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Belizean pleads guilty to U.S. drug charges

Once he boarded the U.S. government jet on April twenty-sixth– voluntarily or otherwise–Liston McCord’s fate was sealed. Today, not surprisingly, it was announced that the accused drug runner, along with [...]

Bus kills Northern Highway cyclist

Death by bus: a scenario that is no stranger to Belizeans. The latest incident took place on Saturday morning on the Northern Highway. According to police reports, around eight-thirty that [...]

Driver charged in Hummingbird Hwy. death

In other traffic news, the driver of a pickup truck that hit and killed a young student on the Hummingbird Highway on Friday evening has been charged. Charles Chevillon will [...]

Cop charged in forgery

Tonight, a cop from Dangriga is behind bars, accused of forging government gas vouchers. Police reports are that Constable 730 Lino Herrera falsified some twenty-three fuel orders to obtain more [...]

Maya Centre resort burns to ground

It is the blessing and curse of many tourism facilities scattered across the country…remote locations. But distance was not necessarily a factor in the destruction of a resort in the [...]

Girl found dead in Toledo village

Meanwhile, Punta Gorda police and forensic experts spent the day in Tambran Village today conducting investigations surrounding the death of an eight-year-old girl. According to authorities, eight-year-old Amelia Yatz was [...]

Derelict houses destroyed in Belize City

It has always been a touchy subject, but if the city of Belize is ever going to clean up its act, the derelict buildings will have to go. News 5′s [...]

New play opens this weekend

It’s the latest play to hit the Belizean entertainment scene. Dear Counsellor makes its local debut at the Princess Hotel on Saturday night. According to the female lead in the [...]

Dangriga beating victims slowly recover

It was a crime that shocked the nation…and today News 5′s Jacqueline Woods checked in on a pair of lucky Dangrigans for whom, miraculously, life goes on. Daniel Flores “Daddy, [...]