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Indian comm. calls for more dialogue in human trafficking

Two weeks ago, the arrest of businessman Jitendra Chawla on human trafficking charges left many in Belize’s Indian community disturbed and worried. On Wednesday night, task force coordinator Anita Zetina [...]

15 yr. sentence for child rapist upheld in Court of Appeal

The case of the Crown versus Jason Flores ended today in the Court of Appeal, where a sentence of fifteen years behind bars was upheld. Flores was arrested and charged [...]

Drunk pedestrian busted for drug trafficking

Detained for public drinking, tonight a Belize City resident is charged with drug trafficking after cops found crack in his pocket. According to court reports, officers on patrol picked up [...]

Cayo commentators call World Cup games in Germany

This weekend, millions of football fans from around the world will stop whatever they’re doing to watch the final games of World Cup 2006. And though many of us have [...]

Recovering gunshot victim fearful of more violence

In December, the crime shocked the city … a young mother holding her infant son was shot at close range. Lisa Garoy and her child survived, and determined to take [...]

U.N.H.C.R.: confusion might endanger refugees

Earlier in this newscast, we spoke to community leader Arun Hotchandani regarding human trafficking. As it happens, this week the regional representative for the United Nation’s High Commission for Refugees [...]

CARICOM backs Venezuela in Security Council bid

In news from the Caribbean, word from CARICOM leaders tonight is that they have decided to back controversial Venezuelan President Hugo Chavez in his bid for a seat on the [...]

P.G. residents launch beach clean-up campaign

Today residents of Punta Gorda Town hit the coast for a massive clean-up campaign after a large amount of debris accumulated near the Joe Taylor Bridge. According to officials from [...]

Isabel Garbutt celebrates 101st birthday

For most of us, birthday parties are a yearly tradition. But for one Belize City woman, one such celebration this afternoon marked a major milestone. Isabel Garbutt, 101 years old [...]

Angela Gegg opens new art show at Image Factory

Tonight none other than the Prime Minister of Belize will officially open the second art show of Angela Gegg, the artist also known as Proshka. Earlier today, News Five’s Alyssa [...]