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Five Chinese dead in Western Highway accident

While the Christmas weekend was a time of joy for most people, today the Chinese community is in mourning. Five men, all immigrants from the People’s Republic of China, were [...]

Hit and run victim mauled twice on Northern Highway

There is an expression in the English language which talks about “adding insult to injury.” On Christmas Eve a pair of motorists combined to give new meaning to the phrase [...]

Hattieville prisoner killed by fellow inmate

A fight during recreation time at Hattieville Prison has left one inmate dead. According to Wayne Moody, Director of Programs for the Department of Corrections, just after midday today, prisoners [...]

Police suspect murder in Cayo drowning

The discovery of a body in the Mopan River was initially called a drowning but as of this evening police suspect murder. Around four p.m. December twenty-seventh, San Ignacio Police [...]

Jealousy appears to be motive in city stabbing

It appears that jealously may be the motive behind a weekend stabbing in Belize City. Twenty year old Emerson Arnold says that around seven p.m. on December twenty-sixth, he and [...]

P.G. man charged with rape

A Punta Gorda man has been arrested and charged with rape. According to a police release, twenty-three year old farmer Edzel Lopez visited the home of a twenty-eight year old [...]

Pot plantation destroyed in Corozal

And while most Belizeans were huddled under the covers early Sunday morning trying to sleep off their overindulgences the night before, Corozal police were busy taking down some Christmas trees. [...]

Son of Opposition Leader charged in New York shooting

If you were watching television news over the weekend you may have noticed a celebrity crime story featuring rap music giant Sean “Puffy” Combs and his girlfriend, hotter than hot [...]

Shoppers face long drought until pay day

Last week at this time the traffic in downtown Belize City looked like Los Angeles at rush hour… while shoppers on foot crowded into each and every shop in search [...]

Grigamandala and Bandits draw in B.F.L. action

Good evening, I’m James Adderley and you’re locked into another serving of Sports Monday. Week fourteen of the Belize Football League Regent Cup found Grigamandala mounting an invasion against Builder’s [...]

News Five spends Christmas Eve on Albert Street

Tonight the big story of course is Christmas. And what better way for News Five to report it, than to be where the action is: on Albert Street. Janelle Chanona [...]

Merchants say business good this year

Janelle Chanona “Jackie Woods went around earlier today to find out what was happening in those stores and spoke to some of the merchants here on Albert Street.” Jacqueline Roe, [...]

Santa Claus ready to visit Belizean children

Hi and we’re back on Albert Street. Q: “I’m here with Elgene. Elgene, when did you start your Christmas shopping?” Elgene Brown, Shopper “I just started my Christmas shopping about [...]

George Price featured in Caribbean magazine

A Caribbean magazine based in New York has selected one hundred people who made a significant contribution to the region over the last century. Their choice for Belize: George Price, [...]

Shooting victim in stable condition

One day after Oscar Rosado was shot inside his hardware store on Cemetery Road, the fifty-one year old construction supply merchant remains in a stable condition at the Karl Heusner [...]

IDB invites youths to apply for forum

It seems young people who are prone to violence or giving trouble are always in the news, but what about the youths who are quietly working to make Belize better? [...]

Post Office says parcels delayed

It’s the same problem every year: the mail takes a backseat to passengers on the airlines coming to Belize. This week the Belize Postal Service have been bombarded with phone [...]

Police, firefighters don’t mind holiday shift

To most of Channel Five’s employees, today it seemed like every other business had given their employees the day off. But contrary to the popular belief in this building, there [...]

Poet wishes Belizeans well for Christmas

Welcome back. We’ll take you back to downtown Belize City where our team has lined up a special guest. A guest with a long white beard, a twinkle in his [...]

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

Mexicans flooding the free zone for Christmas

While the government’s campaign to keep Belizean dollars at home seems to be working with thousands shopping in Belize City and district towns this Christmas, our northern neighbors also seem [...]

Hardware store owner shot by robbers

With Christmas less than two days away, the criminals are getting desperate. Despite heavy police presence downtown to protect shoppers, two men shot a Belizean businessman at his store this [...]

Bullets fly on Hummingbird Highway

The ride home to Dangriga turned frightening for three men Wednesday night. Dean Bennett and two friends were on the Hummingbird Highway around seven p.m. As they reached a series [...]

B.E.L. gives out Christmas hampers

Most of us have been out stocking up on supplies and gift items for an enjoyable Christmas. But what if your family was so poor that you could not afford [...]

Belize City full of Christmas lights this year

Since the first week of December, and in some cases even before then, residents have been testing their Christmas lights and planning their designs, sticking to what may have become [...]