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Belize takes bronze in C.A./Carib. basketball

We would have liked to report tonight that the Belize National Basketball Team pulled off a surprise upset of Puerto Rico and went on to trounce the Dominican Republic en [...]

Shipyard Mennonite murdered in Camalote

Police tonight have another murder on their hands. The victim has been identified as Jacob Elias, a Mennonite businessman of Shipyard in the Orange Walk District. On Thursday evening Elias [...]

Quick police work solves city burglary

It’s a crime that is all too common this time of year, but unlike most burglaries, this one had a happy ending…at least for the victim. Marion Ali, Reporting Quick [...]

Court throws out case against Singh

In a follow up to a story we reported last week, U.D.P. Freetown candidate Dough Singh has won the latest round in his efforts to erect promotional bus stop shelters [...]

Usher and Williams vie for U.D.P. mayoral nod

With the U.D.P. energy running high for Sunday’s mayoral convention, News 5 spoke today with the two candidates: Wayne Usher and Ann-Marie Williams. Usher, who entered the arena in September, [...]

Belize-American donates to child care centre

Although it’s often obscured by the frantic shopping, cleaning, buying and partying, Christmas is really for the children. And to insure that no child is forgotten, one thoughtful Belizean residing [...]

$9,000 gift helps Habitat build homes

It is an organization and a concept that are capable of turning hundreds of low income Belizeans into proud homeowners. Today News 5′s Janelle Chanona found that, with a little [...]

Police raids put pressure on crime

The request from police press officer G. Michael Reid came in mid-morning: have a cameraman ready, he said, if you want to join us on a raid. And when the [...]

More Cubans shipwrecked in Belize

In other police news, eleven more Cubans remain in police custody after they were found on Thursday stranded in the northern Turneffe islands. Acting Commissioner of Police, Gerald Westby, says [...]

Belize does well in regional broadcast awards

Two Belizean media houses received some good news this afternoon, all the way from Barbados. It was the occasion of the annual Caribbean Media Awards. News 5 was honoured with [...]

Yucatan wildlife exhibit opens at Mex institute

School might soon be out for the little ones, but that doesn’t mean learning has to stop. El Colegio de la Frontera Sur is currently showcasing a display of animals [...]