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Accident kills one near Northern border

A holiday weekend excursion to Bacalar, Mexico has ended in horror for a number of Orange Walk residents. According to Corozal police, shortly after six Monday evening, a small yellow [...]

Sailor electrocuted while preparing boat for launch

A freak accident has left one man dead and two injured in Belize City. On Saturday afternoon Antonio Estrada, Douglas Gabourel and John Myvette were together on Coney Drive preparing [...]

Boy drowns at Blue Creek

In the Orange Walk District the lure of the dam on the Rio Bravo proved fatal for a young fisherman. On Monday afternoon twelve year old Eltezar Magana of Orange [...]

Plane crashes off Belize City coast

The weekend’s string of tragedies continued on Monday when Belizeans were shaken from their holiday mood by news of a plane crash off the coast of Belize City. Fortunately, however, [...]

Medflies found two places in citrus belt

First it was low world prices, then a labor dispute. Now there’s more bad news for Belize’s beleaguered citrus industry. The Agriculture Ministry has announced the detection of Mediterranean fruit [...]

Costa Rican president elect visits tomorrow

While agriculture officials are keeping an anxious eye on imports of Central American fruit, tomorrow we will be hosting a visitor from the South who should receive a friendlier welcome. [...]

Ruta Maya canoe race finishes in Belize City

It was the first of its kind and rarely in Belize has an inaugural event caught on with such a bang. On Friday News Five’s Patrick Jones was on hand [...]

Juventus wins football title

Good evening, I’m James Adderley and welcome to this offering of Sports Monday. The 1998 B.F.L. Championship series moved to the People’s Stadium for game 2 after the defending champion [...]