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Bz. City man charged for Habet burglary

A Belize City man is tonight charged with burglary after an early morning break-in on Friday. According to police, between 1:00 and 2:30 a.m., hardware store Salvador W. Habet on [...]

Bzeans get emergency response training

The hurricane season may be four months away, but this week several Belizeans are in Honduras to receive training in emergency response capabilities at both the national and regional levels. [...]

Grace Primary opens classroom extension

Every September, several Belize City schools call us up to report serious overcrowding in their classrooms. But today, one of our regulars, Grace Primary School, proudly opened their new three-storey [...]

Bzean ministers return from Korean trip

A Belizean delegation is back in the country tonight after grooming their counterparts in Taiwan for investment opportunities here. Deputy Prime Minister Johnny Briceno and Minister of Budget Management Ralph [...]

Canadian Legion donates beds to Ex-Services

Over the weekend, the Belize Ex-Services League accepted a welcome donation from their counterparts in Canada. According to the league, a shipment of twenty hospital beds and mattresses arrived in [...]

Tilliman introduces kick-boxing to football

Good evening I’m James Adderley and you’re in tuned with this latest version of Sports Monday. Yesterday’s amateur boxing card at the City Centre was a production of the Belize [...]

Cane farmers square off with B.S.I. management

This morning, things in the Sugar City got sticky after cane farmers from the north went head to head with factory managers. The situation was simple: the truckers were tired [...]

2 Bz. City youths shot while playing ball

Two Belize City teenagers are tonight recovering from gunshot wounds sustained while playing basketball this morning. According to police, shortly before midday eighteen-year-old Lloyd Diego and nineteen-year-old Dennis Myvette were [...]

School teacher charged for hit & run death in PG

This morning B.D.F. volunteer, eighteen-year-old Pablo Chub was laid to rest in the Toledo District. Chub, a resident of Emory Grove Village, died after being knocked down while riding his [...]

Bz. City men rob Caye Caulker tourist

Two Belize City men are tonight in police custody after they went all the way out to Caye Caulker to commit a crime. According to officers from the island, the [...]

Autopsy reveals O.W. man died of heart attack

A post-mortem examination on the body of a man found on Thursday in Orange Walk has determined the cause of death to be a heart attack. Fifty-eight year old Cecilio [...]

“Big Tom” formally charged with murder

This morning, a Belize City man suspected of murder was formally arraigned in Magistrate’s Court. Twenty-four year old Kenneth “Big Tom” Flowers appeared in court today and was remanded to [...]

Bz. attorney offers perspective on death penalty

This week, amid the cries of frustration about the level of crime dominating city streets, the call for a return to capital punishment was loud and clear. Even though, the [...]

Musa travels to Taiwan; Australia

On Monday, Prime Minister Said Musa will officially visit the Republic of China on Taiwan. According to a government issued release, during his three days in the country Musa will [...]

Teachers trained to handle special needs students

Today, teachers from all over the country participated in a workshop aimed at helping them educate students with special needs. News 5′s Ann-Marie Williams was at the training exercise in [...]

Children’s Week kicks off with Family Fun Day

If you’re looking for something to do with the family this weekend, listen up. This Sunday, Children’s Week kicks off with the second annual Family Fun Day. Chairwoman of the [...]

Girl Guides celebrate “Thinking Day”

This week Belizean guides, brownies and rangers celebrated the growth of their organisation in the country with a series of activities. Today is “Thinking Day” and according to secretary of [...]

Milt Palacio traded to Phoenix

For fans of Belizean-American Milt Palacio, it’s time to put away those Boston Celtics jerseys and go shopping in the sun, the Phoenix Sun that is. On Wednesday, the NBA [...]

Security stepped up on Northern; Western Hwys.

As commuters and other drivers who frequent the Northern and Western Highways can tell you, this week getting outside of the city took a little longer than usual. Twenty-four hour [...]

Welcome beats murder rap

A public that just yesterday rose up in frustration at the growing menace of crime, will have little to cheer about today, as the man charged with the cold-blooded murder [...]

Flowers charged with Mahogany St. killing

While one man today arrived at the end of his judicial journey, another was just embarking on his. Twenty-four year old Kenneth “Big Tom” Flowers, who police say has been [...]

Unidentified body found in O.W.

Tonight police are asking for the community’s assistance after the body of man was found this morning in the Orange Walk District. The body of a Hispanic male believed to [...]

P.G. police hunt for hit and run driver

Meanwhile, Punta Gorda police are looking for the driver who hit and killed a teenager on Wednesday. Reports are that eighteen year old Pablo Chun, a B.D.F. volunteer from Emory [...]

Red Cross assesses Iris relief

Their recent relief efforts for Hurricane Iris were so seamless that you’d think the Red Cross had previously staged a full dress rehearsal. Of course, they had…in the form of [...]

Top students honoured for CXC performance

Crime may dominate the headlines, but while the bad guys are stealing the spotlight, some hard working scholars are getting ready for the future. News 5′s Jacqueline Woods caught up [...]