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B.E.L. tries to cope with Mexican power cutoff

There’s good news and bad new tonight from Belize Electricity Limited. The good news is that despite the cut off of Mexican electricity caused by a plant failure, B.E.L. has [...]

Principal to leave Belmopan Comprehensive

There are new developments at Belmopan Comprehensive School, the troubled institution whose administration was recently taken over by the Ministry of Education. News 5 has learned that the school’s principal, [...]

Medfly surfaces; Placencia quarantined

Nature has not been particularly kind to Belize these days as evidenced by Hurricane Keith in October, followed shortly by news of the devastation of the Mountain Pine Ridge by [...]

Sandhill man presumed drowned in Belize River

A Sandhill resident is missing and presumed drowned in the Belize River. Thirty-five year old Dennis Lockwood, also known as “Ching” and his cousin Brannon Rosalez were looking for herbs [...]

Scholarships awarded in memory of shooting victim

In this business we are often called upon to report news of bad things happening to good people. Once in a while, however, something positive springs from tragedy. That was [...]

New insurance co. enters Belize market

When buying insurance, Belizeans now have one more company to choose from. Barbados based United Insurance Company Limited has been granted a license to operate in Belize with Belize Insurance [...]

Semi-Pro basketball poised for return

It’s been reported before, but this time, hopefully it’s for real. Semi-pro basketball is coming back after a two year hiatus. Plans are underway for clinics to enhance the skills [...]

Villages prepare for council elections

General elections may not be held until 2003, but one hundred and ninety-two villages and communities are preparing to cast their ballots for council elections during the next few weeks. [...]

Trumpeter returns for jazz concert

More and more Belizeans living abroad seem to be rediscovering their roots and returning home to make a contribution, whether in sports, business or the arts. Rolling into town this [...]

Budget session has its lighter side

Yesterday’s marathon budget debate in the House of Representatives produced some moments of high drama, but as anyone present in the gallery or listening on the radio could attest, there [...]