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Former U.K. High Commissioner subject of government civil suit

The government is trying to sue one of Belize’s former diplomats for allegedly misappropriating funds allocated to our High Commission in the United Kingdom. Diana Locke of the Ministry of [...]

Man arrested for rape of minor in Corozal shop

A forty-six year old Salvadoran man has been arrested for rape in connection with an incident last month in Corozal but which was only reported this week. According to Corozal [...]

Police looking for lovers lane bandits

A number of people have been detained in connection with an abduction and subsequent robbery that took place in Corozal on Wednesday night and early Thursday morning. The police say [...]

Medical authorities say inmate died from hanging

After much speculation, especially from the family about the hanging death of Y.E.A. inmate Jeffrey Bradley Wednesday afternoon, the postmortem results have been released. According to police, forensic pathologist Dr. [...]

Benque Viejo Police Station gets upgraded

Last month officials from the Guatemalan Police Force visited Belize and had high praise for the Benque Viejo del Carmen police and joint efforts to fight crime near the Western [...]

Belgium scout leader stops in Belize on bike tour

A scout leader from Belgium is riding all around the world as part of his life’s dream. Xavier Debois arrived in Belize yesterday and this afternoon News Five caught up [...]

Taiwanese hold culture night

Tonight the Republic of China and the Belize Arts Council present the first Taiwan Cultural Night at the Bliss Institute. The presentation will include singing, a Chinese fashion show, folk [...]

Woman evicted from home, new Minister provides shelter

Today News Five received a call from a concerned citizen saying a woman and her children were being evicted from their house in Lake Independence. When we got to the [...]

G. Michael Reid on Belizean athletes

G. Michael Reid always seems to find plenty to talk about when it comes to the topic of sports. Tonight he looks back at the loss of international track and [...]