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Salvadoran child may be victim of human trafficking

Tonight police are investigating the disturbing case of Diana, a small child who is believed to be the centre of a human smuggling ring. According to sources close to the [...]

Mother and son stabbed by boyfriend

A Belize City man is behind bars tonight after he stabbed his girlfriend and her son during a violent dispute. And while some domestic abuse cases never make it to [...]

Hit and run driver turns himself in

A hit and run driver has been arrested in connection with a fatal traffic accident on the Southern Highway. According to police, around six on Thursday morning they were called [...]

Car crash survivors need assistance

Earlier this month, a traffic accident on the Northern Highway left a father dead and his wife and children seriously injured. Tonight the survivors of that gruesome car crash need [...]

Robbery suspects caught in Ladyville

Employees and customers at a factory on the Northern Highway were held up this afternoon, but within minutes police had picked up five suspects. Police say they responded to a [...]

P.U.C. keeps current electricity rates

Belizean consumers will be relieved to know that electricity rates will not be going up for at least a year. Today the Public Utilities Commission issued its initial decision in [...]

I.D.B. grant to fund airport security overhaul

Security measures at the Phillip Goldson International Airport will undergo an overhaul thanks to the I.D.B. According to a government press release, a grant of more than a hundred and [...]

Motorists cautioned to obey traffic laws

This afternoon official opening ceremonies in Belmopan marked the start of the National Agriculture and Trade Show 2006. But as Belizeans from all over the country prepare to head to [...]

Baby needs urgent brain surgery

More than twenty-two children have been diagnosed with hydrocephalus, known locally in Belize as “water head.” One such patient is one-year old, Kimora Leslie. Kimora has already undergone ten surgeries [...]

Team Belize prepares for Mexico basketball match-up

As preparations intensify for the Belize-Mexico match-up next week, tonight News Five’s Janelle Chanona takes a closer look at the players who will defend our national pride on the hardwood [...]

Notice to viewers!

Due to a Public and Bank Holiday on Monday, May first, there will be no newscast. The next broadcast will be on Tuesday, May second, 2006.