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Renewed hearings expose more irregularities at D.F.C.

The last three months have been tumultuous for the members of the D.F.C. commission of inquiry, but as News Five’s Janelle Chanona reports from the resumed public hearings, this morning [...]

Head tax deal is far from done

There has been no reaction from the Belize City Council to government’s offer to divert one U.S. dollar of the seven dollar head tax on cruise passengers to that municipal [...]

Suspect arrested in Dangriga robbery

A Dangriga man has been arrested and charged following an armed robbery in the Stann Creek Valley. He is twenty-two year old Albert Palacio of Dangriga’s Lakeland neighbourhood. Around nine [...]

School burgled; PACT lends a hand

Another theft, this time in Belize City, has not been followed by an arrest … but as News Five’s Kendra Griffith reports, all is not lost at Salvation Army School. [...]

Embarrassed coke smugglers eased with $10,000 fines

Two U.S. tourists, caught hiding cocaine in hard to find places, today pled guilty to drug trafficking. Brothers Andrew and Joshua Shumate, age twenty-three and twenty-six respectively, appeared before Magistrate [...]

U.S. Army General visits B.D.F. outposts

It is no secret that the Belize Defence Force and the United States army have a strong working relationship. Only last week, the New Horizons programme was launched and next [...]

Woman’s death promotes awareness of colon cancer

It’s hard to think of anything good coming from the death of a woman just entering the prime of her life, but if the tragedy manages to stir us to [...]