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Telemedia’s AGM addresses Accommodation Agreement

“The Belize Telemedia AGM was held on 26th, November, under the auspices of Keith Arnold, Chairman of the Board. In addition to the explanation of price reductions, improvements in service, [...]

Belize and Guatemala to sign compromis December 8th

The Guatemalan claim to Belize’s territory has been on everyone’s mind and with expectations rising now that the Government has given its nod to take the matter to the International [...]

Man charged with Indecent Assault of sister-in-law

In the Magistrates’ Court meanwhile, a fisherman was today fined two thousand dollars for Indecent Assault upon his sister-in-law. Forty year old Charles Arzu has until December twenty-ninth to pay [...]

Victim recants; accused freed of Attempted Murder

Also in the court, a man was acquitted of charges of Attempted Murder and grievous harm when the complainant refused to have any further court actions against him. Twenty-two year [...]

Murdered taxi driver’s neighbours released for lack of evidence

In a report just coming in, police will have to try a little harder to find who is responsible for the murder of taxi driver, thirty-six year old David Gabourel. [...]

Brandon Michael rearrested for charges dropped in 2007

He was hit with thirteen charges for the December 2005 shooting in Taylor’s Alley which left four persons injured, but last year the charges were dropped against twenty-three year old [...]

18 year old shot while taking leisurely walk

A walk by a group of friends last night ended in chaos. Eighteen year old Christine Dawson was walking near a basketball court in Santa Elena, Cayo around eight-thirty Tuesday [...]

Bonifacio Sosa dies after being knocked down

But a family is tonight mourning the death of seventy-nine year old Bonifacio Sosa of Trinidad Village in the Orange Walk District. According to reports Sosa was killed in a [...]

November 14th grenade may have come from BATSUB

There is some break into the investigations on the grenade that exploded on Faber’s Road on the night of November fourteenth. No one was injured but News Five has confirmed [...]

Chief Transport Officer says they will remedy bus problem

In an update to a story aired in our newscast last night on the chaos in the transportation industry, we contacted the Chief Transport Officer, Candelaria Zaldivar, to get the [...]

Youth For the Future celebrates Youth Week

There is no shortage of problems facing our young people today, but this week the population is taking centre stage with the celebration of Youth Week. One of the activities [...]

UB students showcase marketing skills at open day

Any educator will tell you that learning theory is only one aspect of education… the other is application. Today students enrolled in the business and tourism programme at the University [...]

Kriol Projek releases Calendar; CD coming soon

The Belize Kriol Project involves a group of talented musicians and other persons who use creative ways to bring across biblical messages to the public. The project has been in [...]

Former Miss Belize releases “Belizean Cocktails” calendar

But there’s another calendar that can help you keep track of the year ahead. The glossy and attractive almanac “Belizean Cocktails” was released today and it features a different model [...]

Tek It or Leave It: First recording tonight at the Bliss

The curtains are about to be drawn at the Bliss in the well anticipated show “Tek It or Leave It” and some lucky person has a chance to win thousands [...]

Gran Corozal Festival to be held on Saturday

And in the north, the Corozal Chapter of the Belize Tourism Association is working along with the local community in organizing the first ever Gran Festival Corozal. The official opening [...]

Black Orchid Resort back on its feet after floods

It is almost a month since flood waters swept through the Belize River Valley and although the picture was bleak back then, the community in the Burrell Boom area is [...]

New P.U.P. expels chairman, strips old guard

There was tough talk today coming from the Opposition People’s United Party in reaction to a convention called by the Corozal Southeast Representative, Florencio Marin, last Sunday and attended by [...]

Mayor and embattled councillors agree on salaries

On the other side of the political fence, the issue of the salary of the Mayor had become pretty contentious just before her re-election at the convention on October fifth. [...]

Accused murderer walks, spends night in jail

In the justice system meanwhile, there have been far too many cases of accused killers getting off murder charges when witnesses refuse to testify; this has the public and the [...]

Judge orders retrial of Rudolph Smith

In other court news, a retrial has been ordered for postman, forty-seven year old Rudolph Smith, a man charged with Causing Death by Careless Conduct. This evening the jury of [...]

Two of David Gabourel’s neighbours detained for his murder

And police have made some inroads into the stabbing murder on November fifteenth of taxi driver, thirty-six year old David Gabourel. This morning, based on eyewitness accounts, cops detained two [...]

Thief robs drugstore attendants of cash and jewelry

In crime news, a Belize City drug store was robbed after midday on Monday. Two workers of Community Sports and Nutrition Pharmacy, at the corner of Barrack Road and Hyde’s [...]

CBC’s $40,000 Mitsubishi truck stolen

In another case of theft, a 2006 model vehicle belonging to Channel Broadcasting Cable was stolen over the weekend. Thirty-eight year old Abelardo Olivera, a cable technician for CBC, parked [...]

14 year old sexually abused twice; one culprit charged

And in the island of San Pedro, one man has been arrested and police are looking for another regarding the sex abuse of a fourteen year old student of Las [...]