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Belize CitCo to file civil suit against Fonseca

Tonight the Belize City Council is seeing red after the Director of Public Prosecutions informed them by letter on Wednesday that criminal charges will not be filed against former P.U.P. [...]

C.J. lifts injunction against Belize Times

A ruling in the Belize City Supreme Court late this afternoon by Chief Justice Abdulai Conteh has lifted an interim injunction against the Belize Times. Around three today, the C.J. [...]

City businesses hit by masked, armed men

On Wednesday, masked men hit two Belize City businesses in separate attacks. The first incident occurred in downtown Belize City on Wednesday night and left the two store owners injured. [...]

U.S. fugitive handed over to U.S. Marshals

An American tourist visiting Belize has been deported home after local authorities found out she was a wanted fugitive. According to Caye Caulker police, on Monday they raided a hotel [...]

Senate supports 40% income tax on oil

In a correction to a story broadcast on Wednesday, News Five has been informed that the Senate has passed legislation regarding the income tax on the oil industry. According to [...]

Child rapist sentenced to 18 years in jail

A convicted child sex offender has been sentenced to spend eighteen years behind bars. Forty-eight year old Edward Negron was found guilty of raping a twelve year old girl in [...]

Taiwanese General arrives for 3 day visit

Late this afternoon, official welcoming ceremonies were held at the Philip Goldson International Airport following the arrival of the Joint Chief of Staff of the Republic of China Armed Forces [...]

Minister of Education: No increase in U.B. fees

Following media reports regarding student outcry against possible increases in the cost of tertiary education at the University of Belize in January, this afternoon Minister of Education Francis Fonseca clarified [...]

Garifuna culture to explode at Old Belize

On November nineteenth Belize’s Garifuna population will commemorate their historic arrival on Belize’s shores some one hundred and seventy-four years ago. To mark the important milestone the National Garifuna Council [...]

Seven win in Courts promotion

Lady luck smiled on seven Belizeans today as part of a promotional event organized by furniture and appliance emporium Courts Belize. This morning I stopped in at the company’s headquarters [...]

Regis and S.J.C.J.C. finalize degree programme

Advances in educational opportunities in Belize have grown by leaps and bounds. And tonight, a new partnership between sister schools should take student options to another level. News Five’s Kendra [...]

Pen and Ingrid Cayetano open Ubagari exhibition

A staple of his annual pilgrimage home, this month renown local artist Pen Cayetano will debut his latest collection of paintings to the Belizean public. This morning News Five’s Janelle [...]