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Final cheques for 26 security officers late and short

On Thursday when the Christian Workers Union gave its update on the conclusion of negotiations with City Hall and the Labour Commissioner, it was mostly positive. Most of the workers [...]

CWU says it is disappointed by Belize City Mayor

When we got to City Hall this evening, most of the workers had rushed off. We understand they all got their checks too late to take to the bank, so [...]

An alleged confession statement in the murders of Brian Townsend and Isidoro Bonilla

There is much more to report tonight in what might be four recent murders that are linked. Belmopan Police have detained a nineteen year old Benque Viejo resident. They say [...]

Father found guilty of 2 counts of incest

In the Belize City Supreme Court, the conviction of a forty-eight year old father was secured on Thursday evening before Justice Troadio Gonzalez for sexually abusing his young daughter.  A jury [...]

Man formally arrested and charged for rape of 8 year old

On February fifth, News Five reported a very disturbing and appalling sexual crime against a small child. The child, an eight year old female, visited the Independence Police Station with [...]

B.T.B. warns hoteliers against the sale of sex

On Wednesday, we told you about Global Fantasies, an online site advertising Belize as a sex paradise.  The website features fifteen worldwide destinations where the images of well-known Belizean women [...]

Police launch a manhunt for escaped murder suspect

Belmopan Police say that they are closing in on twenty-nine year old Edwin Paula, an inmate at the Belize Central Prison who escaped while being transported to Belmopan for a [...]

22 years in jail for man guilty of manslaughter

In court today, a Belize City man reappeared before Justice Troadio Gonzalez to learn his fate following his conviction last Thursday. Twenty-eight year old Glenford Ferguson Jr. was sentenced to [...]

Bovine tuberculosis present in Belize

There is confirmation tonight from the Belize Agricultural Health Authority of the presence of bovine tuberculosis in the country.  Bovine TB is a chronic infectious disease which affects cattle and [...]

UNESCO sends out warning on artifacts in the global market

The increase in the smuggling of historical artifacts worldwide has prompted a warning by UNESCO. The UN agency has written to the President of the National Institute Diane Haylock, indicating [...]

Love is in the air….greetings of love to that special someone

Love is in the air….February fourteen is celebrated every year as the day of love, Valentine’s Day. Throughout the day, florists had a long list of orders and jewelry stores [...]

Athletes to take to the George Price Highway for the Valentine Cycling Classic

The annual Valentine’s Cycling Classic is less than two days away and riders from across the country, in various categories, will be participating in the tournament.  The race is the [...]

Orange Walk versus Cayo in the Elite Basketball Tournament

And on the basketball courts, a second run of competition takes place over the weekend. The National Elite Basketball League is hosting several regular season games with participating teams visiting [...]

Smoothies for Dara; a fund raising effort to assist feeding program

Ras Dara’s feeding program has gotten assistance from a number of corporate sponsors since opening his kitchen to needy children across Belize City over the years.  On Sunday, the well-known [...]

B.T.L. Park opens tonight with a bang

While vendors at Mr. Ham’s are busy trying to realize their sales target, officials from the Belize City Council were on hand at BTL Park this afternoon to oversee the [...]