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Subject to conditions, Ara Macao is approved by NEAC

Confirmed reports reaching News Five today indicate that the controversial resort project on the Placencia Peninsula known as Ara Macao has received conditional approval from the National Environmental Appraisal Committee. [...]

G.S.T. June refunds credited in latest B.E.L. bills

Consumers will be happy to learn that those long awaited refunds of G.S.T. paid on June light bills are now being reflected in current invoices. The G.S.T. charges were placed [...]

Cops foil robbery, wound suspect

Quick police action is believed to have foiled an armed robbery and put one suspected thief behind bars. According to the cops, around ten last night, a mobile patrol was [...]

Dangriga burglar arrested and charged

Meanwhile, separate attacks against residents in Dangriga have resulted in arrests for rape, attempted robbery and attempted murder. The first incident took place early Sunday morning on Sharp Street in [...]

Would be robbers scared off by customers

In the second case, last Thursday, grocer Ciu Feng Dal was minding her counter inside Ying’s Store on George Price Boulevard when two men walked in and requested a pound [...]

Suspect arrested for rape

Following a report by a twenty-three year old woman on Sunday, thirty-seven year old Roberto Valdez has been arrested and charged with rape. According to the victim, around eleven thirty [...]

Roberto Young is new P.U.C. chairman

A new chairman has been appointed for the Public Utilities Commission. He is Roberto Young. Young, who is a veteran executive in Belize’s telecommunications industry, is an engineer by profession [...]

Independence Day ceremonies move back to Bz. City

This year the official Independence Day ceremonies return to the Memorial Park in Belize City. According to Celebrations Committee public relations officer Daedra Haylock, the occasion marking Belize’s twenty-fifth birthday [...]

Panama president leads list of dignitaries

Leading that list of distinguished visitors is Panamanian President Martin Torrijos. In a special ceremony Torrijos will accept the Order of Belize for his late father, Omar Torrijos. The former [...]

Traffic control will be tight on 20th, 21st

If you have plans to go to the Memorial Park to attend the September twenty-first official ceremony or watch the fireworks display, please be advised that security and traffic control [...]

New stamps issued for 25th anniversary

The Belize Post Office has released a set of stamps to commemorate the twenty-fifth anniversary of Belize’s independence. Making history as the first living Belizean to be featured on the [...]

Beltraide seeks more investments for Belize

Economists and politicians generally agree that Belize needs more investment. But that’s the easy part. The tough job is how to find it … and how to ensure that it [...]

Anglicans open first pre-school

The Anglican Diocese has opened its first preschool. Located on the grounds of St. Mary’s Primary, there are twenty children attending the early learning facility, which was officially inaugurated this [...]

Church service remembers five slain children

Back in May this station announced a reward of a hundred thousand dollars for information leading to the arrest and conviction of the person or persons responsible for the abduction [...]