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Honduran seeks missing relatives

A desperate family from Honduras is searching for their loved ones, missing now for more than a year. Fifty-four year old Edgardo Criveli, thirty-eight year old Juan Criveli, thirty-eight year [...]

City receives two traffic vehicles

This afternoon as part of an ongoing agreement between the City of Belize and the City of Evanston, Illinois, the Belize City Council received two more vehicles for their Transport [...]

Disabled Orange Walk man helps others

The concept of overcoming life’s obstacles is a staple of local newscasts, but our next story is even more inspiring than most. Jacqueline Woods reports on one remarkable man from [...]

F.F.B. back on the field, heads to Supreme Court

The latest goal scored in the pitched battle for control of football in Belize was made by the Football Federation of Belize today when the Supreme Court granted them leave [...]

Better care for HIV/AIDS sufferers

A three-day training workshop on the clinical management of HIV/AIDS opened today in Belize City. Doctors and nurses from throughout the country are participating in the sessions, which included remarks [...]

Data on conch industry analysed

It’s the second largest income earner in terms of captured fisheries for Belize, surpassed only by lobster. And in 2003, conch production continued on its usual trend with fishermen hauling [...]

Child swept away by river current

A seven-year-old child drowned over the weekend. Raymond Arnold’s mother, Tricia Reynolds of Belize City, reported that she and her three children were bathing in the river at Butcher Burns [...]

Funds raised for wounded officer

Police officers in San Ignacio have rallied around a wounded colleague and raised funds to assist with the cost of his medical treatment abroad. P.C. Kevin Jacobs, who was shot [...]

Accident simulation test police response

There was a traffic accident today in Belmopan, but before you start wondering who got hurt, relax, it wasn’t a real accident. The simulation was held to enhance the performance [...]

Family Life conference at City Centre

A group of missionaries from the United States is in Belize this week, but their work involves more than just winning souls for the Kingdom. Working along with the local [...]

Creative Tiles defeats Delta Sport

Good evening, I’m James Adderley with this fresh delivery of Sports Monday. Week ten of the B.P.F.L.’s B League took us to Sandhill field yesterday where Creative Tiles held court [...]

Wagner Youth Facility opens at prison

The younger inmates at the Hattieville Prison now have a separate space with a little more freedom, courtesy of an American couple and several Belizean families who have taken an [...]

Dean Barrow says Fonseca is lying

On Thursday, News 5 spoke with Minister of Finance Ralph Fonseca about the sale of Belize Telecommunications Limited and the status of the negotiations. Fonseca said that should the deal [...]

Pilgrim death could go to inquest

One week after twenty-three year old San Pedro fisherman Leroy Pilgrim was shot and killed while being apprehended by police, the investigation has still not been completed. Commissioner of Police [...]

Ship employee charged with drug trafficking

A Jamaican employee on one of the cruise lines visiting Belize was arrested by police on Thursday after the ship’s security searched his cabin and discovered six point five kilograms [...]

Honduras police pick up fugitive

Two Interpol officers from Honduras had high praise for the Belizean police who apprehended a suspect wanted for murder in their country. Sub-Inspector William Rivera and Officer Osman Sosa visited [...]

Arrest made in security guard shooting

Following the shooting of a security guard during a robbery on Tuesday, police have picked up a suspect and are holding him pending charges of attempted murder, dangerous harm, and [...]

Jim Arnold poetry book released

He’s the self proclaimed “Bachelor of Antics” and tonight Jim Arnold has a fresh instalment of his literary creations. The fifty-two poems in this second book are published under the [...]

Jeremy and Sasha Mushlar need a home

Tonight News 5 continues its series on children available for adoption. This time we give you the story of a brother and sister who’ve had a rough start in life. [...]

Boots versus Belmopan in Port Loyola

He is a man known to routinely battle against long odds… and often beats them. Well, tonight Area Representative Anthony “Boots” Martinez is once again on the warpath, this time [...]

Educators prepare for summit

The national education summit is scheduled for May, and in preparation for that event, consultations are being held in every district. Today was the Belize District’s turn, and judging from [...]

Ministry will investigate U.B. finances

One week after it was discovered that more than a hundred thousand dollars may have been embezzled from the University of Belize, this morning, Minister of Education Francis Fonseca, says [...]

Finance Minister defends B.T.L. deal

The sale of Belize Telecommunications Limited: It’s a deal with profound implications for consumers, the public sector, and the entire economy of Belize. With one due diligence date already missed [...]

Sedi denies interfering with cops in Lotto heist

More details are emerging in the case of the armed robbery of an employee of Tropical Gaming Company, the operator of Lotto in Belize. News 5 understands that on Monday [...]

Gunshot victim dies; suspect faces murder rap

A young man wounded by gunfire earlier this month has died of his injuries. Twenty-one year old Nicoli Lewis, shot in the neck on the morning of February seventh on [...]