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Wheat at the border but price of bread in doubt

The latest episode in our long running drama surrounding basic food items focuses once again on flour. We are informed by Belize Mills Limited that the long awaited shipment of [...]

Major personnel changes instituted in Police Dept.

Shakeups in the police high command are nothing new so the latest shuffle, the first since the U.D.P. government came to power in February, does not necessarily have political significance. [...]

Suspect charged in killing of Christino Madrill

Two months after he was gunned down on Castle Street, police have charged a fisherman for the murder of Christino Madrill. Today twenty-one year old Marvin Bradley was formally arraigned [...]

Belizean Brandon Arnold shot dead in Chicago

Tonight the family of Belize City attorney Ellis Arnold is in mourning following the shooting death of his son in the United States. According to media reports from Chicago, around [...]

Belizean singer charged in series of Canadian robberies

She was a rising star on the local music scene who sought fame and fortune abroad. Instead, Cayo’s Maria Reimer finds herself in a Canadian jail, charged with the armed [...]

Shoplifter receives 3 years for two crimes

Today a shoplifter received no mercy from a Belize City magistrate and was sentenced to two years in prison for stealing two cans of Red Bull. On Monday, fifty-one year [...]

Village youth claims police brutality

While there will be new faces in different places next month at the Police Department, the common allegation of brutality continues to plague the department. According to twenty-seven year old [...]

Farmers want piece of Belcogen pie

A group of cane farmers, recently returned from a regional conference in Barbados, say that caneros should receive a piece of the action when the sugar company begins to sell [...]

Local airfares rise over ten percent

It has taken a while for our local airlines to follow the lead of their larger international colleagues but the high cost of fuel has driven at least one Belizean [...]

Wanted: more blood donors

Saturday will be celebrated as World Blood Donor Day in Belize and around the globe. To get the word out on this vital public service and in the hopes of [...]

Rotary looking for actors

In the next couple of months, the Belize Rotary Club will be bringing its fifth theatre production “Oliver and the Genie” to the stage. The proceeds of the plays are [...]

Traffic now running over Sittee at Kendal

Traffic is rolling across the Sittee River at Kendal and News Five’s Marion Ali was on hand to check out the situation. Marion Ali, Reporting While the river crossing at [...]