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Grocer clings to life; gunmen still at large

Belizeans as a society are a fairly complacent people…so while gang bangers kill each other with regularity and Chinese shopkeepers are gunned down with seeming impunity, the public takes it [...]

Police display haul of heavy weapons

Under pressure for a recent wave of violent crime on one hand and accusations of state sponsored kidnapping on the other, the Police Department today sought to polish their public [...]

S.J.C. students rekindle literary tradition

Their school possesses a long and proud literary tradition, and the current students of St. John’s Junior College are not quite ready to see it die. That’s why some activists [...]

San Ignacio man advances in karaoke competition

Only one point separated the top two contestants in last night’s karaoke competition. Here’s how it went when host Neil Hall announced the winner. Neil Hall, KTV Host “The winner [...]

Fisheries brings conservation message to schools

In a country with an abundance of environmental attractions, Belize’s coastline, cayes and reefs may constitute our most important national resource. That’s why authorities are taking no chances…by getting their [...]

More drug suspects detained but not sent to U.S.

It’s a club that is not particularly exclusive, with officers numbering in the dozens, ordinary members running to the hundreds and perhaps thousands more young wannabees just waiting for their [...]

Late news: Popular grocer critical after shooting

And in a report just in, News 5 has confirmed that just after six this evening, seventy-five year old Alvin Godfrey, proprietor of Godfrey’s Store on Sixth Street, was shot [...]

Driver in fatal accident charged

The driver of a vehicle that killed a man crossing the Hummingbird Highway on Saturday has been arrested and charged. Bill Nidiver of Maya Beach on the Placencia Peninsula has [...]

Champion bodybuilder charged for M-16

A suspect detained yesterday on suspicion of carrying an M-16 automatic rifle and a load of ammunition has been charged. He is well known bodybuilder and former Mr. Belize, Rushiel [...]

B.W.S. apologises for no water in nation’s capital

The nation’s capital has a well-deserved reputation for civilized living…but lately the residents of Belmopan have been suffering. Patrick Jones has more. Martin Greenhalgh, Chief Executive Officer, B.W.S. “It’s just [...]

Plant pots not appreciated on Albert St.

A beautification project financed by the Belize City Council and being implemented by the Young Men’s Christian Association has hit a speed bump on the road to completion. Over the [...]

Cayo student missing; last seen in city

Tonight, a family from the Cayo District needs your help in locating their daughter, missing now for more than a day. Twenty-one year old Lubia Noemy Casasola, a student of [...]

Lotto jackpot gets $25,000 boost

For the eighth time since Tropical Gaming Company took over Lotto, the Jackpot has once again jumped the one hundred thousand dollar mark. On Saturday, the jackpot was upped to [...]

Kidnapped? Two drug suspects sent to States

On Saturday morning a jet belonging to the United States government took off from the Philip Goldson International Airport and headed north. Aboard were two Belizeans wanted by the D.E.A. [...]

Two murders rock city over weekend

Two more young Belizean men are now counted among the dead as the rough and tumble streets of Belize City provided a bloody backdrop for separate murders over the weekend. [...]

Suspect detained for M-16 and ammo

A police patrol on the Northern Highway on Sunday stumbled across a small armoury and may have its owner in custody. According to police reports, the patrol observed a red [...]

Two dead in weekend traffic mishaps

The streets of Belize City were not the only killing fields this weekend as the roads in the south also saw their share of bloodshed. On Friday afternoon twenty-four year [...]

Belize City women take football title

Good evening, I’m James Adderley and welcome to this all female edition of Sports Monday. The men have recently dominated the sport of cycling, but these two weeks will see [...]

Burn victim awaits care in U.S.A.

It is one of the most dangerous injuries that the human body can sustain…and tonight one seriously burned child lies in pain at the K.H.M.H.. He is waiting for the [...]

House collapses; family shaken but safe

For eight years it was theirs to call home; then in an instant, it was all gone. A Belize City family is tonight out in the street after their home [...]

Corozaleños protest bakery closure

Residents of Corozal took to the streets of their town this morning, but the mood was far from celebratory. The anger of the placard carrying demonstrators, numbering just over a [...]

Big donation helps protect marine resources

It may be the end of April, but for a group of conservation organizations it is feeling like Christmas, as a regional initiative this afternoon provided some much needed gifts. [...]

P.M. pledges to fight illiteracy

It has been a persistent theme for Said Musa, dating back to long before he took over the leadership of the People’s United Party. It’s the issue of literacy, and [...]

Venezuelan artist takes new look at nature

The explosive growth in Belize’s art scene includes not only local talent, but an eclectic mix of visiting artists and exhibitions. The latest such show to arrive opens tonight at [...]