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P.M.: “A budget to be proud of”

Come tomorrow morning, the nation’s attention will focus on Belmopan as leader of the nation, Prime Minister Said Musa, climbs Independence Hill to present his fifth budget speech to the [...]

Western Highway collision claims one life

A traffic accident on the Western Highway this evening has claimed the life of a Belize City man. Thirty-two year old John Miguel, a driver for the Amandala newspaper, was [...]

Dead body found in Belize City

Late this evening residents living behind Euphrates Avenue complained to police about a foul odour coming from the vicinity of Gilda’s Cool Spot Bar. When authorities went out to the [...]

Security company robbed, thief identified

Shortly before three this evening, a lone gunman entered the offices of A.A.A. Security on North Front Street and held up its staff. According to an eyewitness who called in [...]

Work set to begin on new athletic track

It’s been promised more times than Marion Jones has Olympic medals, but this time it looks for real. Following the visit of the legal advisor for the Marion Jones Foundation, [...]

Conservation groups receive U.N. grants

Environmental awareness has come a long way from a generation ago when bush was only good for chopping and wild animals were shot with rifles instead of cameras. We may [...]

C.E.O. retires after 30 years at the phone co.

He gave the majority of his life to the nation’s phone company, and on January first, after thirty years at B.T.L. and its predecessor B.T.A., Ediberto Tesucum stepped down as [...]

Pilot programme launched for healthy schools

The concept of health has changed in recent years from a narrowly defined absence of disease to a broad notion of physical, mental and environmental well being. Today News 5′s [...]

Celebrities sweat for charity

Their names are well known…but not necessarily in the positions of guard, forward and centre. But not to worry, the ragtag bunch of basketballers will be playing their hearts out [...]