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Company manager dies in traffic accident

A traffic accident on the Northern Highway in Ladyville village last night has claimed the lives of two people. According to police reports, the crash took place shortly after seven [...]

B.D.F. doctor injured in helicopter accident

The Belize Defence Force Medial Officer, Dr. Peter Craig was injured in a freak accident in Ladyville this morning. According to Colonel Hugh Cain, the B.D.F.’s public relations officer, since [...]

Belize City food booth burglarized

An eighteen year old Belize City man has been detained and police are looking for two other persons in connection with a burglary in Belize City last night. Thirty-four year [...]

Southside fire leaves families homeless

An early morning fire on southside Belize City has left several people homeless. News Five’s Patrick Jones reports. According to Fire Chief Henry Baizar, the blaze erupted at the corner [...]

Regional copyright project consultants visit Belize

It may be a couple of years too late for members of the Sound City Band, to reap the harvest of their work on creating “Conch Soup,” the song that [...]

Newspaper records the accomplishments of children

After months of hard work and many hours of editing and re-writing, the latest edition of the “Children In Action” newspaper rolled off the printing press this week. According to [...]

Highway accident kills Cayo man

A traffic accident last night in Santa Elena, Cayo has left one man dead. According to police reports the incident happened shortly after eight o’clock at the junction of the [...]

Domestic dispute leaves girl fighting for her life

A Belize City teenager is hospitalized in serious condition after she was shot in the abdomen. According to police reports sixteen year old Keiva Leslie was shot by another teenager, [...]

Regional prison superintendents meet in Belize

Over the next few days the Department of Corrections will be under the close scrutiny of prison authorities from across the region. Belize is host this year for the annual [...]

Income generating project underway in O.W.

An eight-week training program in food processing started today in the Orange Walk District. Forty young women from the villages of San Antonio, San Roman and Santa Cruz will spend [...]

P.U.P. celebrates 48th anniversary at K.H.M.H.

When most people celebrate their birthday it is usually done in the company of family and friends at a party or other festivities. But the People’s United Party is not [...]

Commissioner says insufficient evidence to charge police officer

A high ranking member of the Police Force will not stand trial for the alleged raped of a junior officer earlier this year. So says Commissioner of Police Ornel Brooks. [...]

U.S. donates $550,000 to anti-crime effort

That scandal safely defused, at least for the short run, it was time for the police to get back to the job they are hired to perform: that is fighting [...]

Prime Minister addresses UN

While the Minister of National Security was talking tough on crime at home, his boss, Prime Minister Said Musa, was doing the same on the international level. In his first [...]

U.D.P. criticizes shutdown of B.C.B.

While the new government continues to translate its manifesto promises into reality, the Opposition has publicly taken issue with one such intention: that is the dismantling of the Broadcasting Corporation [...]

Radio announcer drowns on staff trip

In other news from the world of broadcasting, it was supposed to have been a day of relaxation in Corozal for the staff of Love FM But what started out [...]

Break-in victim appeals to public

A Ladyville resident is appealing to the public for assistance in recovering household items and personal belongings that were stolen from her house this morning. According to Michelle Bowen, her [...]

Raffle winners abound in weekend draws

If you were feeling lucky this weekend then Saturday was your big chance. At least three major raffles were drawn and tonight three fortunate Belizeans are significantly better off. Our [...]

Good neighbor donates to fire victims

An exercise in good neighborliness has brought smiles to the victims of a recent fire. The Raymond Arnold family lost almost everything in the Thursday morning blaze which gutted their [...]

Fund opened for hurricane victims

In another attempt at being good neighbors the St. Vincent de Paul Society has opened a fund raising campaign for Caribbean victims of Hurricane Georges. Contributions can be sent to [...]

School for deaf holds open house

Saturday marked the beginning of the second annual Deaf Awareness Week and today the Belize School for the Deaf held an open day. The exhibition, the second for the Belize [...]

Football is focus of weekend sports

Good evening, I’m James Adderley and you’re just in time for another deal of Sports Monday. B.F.L. Football continues to reign supreme on Sunday afternoon here in the Jewel people [...]

Police inspector denies accusation of rape

An accusation of rape, which by definition involves the emotional issues of sex and violence, is always a difficult matter to deal with publicly. But a rape case coming to [...]

Toledo woman stabbed in robbery attempt

A Toledo woman tonight lies in Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital, the victim of multiple stab wounds. According to police reports, two masked men entered the home of forty-eight year old [...]

Corozal family robbed at gunpoint

A Corozal money changer and his family have been robbed of over eight thousand dollars in cash and jewelry. Thirty-one year old Raul Magaña told police that around seven thirty [...]