seventh and was abandoned there. The plane is a US registered Piper [...]

…But Where is the Pilot, Mr. Clapman?

Police had reported, based on the findings of a very preliminary investigation right after the aircraft landed, a flight plan had been filed. That plan had the Piper Seneca routed [...]

Belize’s First Military Attorney Joins the Bar

The courtroom of Justice Courtenay Abel was overflowing this morning for a special ceremony. The occasion marked the admission to the bar of the first B.D.F. soldier. The proud moment [...]

Strategic Review of B.D.F. Recruitment Underway

Is there a growing disparity in the recent number of police and B.D.F. intakes?  It would seem as though there are presently more recruits enlisting in the police department than [...]

Are You Better Off This Christmas Than Last Year?

And tonight’s question is: Are you better off this Christmas than you were last year? Send your comments and responses using your SMART phones to 8686 or post your vote [...]

Tux Fires Back at Audrey about Stevedores Benefits

On Monday, CWU President Audrey Matura-Shepherd came out swinging in the wake of an amendment to the Essential Services Act.  The revised legislation now includes stevedoring as part of services [...]

CIBC to Close Doors in January, No Word of Exit Package for Staffers

Negotiations between the Christian Workers Union and the country management of CIBC FirstCaribbean are once again at a standstill.  On Monday, CIBC issued a release stating that it is officially [...]

Importer Jack Charles Responds to Government Officials on Guyanese Rice

While a consignment of imported rice from Guyana languishes at the port in Big Creek, the back and forth between businessman Jack Charles and the Government of Belize continues.  On [...]

Buses Collide in Separate Road Traffic Accidents

Today seemed to have been a day for accidents involving buses and the resulting traffic jam which made already congested roads unbearable. Early this morning it was a collision just [...]

Is Missing Canadian Toddler in Belize?

News Five has received correspondence from an organization called the Missing Children Society of Canada seeking the help of the public in locating a child. According to investigator Lori Mantle, [...]

Harvest Caye Tourism Project Meets Bumps in the Road

The last we heard about the Norwegian Cruise Line’s cruise ship port at Harvest Caye in southern Belize was earlier this year when environmentalists expressed concerns that boulders were being [...]

Tour Operators Prepare for Influx of Visitors to Harvest Caye

Supporters of the project cited job opportunities and economic benefits to residents and villages in the immediate area as sound reasons to support the mega tourism project.  Director Andrade says [...]

What’s the Future of Stake Bank?

There is another proposed docking facility which has gone under the radar. It is at Stake Bank located just seven miles off the coast of Belize City.   For over a [...]

Ladyville Police Kick Off Operation REDSS

Call it Community Policing, Christmas spirit or a combination of both – but whatever it is, it brought smiles to the faces of commuters pulled at random off rural buses [...]

Comedian Steve Harvey asked to Host 2016 Costa Maya Pageant

If you thought that after Sunday’s blunder at the Miss Universe pageant in Las Vegas, Steve Harvey won’t get to emcee another beauty pageant, well think again. Millions watched as [...]

A Christmas Party for Kids in Placencia

For the first time, the children in the peninsula have been hosted to a grand Christmas party. As you know, Norwegian Cruise Lines is investing heavily in a tourism port [...]