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Brit press: murder case against Ghurkhas to be dropped

The case appears to have been placed in the slow lane ever since fourteen-year-old David Zabaneh was killed by a gang of Ghurkhas in May of 2001. Today, Britain’s Daily [...]

Bus turns over, but only minor injuries

The first reports raised fears that it was a tragedy on the magnitude of January’s fatal crash on the Western Highway. But fortunately, while the sight of the overturned bus [...]

Two wounded in city shootings

Two separate Belize City shootings late this morning have left two men hospitalised at the K.H.M.H. The first incident occurred just after 10:00. According to police, one Eldon Roland was [...]

Single mom of seven wins $110,000 Lotto

Lady luck smiled on another fortunate Belizean this week as Saturday’s Lotto draw has produced one more big winner. News 5′s Jacqueline Woods was on hand for the handing over. [...]

Election doesn’t obscure Ash Wednesday

On Wednesday, in addition to going to the polls, many Belizeans will be going to church to mark Ash Wednesday, the official start of the Lenten season. Even though politics [...]

Preschool Unit focuses on those not in school

Belize’s youngest children were at it again today as the preschool unit competes with the political process for the nation’s attention. Today the focus was on those preschool age children [...]

Fuller’s constitutional motion sidetracked

There’s an old adage popular in the legal profession, which says that anyone who chooses to defend himself instead of hiring a lawyer has a fool for a client. Independent [...]

Chief Elections Officer ready for Wednesday

In a season of very busy people she has been among the busiest. Today, on election eve, Chief Elections Officer Myrtle Palacio took time out for a few last words [...]

1998 had record 90% turnout

There are few more important obligations of citizenship than voting on election day. It’s difficult to generalize about voter turnout in Belize because the voting lists are not regularly purged [...]

Hubert plays race card in Lake I

And in a story that we were hoping we didn’t have to report, it appears that one candidate in Belize City just couldn’t resist playing the race card, even if [...]