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Espat gives up PUP chair after challenge from Vildo

We open tonight’s newscast with a development on the political front. That news is the imminent election of a new PUP party chairman. It’s an occurrence that the Opposition will [...]

Hofius robbed through display window

Last night’s stormy weather may have been fit for neither man nor beast…but it seems to have been custom made for a daring thief. Sometime during the night, the heavy [...]

Boats damaged as barge breaks loose in storm

Last night’s strong tropical wave may have been good for thieves, but it was no fun for fishermen in the Belize City Harbour. Fonciano Copo told News 5 he received [...]

Contractor hit again, this time by embezzler

There is an old maxim that you can steal more money with a sharp pencil than with a loaded gun…and one unlucky Belize City contractor can testify from experience that [...]

Mentally ill man burns down family home

The tiny house at the corner of Central American Boulevard and Matura Street went up in flames around 2:00 a.m. Sunday morning. How the fire started is no mystery, as [...]

OAS awards seven university scholarships

In recent months, we have become familiar with the Organisation of American States as the body helping to facilitate the peaceful settlement of the Guatemalan Claim to Belize. But the [...]

Novelos pledges support in bus death investigation

The management of Novelos Bus Line has made its position clear in the wake of last Monday’s death of one of its passengers under controversial circumstances. While police try to [...]

AIDS Commission seminar targets Port Loyola

A survey conducted by the Central Statistical Unit shows that because of their risky sexual behaviour Belizeans between the ages of fifteen and twenty-four are those most vulnerable to HIV. [...]

Miss Cultural Heritage to be chosen on Thursday

In case you haven’t noticed, September is just around the corner. Tonight Ann-Marie looks at one upcoming event that should get the celebrations off to a rousing start. Ann-Marie Williams, [...]