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Fire officials remind of holiday dangers

A popular way to bring in the New Year is with fireworks, but just in case you didn’t know, they are illegal. But fireworks aren’t the only cause of fire [...]

Red Cross helps forward donations

Anyone following international news has seen the pictures of devastation and disaster following the terrible tsunami that struck parts of Asia on December twenty-sixth. The Belize Red Cross Society has [...]

American tourist dies at San Pedro

Police do not suspect foul play in the death of a fifty-five year old American tourist. The woman identified as Donna Lea Howard was vacationing in Belize along with her [...]

City residents share New Years wishes

Every year we seem to greet the New Year with a list of things we promise to do for ourselves. We say we will lose weight, get fit, stop smoking, [...]

Courtenay: P.M.’s reason not satisfactory

He was one of four ministers ejected from the Prime Minister’s Cabinet this week and today Eamon Courtenay has announced his subsequent resignation from the Senate following a letter delivered [...]

O.W. police officer missing for 8 days

The Police Department is holding its collective breath as tonight one of their own has disappeared without a trace, and foul play may be involved. Thirty-seven year old Morris Martinez, [...]

Bullet drops into church during mass

It was a bizarre and frightening incident. There they were, parishioners attending midnight mass on Christmas Eve. But then an uninvited guest, a bullet, threatened the lives of worshippers as [...]

Traffic accident claims child in Corozal

Tonight the family and friends of police sergeant Alford Grinage are hoping that the officer fully recovers from injuries sustained in a traffic accident on the Western Highway on Wednesday [...]

BTIA offers CZMAI MGT advice

Earlier this month, a project proposal spearheaded by local investors involving the Belizean barrier reef, which included building platforms at various points along the reef between Caye Caulker and South [...]

Cabinet changes trigger concern from B.T.I.A.

The hot topic of the day was definitely politics as the details and possible impacts of the latest changes in the Musa Cabinet reverberated throughout the country. While some went [...]

Opposition weighs in on Musa’a shuffle

From the red corner, tonight the Opposition United Democratic Party is also waiting to see who will play which card in this political poker game. According to Leader of the [...]

Dead bandit ID as Guatemalan

Police have identified the body of a Guatemalan man shot and killed by Belize police near Bullet Tree Falls village over the Christmas holidays. An unnamed individual from Guatemala showed [...]

St Luke’s plays out

The Christmas holidays may be over, but it’s never too late for The Message of Christ. And that’s just what a group of young people from the St. Luke Methodist [...]

Red Cross: You can help Tsunami victims

In the biggest relief effort in modern history, tonight cargo planes from around the world continue to land with food, vital medicine, water and sanitation supplies in the countries of [...]

Bz. City man attacked and left for dead

Tonight a Belize City family is keeping vigil at their loved one’s bedside at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital, the victim of a violent attack on Christmas Day. News 5′s [...]

PM Musa cuts Cabinet by four

It was a move spoken about in closed door discussions and secret meetings for weeks now but this afternoon, Prime Minister Said Musa confirmed the rumours. Four ministers have been [...]

Suspected copkiller charged w/ murder

He was the second police officer killed in two months. And tonight the man who police believe shot Nedi Reymundo in the head is behind bars. News 5′s Patrick Jones [...]

Shootout w/ police leaves bandit dead

Cops in the Cayo District were also caught in the line of fire this weekend as a mobile patrol was attacked by armed bandits near Bullet Tree village. According to [...]

Cayo porn king guilty of obscenity

A Canadian man arrested after more than a thousand photographs of nude Belizean women were found in his home has been charged in Cayo’s Magistrate?s Court. Police tell News 5 [...]

CFZ fire burns $300,000 in goods

A fire in the Commercial Free Zone early Monday morning has left Corozal business owners short of some three hundred thousand dollars of merchandize. Fire officials tell News 5 that [...]

Placencia man charged for S. Hway Accident

The driver involved in last Thursday’s fatal traffic accident on the Southern Highway has been charged. Twenty-one year old Clifford Calam from Placencia village has been charged with manslaughter by [...]

Robbers try to jack Casino cash

Around twelve forty five this afternoon several gunshots rang out on Newtown Barrack just in front of the Princess Hotel and Casino as armed men tried to hijack the casino [...]

Tsunamis: is Caribbean at risk?

To date it is the deadliest, costliest natural disaster of the twenty-first century. More than fifty thousand dead and counting. Thousands more missing. Still thousands more homeless. In just a [...]

Bzean inmates enter ring of rehab

James Adderley Reporting Good evening, I?m James Adderley and you?ve just logged on to the show we call Sports Monday. The Kolbe Foundation in alliance with the Belize Amateur Boxing [...]

Policeman shot dead in Bz. City

It’s not the kind of crime you’d expect on Christmas Eve but by now we know that when it comes to violence in Belize, there are no longer any rules. [...]