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Car dealer implicated in the rape of U.D.P. politician; confessed rapist alleges torture by police

The politically sensitive case involving the rape of Freetown standard bearer for the U.D.P. Marisa Quan took an abrupt turn today. Eighteen year old Barry Robinson confessed to the crime [...]

Elections And Boundaries Commission proposes guidelines for upcoming election

Anticipation for the 1998 General Elections continues to build and the Elections and Boundaries Commission is taking steps well in advance to ensure that the playing field is a level [...]

Wesley College holds science fair

Earlier this week the Belize Electric Company Limited launched its Secondary Schools Science Competition. And today one Belize City high school showed off what may very well be some of [...]

G. Michael Reid on Semi-pro basketball

Since he took over as host of the Last Word over a year ago, News Five’s Commentator G. Michael Reid has discussed a wide range of topics in his weekly [...]

Burglary charges brought against Barry Robinson

If the old adage “no news is good news,” holds any merit, then you’ll love the bulletin from the police tonight. The only incident noted in the daily sitrep from [...]

Dying man makes amazing recovery

His story made national headlines earlier this year when his release from prison on pardon from the Belize Advisory Council appeared to have placed Burrell Boom resident Carlos Seguro at [...]

Regional BESO director on working visit to Belize

The Regional Director of the British Executive Service Overseas, David Lewis is nearing the end of a week-long working visit to Belize. According to Lewis, his visit is to promote [...]

Farmer of the Year Award winners announced

The National Agriculture and Trade Show is still two weeks away but already the winners of the Farmer of the Year award in the senior, junior and female categories have [...]

Trade delegation reports on recent visit to Mexico

A group of government and private sector officials that were recently in Mexico for discussions on the Proposed Text of a trade agreement between the two countries have reported on [...]

AIDS Task Force hold consultation workshop

The National AIDS Task Force is embarking on an ambitious drive, which it hopes will lead to the development of policies directly addressing the issues of H.I.V. and AIDS. The [...]

Business is booming in the gas station industry

In the corporate world of the nineties, downsizing has become as much a part of day-to-day operations as computers, telephones and email. But someone must have forgotten to pass the [...]

Armed robbery suspects caught in O.W.

Two Belize City men thought they could make some easy cash up north but have found out that crime has its disadvantages. Police report that Monday evening twenty three year [...]

Baby dies suddenly in Belize City park

A nineteen month old baby girl has died suddenly and mysteriously in Belize City. The child, Ishella Menjivar, of Cemetery Road, was playing in the park Monday evening under the [...]

Hydro company launches Science competition

The less affluent members of the family of nations, including Belize, are not generally known for their contributions to the advancement of science. But our lack of size and financial [...]

U.C.B. signs agreement with Guatemalan university

The University College of Belize has signed an agreement to collaborate with Guatemala’s premier tertiary institution, the University of San Carlos. Both schools are members of the Central American Confederation [...]

Catholic educators meet to examine new Government rules

The introduction of a new draft set of regulations for primary schools has sent the nation’s teachers back to their books to take a close look at how the rules [...]

CARICOM soldiers compete in Tradewinds ’98

It was almost a month ago that planeloads of soldiers from all over the Caribbean arrived in Belize for the annual training exercise of the Regional Security System. The over [...]

Two robbers sentenced to seven years

Two Belize City men charged with the crime of robbery have been rewarded with a stiff prison sentence faster than they could say “show me the money”. Twenty year old [...]

17 year old arrested in shooting

A seventeen year old Belize City fisherman has been arrested and charged for the crimes of damage to property, aggravated assault and attempted murder. Deon Cadle of an Ebony Street [...]

Two teens charged in stabbing

Two other teenagers have also been arrested and charged for the crime of attempted murder in connection with an incident which happened last month. They have been identified as sixteen [...]

Dangriga man arrested for burglary

The police in Belize City were not the only ones catching up with suspected criminals. In Dangriga a two-week investigation has resulted in the arrest of a twenty two year [...]

Belize City couple robbed while they slept

A break in at the posh home of a Belize City businessman has left him and his wife considerably poorer. Sometime Sunday night while Mr. and Mrs. Bob Hotchandani slept [...]

Youths stabbed in King’s Park

In crime news which did not appear on the police blotter, sources in King’s Park have told News Five that a group of youths from outside the area went on [...]

Regional Salvation Amy official visits

It’s an organization that has touched the lives of countless people since it was founded in 1865 in England. And as the world around it continues to change, the Salvation [...]

C.Y.D.P. announces summer activities

Classes may have just resumed for primary school children after the Easter holidays, but already plans are well underway to provide some meaningful activities for summer. The Conscious Youth Development [...]