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Three die from poison gas in well

Belize is no stranger to tragedy, but the events which occurred Tuesday morning in the village of Paraiso near Corozal Town have devastated the community. Today News 5′s Jacqueline Woods [...]

Decomposed, decapitated body found in river

The badly decomposed body of an unidentified man was found this morning in the Belize River just upstream of the Haulover Bridge. The corpse, clad only in blue pants, was [...]

Police display confiscated and contributed guns

With more high-powered guns than potholes on the streets of Belize, the Police Department is under pressure to get them out of the hands of the criminals. Over the last [...]

Safety tips for gun owners

Acting on the advice of the Director of Public Prosecutions, police have arrested seventeen year old Kira Plunkett. Plunkett is the aunt of four-year-old Honey Flowers, who accidentally shot herself [...]

Wounded robbery suspect still in hospital

In a follow-up to yesterday’s shooting of an armed robber by a Belize City shopkeeper, Ursilo Mendoza remains under guard in the K.H.M.H. as he tries to recover from a [...]

Viewer: Ideal originated in Mexico

A story we ran on yesterday’s newscast has elicited comment from the community. No, not the shooting of an armed robber or the latest talks with Guatemala. The story I’m [...]

Belizean chocolate pioneer dies in U.S.

It has not been widely publicised, but earlier this week word reached News 5 of the death of a Belizean in the United States. Richard Burn, formerly of Belmopan, died [...]