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Assault victim dies, suspect arrested in O.W.

One suspect has been arrested and the charge will likely be murder… as the man he allegedly attacked has died in a Chetumal hospital. According to Orange Walk police one [...]

Two of five escapees from Y.E.A. are captured

Two of five inmates who escaped from the Belize Prison Authority’s Youth Enhancement Academy last Thursday night, have been recaptured. Eighteen year old Stuart Jones was brought in to the [...]

Truck driver dies in Coastal Road accident

A Belize City man was killed on Monday afternoon on the Coastal Road when the truck he was driving overturned. According to police, twenty three year old Alfonso Avila was [...]

Man crushed to death in St. Paul’s Bank

A sixty-four year old man from St. Paul’s Bank was crushed to death in an accident on Saturday morning. A police report says Basil Thompson was about to clear a [...]

Matus testifies in libel trial

Closing arguments in Prime Minister Manuel Esquivel’s libel suit against former San Ignacio Town Mayor Marconi Matus and People’s United Party Chairman Jorge Espat ended late this evening in the [...]

P.U.P. and U.D.P. public events postponed by weather

In other political news, both the People’s United Party and the United Democratic Party have postponed upcoming public gatherings due to inclement weather. The U.D.P.’s “Double Victory Celebration” scheduled for [...]

CARICOM Summit opens in St. Lucia

The nineteenth CARICOM Summit opened this evening in St. Lucia. Among the Heads of Government slated to be on hand was Belize’s Prime Minister Manuel Esquivel, although in pictures down [...]

St. Mary’s summer camp opens Monday

Summertime can mean both joy and boredom for many Belizean children. Some are fortunate to go away for their vacation, while thousands of others are left behind, often with little [...]

Holy Family Sisters celebrate century of service

Belize is no stranger to missionaries as they’ve been coming and going to and from these shores for just about as long as their more famous contemporaries, the pirates. But [...]

Aziatic records new CD

He’s one of the hottest performers on the punta rock scene but many Belizeans know more about the music than the man. News Five’s Arreini Palacio caught up with Aziatic [...]