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Pickup crashes on Eyre Street

It was a close call for a number of parked cars on Eyre Street this afternoon but for one moving vehicle it was the end of the line. Reports are [...]

Shooting victim slowly recovers

We last heard from Deon Smith as the victim of a drunken policeman intent on playing Russian Roulette — with Deon’s life. Although a bullet still lingers inside his head, [...]

Belize College of Agriculture holds open day

Two weeks ago we covered a career day held by a consortium of schools on the south side of Belize City. But Gwen Lizarraga High was not the only educational [...]

WASA engineer dies after diving

News has been received of the death of thirty nine year old Denroy McCord. McCord, who was the chief engineer for the Water and Sewerage Authority, is reported to have [...]

Ladyville man drowns at Vista Del Mar

A few hours later the sea claimed another life, this time near Vista del Mar in Ladyville. According to police eighteen year old Ramon Alamilla, of Mitchell Estate, was swimming [...]

Three suspects arrested in shooting spree

Police are moving closer to solving the case of last Thursday’s shooting spree in Belize City. Over the weekend they arrested three men believed to have been riding in the [...]

Reward increased for Mangar

He hasn’t been arrested, but the price on his head keeps growing. Authorities today announced that not only have they not forgotten about fugitive Winsworth Mangar, but are doubling the [...]

Fire destroys Belize City home

The alertness of Belize City firemen was put to the test today but their quick response just wasn’t quick enough. A mid-afternoon fire on an unnamed street off Faber’s Road [...]

Fallen tree blocks traffic

It could have caused someone quite a headache but instead the casuarina pine that toppled this weekend in Battlefield Park only tied up traffic. The trunk had apparently rotted and [...]

50 new J.P.?s appointed in Belize

Fifty new justices of the peace have been appointed for Belize City. They were sworn in on Sunday at the Supreme Court in a ceremony presided over by Senator Wilfred [...]

Civil Society presents “People?s Manifesto”

It’s called the people’s manifesto and it was created by a number of civil society organizations after nationwide consultations. The manifesto consists of eighteen specific commitments spread over the five [...]

Medical waste part of January shipment

The eighty bags of medical waste tossed onto a residential lot off Coney Drive have now been properly disposed of… but there are still more questions than answers. Patrick Jones [...]

Belize and Honduras draw in Cayo

Good evening, I?m James Adderley and welcome to Sports Monday. This year?s annual CONCACAF campaign features Real Verdes and Juventus of Belize in action against the best football clubs of [...]

More medical waste turns up as landfill

We are all familiar with the saying, “Haad aze pikni go da maakit two time”. Well it seems that somewhere in Belize City there is a “haad aze” garbage man, [...]

Suspects identified in Belize City shoot-out

Less than twenty four hours after a hail of bullets terrorized students and residents along Kraal Road in Belize City, police have moved one step closer to solving the case. [...]

Belize City youth wanted on firearms charges

He has not been linked to Thursday’s shooting spree but the discovery of a firearm, ammunition and drugs has put police in pursuit of a nineteen year old Belize City [...]

Honduran charged in Cowpen murder

While police look to the public for assistance in capturing Arnold, quick work by the Intermediate Southern Formation has resulted in the arrest of a Honduran man in connection with [...]

Saldivar denies accusations of bribery

In political news, the case of Marconi Matus and his allegations of bribery by the U.D.P. have receded to the background while the political protagonists on both sides of the [...]

Biodiversity project seeks corridors in North

Belize has an enviable system of national parks and protected areas, but while these reserves constitute millions of acres, they are often separated by large areas of privately held land. [...]

Four CARICOM nations to establish Caribbean Supreme Court

In other news from the Caribbean attorneys general for the region have moved a big step closer to establishing a Caribbean Supreme Court to replace the Privy Council. Meeting in [...]

G. Michael Reid on regional sports

Sports is a subject never far from the mind of News Five commentator G. Michael Reid… and tonight he’s back on familiar territory. For those who like myself didn’t know, [...]

Shoot-out terrorizes southside Belize City

The ghost of gangsters past is today haunting Belize City. Almost three years to the day after an historic truce was supposed to have stopped the violence, gunshots rang out [...]

Police detain two, seek many more

The ghost of gangsters? past is today haunting Belize City. Almost three years to the day after an historic truce was supposed to have stopped the violence, gunshots rang out [...]

U.S. citizen deported to Texas

In other crime news, Belizean authorities have acted quickly to deport a U.S. citizen wantdd on a federal kndictment in Teyas. Robert Aaron Cord, who also#goes under a nuober of [...]

Two athletes test positive for drugs, may lose medals

When you don’t usually win a whole lot of medals it really hurts when you have to give them up. But that’s exactly what may soon happen to some members [...]