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Supreme Court grants judicial review of C.F.Z. elections

Late this evening, Justice Samuel Awich handed down his latest decision in the matter of Winston Smiling versus the Corozal Free Zone … and it?s another victory for Smiling. Awich [...]

G.O.B. issues upbeat report on human trafficking

The Government of Belize has issued a report detailing all the efforts it has made against trafficking in persons. The report is part of an effort to get Belize off [...]

Toledo man charged in chopping/shooting death

A brutal chopping incident in the Toledo District has left one man dead and another behind bars. According to police they were told by forty-six year old Alejandro Ical that [...]

Cops say apparent suicide may be murder

It appeared to be a suicide, but police are having second thoughts. On Sunday night authorities were called to a house in St. Margaret’s Village on the Hummingbird Highway, where [...]

Three arrested in shooting of shopkeeper

Police have made three arrests in connection with the shooting of a businessman last week Thursday. Twenty-four year old Ricky Valencia of Queen Charlotte Street along with twenty-eight year old [...]

Traffic officer charged in two year old road death

In justice that was slow in coming, fifty-six year old Belize City traffic officer, Glenn Rivero, appeared this afternoon before Magistrate Roberto Ordonez and has been charged with Causing Death [...]

Tourist says resort’s masseur tried to rape her

Over the past fifteen years we have reported what seems like countless instances of sexual assault … but the case filed today in Belize City Magistrate’s Court is–as far as [...]

Placencia suffers 24 hr. blackout

The entire Placencia Peninsula was without electricity for nearly twenty-four consecutive hours over the weekend. The blackout, which lasted from three forty-three Saturday morning until one fifty-four Sunday morning, wreaked [...]

P.S.U. hosts regional meeting of public officers

They were one of the labour groups heavily involved in pressuring the government to enact reforms and initiate several important investigations. But tonight the P.S.U. is in the news for [...]

Anglicans take active stance on AIDS education

On the heels of last month’s initiative by the Belize Council of Churches, one its members–the Anglicans–have made their own commitment to fighting the AIDS epidemic. News Five’s Kendra Griffith [...]

Summer art camp keeps Eder’s spirit alive

He was an inspired artist who never hesitated to share his talent with others. And even though Eder Alamilla is no longer with us, his passion remains. Jacqueline Godwin, Reporting [...]

Dangriga ceremony marks Petters Institute graduation

It’s not every day that Belizean students are tutored by a world class scientist, so when the summer students of Doctor Arlie Petters have his name on their certificates they [...]

Family grateful for viewer?s help

On Friday we brought you the touching story of fifty-one year old Socorro Castillo and her eleven year old son Gabriel. The single parent family has been struggling to live [...]

Impossible and Advance head to 8 ball finals

Good evening. I?m James Adderley and we rolling into your living room with this weeks offering of Sports Monday. Tonight the focus stays indoors as we venture into Triangle Bar [...]