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Red Cross asks Belizeans to help Katrina victims

The disturbing images coming out of areas of the United States affected by Hurricane Katrina, namely Louisiana, Alabama and Mississippi, may cause many of us to wonder what we can [...]

Child hit by car near Roaring Creek

A child from Roaring Creek is in critical condition after she was hit by a car near her village on Thursday. Police say ten year old Joanna Coc was hit [...]

Teen shot after leaving basketball court

A fifteen year old Belize City teen has told police he has no idea who shot him and why. Sherick Trapp reported that on Thursday night he was leaving the [...]

Shop held up, woman knocked out

Four men are being sought for a robbery on Partridge Street in which a shopkeeper and two customers were held up. Norman Usher told police that around three-thirty Thursday afternoon [...]

Bike thief caught red-handed

A Honduran living in Belize City was arrested after he stole a bike from a young woman in King’s Park. Around ten-thirty Thursday morning a police patrol saw Rene Castillo [...]

Ride-by shooter identified and charged

An arrest has been made in a ride-by shooting in Belize City on Thursday morning. Leon Soberanis of Raccoon Street Extension was identified by two men, Jason Crawford and Elroy [...]

Charges dismissed against accused rioters

Nine men accused of participating in a riot at the National Assembly in January walked away from the Magistrate Court free men this week. Jaime Antonio, Louis Frutus, George Williams, [...]

Port Authority fails to prosecute boat owner

A boat owner accused of not displaying proper registration and other maritime breaches had the charges against him dismissed when the representative from the Port Authority failed to present his [...]

Cathedral Restoration Committee holds fundraising food fair

It is estimated that every week as many as three hundred tourists pass through the Saint John’s Anglican Cathedral, the oldest church building in Central America. As expected, this one [...]

46th Queen of the Bay pageant at City Centre

Official ceremonies to kick off the September Celebrations were held last night at the Court House steps, but for many people the season really begins with one event, The Queen [...]

Nominees sought for local entertainment awards

While most people are focused on the September Celebrations, the promoters of the Belize Entertainment Awards Show are already taking nominations for their event in December. According Global Productions, the [...]

S.J.C. opens Belizean Studies Resource Centre

The lack of statistical and empirical data on Belizean trends and events might soon be a thing of the past, thanks to a new service being offered by a local [...]

Scholarships, other aid offered by Hand in Hand Ministries

There are a large number of young persons, especially children, who through no fault of their own have a difficult time meeting their basic needs. One organisation that has been [...]

Image Factory/Stonetree Records turn 10

Two well known organisations are today celebrating ten years of promoting the arts in Belize. This morning News Five spoke with the founders of the Image Factory and Stonetree Records [...]