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6 Gurkhas charged in killing of 14-year-old

The wheels of justice may have moved slowly in the death of David Zabaneh, but they have moved nonetheless. Today it was announced that six soldiers of the British Army’s [...]

Robbery becomes murder with victim’s death

What started out as just one more unsolved assault and burglary has now turned into a case of murder. News 5′s Jacqueline Woods has the story of a distraught family [...]

Locker room burglary leaves team stripped

We’re not sure whether this next news item falls under the heading of sports or crime, but in any case it’s a crying shame. Last night at the Belize City [...]

Meerabux appeal dismissed by Court of Appeal

On Wednesday afternoon former Justice of the Supreme Court George Meerabux received the news that the appeal of his removal from the bench was unsuccessful. In upholding the decision of [...]

Deal near for local buyout of citrus plants

The announcement earlier this week that Minister of Works Henry Canton will resign his Cabinet post to take a top job in the citrus industry was major news. But in [...]

House of Culture runs summer sessions

The closing of schools for the summer usually signals the opening of camp season; summer camp that is. For the second year UNICEF is sponsoring a month-long programme for Belizean [...]

B.E.L. urges consumers to guard against accidents

With recent flooding freshly in mind, Belize Electricity Limited is advising consumers what to do–and what not to do–when rising waters begin to cover those electrical outlets and appliances. Today [...]

Fire service simulates disaster

Fatal traffic accidents have reached epidemic proportions in Belize, but that still doesn’t explain why for the crash that took place today in Belize City News 5′s Jacqueline Woods had [...]