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Lotto winner claims prize

Well she must have gone through her purse and found her winning ticket, because this morning Elma Ramclam, a teacher in Punta Gorda, claimed her Lotto jackpot of forty-two thousand [...]

James Adderley has sports

Good evening, I’m James Adderley and you’re into a fresh slice of Sports Monday. The long awaited championship series of B.F.L. football finally got off the ground yesterday at the [...]

Murdered child buried

Reactions of kids Student #1, Holy Redeemer School “My parents told me not to go in their cars if they tell me they want to go drive, that they will [...]

Autopsy reveals Malic was tortured

A little girl, who should have spent this afternoon doing her homework and talking to her friends, was instead eulogized at the church across the street from her school. Jackie [...]

Police detain 2 men, no arrests yet

For their part, despite intense pressure to find the killer, two days after the gruesome discovery of Jackie Fern Malic’s body police say they do not yet know for certain [...]

Teachers react to student murders

Yesterday police urged parents and teachers to work together to protect the children and monitor their behavior. Today News Five spoke with some teachers, all of whom reacted strongly to [...]

Downtown shop robbed by masked men

Some shoppers had just stopped in to pick up a few items before heading home, but they and the staff of Extra House on Church Street were held up and [...]

Min. of Natural Resources comments on logging

One license is still in effect but the other must be renegotiated. These were the findings of a committee appointed to review logging practices in the Columbia Forest Reserve. The [...]

Social Security opens new Belize City offices

No doubt you’ve seen an attractive new building by the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital. Well tonight, the Social Security Board is inaugurating its new Belize City facility at the corner [...]

Lotto winner claims prize

The winner of this week’s Lotto draw claimed his prize this afternoon. Isabel Perez of Guinea Grass Village, Orange Walk took home twenty one thousand two hundred and fifty dollars [...]

G. Michael Reid offers rebuttal

Tonight G. Michael Reid comments on the comments made last week by News Five’s own Hyacinth Latchman when she responded to one of G. Michael Reid’s Last Words. Space does [...]

Opposition says budget doesn’t measure up to promises

The new budget was the subject of debate today in the House of Representatives. And if the spotlight was on the Prime Minister last week when he first presented the [...]

Finnegan criticizes allocation for southside

Area Representative for the Mesopotamia Division Michael Finnegan, whose humorous asides played off against Barrow as the straight man, then launched into his own lengthy criticism of the budget, stressing [...]

Fonseca comments on B.E.L. sale of shares

Minister of Budget Planning Ralph Fonseca dismissed the Opposition’s criticism as baseless and said the U.D.P. was still licking its wounds after their resounding defeat. He commented on the Gaming [...]

Prime Minister says resources well allocated

The Prime Minister Said Musa defended the 83 point 3 million dollar new budget which he says, given the mess the government inherited from the U.D.P., is a combination of [...]

Update on Jackie Malic’s murder

It sent shockwaves through the city when the sad news was reported yesterday that twelve year old Jackie Fern Malic’s body had been found off a feeder road by mile [...]

Prime Minister denounces brutal killings

The grisly murders of young girls, particularly the cases of Sherilee Nicholas and Jackie Malic have parents all over Belize wondering what they can do to protect their children and [...]

Custody of young offenders reviewed

“Strengthening Alternatives to Custody in Belize” was the topic of a one-day conference held today at the Fiesta Inn. The seminar, which is hosted by the Ministry of Human Development, [...]

Dangriga students to perform in Belize City

The Ecumenical Drama Club of Dangriga will be performing their first major production this weekend at the Bliss. The group held a dress rehearsal today. The plays, “Sin” and “Sly [...]

Another school girl murdered

It’s happened again, another schoolgirl has been found murdered. The news that the body of St. Ignatius student, missing since Monday, had been found this morning on the Western Highway [...]

NOPCA denounces killings

The National Organization for the Prevention of Child Abuse views the murder of twelve year old Jackie Fern Malic as a cold and despicable act of violence that terrorizes our [...]

Teen arrested for Belmopan death

In Belmopan a seventeen year old has been arrested and charged in connection with a stabbing death in Salvapan early Sunday morning. Guatemalan Manulo Gomez appeared in Belmopan Magistrate’s Court [...]

B.H.A. looks at Sales Tax

As part of Tourism Week, the Belize Hotel Association will be holding a quarterly general meeting. One workshop at the meeting deals with Sales Tax and how it impacts the [...]

Police raids – how far is too far?

Last Week News Five reported on two separate incidents in which police forced their way into Belize City residences, ransacked the premises and then left. In one case, seven small [...]

Two Hattieville escapees caught in Belize City

Everyone was alarmed when it was discovered that two convicted criminals Earl Ramos and Lucius Myers had escaped from Hattieville Prison last night. C.I.B. officials say prison officer Sebastian Wewe [...]