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Benque riot: 2 protestors shot, 27 cops injured

It seemed eerily similar to last year’s riot at the Tower Hill Bridge: protestors throwing rocks, police responding with teargas and bullets and amidst the confusion, the original purpose of [...]

Gov’t says actions were justified

Janelle Chanona “Now late this evening the government has appointed Chief of Staff Francis Fonseca to be their spokesperson on this incident and this evening he stopped by to give [...]

Suspect charged with murder

He was detained shortly after the shooting death of Mark Henry on Saturday. Today, twenty-three year old Jason “Soup” Williams was charged with the crime of murder. Henry was shot [...]

Fire Dept. takes heat for San Pedro blaze

The National Fire Service has concluded its investigation into the problems the San Pedro Fire Department experienced when it responded to Saturday’s early morning fire on the island. Fire Chief [...]

E.U. aids banana industry

Belize’s banana growers will benefit from a six million dollar grant provided by the European Union. The money, part of a larger aid package to A.C.P. banana producers, will be [...]

U.S. Army medical team to visit Stann Creek

Its policies in defence of banana giants like Chiquita and Dole may have put Belize’s banana industry on its knees, but the United States government is apparently trying to compensate [...]

Last semi-finalist chosen for karaoke

The stage is now set for the next round of Karaoke Television as last night at Club Calypso the competition’s tenth semi-finalist was chosen. Here’s how it went. Williams Neal, [...]

E.P. Yorke recruits new students

Education in Belize is becoming more competitive, and secondary schools are reaching out to standard six students and selling their institutions with increasing vigour. Today, News 5′s Jacqueline Woods visited [...]