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Beverly Smith-Lopez: Dead at 45

She was an actress, dramatist, comedienne, educator, administrator and a dozen other things to do with the arts…but above all, Beverly Smith-Lopez was a uniquely Belizean personality. Tonight she is [...]

Belize City police search for murder suspects

It was a Tuesday night of mayhem in Belize City as it appears that a group of young men went on a crime spree that included car theft, wounding and [...]

Body in Benque has two countries investigating

As Belize City police look for suspects in the latest killing, the police departments of Guatemala and Belize are working together to solve a murder that took place about a [...]

Prisoner wounded in escape attempt

Bernard Smith, an inmate at the Hattieville Correctional Facility, was shot in the leg by prison officers after he allegedly tried to escape. According to the Ministry of Home Affairs, [...]

Grower buyout complete in citrus industry

The big news from the south tonight is that the Citrus Growers Association has completed the deal to buy out processing company, Del Oro. The exact figures and terms of [...]

New legislation to upgrade shipping registry

In news from Cabinet, that executive body has announced its intention to upgrade the quality of the nation’s shipping registry through the enactment of new legislation. The High Seas Fishing [...]

New board members appointed for D.F.C.

A new Board will be named shortly for the Development Finance Corporation. D.F.C. Chairman Glen Godfrey confirmed to News 5 today that three members, himself included, have asked that they [...]

Documents in Paslow safe undamaged by fire

The cleaning of debris from the Paslow building fire is being completed and it is expected that Queen Street will be opened to traffic as early as Thursday. No decision [...]

School computer programme moves ahead slowly

With all the hullabaloo surrounding B.T.L.’s corporate clashes, we haven’t heard much from approaching rival INTELCO. Today that company officially inaugurated its computer centre at Saint Ignatius primary school in [...]

New flights will mean stress at airport

More international airlines flying into Belize is good news, right? Well, yes, but as News 5′s Janelle Chanona discovered, there’s a potential downside as well. Janelle Chanona, Reporting With both [...]