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Bus owners and Gov’t reach compromise on fares

They’ve been banging heads for the better part of a week, but tonight bus owners and the government have reached a compromise on the issue of new fares. News 5′s [...]

Corozal credit union rallies around manager

The saga of the Corozal credit union continues tonight as more details of Sunday’s general meeting emerge. News 5 has been reliably informed that in addition to reinstating general manager [...]

Two drown in weekend tragedies

Two people have died in separate drowning incidents over the weekend. In Cotton Tree, thirteen-year-old Jose Victor Aldana was swimming in the Belize River around noon on Sunday when he [...]

Woman killed in W. Hwy accident

A Guatemalan woman has died as the result of a traffic accident on the Western Highway. Filbertha Madrid-Suchite was dead on arrival at Belmopan Hospital after the car in which [...]

4 detained in Belmopan robbery

The proprietor of a Belmopan fried chicken emporium is recovering from a knock to the head after he tried to resist an armed robbery. Forty year old Jang Shi-fa told [...]

B.E.L. reports good year, despite hurricane

It took a licking from Hurricane Iris, not to mention a storm of protest over the Chalillo hydro project, but in the end, 2001 was not such a bad year [...]

Artist comes home, still has her touch

When she married a man from Tobago and relocated there six years ago, it was our loss and that island’s gain. But artist Rachael Heusner Superville has not abandoned Belize [...]

Book fair draws students to reading

The literacy rate may not be what it once was in Belize, but judging from events at the library, books are more popular than ever. Jacqueline Woods reports. Jacqueline Woods, [...]