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Private sector accepts Social Security compromise

Signs of significant compromise in the Social Security controversy continue to circulate tonight. Following a meeting with the Prime Minister and Minister of Finance, officials from the Chamber of Commerce [...]

U.S. Embassy: Escalades are hot

Two down…three to go. That’s the word from the U.S. Embassy tonight as agents brought down on special assignment are completing their investigation of six vehicles seized by customs on [...]

Police seek three in Santa Marta murder

Police are looking for three suspects in the murder of a man in the Orange Walk District. According to reports, twenty-four year old Guatemalan Lazaro Miguel Martinez was gunned down [...]

Ladyville jacking suspect charged with robbery

His name went public last week after an attempt to arrest him was followed by a near riot in which an innocent motorist was fatally shot by police. But today [...]

Accident victim still critical

And in an update on Monday’s traffic accident on the Western Highway, which claimed three lives, medical authorities tell News 5 that a fourth victim, forty-four year old Martha Reimer, [...]

Red Cross builds centre in Dangriga

Residents of Dangriga and the Stann Creek District can sleep a little bit sounder this hurricane season, in the knowledge that in the event of disaster, the Red Cross will [...]

Placencia gears up for lobsterfest

All roads lead to Placencia this weekend where the annual festival known as Lobsterfest gets underway on Friday night. Since some of the News 5 crew may wind up there, [...]

Breeding programme boosts iguana population

They don’t taste quite as nice as lobster, but that hasn’t stopped iguanas from becoming a popular dish on dinner menus in many parts of rural Belize. Today, however, I [...]