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No increase expected in electricity rates

At news time, there are reliable reports that the Barrow Administration will make good on its promise in respect of light bills. Word out of the P.U.C. is that electricity [...]

P.M. reacts to international tribunal outcome

Belmopan has reacted to a decision by an International Arbitration this week that will make government coffers eight million dollars leaner. According to a government release, the Barrow Administration is [...]

Sandhill resident charged for brutal murder of woman

He was detained on Tuesday for the brutal murder of Sandhill resident, Dorla Pitterson and today thirty year old Orlando Wade was formally arraigned for the crime. Wade showed no [...]

4 inmates acquitted of drug trafficking charge for lack of evidence

In other court news, today Taedron Bennett and Joseph Kee, accused of the 2006 Brannon murders, along with two other prison inmates, Mark Seawell and Nicholas Guevarra, appeared in court [...]

San Ignacio Hotel hit, no arrests yet

Police are yet to make an arrest for an armed robbery at one of Belize’s more prominent hotels. The hold-up occurred in the early hours of Tuesday morning at the [...]

C.E.O.s who never made it to the top job replaced

When the Barrow Administration took office in February, it made several appointments public at the top layer of government in the way of Chief Executive Officers who were picked to [...]

Rural communities benefit from European Union

The European Union, through the Belize Rural Development Programme, has as its aim to reduce rural poverty while improving the livelihood hood of thousands of Belizeans. News Five’s Ann-Marie Williams [...]

Administration Building in Belmopan named after Sir Edney Cain

The Administration Building in Belmopan has a new name. In ceremonies this morning Prime Minister Dean Barrow cut the ribbon, officially renaming the office complex Sir Edney Cain Building. Cain, [...]

Winners of AIDS poster competition named

The U.S. Embassy last year challenged primary school students from standards four through six to create posters geared towards their peers and focusing on HIV awareness. The competition formally ended [...]

University of Belize has a new provost

The University of Belize has a new provost. Former President of the University College of Belize, Dr. Angel Cal has succeeded Marco Olsen of South America. Cal, in 2002 was [...]

NICH releases Jades of Belize book

Belize is known for many archaeological finds, but one of our most famous pieces is the Jade Head discovered in 1968 at the Altun Ha in the Belize District. At [...]

Six to compete in Miss Big and Beautiful pageant

For the past three years, beauty and talent has graced the stage in a whole new style with bigger women who show off themselves at the Miss Big and Beautiful [...]

Pallotti Music School to showcase talents in concert

It is said that music soothes the savage beast and so Belizeans will be treated to a musical extravaganza featuring the best of violin, cello, and guitar this coming weekend [...]