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U.S. court fine: U.S. $1.6 million and counting

The situation is reminiscent of those classic cartoons starring the Roadrunner and his arch enemy Wiley Coyote. You’ll recall that every time Wiley thinks he’s got things under control and [...]

All strikes called off; unions ponder future

For the first time in two weeks, things were back to normal at the Esquivel Telecom Centre on St. Thomas Street as employees who claimed they had been locked out, [...]

B.E.L. reports more weekend sabotage

Things are not getting any better at Belize Electricity Limited, as another act of sabotage over the weekend has set back the company’s plans for a return to business as [...]

“Old beef” prompts murder in Lord’s Bank

An old beef. That’s the familiar motive for the nation’s most recent homicide. News 5′s Jacqueline Woods reports from Lord’s bank Village. Khadijah Castillo, Sister of the Deceased ?I wouldn?t [...]

Two drown over long hot weekend

Tonight two families from the Cayo district are mourning the loss of loved ones after separate drowning incidents along the Belize River. According to thirty-year-old Irma Messa, on Friday, she [...]

Strange death in Stann Creek Valley

A freak accident in the Stann Creek district has left one man dead and investigating officers scratching their heads. According to police, around nine on Saturday night, nineteen-year-old Hipolito Gonzalez [...]

City youth charged in week old murder

In more news from the crime beat, police have arrested and charged a Belize City resident in connection with a shooting incident last week. According to the cops, twenty-two year [...]

Robber shot by Ladyville shopkeeper

A Saturday morning robbery attempt has left one perpetrator recovering from gunshot wounds. According to the authorities, a Ladyville businessman of Marage Road was manning his counter on Saturday morning [...]

Memorial held for 1998 Hummingbird murder victim

Today marks the seventh anniversary of one of the most audacious crimes ever committed on Belizean soil. On May second 1998, more than two hundred men women and children were [...]

Cracked pipes responsible for dirty water

For the past week, hundreds of customers along the Northern Highway have endured less than clean water, the result, it turns out, of busted pipes. News Five understands that approximately [...]

Eagles remain undefeated in female hoops

Good evening, I?m James Adderley with this week?s serving of Sports Monday. We take you immediately out to the City Centre where the WIN-Belize female basketball competition was in full [...]

Great play, but star fielder’s leg is broken

And just before we go, we have one final play to show you, coming out of the just concluded Central American Juvenile Female Softball Championships. This was a bittersweet effort [...]