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Sales tax employee charged with extorting businessman

An employee of the Sales Tax Department has been charged with extortion after being busted trying to hustle money from a local businessman. According to Lloyd Sutherland, owner of Royal [...]

Shooting at Fisheries Department ends in arrests

A shooting incident on Newtown Barracks over the weekend has resulted in the arrest of two Belize City men. According to police reports, around two on Saturday morning armed men [...]

Suspect detained in fatal Dangriga stabbing

A resident of Dangriga is in police custody tonight pending charges of murder following a fatal stabbing early this morning. According to authorities, the twenty-one year old suspect and the [...]

Local INTERPOL investigates human trafficking

Tonight local INTERPOL officials in Belmopan continue to investigate a reported case of human trafficking involving a minor, the child’s parents, and an American citizen. Information about the case is [...]

Teenager: my two brothers jacked me

We’ve reported some bizarre criminal activity over the years, but this one still stands out in the weird category. A Belize City teen has reported that he was robbed by [...]

Eight year old continues to recover from traffic accident

Tonight, a Ladyville family continues to nurse their loved one to good health after a traffic accident almost claimed his life five days ago. But as I discovered this morning, [...]

B.E.L. sends in official rate increase request to P.U.C.

It’s official, today Belize Electricity Limited served the Public Utilities Commission with an official request for higher rates. According to a press release issued to the media, B.E.L. is asking [...]

2005 Gimme 5 kicks off tonight

When it comes to local programming, it’s closest competitor is KTV…that’s right, tonight at eight, Gimme Five kicks off right here on Channel Five. This year, the show celebrates its [...]

Catholics hold novena for hurricane-free year

Two days after the hurricane season officially closed, weather experts christened Hurricane Epsilon in the Atlantic Ocean. And with surface temperatures still above normal, tonight the weather is anything but [...]

Lowell Navarro is Belize?s top CXC student

Two Belizean students have been honoured regionally for their academic excellence in the Caribbean Secondary Education Certificate Examinations. According to the Ministry of Education, Saint John’s College student Lowell Navarro [...]

Mountain Bike Cross Country is weekend’s sports excitement

Good evening, I?m James Adderley and you?ve just landed aboard this monster ride we call Sports Monday. It survived a two-week postponement and a highly intensive vetting process, but by [...]