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Police seize Bennett SUV but witnesses stay silent

As police continue to investigate the premeditated killings of the Brannon brothers, tonight a new development has been added to the case file. But authorities admit that while the mountain [...]

Daylight robbery attempt ends in arrests

A daylight robbery attempt in King’s Park has ended in the arrest of two men. According to police reports, around four thirty Wednesday evening, forty-one year old Lowell Brooks was [...]

Burglary suspect shot during arrest in Corozal

In the north, Corozal cops have reported that the capture of a wanted man ended in gunshots. Authorities say Brandon Gilharry is the prime suspect in connection with two burglary [...]

Bicycle thief sentenced to ten years behind bars

In February, he was accused of stealing two bicycles and tonight, twenty year old Tyron Lopez is serving the first day of a ten year sentence for the crime. According [...]

U.D.P.: national convention is preparation for elections

This weekend, activity in San Ignacio will be dominated by the supporters of the United Democratic Party as the party gathers to participate in its first national convention since 2001. [...]

Master musician piano concert scheduled for Sunday

As part of it’s ongoing campaign to expose Belizeans to “master musicians”, this Sunday the Institute of Creative Arts will be hosting its fourth concert at the Bliss. The featured [...]

Benefit to assist Queen Sq. Anglican feeding programme

This weekend members of the newly established Lifeline Foundation will be keeping their fingers crossed as they pray for good weather and an even better turnout for its first fundraiser, [...]

Record rains drown most of Belize

For the past week, most of the country has been underwater, following a daily dose of several inches of rain. Tonight weather experts explain that while the high levels are [...]

Tourist destination under constant threat by bandits

With frightening certainty, armed attacks have come to be accepted as an inevitable part of everyday life in Belize. But tonight News Five investigates a disturbing set of crimes that [...]

80 year old murdered in O.W.; cops question son

For the second night in a row we’ll lead this newscast with a startling report from Orange Walk Town. That’s right, another fatal stabbing, but this time, instead of killing [...]

Two charged in shootout with police

Two men are tonight behind bars, charged with attempting to kill a police officer. This morning, thirty-two year old Jerome Goff and seventeen year old Lincoln Sinclar were arraigned before [...]

Tip leads to weapons discovery on Mahogany St.

In more police news, cops are attributing good community relations to major weapons find on the southside of the city. Before dawn on Wednesday, acting on a tip, members of [...]

Woman who flips the finger is fined $100

It’s often said that the wheels of justice turn slowly in Belize but tonight one woman found out just how swiftly a sentence can be handed down. According to reports, [...]

New director to head Financial Intelligence Unit

The Financial Intelligence Unit has a new Director. She is Geraldine Davis. Davis, who currently serves as special coordinator for the implementation of the General Sales Tax, has held several [...]

Readycall workers vote to unionise

Employees of Ready Call Centre in Belize City are tonight celebrating, having scored a victory in their battle for union representation. According to a Press Office release, on Wednesday the [...]

$100,000 reward offered for info. on child killers

If you watch much television you’ve probably come across the show “Cold Case Files.” In the course of a tightly packed hour the brilliant and hard working cops, acting on [...]

David McKoy laid to rest

Official funeral services were held on Tuesday to celebrate the life of the late David McKoy. Following mass at the Epworth Methodist Church in Dangriga, McKoy’s body was transported to [...]

Wage Council meets to consider minimum wage hike

Today government officials, representatives of the business community and unionists gathered in Belize City for a meeting of the Wages Council. The top priority on the agenda is a review [...]

Regional conservation initiative promotes planning

Conservation: it’s an issue on the front burner as Belize celebrates Natural Resources and Environment week. Today the Ministry of Natural Resources held a presentation on the Selva Maya, Zoque, [...]

Fishermen talk about the one that didn?t get away

Fishermen are known for their tall tales, but today two sea faring men should have no problem proving that they caught a whopper. This morning, Shelton Broaster and Wilfred Flowers [...]

Man dead, lover wounded, as jealous ex attacks in O.W.

Tonight Orange Walk police continue to investigate what appears to be a crime of extreme passion, that has left a local businessman dead and his female companion clinging to life. [...]

Cops bust city man with two pounds of crack

You’d be hard pressed to find a routine crack bust on this newscast but the one that took place Tuesday night in Belize City was anything but routine. According to [...]

Minister says seismic work in Toledo Park is legal …

It’s an issue that has been simmering in the south for several months: the awarding of a government permit to a U.S. company to conduct seismic testing as part of [...]

… and tells Mennonites that oil money soon come

The concerns of SATIIM have highlighted similar feelings in Spanish Lookout following assertions by members of the Mennonite community that their patience is wearing thin with the negative aspects of [...]

Cabinet says petroleum fund will expand N.H.I.

Expanding on Briceño?s remarks, a press release from Cabinet added that government will be setting up a Petroleum Fund that will finance the expansion of National Health Insurance nationwide as [...]