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Killer bees, four year old from Little Belize dead

A four year old boy suffered a horrific death on Monday afternoon. He and his five year old sibling were stung repeatedly by a swarm of killer bees from a [...]

OCEANA wins! Court rules offshore contracts illegal

OCEANA Belize and other environmental organizations have scored another major victory in the Supreme Court. They challenged the validity of six Production Sharing Agreements granted by government to individual companies [...]

Government to appeal loss to OCEANA

The forty-five page judgment this morning knocks the government for allowing oil exploration before any assessment of its effects on the environment. The judge described it as not only irresponsible, [...]

Herman Grant charged for murder of Dangriga taxi man

Twenty-four year old Herman Grant, a resident of Cleghorn Street, has been arrested and charged for the murder of taxi-driver, Charles Ariola, which occurred in Dangriga over the weekend.  On [...]

Do you support cabinet’s decision for Vega’s brother to be the sole exporter of confiscated rosewood?

And tonight’s question is: Do you support the cabinet decision for the brother of the D.P.M. to be the sole exporter of confiscated rosewood? Yes or no. Send your comments [...]

No offensive images at O.A.S. General Assembly in Guatemala

At the last O.A.S. General Assembly in Bolivia and at a meeting in February in Washington, Guatemala presented a video that annexed Belize to Guatemala. Belize Ambassador to the O.A.S. [...]

O.A.S. will soon meet with Belize and Guatemala on Referendum

Another date that is on the collective minds of the two countries is October sixth, the scheduled date for a dual referendum on whether or not the dispute should be [...]

Chetumal Boulevard now open for drivers

It’s been a solid three months of inconvenience, loss of business and traffic holdups, but today the Chetumal Boulevard located off the Phillip Goldson Highway was officially inaugurated. Well, it [...]

City Hall and Ministry both want to improve Northern Highway

In what seems to be political irony of some note…while Mayor Darrell Bradley and the Belize City Council are being praised by leader of the Opposition Francis Fonseca for their [...]

Garbage tax on water bill to be reality

The intensive work project in the city is necessary, and actually long overdue, but the reality is that the Belize City Council does need to service the Bond to ensure [...]

6 months in prison for tapping derriere

A man who tried for a free fondle of a woman’s rear now knows that nothing in life is free after he was sentenced to six months behind bars for [...]

Pregnant Prunella and the machete

And a pregnant woman was before the court this morning to answer to a single charge of Aggravated Assault. Twenty-five year old Prunella White, of Central American Boulevard, was escorted [...]

Belize and CARICOM relations; where is it headed?

The two R’s remain on the front burner as it relates to issues of national importance …rosewood and the referendum.  On Monday, News Five asked Minister Wilfred Elrington if our [...]

Belizeans getting Fashion Forward on the runway

Belizean models and fashion designers, male and female, interested in regional and international exposure through Caribbean Fashion Week, are being scouted by a pair of seasoned industry insiders presently in [...]

Mexicans, Mixed Martial Arts and Belizeans prepare for battle

This coming weekend there is a competition that promises to be entertaining and full of suspense.  The neighborhood House of Shotokan will take on their Mexican counterparts in what is [...]