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Juvenile softballers prepare for C.A. tourney

The sport has made a recent resurgence based on some unexpected international success. With the next test for women’s softball taking the form of the region?s juvenile championships, News 5′s [...]

73-year-old murdered on Hummingbird

She was reported missing on Sunday night, but indications are that she was missing days earlier. At around eleven this morning, police found the body of seventy-three year old Mary [...]

Suspect charged in March killing

It took them almost four months, but police have finally caught up with the man they believe stabbed thirty-three year old William Staine to death back in March of this [...]

More bogus bills surface in P.G.

Police over the weekend received two crisp blue notes from business proprietors in Punta Gorda, but the currency was not worth the paper it was printed on. That?s right: more [...]

Cayo man arrested for selling porn

Last week it was the obeah man, today San Ignacio police have busted another local businessman on a seldom used charge. Twenty seven year old Amir Frutos, proprietor of Dalia?s [...]

Ex cop charged with arson spree

While Frutos will most likely not spend the night in jail, the same cannot be said about another Santa Elena resident. Twenty-seven year old Nicholas Flores has been charged for [...]

New additions improve children?s home

It is a relatively small gesture…but sometimes it?s the little things that mean the most. Jacqueline Woods reports from King?s Park. Jacqueline Woods, Reporting It did not take long for [...]

Tour operators hurting from Goff?s Caye fees

In 1998 the Coastal Zone Management Authority and Institute was established to implement a five-year project to help preserve our Barrier Reef. Funded largely from the United Nations, with smaller [...]

Santino wins inaugural memorial race

Good evening, I?m James Adderley and we?re rolling out another in the series we call Sports Monday. With Juventus and Sagitun already bound for the three game Regents Cup Championship [...]

Belize/Guatemala facilitation enters new phase

Assistant Secretary General of the Organization of American States, Luigi Enaudi, today left the country after a two-day working visit. In fact, the O.A.S. diplomat spent the last week meeting [...]

Robert Hertular extradited

He may have made headline news on television, radio and in the newspapers, but it was not until several hours after Robert Hertular was put on a plane at the [...]

Labourer murdered in Stann Creek

Another day, another murder to report–this time in the Stann Creek District, and the police need your help in catching the culprit. The victim is a Guatemalan national, identified as [...]

Fake blue notes found in Belize and Orange Walk

They are as useful as a cardboard box in a dory race on the Belize River…but fake blue notes continue to make the rounds in Belize City and Orange Walk. [...]

Local artist release new CD

He is a staple on the Belizean music scene who also has some pretty big shoes to fill. Ras Indio has a new CD coming on the market and he [...]

Productive sector shows off products

For most people, pay day is still a week away, and even if you don?t have the extra cash to spend, a trip to the Princess Hotel this weekend might [...]

Ex husband: “Marion Jones used drugs”

If you thought that after failing to qualify in the hundred meters and then dropping out of the 200, things couldn’t get any worse for Belizean ambassador and track star [...]

Fire Olympiad underway in Cayo

There are only twenty days left before the start of the Summer Olympics in Athens. And while the men and women in our next story may not be on the [...]

Cruise ship departs: no buses for tours

Pay attention to all the press releases and you know that cruise tourism is the fastest growing economic activity in Belize. What you don’t always hear, however, is that behind [...]

Bones at border identified: Police say murder

When little more than her bones were found on July twelfth just inside Belizean territory near the Guatemalan border, it was assumed that the victim was killed in Guatemala and [...]

Radio/Television seeks funds for AIDS care

It may be the biggest radio and telethon ever planned for Belize. “Living With Hope”, scheduled for August twentieth, will be simultaneously broadcast on all major radio and television stations [...]

Health workers honoured for immunization campaign

Most media coverage on the subject of health tends to focus on the dramatic: an unexplained death, a sudden epidemic, a scandal at the hospital. But what of the many [...]

Airboat tours offer thrills and education

If you’ve travelled the Western Highway between Belize City and Hattieville it’s hard to miss. A thatched roof palapa, a roadside canal…and some of the strangest looking boats you’ll ever [...]

Appeal denied, Hertular faces extradition

He?s wanted by the Feds on serious drug charges and tonight Robert Hertular is one-step closer to taking up residence on Rikers Island. On June fourth, Chief Magistrate Herbert Lord [...]

Ecstasy factory busted in E.P.Z.

Another drug case is making headlines tonight although the narcotic in question is not cocaine. Three men are wanted for questioning in connection with thousands of illegal tablets found earlier [...]

Standard & Poor?s issues caution on credit rating

With a badly needed bond issue still in limbo, Belize?s international credit rating took a hit today, as Standard & Poor?s rating service revised its long term outlook from ?stable? [...]