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Belize Red Cross connecting relatives with earthquake victims

Stories of death and devastation continue to pour in from Haiti where a powerful earthquake struck the island flattening its capital, Port au Prince. Relief supplies are beginning to arrive [...]

Over a $100,000 missing from Free Zone business

Up north, Corozal police have teamed up with their Mexican counterparts to investigate a burglary at a store at one of the shopping plazas in the Corozal Free Zone. And [...]

Belize City Streets finally being paved

The traffic inconvenience is a minor sacrifice pedestrians and motorists seemed prepared to endure in exchange for better streets in the old capital. That is what News Five discovered when [...]

Portion of historic house being torn down

And on Regent Street, a building sitting at the corner with South Street is in danger of collapsing. Its owners, the Eusey Family, are fighting its demolition because that would [...]

Cane farmers get re-certification to receive Fair Trade funds

An audit of the Belize Sugar Cane Farmers Association (BSCFA) in July of 2009 pointed to gross mismanagement and irregularities. That resulted in a suspension of the B.S.C.F.A.’s certification for [...]

Seventy tour guides no longer suspended from Tourism Village

There is also resolution to a conflict that erupted last Thursday at the Fort Street Tourism Village when nearly seventy tour guides were suspended from operating on the compound. Five [...]

Wilfred Peters admitted to K.H.M.H.

The king of brukdong Wilfred Peters sat down with William and I last December on Open Your Eyes as a featured guest of the 2009 Brukdong Competition. But his health [...]

Two foiled robbery attempts in the city

There were two robbery attempts today. The first reportedly occurred before nine this morning on busy Albert Street and was aimed at a couple of German tourists. It is reported [...]

Home that belonged to Brukdong King burns to the ground

A late night fire on Iguana Street Extension in Belize City gutted a small wooden bungalow. The building was owned by Brukdong King and Legendary music Icon, Wilfred Peters, who [...]

NGO says developers have caused damage in nature reserve

The issue has been brewing for weeks in the Deep South where environmental groups and the San Pedro Columbia community are mounting opposition to the proposed construction of a dam. [...]

Charges dropped against tailor accused of fondling a minor

In news from the courts, a well-known and popular tailor of New Road in Belize City finally had his day for a charge of fondling a fourteen year old primary [...]

Teacher & friends charged with Handling Stolen Goods

Four persons, including a pre-school teacher, an office assistant at Sadie Vernon High School and their two friends were today charged with Handling Stolen Goods. The couple, Julia Santos and [...]

Grenade attacks up; but police statistics say crime is down

The year 2009 was a particularly violent twelve months. While that is the public’s perception, the Police Department says not so. Their statistics, released on Wednesday, show that crime decreased [...]

How do you know if you are pregnant?

Detecting pregnancy is easier than most women may know. And with quick tests at our fingertips, finding out if you’re a new mom can be confirmed in just a matter [...]