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Abandoned drug plane found in Toledo

Another mysterious airplane has been discovered in Belize, this time in a remote corner of the Toledo District. According to police, the burnt out wreckage of a twin engine Cessna [...]

Defunct credit unions stricken from list

It appeared in the newspapers two week ago… two full-page advertisements naming over a hundred and fourteen cooperatives and credit unions that are on the chopping block. But lest anyone [...]

Last minute shoppers look for bargains

No doubt some of that money this week left the credit unions and banks and was spent right here in downtown Belize City. Earlier today I made the rounds to [...]

Fashion calendar features models, clothes

In the past few weeks we have previewed the Belikin Calendar, the PACT calendar, the CLICO calendar and even the Belizean Jewels calendar. Tonight my colleague, Patrick Jones had the [...]

Notice to viewers

Best holiday wishes to all News 5 viewers. Please remember that the 25th and 26th are public holidays in Belize. We will rejoin you with news on Monday, December 29th.

Police statistics show radical decrease in crime

Not since those long ago days when Jorge Espat was Minister of National Security, was the public made privy to the vital statistics on crime in Belize. And while for [...]

3 Guatemalans charged in Xunantunich attack

Three men have been arrested and charged in connection with Sunday’s attack on two tourists at the ancient Maya site of Xunantunich. Twenty-year old Angel Mejia, Jose Teul, also twenty, [...]

Body found in Dangriga; cops say no foul play

The body of a Dangriga man was discovered Monday floating in the Havana Creek in that southern town. The corpse has been identified as thirty-six year old Eddy Sebastian. According [...]

Police seek man for questioning

Police continue to investigate Monday’s armed robbery of two employees of Novelo’s Bus Line. The pair were on their way to the bank with the company’s deposit totalling over ten [...]

“Mischievous act” trial set for March

In other police news, U.S. citizen Donna Reishus today appeared in Punta Gorda Magistrate’s Court to answer charges of committing a mischievous act. The case was adjourned until March second [...]

Cayo musicians combine talent on CD

If there is strength in numbers then the latest musical release is as strong as they come. The contributors number a baker’s dozen, all from the Cayo District, who have [...]

Mile 8 resident fears croc attack

In our twelve plus years on the air there has been no shortage of crocodile stories, as when man continuously builds houses in the swamp he is bound to meet [...]

On duty cop charged with rape attempt

It seems like for every step forward made by the Police Department, at least two are taken in the opposite direction. The latest blow to the image of law enforcement [...]

Dutch tourist attacked at Xunantunich

While the alleged victim of the attempted rape was able to escape unharmed, such was not the case for a pair of tourists who were assaulted near the ancient Maya [...]

Brazen robber jacks Novelos bank deposit

Belize city police are still trying to identify the robber who held up two employees of the Novelos Bus Line as they were stuck in a traffic jam sometime after [...]

Several suspects detained in weekend robberies

In other crime news, quick police action led to the arrest of a suspected chain snatcher in Belize City this morning, while two men have been detained in separate armed [...]

Just in time for Christmas, woman wins Lotto

There is nothing that can put a smile on a person’s face like money, and lots of it in the days just before Christmas. But that’s just the kind of [...]

New name for Bliss nets $500 for charity

The competition to come up with a new name for the radically rebuilt Bliss Institute is over… and one lucky Belizean is five hundred dollars richer for entering. Today, Director [...]

NDACC starts campaign against drunk driving

It’s as common a Christmas staple as ham and turkey…but while holiday drinking is here to stay, drunk driving need not be tolerated. Patrick Jones has more. Patrick Jones, Reporting [...]

Ladyville tops Corozal in B.P.F.L. play

Good evening, I’m James Adderley and this is Sports Monday. With the Regent Insurance Cup Tournament concluded, we’ve turned our attention to the B.P.F.L.’s B-League currently into its third week [...]

Belize hands over leadership of SICA

The six months may have seemed like six minutes, but after a half year in the limelight, it was time for Belize to step down from the post of regional [...]

Union releases details of port agreement

It was promised to the media for Friday morning, but up to news time, the much-anticipated joint Christian Workers Union/Port of Belize press release with the details of the agreement [...]

Co-management agreement signed for Davis Falls

We featured it in a story a while back and today the gem known as Davis Falls in the Sittee River Forest Reserve is finally about to acquire upgraded administration. [...]

Biggest cruise ship ever drops anchor in Belize

Cruise tourism is growing. I mean really growing. And if you don’t trust the statistics, a stroll through the Fort George area of Belize City on almost any given weekday [...]

New CD takes poetry to new level

He’s a man who needs little introduction, and after I listened to his latest CD its easy to see why. Jacqueline Woods, Reporting The new release is titled “Just Like [...]