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Orange Walk Town Council covers up loan from pawn shop

The Orange Walk Town Council is under the spotlight tonight and it has to do with financial irregularities under the watch of Mayor Ravei Gonzalez. As it turns out, the [...]

Stats in 2008 show major increases in cost of living

It comes as no surprise, but recently released figures from the Statistical Institute of Belize reveals that in 2008 prices shot up where it hurts the most: food and medical [...]

Cost of 100lb cylinder of butane goes down again

And while statistics were dismal in 2008 in prices of food and medical care, there is some news that will delight consumers since the price of cooking gas, has gone [...]

No arrests made in National Transport jacking

There has been no break in Monday’s robbery of National Transport Services Limited and the stolen monies have still not been recovered by police when we checked today. Shortly after [...]

55 yr old charged with Carnal Knowledge of 8yr old

And in news from the courts, the long arms of the law have finally caught up with fifty-three year old Anthony Myvett, an unemployed man of West Street who allegedly [...]

C.J. and A.G. agree crime rate is too high

And the remarks at the ceremonial opening of the new session of the Supreme Court on Monday were not of the same note between Attorney General Wilfred Elrington and Chief [...]

Will alleged killers of Brannon brothers be rearrested?

At yesterday’s opening of the Supreme Court the C.J. spoke of the staggering number of cases—a total of eighty-three—in which the D.P.P.’s office entered a nolle prosequi and the cases [...]

9 acres of surveyed sea still mystery to ministry

Last Thursday News Five broke the story of a portion of the Caribbean Sea six miles northwest of San Pedro Town that had been surveyed on August eighth, 2008. During [...]

Sport fishing licenses, fees to be introduced by CZMA

The next time you throw a fishing line into the sea you may want to think twice because it may cost you money even if you don’t catch anything. Well, [...]

Audubon celebrates 40yrs with Victoria Peak challenge

Nature lovers will be happy to know that they can once again return to one of the Belize District’s premiere destinations for conservationism. The Crooked Tree Wildlife Sanctuary has been [...]

Anglican Diocese total flood relief efforts over $60,000

Assistance to flood victims continues to trickle in and last Friday, the Anglican Diocese made a presentation of over four thousand dollars to the farmers of Lemonal Village to assist [...]

Coast Guard has workshop on Intl Maritime Conventions/Codes

It has been on the drawing board for over a year and today, the Belize National Coast Guard began a workshop on International Maritime Conventions and Codes. It is not [...]

Tek it or Leave it’s 6th contestant wins thousands

The game offers the audience a chance to win thousands of dollars in cash!… And that was exactly what the sixth contestant to play Channel Five’s first ever game show, [...]

Barack Obama officially the 1st black president of the U.S.A.

It is a historic event and it will have bearing on Belize. Estimates are that almost two million people braved temperatures in the twenties in Washington, D.C. this morning to [...]