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Butane depot held up by lone gunman

We’re not sure if the gunman was attracted by the newly raised prices for butane, but this morning the offices of one of the nation’s largest gas dealers was the [...]

Two more kidnapping suspects arrested

That bizarre string of drug related kidnappings is gradually being resolved. Yesterday the two suspects in the second kidnapping of Juan Mendoza were brought into Belize City Magistrate’s Court. They [...]

U.S. sugar quota remains unchanged for coming year

Most of the news coming out of the sugar industry these days has not been encouraging, but today at least there were some signs that things are not getting any [...]

Community service may replace some jail time

At a ceremony held this morning in Belize City, Minister of Human Development Dolores Balderamos Garcia appointed a dozen members of the newly created National Committee on Community Service. Jacqueline [...]

Quiz hopes to spur better nutrition

With the success of the Coca Cola Spelling Bee and the popularity of NDACC’s annual drug quiz, it seems that competition is becoming an integral part of mass education. Today [...]

Different sources mean varied butane prices

The recent announcement by the Government of Belize that butane prices would increase significantly come this Sunday was greeted coolly by consumers. And when the list of new prices was [...]

Semi-pro football debuts this weekend

Calling all football fans…this weekend, you can pick, chose and refuse which games you want to watch in different parts of the country. According to the Belize Premier Football League, [...]

Mexicans exhibit Maya artefacts

On Monday, Mexicans and Belizeans alike will unite to celebrate our northern neighbour’s Independence Day. In addition to the beer, tacos and mechanical rides, this year’s festivities will include the [...]

Youth Fest hopes to fill B.T.L. Park on Sat.

On Saturday, as many as six thousand young people from all over Belize are expected to assemble at the B.T.L. Park as part of Youth Fest. The event is being [...]

Expo 2002 highlights Belizean businesses

It is the biggest business exhibition of the year and has become a favourite of bargain hunters during the September celebrations. A short while ago News 5′s Janelle Chanona headed [...]