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Government Weighs Decision on Santander Violations

Will the Spanish sugar-producing company, Santander, be fined for violating the conditions of its Export Process Zone certificate for releasing plantation sugar in the local market? We asked that question [...]

Pharmacies Closed Down for Infringements of Law

The Ministry of Health has been closing down pharmacies across the country. Today, News Five confirmed with Director of Health Services, Doctor Marvin Manzanero that four pharmacies in the Cayo [...]

Hofius Hit in Lunch Time Robbery

One of the biggest department stores was jacked today in downtown Belize City. The brazen robbery took place during the lunch hour when Hofius on Albert Street was open for [...]

Accused Killer in Custody for Kyne Gentle Murder

Twenty-eight-year-old Kyne Gentle was shot and killed in San Ignacio on May twenty-first, as he stood outside of Blue Angels Nightclub.  It is not known why the tri-athlete was marked [...]

Anthony Bennett to Court for Erbin Garrido Murder

Thirty-seven-year-old Anthony Bennett is on remand at the Belize Central Prison after being arraigned for murder earlier today.  The Mahogany Street resident is accused of fatally shooting Erbin Garrido inside [...]

Joseph August Survives Shooting in Esperanza

Joseph August, a resident of Esperanza Village, Cayo was recently released from prison where he had been incarcerated after being accused of murder of a relative also from the village.  [...]

Cop Faces Internal, Court Charges for Police Station Altercation

A police officer is in trouble tonight in the wake of a domestic dispute in front of the police station. A verbal exchange between the pair of officers attached to [...]

Behind Prison Walls, Preparation for New Businesses

Fifteen inmates have completed a five week business development course at the Belize Central Prison. They are preparing for life after lock-up.  The prison, through the Kolbe Foundation, carries out [...]

Who’s the Right Choice for P.U.P. in Belmopan?

On Wednesday night, we told you about the controversy surrounding the Belmopan constituency for the People’s United Party. Arthur Saldivar and Patrick Andrews were both rejected from running in the [...]

Tortilla Factory Targeted with Bomb

Police are said to be investigating an attempt to set a popular tortilla factory in Santa Elena Town on fire this morning. Rony’s Tortilla Factory is originally from Orange Walk [...]

Prices Down, So Are Exports, but More Coffee Machines Imported

The latest economic report is a mix of news, good and not so good. Though as we reported on Wednesday night, fuel prices have gone up seven times since the [...]

No to Tobacco; It’s Not Good for Your Heart

A 2014 survey has shown that twelve percent of young people between the ages of thirteen and fifteen have consumed a tobacco product and it is believed that those numbers [...]

With Hot and Dry Forecast, Watch Out for Drought

On Wednesday you heard the National Met Service say that the climate outlook for the next few months will see below normal temperatures and below normal rainfall. In putting together [...]

1 Year On, Alvarene Burgess’ Explosive Appearance before Senate

After thirteen months of testimony from over forty witnesses, close to half a million dollars spent and many Wednesdays full of drama and intrigue broadcast live to a captive nationwide [...]

The Very Best of High Schools’ Festival of the Arts

After almost a week of performances in dance, song and drama, the National Festival of Arts today featured the high school competition. Fifteen presentations from schools across the country took [...]

Building Bridges to Children with Special Needs

Earlier today, dozens of stakeholders in the education sector gathered in Belize City for the annual Building Bridges Conference.  It’s a symposium which focuses on special education and access for [...]

Healthy Living: Kickboxing as Stress Reliever, Weight Loss Agent

It’s a stress reliever that helps you lose weight and teaches you important life skills. Sounds too good to be true? Well you can decide for yourself. Tonight in Healthy [...]