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B.E.L. claims millions in losses in 2008

Belize Electricity Limited has been in the news consistently and often in a back and forth exchange with the Public Utilities Commission. Late this evening, the utility company announced May [...]

Fourth suspect charged for San Pedro murder

Turning to the courts, a fourth person is in custody for the sensational murder of twenty-eight year old John Paul Saldivar that occurred in January in San Pedro, A.C. Today, [...]

Judge to rule on extradition of Mark Seawell

Belizean Mark Seawell, who is wanted by U.S. law enforcement agencies since 2007, will get to know his fate next week Friday. That’s when Chief Magistrate Margaret McKenzie will rule [...]

Mother freed of charges in child’s death

After three year old Omar Aguilar perished in flames last December, his mother, thirty year old Pauline McLean, was charged. But today McLean walked free out of Magistrates’ Court after [...]

Still no motive for the murder of Cayo man

In the other Easter murder, San Ignacio police are still trying to put their hands on a motive and a suspect in the shooting murder of fifty-three year old Felix [...]

Post mortem reveals Nigerian National bled to death

On Monday night after ten p.m., thirty-six year old nursing student Uwaoma Nelson Onwunali was murdered inside his taxi cab. The body of the Nigerian national was found inside his [...]

CitCo uses new method to modernize downtown tributaries

After years of being in poor condition, Albert and Regent Streets were finally paved in December of last year. But while most of the circular loop is now smooth, drivers [...]

Cost of chicken down by ten cents

If you plan to buy poultry, hold up because as of Thursday, the price of chicken will go down. And you will be glad to know that it is going [...]

Speeding vehicle knocks woman off her bike

The family of Marsha Smith in Belize City is having their share of unfortunate events. Smith’s son, Sharife, was recently killed and now her daughter, twenty-two year old Rushelly, is [...]

Mother of missing man pleas for information

News Five has been following case of Enrique Ricardo Magana, a resident of San Joaquin Village in the Corozal District, who was last seen by his wife on March twenty-eighth. [...]

Boom woman wins $145,000 lotto

For a week, the person with the winning ticket for the Lotto jackpot of one hundred and forty-five thousand dollars was silent. But finally today, Burrell Boom resident, Adelina Humes, [...]

Large crowd attends free Venezuelan eye clinic

The government of Venezuela has a growing cooperation programme with Belize including the Petrocaribe Initiative, a housing project and cultural exchanges. Today, another initiative got underway. It is known as [...]

P.S.E. students write about adult content

Six thousand eight hundred and fifty-six candidates registered to sit the Primary School Examinations on March twentieth which will determine their placement in the different high schools. And while the [...]

Over 350 attend Youth Summit in Trinidad

The Summit of the Americas in Port of Spain is not only the meeting ground for a thousand plus journalists who hope for a chance to interview United States President [...]

Belizean policemen provide security at Summit

And still on the summit, the security arrangements are intricate and elaborate for the thirty-four regional leaders and other luminaries, including Secretary General of the United Nations Ban Ki Moon, [...]