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Belizeans arrested in Guatemala

Reports from out west say two Belizeans have been jailed in Melchor de Mencos, Guatemala after they were caught logging illegally on Guatemalan territory. Forty one year old Arnulfo Manzanero [...]

Fallen tree kills teenage boy in Toledo

In news from Punta Gorda, a fallen tree is blamed for the death of a young boy. According to a police report, Lorenzo Sam of Golden Stream Village, Toledo, reported [...]

B.S.I. engineer drowns in Belize City

While a fallen tree may be the culprit in the death of a twelve year old in Toledo, the Belize River is being blamed for the death of a Belize [...]

Anti-drug operation in Orange Walk nabs one

Orange Walk police have detained one man pending charges in connection with the discovery of drugs, a firearm and ammunition. A joint police-B.D.F. anti-drug operation on Thursday resulted in the [...]

Groups express solidarity with striking workers

They say no news is good news – but don’t tell that to striking workers of the Citrus Company of Belize in Pomona. Industrial action against the company by over [...]

Prime Minister goes to Greneda for meeting

Prime Minister Manuel Esquivel will travel to Saint George’s, Grenada on Saturday to attend the ninth Inter-Sessional Meeting of the Conference of CARICOM Heads of Government. The March first to [...]

Children?s Week and Child Stimulation Month to be observed

The development of children and the protection of their rights are issues that have long been the focus of much public discussion and debate. And will continue to be… at [...]

Humane Society concerned about rabies

Concern about the recent detection of rabies in the Cayo District has spurred the Belize Humane Society and Animal Shelter to step up its campaign against the disease. The second [...]

Canoe race to take place on Belize River

When corporate managers of Cayo Tropical Fruits Limited decided to launch their newest product Vida Purified Water, they figured the best way would be to link the occasion with water [...]

Mexican artist opens show in Belize City

While a group of enterprising men and women will challenge themselves along the Belize River next week, a visiting Mexican artist will for the next fourteen days soothe the minds [...]

G. Michael Reid discusses Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital

Since he took over the last segment of the Friday edition of News Five live, G. Michael Reid has dispensed a healthy dose of issues – some controversial, others just [...]

Pererra?s death no accident, police

It’s a crime that has shocked the neighborhood, an elderly man beaten to death in his own home on the northside of Belize City just a stone’s throw away from [...]

Belize gets certified by U.S.

It?s official: a war of words between Belmopan and Washington over the issue of de-certification has been averted. The White House today announced that Belize has been certified by the [...]

Labour talks suffer setback

Reports from Pomona say the strike involving grove and factory workers employed by the Citrus Company of Belize is far from being over. Late report Wednesday is that both sides [...]

Citizens swim for cancer awareness

Over the years there have been no shortage of public events in support of worthy causes. But an upcoming event on the long Baron Bliss Holiday weekend will push the [...]

Teachers speak out on proposed rules

While villagers and citrus workers in the south take their concerns to the streets, in Belize City the floor of the Holy Redeemer Parish Hall was the stomping ground for [...]

Students observe celestial show

From star-gazers to moon-watchers to sun-lovers, whatever their vocation, millions of people around the globe today had their eyes fixed on the heavens. As News Five’s Julietta Burrowes reports, the [...]

Striking workers want higher wages

The protest action against the Citrus Company of Belize by a handful of its workers continued for a second day today in the Stann Creek Valley. While the placard bearing [...]

Elderly man found dead at home

In crime news, police were called out early this afternoon to number fifty six Daily Street in Belize City where the body of an elderly man was discovered. It has [...]

Archaeology Department tries to curb looting

The archaeology department has embarked on a nationwide series of lectures intended to curb the looting of Belizean artifacts. A government press release says the exercise is targeted at personnel [...]

Belizeans to see partial solar eclipse

If tomorrow you happen to see people gazing at the sky, it will not be because of the impending arrival of a U.F.O. On Thursday the sky will darken briefly [...]

Students get Ash Wednesday blessing

It’s a symbolic ritual that is performed religiously every year by millions of Christians worldwide. And while in Belize Ash Wednesday doesn’t mean a holiday, for many, it’s a holy-day [...]

Stacy Williams gets cat-scan

In yesterday’s newscast we brought you the story of twenty one year old Deon Smith who continues to make slow but steady recovery from a bullet wound to his head. [...]

Citrus workers go on strike against C.C.B.

With prices barely beginning to recover from their lowest level in a decade the citrus industry was not in exactly great shape. Now there’s more bad news as one of [...]

More arrests in Kraal Road shoot-out

Two more suspects have been arrested in last Thursday’s shoot-out on Kraal Road in Belize City. 22 year old Ernest Savery and 24 year old Collin Bailey, like the three [...]