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Rhett Fuller to be extradited

Chief Magistrate Herbert Lord has ruled that there is sufficient evidence for Rhett Fuller to be extradited to the U.S.A. Fuller was taken into police custody in October following a [...]

Attorneys say it’s not over

Defense attorney Kirk Anderson says he is concerned that hearsay evidence is being considered by the U.S. as sufficient cause to request Fuller’s extradition. Kirk Anderson, Defense Attorney “One of [...]

Bar seeks removal of Solicitor General

The ongoing crisis in Belize’s judiciary system seems to grow more bizarre with each passing day. Last night at its annual general meeting it was the Bar Association’s turn to [...]

More arrests for sexual abuse

The lid of Pandora’s Box appears to be opening as police are now receiving daily calls about possible cases of the sexual exploitation of children. Two weeks ago a twelve [...]

WASA workers get raise

Water and Sewerage Authority employees are celebrating a successful negotiation for an increase in salary and other benefits. Over the next three years WASA employees will receive a fifteen percent [...]

B.E.L. union concerned about divestment

While WASA employees are feeling satisfied with their new benefits, B.E.L. employees are feeling uncertain about their future. The Belize Energy Workers’ Union, B.E.W.U. and the National Trade Union Congress [...]

G. Michael Reid on abuse

With the sexual abuse of children so much in the news these days, G. Michael Reid feels compelled to comment on the issue. He asks that we all do what [...]

Fishermen caught for illegal net fishing

Two men face charges of illegal fishing after they were caught net fishing off the pier at the Port Authority in Belize City. Fisheries personnel confiscated twenty-eight yellow fin jacks, [...]

Con-artist running vehicle scam

Police are warning the public about a con-artist who is operating in San Ignacio, Belize City, Orange Walk and Corozal. They are asking people to be wary of the man [...]

Swing Bridge opens tomorrow

It cost over eight hundred and sixty thousand dollars for the improvements, and although there were some major delays brought on by Hurricane Mitch and other bad weather the Belize [...]

B.G.A. gives police $75,000

The Banana Grower’s Association has given the Ministry of National Security a donation of seventy-five thousand dollars for the construction of a police sub-station at the junction of the Southern [...]

Animal heads found in yard

If you were thinking about having a pleasant lunch this afternoon and you passed the corner of Dean and Plues Streets, you probably changed your mind. A little after eleven [...]

Small school starts feeding program

Freetown Sibun is known for its efforts to protect Hicatee which inhabit the river. Well, villagers are once again pooling their resources and devoting their energies to another cause. This [...]

Benque children clean town

Whether you live in a city, town or village, trash on the streets or along the waterways is not only unpleasant but is a health risk as well. This month, [...]

Alleged child molester remanded until court date

Tonight parents can breathe a little bit easier since an accused child molester is now behind bars, at least for a while. Forty-four year old Ephraine Eraso appeared in Magistrate’s [...]

U.D.P. protests removal of Chief Justice

The United Democratic Party picketed the Supreme Court this morning to protest last week’s ruling that the appointment of Chief Justice Manuel Sosa was unconstitutional. Sosa was subsequently served with [...]

Belize Bank offers local credit card

The Belize Bank is now offering Visa cards for local use. According to the bank, the card, identical to their international Visa and Mastercards, is valid only in Belize and [...]

G.G. hosts Marching Band Fest

The Governor General is inviting all marching bands to compete in a festival next month. According to the Belize Arts Council, Marching Band Fest ’99 will feature two categories: brass [...]

Rasta has longest beard in Belize

You’ve probably seen him walking down Belize City streets and while you can’t help but notice his dreadlocks, what you probably don’t know is that Ras Fari has the longest [...]

News Five searches for manatees

Last month we brought you the story of William Neal and his underwater encounter with the creatures of San Pedro’s Shark Ray Alley. Tonight’s report, from the village of Gales [...]

Acting Chief Justice sworn in

Despite continuing controversy over the removal of Manuel Sosa as Chief Justice last week, today Justice Troadio Gonzalez was sworn in as Acting Chief Justice in Belmopan. The Governor General [...]

Man caught molesting eleven year old

When your child is at school, you hope they are safe. But these days that’s not always the case. Police say there are men out there who are preying on [...]

Sportscaster arrested for weapon possession

On this broadcast we don’t usually report routine police busts for unlicensed firearms or small quantities of drugs… but when the man busted is one of our own broadcasters the [...]

Swing Bridge to open Friday

While the closing of the Swing Bridge has been a big inconvenience to pedestrians and drivers alike, the Ministry of Works announced today that the bridge will finally be re-opened [...]

Quintana Roo gets a new governor

Although the results are still not official, it appears the people of Quintana Roo, Mexico have a new Governor. The results so far in Sunday’s election indicate that Joaquin Ernesto [...]