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Killer dry season comes to unofficial close

There have been a few false alarms raised over the last several weeks, but today we can unofficially declare that the 2005 dry season has come to an end. A [...]

P.S.E. results show mixed trends

The results are in… And while educators will need a few days to analyze their implications, the students are just happy that the waiting is over. News 5′s Jacqueline Woods [...]

Moody?s downgrades Belize?s credit ratings

It doesn’t exactly come as a surprise, but today Moody’s Investors Service, following the lead of Standard & Poor’s, announced a downgrade in Belize’s credit ratings. The drop covers a [...]

Run of fatal accidents continues

The carnage on the nation’s roads continues, this time with the death of a truck passenger in the Cayo District. Forty-nine year old Edmundo de Jesus Montoya lost his life [...]

Father charged with incest

A father is behind bars tonight, accused of raping two of his own children. According to court reports, the girls, ages twelve and thirteen, told their mother that on several [...]

Would-be robber gets 5 years

This week a notorious bad man was sentenced to five years in jail for an attempted robbery gone really wrong last October. On Monday, twenty-seven year old Wayne Castillo told [...]

Drug defendants acquitted when dog remains silent

And if you think the attempted robbery was strange, listen to this item. Eight defendants, jointly accused of drug trafficking, were acquitted today in the court of Magistrate Dorothy Flowers [...]

B.T.L. introduces ?Hotspots?

This morning Belize Telecommunications Limited launched the newest addition to its high-speed internet service: wireless access. Dubbed “Hotspots”, B.T.L. customers can now connect to the web in designated zones without [...]

Bank looks for Unsung Heroes

Is there someone in your life who has dedicated his or her time or sacrificed money and resources, just to make things easier for someone who needed help? If you [...]

Oil drilling continues; G.O.B. optimistic

On Yesterday’s broadcast we broke the news of a drilling rig searching for petroleum in the area of Spanish Lookout. Today News Five’s Patrick Jones returned to the site where [...]