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No leads yet in police investigations

Tonight, twenty-year old Jason Orosco remains at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital after he was stabbed in the chest on Wednesday morning in the Conch Shell Bay area. Although police [...]

Police officers undergo training at home and abroad

The Police Department has been taking a few licks the last few weeks, but it appears they are trying to improve their image in the eyes of the public. A [...]

DPP to hold legal seminar

The Office of the Director of Public Prosecutions has been working round the clock handling legal cases and making final preparations for a seminar entitled, “Prosecution – The Way Forward.” [...]

PM attends CARICOM Conference

The PM might have only gotten home on Sunday, but he’s off again tonight. Earlier today, Prime Minister Said Musa left the country enroute to St. Vincent and the Grenadines. [...]

Habitat for Humanity lends a helping hand

A house under construction is by no means an uncommon scene, but it’s not every day you see the owner lugging buckets of cement to and fro, or neighbors and [...]

Slow readers catch up

Just about every student has trouble in one subject or another. Given Belize’s current situation of cramped classrooms and student to teacher ratio, many parents turn to private tutors or [...]

Lobster Fest starts this weekend

This weekend, hundreds of Belizeans will be catching boats heading out to one of two destinations, Caye Caulker or Placencia, but they’ll only have one thing on their minds: Lobster. [...]

Vacancy

Channel 5 is looking for a reporter to join the staff of one of the region’s most highly honoured television news organizations. The applicant should possess the following minimum qualifications. [...]

Man critical after North Front St. shootout

A Belize City man is in critical condition tonight at the KHMH after he was shot in the chest early Wednesday night. A trail of bloodstains still remains on the [...]

Cuban ambassador says U.S. draft changes nothing

For the past forty years, there has been a trade embargo levied against the island of Cuba by the United States Government. But on Tuesday it looked like things might [...]

Belize signs Cotonou agreement

Belize has signed an agreement with the European Community that has the primary aim of getting rid of poverty. It’s called the Cotonou Agreement and over the next twenty years, [...]

Mexican elections could mean bad business for CFZ

On Sunday, thousands of Mexicans will head to the polls to participate in their national elections. While the outcome of the elections will have some effect on Belize, it seems [...]

School gets kitchen for feeding program

It’s one thing to crave a good meal, but it’s a crime when a child goes to school with an empty belly and even less to look forward to for [...]

San Marcos residents get running water

It was also community spirit and a little financial backing that has some residents of San Marcos Village in the Cayo District enjoying running water tonight. Villagers got together with [...]

A night of strychnine and strays

If you’ve ever walked down the street and heard someone say, look at that smashed to smithereens rat or do you see that bloated cat floating in the drain, be [...]

Channel Five is looking for a reporter

Channel 5 is looking for a reporter to join the staff of one of the region’s most highly honoured television news organizations. The applicant should possess the following minimum qualifications. [...]

Man in critical after Conch Shell Bay stabbing

An argument late this morning between three young men has left one of them in critical condition in the KHMH. Sources tell News Five that two men, one identified as [...]

Anderson confident Fuller will stay in Belize

This morning, Chief Justice Abdullah Conteh handed down his reasons for granting Rhett Fuller bail on June 16th. Besides Fuller’s apparent entanglement in the legal system resulting in over a [...]

“Amigos” gives prison donation

It seems that the Department of Correction does have some friends, and the good kind, the ones who come bearing gifts. Representatives of Amigos International, a volunteer organization out of [...]

Humane Society objects to strychnine use

If you like your dog lock it up in your yard and if it’s a jumper, tie him down because tonight, strychnine is coming to town. That’s right, tonight the [...]

Parking problems on Hudson Street

Just after 8:00 this morning, our newsroom was flooded with phone calls from concerned citizens, in particular, those who work on Hudson Street. The callers complained that the U.S Embassy [...]

Consepcion gets new school building

The plague of cramped classrooms hasn’t missed a Belizean school yet. The latest sighting has been reported in the Corozal District. For the past year, the students of the Concepcion [...]

Youth Department announces summer programs

The steady stream of summer programs catering to the youths on summer holidays continues. The latest announcement comes from the Youth Department, who is veering off from the art and [...]

Curl Gordon heads to Houston

There is no shortage of sculptors in Belize, but there’s also no denying that just about all of them produce high quality goods in their own unique style. Tonight, we [...]

Channel Five is looking for reporter

Channel 5 is looking for a reporter to join the staff of one of the region’s most highly honoured television news organizations. The applicant should possess the following minimum qualifications. [...]