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Venezuelans yet to respond on mysterious millions; G.O.B. to send 2nd inquiry

“These things take time”. That’s the word out of Belmopan tonight as questions continue to surround an official letter which indicates that Venezuela gave Belize twenty million US dollars in [...]

12 senators named by G.O.B., Opposition and social partners

Following nominations from the Government, the Opposition, churches, the unions and the business community, the list of the men and women who will make up the Senate is finally complete. [...]

Fuel acquisition costs up but no change in pump prices

In other news from Belmopan, the government has announced this week that it would absorb the most recent rise in fuel acquisition costs to keep the pump price the same [...]

Convicted child molester sentenced to 20 years behind bars

A convicted child molester has been sentenced to spend the next twenty years behind bars. According to court reports, when thirty-two year old Raul Rivero appeared before Justice Herbert Lord [...]

Suspected rapist remanded but accused bomber out on bail

Two men who were charged earlier this week with serious offences have been granted bail in the Dangriga Magistrate’s Court. Fifty year old Dean De Marks, a New Jersey insurance [...]

Three men arrested for separate firearm offences

Three men have been arrested and charged for firearm offences in separate cases. In Belize City, officers on patrol on Plues Street say around six on Thursday evening, they stopped [...]

$13,000 bike stolen from Belize’s best cyclist

A bike jacking is hardly newsworthy these days because it happens so often but when thieves make off with a thirteen thousand dollar machine, it’s big news. According to Marlon [...]

Hit and run victim claims insurer won’t pay medical bills

He was the victim of a hit and run driver last summer but tonight a seventy-year old Belize City man is claiming he’s being victimized by the insurance industry. Amos [...]

Reporter releases compilation of Bra Anansi stories

Folklore is a common source of inspiration for writers and in Belize, few characters are more popular than Bra Anansi, the mischievous spider who uses his superior intelligence to get [...]

Child Stimulation Month to focus on preschools, parental involvement

For more than a decade, March has been celebrated as Child Stimulation Month. According to organisers, this year’s events will stress the importance of preschool education and parental involvement. Margaret [...]

Mennonite tradition of hard work and progress lives on in Spanish Lookout

Last weekend News Five traveled to Blue Creek in the Orange Walk district to chronicle the achievements made by the Mennonites during their fifty years in Belize. Events celebrating the [...]