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B.N.T.U. protests school violence; 400 teachers walk picket line

We begin tonight’s newscast with a developing story in southern Belize where school children stayed home today and it had nothing to do with the H1N1 virus. Classes were interrupted [...]

Belizean buses blocked at Western border

And from the south we go to the west, where new regulations imposed late last month on foreign bus companies traversing the Jewel are now affecting local tour operators. Guatemalan [...]

Deadly flu virus reaches closer to the Northern border

While there are no local confirmed cases of the Influenza A H1N1, there are reports today that the deadly flu is moving dangerously close to Belize. In a midday status [...]

APAMO wants dialogue with government

The umbrella for Non Governmental Organizations APAMO, has been vocal of late regarding the management contracts of reserves around the country. The issue became paramount when SATIIM was denied renewal [...]

Taxi driver found guilty of rape

In the Supreme Court, a jury of seven women and two men deliberated for about two hours today before they found thirty-nine year old taxi driver, Levi Jackson, guilty of [...]

Police looking for leads into recent violent crimes

There were two murders and an attempted armed robbery over the past Labour Day weekend. And tonight, Officer in Charge of the C.I.B., Superintendent Julio Valdez told News Five that [...]

Garnette Brown found dead by his wife

A post mortem is scheduled for Wednesday morning following his death at his home in Willow’s Bank Village on Monday night. Police say they are treating the matter as a [...]

Teenage shot to his thigh while walking on Albert Street

A shooting incident early this morning left a Belize City teenager with a gunshot wound to his thigh. Around twelve-thirty a.m., nineteen year old Kenroy Michael of Kraal Road was [...]

Garbage fire destroys home on Jane Usher Boulevard

The fire at the City Council dump site has been extinguished but still burning garbage was the cause of the city’s latest blaze. A house at the end of Jane [...]

Bartender fined for trafficking 3 lbs. of marijuana

A bartender of San Pedro Town was today fined ten thousand dollars after he pleaded guilty to trafficking over three pounds of marijuana. Twenty-one year old Kareem Gonzalez pleaded guilty [...]

Workshop for third step of HIV/AIDS Workplace Policy program

The Biltmore Plaza was the venue for the last of a three-step HIV/AIDS Workplace Policy program. It is a product of the Labour Department in collaboration with the National AIDS [...]

Screening at P.G.I.A. for Influenza A (H1N1)

In neighboring Mexico, the epicenter of the A H-One N-One flu, it is estimated that tourism will fall as much as forty percent this season. And while in Belize there [...]