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Speednet is latest player in Telecom game

It’s the new telecommunications company, with competitive rates and cutting edge technology, offering exciting services to thousands of new customers. No, we’re not talking about INTELCO, although the business plan [...]

Will ICC’s problems affect Belize deal?

And in related news, there may be serious implications for the local telecom scene following an administrative ruling in the U.S. Virgin Islands. It seems that BTL owner Jeffrey Prosser [...]

Cabinet seeks to improve financial policy

And while the government of Belize will have to take whatever heat may result from any guarantees offered to Prosser, a late release just received from Cabinet outlines that body’s [...]

Print Belize opens City facility

By all accounts it’s doing the kind of high quality reasonably priced printing that customers have always wanted…but that hasn’t stopped Print Belize’s vocal competitors from crying foul over the [...]

New edition of “Readings” launched

Today there was another important addition to the body of Belizean scholarship as this afternoon, the third edition of Readings in Belizean History was released. The collection of essays was [...]

“Old Belize” is newest tourist attraction

Not very long ago the drive out of Belize City along the Western Highway featured little more than a parade of eyesores stretching from the garbage dump to the Burdon [...]

3 dead in murder/suicide

For the last several weeks the Belizean political cauldron has been bubbling at a full boil while, perhaps coincidentally, the wave of criminal violence that threatened to overwhelm the nation [...]

San Pedro fight ends in fatal stabbing

The three homicides in Belize City were not the only murders over the weekend. One man was killed on Friday in San Pedro, Ambergris Caye, after a fight ended in [...]

Bank robbery suspect charged with murder

Another man who has been charged with murder is Francisco Arquijo. The twenty-two year old Honduran resident of Belize City had already been charged with robbery in connection with Thursday’s [...]

Massive march protests GOB handling of funds

It was billed as a massive protest march that, although organised by the Opposition United Democratic Party, called upon all Belizeans to register their anger over alleged mismanagement of government [...]

Barrow says his team is ready

For Opposition Leader Dean Barrow the question arises, even after a successful demonstration, “where do we go from here?” On Friday he was asked by News 5′s Stewart Krohn how [...]

Bond is history, Gov’t will negotiate with banks

In related news, Government has announced that it has formally abandoned its plans to float a two hundred and twenty-five million US dollar bond on the international market. According to [...]

Accident on W. Hwy. kills one

A traffic accident early this morning on the Western Highway has claimed the life of one person and left several others injured. According to police, a Mitsubishi pickup truck and [...]

“Living with Hope” reaches target

It took five months of planning and preparation, not to mention a generous helping of volunteer work from people all over the country. And on Saturday artists from all over [...]

Terryl Godoy exhibits at H.O.C.

He is popularly known as “man at work” and his labours have taken him to streets and lanes at home and abroad. For the next few weeks art fans can [...]

BTL tops Belmopan in game one of semi-final

Good evening, I’m James Adderley with a brand new package of Sports Monday. The semi-pro basketball competition arrived at the post season Friday night as the number one seed BTL [...]

Barrow expects big crowd at protest

You could say that it?s the first major event of the United Democratic Party?s 2008 election campaign…a mass protest march and rally seeking to capitalize on widespread public distrust of [...]

Figures reconciled in Fonseca/Elrington dispute

Ralph Fonseca said he had a mortgage of seven hundred and sixty-three thousand dollars and the following night Wilfred Elrington appeared on News 5 to deny it, saying that the [...]

Donations coming in for Saturday’s telethon

The political rally is not the only big event happening Saturday in Belize City. At the same time that protesters begin their march, a large number of the nation’s broadcasters [...]

Suspect cahrged in Pomona heist

Police have charged the man detained in Thursday’s robbery of the Alliance Bank in Pomona. He is twenty-two year old Francisco Ruben Arguijon, a citizen of Honduras. Arguijon has at [...]

Beauty queens plan charity fundraiser

You may have seen them making the rounds in Belize City but lest you think Dalila Vanzie, Miss Belize World and Jade Fulford, Miss Jamaica World, are in the country [...]

No medals for Marion in Athens

2004 will not be remembered as a great year by Marion Jones. Under investigation for drug violations by the U.S. anti doping agency, the Belizean-American today failed twice to win [...]

Bredda David releases new music video

Late August and September is traditionally the time that Belizean musicians release their latest recordings, just in time for the celebrations. This year, one local artist has put a new [...]

Mary Valdez: dead at 90

It is with great regret that we note the passing last night of Mary Valdes. Valdes spent the better part of her ninety years as a tireless promoter of the [...]

One dead, 1 caught, 2 loose in bank heist

The Social Security scandal stayed hot today, as the unions pointed fingers, and the S.S.B.’s General Manager bobbed and weaved. But long after the financial foibles, real and imagined, have [...]