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Prison family day shows progress at Hattieville

Lock them up and throw away the key. That statement pretty much summarizes the majority view in Belize on what to do with criminals. But somewhere between conviction and eventual [...]

Money laundering laws target passport scammers

A headline in today’s Guardian newspaper indicates that those people involved in the passport scandal may be facing some new heat. Sources close to the case tell News 5 that [...]

2nd suspect arrested in Cayo robbery

A second suspect has been arrested in last month’s hold-up of a San Ignacio nightspot. Seventeen-year-old Daniel Anderson of the New Area in Santa Elena has been charged with attempted [...]

Good Samaritan foils chain snatching

And in Belize City a Good Samaritan has made the police department’s work easier by single-handedly detaining a thief. On Wednesday Rojelia Choc and her daughter of Toledo’s San Pedro [...]

Fire still burns at garbage dump

On Monday we reported on the nasty fire at the Belize City garbage dump…and three days later we regret to inform residents that things are not yet back to normal. [...]

Short on cash, carnival still goes forward

You know that summer is rapidly coming to an end when the talk turns to carnival. And that was the buzz this morning at City Hall, where News 5′s Patrick [...]