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BEL says fuel price increase will not raise rates

On Tuesday News Five revealed that the price Belize Electricity Limited (BEL) pays for Mexican diesel has increased as much as ninety percent in the last year, meaning that the [...]

Two men charged after stabbing incident

Two men have been arrested and charged after they allegedly attacked a man by the Boom/Hattieville Road. According to police, one Dorian Welcome reported to them on the night of [...]

Body found floating in Mopan River

Police in Cayo continue to investigate the possible murder of a man whose body was found floating in the Mopan River. Shortly after 12:00 on Tuesday afternoon, San Ignacio Police [...]

Search for Julio Requena Jr. called off

Today the search for skipper Julio Requena Junior was called off by his family. Requena is the only person that remains missing after the family’s boat, Mariestela, was hijacked and [...]

Prisoner’s family takes him back to jail

One more prisoner has been recaptured from Monday’s jailbreak from Hattieville. However, this time the inmate Alvin Lopez was not hiding in any bushes along the Western Highway nor brought [...]

Mealy Bug under control

After an extended vacation, the Pink Hibiscus Mealy Bug is back in the news. But don’t worry, you won’t have to run and hide your plants any time soon, as [...]

PACT celebrates 4 years of service

The Protected Areas Conservation Trust, better known as PACT, is this month celebrating its’ 4th anniversary. The organisation, which is primarily funded by a $7.50 fee charged to departing tourists, [...]

NDACC targets primary school students

Are you the parent of a ten year old? Even if you didn’t say yes, you should be surprised, and concerned, to know that Belizean children as young as age [...]

Cuban Foreign Minister to visit Belize

Cuba’s President, Fidel Castro won’t be in Belize until later this year, but in the meantime, he’s sending his Foreign Minister. On Thursday morning, Cuban Minister Felipe Perez Roque will [...]

9-year-old faces death with courage

Ever so often, we here at News Five have the opportunity to meet some very special people facing almost insurmountable challenges. In this next story, we’d like to introduce you [...]