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Passport inquiry opens; may conflict with cops

The Commission of Inquiry appointed to investigate irregularities at the Immigration Department this morning began its balancing act. Chairman of the Commission, Paul Rodriguez, flanked by Bishop Sylvester Romero Palma [...]

3 received HIV plasma, one left alive

The Ministry of Health has revealed more details on the latest case of HIV tainted blood that was inadvertently released for public use. Spokesman Glenn Tillett told News 5′s Jacqueline [...]

Suspect arrested in chopping spree

An Orange Walk man who allegedly went on a chopping spree has been captured by police. Eighteen year old Nicholas Keme has been arrested and charged with committing grievous harm [...]

Shooting tied to witness intimidation

The plot thickens in a Cayo shooting that we carried on this newscast last night. Police report that the shooting of twenty-three year old Darwin Soberanis, who was seriously wounded [...]

A.G. explains death penalty testimony

As the debate continues over Belize’s proposed constitutional amendment to maintain the death penalty, the Government of Belize is already defending itself in the international community. On Friday Attorney General [...]

Sampson: constitution amendment is political game

The bill to amend the constitution was tabled in early September and should be debated in the House of Representatives by early December. But while government continues to stand by [...]

Espat donates to vocational education

Since resigning from Cabinet in October of 2001, we have not heard a lot from Jorge Espat. But the Freetown area representative has been working hard in his constituency and [...]

Reading competition opens at library

Opening ceremonies were held this morning for a competition that promises to take young eyes off the tube and into a good book. News 5′s Jacqueline Woods reports from the [...]

Garifuna All Stars head to Europe

People are always saying that it’s only a matter of time until Belizean music goes international…but precious few do anything to make that dream a reality. Today one group of [...]