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Shooting suspect formally charged

On Tuesday, December fifteenth, twenty-six year old Mark Henry was injured during an alleged shoot-out he had with police as he hid from them underneath his house on North Creek [...]

Prisoner hangs himself in P.G. jail

And a late report from Punta Gorda indicates that a prisoner in the town’s jail has committed suicide. Twenty-three year old Jerry Ash, who had been arrested in Punta Gorda [...]

City merchants report bright Christmas

The cash registers have fallen all but silent in downtown Belize City but as the merchants of Albert and Queen Streets count up their Christmas sales the consensus is that [...]

Social Security investments include bank deposits, loans, equity

One enterprise that is looking forward to a better year in 1999 is the Belize Social Security Board. As the only local shareholder in the Fiesta Inn the Board saw [...]

Football leads weekend sports

Good evening, I’m James Adderley and you’re right on time for a fresh serving of Sports Monday. For Acros football team of Belize City, a winless second half in the [...]

Businessman shot during robbery attempt

A Belize City businessman is hospitalized following a shooting at his club on Central American Boulevard early this morning. Police say around four thirty-five a.m. they were alerted by a [...]

Fiesta Inn not likely to close down

No one involved in the situation at Fiesta Inn is in any hurry to talk to the press but a picture is slowly emerging as to what the future holds [...]

San Pedro woman wins Belize Bank raffle

But the Belize Bank is not only concerned with the receivership of the Fiesta Inn and today the staff celebrated its customers by greeting the winner of their Action Plan [...]

Traffic Department advises public to watch for drunk drivers

With so many people making merry tonight and over the next few days, the Traffic Department would like to warn you to be on the lookout for drunk drivers. The [...]

YAA entertains prison inmates

Inmates at the Hattieville Prison had their Christmas a little early this year. Yesterday there was a church service in the morning followed by a big meal complemented with apples [...]

Search continues for family missing at sea

A lighthouse keeper, his wife and their children disappeared on their way to English Caye over a week ago. Their boat has been found but there is still no sign [...]

Do they, or don’t they believe in Santa

While adults may be staying up late tonight to wrap presents, visit with friends or go to midnight mass, most children will be trying very hard to go to sleep [...]

Friday is holiday, next newscast night of Monday, Dec. 28th

Fiesta Inn goes into receivership

The deal had been rumored for weeks and today a story in the Belize Times made it public. After almost ten years in business and millions of dollars in losses [...]

Sittee River family says murder was preventable

Three men from Sittee River have been arrested for the murder of Efraim Rowley who was gunned down in a poolroom Friday night, but the Kelly family is still uneasy [...]

Man believed responsible for murder/arson dies

A second person has died as a result of a fire on Tibruce Street on Sunday night. Police tell News Five that George Joseph died this morning at the Karl [...]

Truck and bus collide on Northern Highway

A truck collided with a bus last night on the Northern Highway and one man was injured. Police say around six thirty p.m. Tito Sib was driving a bus heading [...]

Cabinet approves hurricane preparedness/rehabilitation projects

Security at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital and Hurricane Mitch rehabilitation were among the topics discussed at yesterday’s Cabinet meeting in Belmopan. Today’s briefing reports that Cabinet decided that the [...]

U.D.P. says P.U.P. has too many council nominees

On Sunday the People’s United Party announced its slate of candidates for the March City Council Elections. David Fonseca will be running for mayor and there are nine nominees for [...]

Tourism police officers injured in traffic accident

An accident in Belize City has left two men injured. Police say at about six thirty this morning a security guard for Courts Belize Limited twenty-seven year old Carlos Williams [...]

Man with machine gun holds up gas station

Orange Walk police are investigating a holdup and robbery at the Come and Go Gas Station around six forty-five, Sunday evening. According to police reports, a masked man, wearing camouflage [...]

San Pedro power line opens tomorrow

It looks like the residents of San Pedro, Ambergris Caye will be having a brighter Christmas this year. Work on the Belize Electricity Limited’s submarine power line connecting the town [...]

City Council invites public to Christmas concert

The Belize City Council will tomorrow night hold its annual Christmas Concert in front of the commercial center. One of the night’s main attractions will be awards given out to [...]

Children in Action go Christmas caroling

If you hear someone singing Jingle Bells or Rudolph the Red Nosed Reindeer, tomorrow night, peek out your window because it may be the children from the National Organization for [...]

Mexicans flood Corozal Free Zone

If you still haven’t finished your Christmas shopping and plan to make a last minute trip to Chetumal you’re likely to be in for quite a surprise. News Five’s Stewart [...]