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Cuban volunteer doctor dies in car crash

It is a sight that is becoming all too familiar on Belize’s highways: shattered glass, mangled metal, broken bodies and a one-way ambulance ride to the K.H.M.H. The latest fatal [...]

Fire destroys Belize City small business

A small Belize City business has been partially destroyed by fire. Michelle James, an Orange Walk woman who operates a boutique at 3599 Central American Boulevard, had just left the [...]

Dangriga man charged with rape

Police have charged a Dangriga man with the rape of his ex-girlfriend. The charge against twenty-nine year old Victor Enriquez follows a report by the woman that while she was [...]

U.S. tourist drowns at Ambergris Caye

In news just in from the police, a U.S. tourist drowned this afternoon in waters off Ambergris Caye. Arthur Pederson, believed to be in his late forties, was snorkelling with [...]

P.U.P. City Council slate presents manifesto

Collectively, the political contests in the nation’s seven towns and two cities can be lumped together under one heading: the forgotten elections. Those municipal races that were supposed to act [...]

Top educator says scam was under investigation

Government efforts at damage control in the latest accusations of scandal got rolling late today as former Chief Education Officer, Dr. Cecil Reneau, agreed to speak to the press. According [...]

Election bosses say vote will be fair

Over the last two weeks, rumours about the secret vote in Belize’s elections not being so secret, have punctuated the radio call-in talk shows. Chief Elections Officer Myrtle Palacio immediately [...]

Latest agreement seeks to keep peace along border

Both CARICOM and the O.A.S. have pledged support for the continuing process toward a settlement of the Guatemalan claim… but somewhere along the line, we in the news media, have [...]

Compol says cops are ready for election

While March fifth has been declared a holiday, one group of people who will be working around the clock are the men and women of the Police Department. Taking the [...]

Young entrepreneurs access loan funds

The timing may be suspicious, but the intention behind the programme appears to be sound. Today News 5′s Jacqueline Woods was on hand as more young Belizeans got the opportunity [...]