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Man critically wounded in North Front St. shooting

A man is fighting for his life tonight in the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital after he was gunned down early this morning in Belize City. Responding to reports of a [...]

Teenager stabbed on C.A. Blvd.

The shooting of Herbert Wiltshire was not the only incident of bloodshed to take place in the old capital since sundown on Thursday. Around nine-thirty last night a sixteen-year-old student [...]

Accused murderers walk

It was an incident that outraged family and friends in June of 2002, when sixty-four year old Cleophas Burgess was attacked in his home at number 164 Neal Penn Road [...]

Coconut beetle a threat to Belize?s trees

They look like the kind of things they force contestants to eat on “Survivor” or “Fear Factor”. But these unappetizing creatures, brought to you by viewers near Northern Lagoon, are [...]

Belize clue helps Jeopardy champ into record books

Belize is no stranger to the popular television quiz show Jeopardy, but until now most of our involvement has been as a paid sponsor. This week, however, the jewel proved [...]

New Rebels Band tours to raise AIDS awareness

As a group they are only six months old, but that hasn’t stopped the New Rebels Band from organising their first countrywide tour. The tour, which is designed to help [...]

Belizeans given an “invitation to the dance”

They are the next generation of dancers on whose shoulders rest the hope of keeping the art of ballet alive. It takes discipline and hard work to make the movements [...]

Artist preserves Garifuna culture through crafts

The House of Culture in Belize City continues to promote the work of local artists and performers. The latest exhibition, which opened last night, showcases exquisite, handmade Garifuna crafts that [...]

Murder in Ladyville is 14th for month

With barely enough time to gather evidence in the mounting backlog of murders committed over the last three weeks, Police forensic investigators were at it again this morning, this time [...]

Special constable finally charged in Sept. killing

The shooting took place almost a year ago on what is normally one of the most festive days of the year. On the morning of September tenth, in sight of [...]

Cops ordered to ease up on micro weed busts

In the midst of a wave of violent crime that has lasted far too long for comfort the police high command has finally gotten around to exercising some common sense. [...]

2 students head to B-ball camp…in Rio

Two Belizean high school students will leave Sunday on the summer trip of a lifetime. Bernard Felix of Wesley College and Joslyn Valerio of Orange Walk Tech have been chosen [...]

Agriculture educators plan for future

In any skill or discipline, the more you learn, the better you’ll do…and the field of agriculture is no different. That’s why those involved in agricultural education are looking for [...]

Traffic law enforcement is highly selective

They say that if you can drive in Belize you can drive anywhere. Whether that’s a comment on the quality of the streets or our fellow drivers is not clear. [...]

Prison moves toward goal of rehabilitation

With the attention of the community focussed on the arrest and conviction of what appears to be a growing cadre of violent criminals, it is perhaps fitting that tonight’s lead [...]

Delta announces service to Belize

Most of the tourism news over the last several months has involved the cruise ship sector–more precisely, concerns that its rapid unguided growth could negatively impact the hard earned success [...]

Govt. will pave Placencia Road

In related news closer to the ground, the government has assured residents of the Placencia Peninsula that the long awaited paving of the Placencia road will commence early in the [...]

Belize welcomes Caribbean Court

The Caribbean Court of Justice by now should have already handed down judgements in its first cases, but the institution has been bogged down by controversy. In some Caribbean countries [...]

Foreign Ministry publishes yearbook

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs today launched its first yearbook, offering a synopsis of the country’s foreign policy activities during 2003. The sixty-three page book highlights decisions taken by government [...]

SIM card may hold clue to latest murder

As the family of slain Belize City businessman, Nadir Husman prepare to lay him to rest on Sunday, police are still looking for a break in the case that will [...]

Cops close to arrest in Belama killing

There is better news to report in another murder case in Belize City. The police press office tells News 5 that a break in the investigation into the murder of [...]

Fugitive mortgage broker said to be in Belize

It is often said that with our wide open spaces and live and let live attitude, our country is the ideal place for a fugitive from justice to hide out…and [...]

Cuba offers help to fight AIDS

With a message of: “no jueges con tu suerte”, or don’t play with your luck, members of the National AIDS Commission are back in the country tonight with renewed energy [...]

Husband attacks male friend of wife

An angry husband from the Corozal District is tonight behind bars after attacking one of his wife’s friends. According to police reports, on Sunday evening thirty year old Edith Rene [...]

O.A.S. offers scholarships for graduate study

With tertiary level graduations taking place around the country this month, the Organization of American States is now accepting applications for students to pursue graduate degrees in 2005. According to [...]