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Accused murderers appear in court

The two men accused of murdering four Belize City residents were back in Magistrate’s Court today. This morning, Patrick Robateau and Leslie Pipersburg were brought before Magistrate Dorothy Flowers as [...]

Roaring Creek man charged with wife’s murder

A man detained in the beating death of his common-law wife has been charged with murder. On Thursday night forty-one year old Gilbert Mayen allegedly got in a fight with [...]

Cops bust Belize City man for crack, cash

Routine busts for crack cocaine don’t usually find their way to this newscast, but the one which occurred on Saturday night definitely rates a mention. When police on mobile patrol [...]

Musa, regional heads fight economic crisis

Prime Minister Said Musa returned over the weekend from St. Lucia, where CARICOM Heads of Government met at a special summit to deal with the economic crisis now threatening the [...]

Belize joins Central American anti-drug group

For years, the policy of the United States government in its war against drugs has been to publicly applaud or shame the countries of the Americas in a process called [...]

Teachers improve skill to fight illiteracy

Over the last twenty-five years Belizeans have watched the nation’s literacy rate plunge from a percentage in the upper 90′s to somewhere in the mid 70′s. While some of this [...]

Costa Maya festival rocks San Pedro

Following the crowning of its new queen on Thursday night, San Pedro’s annual Costa Maya International Festival continued over the weekend…and News 5 stayed around for the fun. Jacqueline Woods, [...]

Raiders are 2002 basketball champs

James Adderley Good evening I’m James Adderley and you’re logged on to the show we’re proud to call Sports Monday. The Capital Life Basketball Championships reached the decisive game five [...]