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PM tours scene in Maya Mopan

A fire in Maya Mopan last week left over fifty people homeless, most of them children. Today the Prime Minister Said Musa toured the area and found that seven of [...]

Dangriga Hardware store robbed

Dangriga police are looking for two men after they robbed a hardware storeowner and one of his employees around eleven-thirty this morning. Employees tell News Five that Orlando Habet had [...]

Taxi driver questioned about alleged rape

Belize City police have detained a taxi driver for questioning after a young woman reported he raped her early Saturday morning. The twenty-six year old told police she left the [...]

Port Honduras area becomes reserve

For one community organization’s, persistence in achieving its goal has paid off. Today, members of the Toledo Institute for Development and the Environment (TIDE), watched as the Port Honduras area [...]

Melchor, Benque and San Ignacio Mayors vow to protect Mopan River

Citizens out west are also promoting the conservation of their natural resources. This weekend the Mayors of Melchor De Mencos in Guatemala, San Ignacio and Benque Viejo del Carmen in [...]

Excelsior teacher re-instated

Last year teacher Brian Plummer of Excelsior High was handed a termination letter and told that as of January 10th, his services were no longer required. The letter offered no [...]

BTL launches school phone program

In an effort to keep Belize’s children safe, BTL has started a phone program in the schools. The company says “Learn ‘n Phone” is in response to a request from [...]

Seventy-eight in “art for the people”

When Yasser Musa opened the Image Factory, one of his goals was to document visual art in Belize. On Friday night, that goal transformed itself into the largest collection of [...]

Santino’s comes in first in Merida cycle race

?Good evening I’m James Adderley and you’re locked into another serving of Sports Monday. The Santino’s Jamis Cycling Team was invited to participate in yesterday’s one hundred-mile road race inside [...]

Residents of Maya Mopan rebuild after fire

In Belize City fires are becoming an all too frequent event and it seems like every week a family is left homeless. But this week the fire was in Belmopan [...]

Jorge Espat Comments on Iqbal Singh case in House

While residents of Maya Mopan dealt with the aftermath of a fire, it was business as usual at the Meeting of the House of Representatives. Bills were introduced to establish [...]

Marlon Budd charged with Perez Murder

This afternoon Marlon Budd was escorted over to Magistrate Court. He is charged with the brutal murder of twenty-six year old Oscar Perez on January twenty-second. Perez was in the [...]

Cruise ship passengers in river accident

On Thursday evening some cruise ship passengers received minor injuries on a river trip in the Orange Walk District. The incident occurred after five p.m. on the New River. According [...]

Mexico offers BDF training opportunities

The Minister of National Security Jorge Espat was the guest of Mexico’s Minister of National Defense General Enrique Cervantes Aguirre this week in Mexico City. The visit was designed to [...]

Vegetable smugglers given warning

The Minister of Agriculture, Fisheries and Co-operatives is issuing a reminder to the public that vegetable importation is being monitored. The Ministry has restricted the importation of carrots, potatoes, cabbages, [...]

Fisrt of five talent competitions at Bliss

If you are planning to go out tonight the newly formed Millenium Entertainment invites you to a night of good entertainment. The show will feature both new artists as well [...]

Bank donates equipment to maternity ward

Last year the Friends of KHMH circulated a letter to the business community asking for donations of everything from cups and coffee machines for the staff to supplies for the [...]

Fire leaves fifty homeless in Maya Mopan

A fire in Maya Mopan, Belmopan has left fifty people homeless. Sources in Belmopan tell News Five that earlier this afternoon, a fire began in one of the thatched houses [...]

Father speaks about allege child molestation

Today, people of the Port Loyola area are still shocked after a well known resident was arrested and charged with the indecent assault of a little girl. In our newscast [...]

Tourist dies in diving incident

An American tourist has died while diving off Half Moon Caye, but the post mortem says he had a chronic lung disease. Reports are that on Wednesday fifty-six year old [...]

Port Honduras area now a national reserve

With increasing reports of manatees being slaughtered in the Toledo District and requests from area conservation groups and fishermen, the Minister of Agriculture Dan Silva this week signed a statutory [...]

Corozal Center for Employment Training officially opens

The Prime Minister Said Musa visited the Corozal Center for Employment Training as part of a tour of Corozal on Wednesday. He officially opened the school which has been operating [...]

Angelus Press expands to Majestic Building

Many residents of Belize City remember going to “matinee” at the Majestic Theatre. But ten years ago, when it became impossible for it to compete with the televisions which were [...]

Alleged terrorist Iqbal Singh maintains innocence

The Canadian media is reporting he was deported under Canada’s anti-terrorism laws. He says he left voluntarily and chose Belize because it is English speaking and he wants to start [...]

Iqbal Singh says Canadian media reports untrue

On Monday, News Five broke the story that the first man to be successfully deported under Canada’s anti-terrorism law had been deported, to Belize on January 6th. Iqbal Singh entered [...]