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No drugs found in parcels confiscated from Diego Witz

It was a sensational case when it was first reported back in May because the cops claimed they found nine pounds of cocaine and detained a well known businessman loaded [...]

Arthur Young out on bail

The infamous Arthur Young is back on the streets of Belize City after he was granted bail in Magistrate’s Court today. Young was caught at the Mexican airport trying to [...]

Honduran national’s catamaran anchors into immigration problems

Luis Fernando Reyes Rodriguez, a fifty-seven year old Honduran National, navigated his catamaran into Belizean waters on September fifteenth. But Luis’ visit has been cut short and he was in [...]

PACT gives to the environment and to Restore Belize

Over a million dollars have been disbursed for environmental projects by the Protected Areas Conservation Trust in the past nine months. Earlier today another quarter of a million dollars were [...]

Should $50 Million in SSB pension funds be used to buy Telemedia shares

The prospectus for the sale of shares in the BTL will be released on October fifteenth but debate is raging on whether Social Security pension funds should be invested.  On [...]

3 planes with undocumented Chinese nationals given a free pass

There is more on the plane that landed at the Philip Goldson International Airport this past Sunday. Today a team of police officers were at the P.G.I.A. investigating and it [...]

What’s next for Restore Belize?

Since its launch in June, government’s initiative to tackle crime and violence with an ambitious undertaking known as Restore Belize has been met with a degree of skepticism. The initiative, [...]

The Story of HIV is out of the closet in San Pedro

HIV/AIDS infections in the country have been increasing at an alarming rate over recent years.  But over the past six months, the nation’s top tourist destination, San Pedro, with a [...]

Early flood warning system for Belize River Valley

The Japanese International Corporation Agency is assisting the National Emergency Management Organization along with technical experts from the National Met Service to install a flood early warning system for the [...]

Flowers Bank Road flooded

Since the passage of Tropical Storm Matthew, various parts of the country, primarily the west and central regions, flooded.  A News Five team encountered a flooded road when we visited [...]

Not quite a politician yet, but BNE Trust asks for Landy Burns to resign

The three trustees of the Belize Natural Energy Trust have called for the resignation of the chairman of the Trust, Orlando Burns, who did not renew the contract of the [...]

Date for PUP Unity Convention set

In other news from the PUP, the executive of the party met this morning at Independence Hall. From what we gather, the meeting was constructive and cleared the way for [...]

Unemployed looking for jobs online

At the end of last year, the unemployment rate, according to government statistics, stood at twelve point six percent; that’s over eighteen thousand employable persons who are out of work. [...]

Friday Night Fight Coming Soon

There are well known fight shows such as Boxing After Dark and even though those programs aren’t held in Belize, pay-per-view versions of those fights have been widely promoted in [...]

BELAM Queens gives to St. Luke’s and receives love

We told you on Tuesday night that two Belizean American pageant queens are in the country on a visit and they are bearing gifts. Well, today the queens stopped in [...]

Duets explodes on the Bliss Stage

There is only one more round of competition and the aspiring duos continue to charm the audience and viewers with their natural talent. On Tuesday night at the Bliss, there [...]

Freak accident kills man in Roaring Creek

There have been no new murders reported since the homicide of BeJohn Martinez in Belize City last Wednesday. He was murder victim number nineteen for the deadly month of September [...]

Charges withdrawn against 4 cops who were charged with wounding

In the courts, four of six police officers who were arraigned in May for wounding Elvin Torres we relieved of the charges today. The Department of Public Prosecutions directed the [...]

Flood waters rise in the Belize River Valley

The water level of the Belize River is at least twenty five feet higher than normal.  This is the result of flood waters that continue to flow down from the [...]