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Authorities move quickly against meningitis

The sudden death of a student sent a shockwave through the highly rated school and the well-heeled families whose children are educated there. But as News 5′s Janelle Chanona discovered, [...]

Customer shot in grocery robbery

A Belize City man is in the hospital after he was shot in a supermarket on Tuesday night. According to police reports, twenty-nine year old Burak Baysal, a Turkish national, [...]

Suspect detained in Boom murder

In other crime news, a post-mortem conducted on the body of murdered businessman Abdul Sarraj reveals that death came as the result of a blow to the head with a [...]

NEAC will decide Chalillo’s fate

The shouting in Belmopan may have died down, but the debate over the Chalillo hydro project still goes on…albeit under less polarised circumstances. The fate of Chalillo now rests in [...]

B.S.I. confirms foreigners will own bagasse plant

In related news, Belize Sugar Industries today confirmed that the proposed project to convert bagasse into electricity will–at least in its initial stage–be owned by foreign investors. According to B.S.I. [...]

Britain donates new trucks to B.D.F.

This afternoon, the Belize Defence Force received some vital transport capability courtesy of the United Kingdom. British High Commissioner Philip Priestly handed over seven Ford F-550 trucks to the newly [...]

Caterpillar gives equipment for storm relief

This evening Minister of Works Henry Canton also took delivery of a gift, this time a Caterpillar Backhoe Loader. The donation came from the Caterpillar Americas Company through its local [...]

Newspapers upgrade computing power

Belize’s four major newspapers: The Reporter, Belize Times, Amandala and The Guardian, will now be able to store an increased amount of data for their weekly publications. British High Commissioner [...]

Parents improve skills at Family Court

The art of being a good husband, wife and parent is something that most of us think comes naturally. But judging from the rate of divorce, abandonment and abuse in [...]

New classroom dedicated at St. Michael’s

Cramped classrooms are a fact of life for most Belize City students but today, a few of them got some much-needed relief. This afternoon, St. Michael’s college officially opened a [...]

Farmers learn business skills

It takes some people a lifetime to realise it, but in many cases, being successful in business has little to do with working hard or making a quality product. As [...]