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Taylor’s Alley residents say government apology falls short

The Ministry of National Security issued a rare apology Wednesday to the gang members of Taylor’s Alley who were badly beaten and injured by the Gang Suppression Unit during a [...]

Minister of National Security, nevertheless, supports work of the GSU

In his usual Thursday morning appearance on Wave’s morning show today, Minister of National Security, John Saldivar, said that his ministry firmly supports the work of the Gang Suppression Unit [...]

6 containers filled with Methylamine Hydrochloride; will owner, Vernon Cuthkelvin, be charged?

Will any charges Speaking to News Five this evening, attorney at law Lionel Welch, who is representing Vernon Cuthkelvin, says from what he knows, no charges will be brought against [...]

Fatal traffic accident near cemetery in Belize City

A Belize City mechanic is tonight dead following a traffic accident this evening near the Lord Ridge Cemetery.  At around five o’clock Kent Skeet was riding a motorcycle belonging to [...]

2012 Cross Country Winner, Giovanni Choto collects Cash Winnings

Giovanni Choto restored the pride of the country when he broke the foreign rider’s hold on the Holy Saturday cross country cycling classic. In solo fashion, Choto crossed the finish [...]

Girl with rare face tumor to undergo major surgery on Friday

The last time we saw her, twelve year old Catarina Ishim was headed for Knoxville, Tennessee to receive a much needed surgery for a rare, malignant tumor called Leimyosarcoma. When [...]

Stealing $15 worth of food equals 7 year conviction

In the courts, a small loot has landed a convicted burglar in prison for seven years. That’s the news that forty-seven year old Anthony Reneau received when he appeared before [...]

2 men sentenced for Attempted Murder and Robbery of San Ignacio Ice Vendor

An ice vendor of San Ignacio, who was viciously attacked by two men in September 2010, lived to tell his story in court.  The testimony by forty-five year old Leonardo [...]

Summit of the America’s to be held this weekend

Heads of government from the Western Hemisphere, including those from the United States and Canada are converging in Colombia for this weekend’s Summit of the Americas.  The Belize delegation is [...]

US Visas Fees up by $40; from $280 to $320

You may not be heading to Colombia, but if you intend to travel north, as of this Friday, the cost of applying for a non-immigrant US visa will increase by [...]

Audubon’s 4th Annual Green Walk in celebration of Earth Day 2012

Numerous organizations worldwide are preparing the celebration of Earth Day 2012; a day set aside to promote environmental awareness and small steps to a “greener” life.  Earth Day is on [...]

Farmers of the Year; Winners from the North and West

The annual National Agriculture and Trade Show (NATS) will be held this year from April twenty-seventh to the twenty-ninth at the showground in Belmopan. Earlier this month, the NATS committee [...]

Local Youth Organization feeds the homeless

Belize City Mayor Darrell Bradley announced while unveiling his hundred day plan on Wednesday that the council is working with the Kolbe Foundation to find a way to house the [...]

Healthy Living looks at Salmonella

Cleanliness is next to godliness.  That practice is as good as gold for whatever we consume.  In this week’s edition of Healthy Living we look at salmonella; a common bacteria [...]