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Elrington Says Compensation Not Considered At This Point

Following the shooting death of a Guatemalan encroacher three point five kilometers within Belizean territory on March twenty-ninth 2014, the government compensated the family of Tomas Ramirez.  When asked about [...]

Is the Foreign Minister being soft with Guatemala over the murder of cop at Caracol?

And our question for tonight is: Do you believe that the Minister of Foreign Affairs is being soft with Guatemala over the murder of the Belizean officer at Caracol? Send [...]

P.U.P. Leader Demands Full Investigation

P.U.P. Leader Francis Fonseca today offered the official position of his party on the murder of Tourism Police Officer Danny Conorquie. According to Fonseca, the party is saddened and troubled…but [...]

Tourism Police Officer Killed at Caracol

A nineteen year old Tourism Police Officer has been gunned down near the Mayan site of Caracol, located in the Cayo District. Danny Conorquie was assigned to the San Ignacio [...]

Belmopan Police Say Rape of Minor Not Suspected

The story of an alleged rape of a five year old Infant One student in Belmopan has aroused public sentiment. The incident allegedly happened last week, and the child’s mother [...]

Alexander Tillett is OW’s Most Wanted

Orange Police have issued a bulletin for assistance in locating twenty-seven year old Alexander Tillett. Tillett, as seen in this photograph, is wanted for two robberies which occurred earlier this [...]

Hattieville Youth Alleges Police Brutality

There is a report coming out of Hattieville tonight on a case of alleged police brutality against a resident of the village. Lloyd Usher Junior was alleged taken by police [...]

Brutality Allegedly Results from Search for Missing Chairman

Usher Junior worked with Hattieville Chairman, Kevin Carcamo, who went missing just over two months ago on July twentieth following a routine day’s work in Freetown Sibun, in the village. [...]

SIB Releases Latest Statistics for 2014

Food prices, often one of the primary drivers of economic inflation, saw a marginal decline in the month of August, with average costs decreasing in all areas save for fish [...]

Case of Accused Killer Adjourned

Mexican national, Anabel Kumul, who is accused with the murder of her common-law-husband, twenty six year old Felix Alamilla, appeared for the third time in the courtroom of Magistrate Dale [...]

Bail Hearings for Bahamian Nationals Adjourned

Incarcerated stockbrokers, Kelvin Leach and Rohn Knowles, were scheduled to appear in Supreme Court this morning where bail applications were to have been made before Justice Denis Hanomansingh. But there [...]

AG Says U.S. Made Extradition Request…Attorneys Say No

But last week, contrary to what Smith says, in an exclusive interview with News Five, Attorney General Wilfred Elrington acknowledged that there is indeed a request being made by U.S. [...]

Attorney Andrew Marshalleck Speaks On Legal Profession Amendments

It has long been spoken of by Attorney-General Wilfred Elrington, but on September fifth, government finally moved to amend the Legal Profession Act. The proposed amendment would have two significant [...]

Bar Association President Says Amendments Are Scandalous…

Current Bar Association President Eamon Courtenay was far less subtle in his reference to the proposed amendments, in particular the change in composition of the General Legal Council. According to [...]

B.T.L. Reports Profit Performance – Figures Dismal

The Annual General Meeting of B.T.L. takes place on Thursday evening at seven o’clock to review the performance of the company over the twelve months to March 2014. As you [...]

Manuel Heredia Visits Subdivision Site in San Pedro

Last week News Five showed you a proposed subdivision in the Sunset Cove area four miles north of San Pedro Town. Forty acres have been surveyed for a total of [...]

Heredia Says He Supports Proposed Reserve Status…

There is some confusion which Minister Manuel Heredia seems unwilling to clear up where the wetlands of Los Bajos are concerned. When News Five spoke to Heredia last week, he [...]

Guatemalan National Killed in Los Tambos

There were three murders that marred the Independence weekend. At the start of the holidays, Leslie Logan Junior was murdered in Orange Walk Town on Friday at the start of [...]

Glenmore Stevens Gunned Down in Belize City

There was an unplanned power interruption that plunged the entire country into darkness on Independence eve. It occurred sometime after eight p.m. when in some municipalities celebrations were ongoing. But [...]

Notice of Intended Prosecution for Shop Owner in Orange Walk Shooting Death

In addition to the murders in Cayo and Belize City, on Friday, one of two robbers at a Chinese store in Orange Walk Town was killed. The robbers held up [...]

Man Crushed by Flatbed During Orange Walk Carnival

The Carnival Road March in Orange Walk on Sunday was attended by persons from across the country, but the event was not without incident. Around five p.m., a Belize City [...]

Aggravated Robbery at Pink Boutique’s Parking Lot

Aside from the murders, there were also burglaries and robberies over the weekend.  Police are investigating a brazen broad-daylight robbery that occurred today inside the parking lot of Pink Boutique [...]

The State of the Nation by Dean Barrow and Francis Fonseca

Independence Day activities were held across the country on Sunday.  In Belize City, hundreds of high school students joined the Belize Defense Force, as well as the People’s United Party [...]

Infant One Student Raped

Belmopan Police are currently investigating a distasteful and disturbing allegation of sexual assault of a student. The report was made at the police station last Tuesday by the alleged victim, [...]

Interim Injunction to Stop Alkaline Concert at Sacred Heart College Granted

Late this evening, representatives of the Roman Catholic Church rushed to the Supreme Court seeking an interim injunction to stop a concert that is planned for this Independence holiday weekend [...]