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3-year-old drowns in ferry accident

A three-year-old girl is dead as the result of a traffic mishap at the Baking Pot ferry in Cayo. Gianni Guerra was a passenger in a vehicle being driven by [...]

Cayo youth charged with rape of 10-year-old

A Cayo man is in prison tonight, charged with the rape of a ten-year-old girl. The child’s mother told police that on Saturday, seventeen year old Antonio Zetina of Santa [...]

Arrests made in two hold-ups

Police have made arrests in two recent armed robberies. In Orange Walk, twenty-eighth year old Javier Salazar has been charged with conspiracy to commit robbery for his role in Saturday [...]

Driver charged in hit and run

In other police news Albert Haylock has been slapped with multiple charges arising from Saturday’s hit and run death in San Ignacio. In addition to manslaughter by negligence and related [...]

AIDS seminar targets young people

As part of our continuing coverage of National AIDS Week, tonight we look at the campaign to curb the global epidemic here in Belize. The population group most affected by [...]

Belize hosts eco-tourism conclave

Tourism officials and industry representatives from Central America are meeting in Belize this week as part of the regional meeting for the International Year of Eco-tourism, which has been slated [...]

Chaa Creek wins international award

One of Belize’s pioneers in the eco-tourism business has been recognised internationally for its work in that field. The Lodge at Chaa Creek was presented with the 2001 ASTA Environmental [...]

Government supports local food processors

Food was very much on the minds of journalists today as the Ministry of Agriculture invited the press corps to the Cayo District for a look at what local producers [...]

Pigeons: Pretty things or rats with wings?

Eco-tourism is booming and birdwatchers in particular are flocking to Belize in record numbers. But the nation’s birdlife is not confined to the bush, as News 5′s Ann-Marie Williams found [...]