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No good news for families of missing Belizeans

In the fourth day following what is believed to be the worst act of terrorism in modern history, there is still no word on five Belizeans still believed missing: four [...]

Flags ordered flown at half-mast

In related developments, the government has ordered all national flags on public buildings to be flown at half-mast from today through Tuesday, the eighteenth. The measure is being taken to [...]

Flights to and from Belize still grounded

Meanwhile, although scheduled air service is slowly returning to U.S. cities, that movement has not yet spread to Belize. All three major airlines serving Belize–Continental, American and TACA–report that no [...]

Dilpomat’s funeral planned for Monday

Among those anxiously waiting for transport to Belize is Margery Laing, wife of recently deceased ambassador Edward Laing. Laing, a resident of New York, died on Tuesday morning while snorkelling [...]

Exhibitors prepare for Expo 2001

Expo 2001 officially opened this evening as exhibitors made their final preparations for the public’s attendance on Saturday and Sunday. The sixth annual trade show, which affords Belizeans a chance [...]

Work set to start on Belize City dredging

If you’ve been to Fort Point or the Southern Foreshore of Belize City over the last few days, you would have noticed a massive dredge moored in the harbour. That [...]

Lion Man Triathlon runs on Saturday

It’s called the Lion Man Triathlon and it kicks off at nine Saturday morning at the Belize City port. If you want to win–or even to finish–you better be in [...]

New book launched by veteran artist

He is a multitalented artist who is as comfortable with a pen as he is on the stage. News 5′s Ann-Marie Williams, who stood in line this morning to get [...]

School kids celebrate at City Centre

It happens every September and Belizean primary school students never seem to get bored. Jacqueline Woods reports on the annual children’s rally. Jacqueline Woods, Reporting Thousands of students from Belize [...]