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P.M. wins libel suit against Reporter newspaper

“Mr. Musa was defamed.” Those were the words of Chief Justice Abdulai Conteh this morning as he handed down his judgement in the case of the Prime Minister versus The [...]

P.U.P., U.D.P., Independents contest Ladyville council

Still on the subject of politics, this weekend village council elections will continue countrywide. But as News Five’s Janelle Chanona reports, efforts by both the United Democratic Party and the [...]

Suspects charged for Sunday’s double homicide

Five days ago, Belize City was rocked by the news of four violent deaths in less than twelve hours. In one of those cases, two police officers actually witnessed the [...]

Indian Church villager is latest murder victim

Orange Walk police are tonight asking the public for assistance in locating the killer or killers of an Indian Church Villager. According to police, around eight on Thursday morning cops [...]

Sex offender sentenced to four years in jail

A man convicted of attempting to rape a teenaged boy has been sentenced to four years in jail. According to court reports, today Justice Adolph Lucas sentenced thirty-six year old [...]

112 people sworn in as new Belizeans

This week, more than a hundred people were officially sworn in as citizens of Belize. According to a press release from the Immigration Department, the one hundred and twelve men, [...]

Theatre promoters host workshops in Cayo, O.W.

El Carromato and NADA: they are two seldom heard of organisations, but as News Five’s Kendra Griffith found out today, both are working for the development of the arts, specifically [...]

Rally officially ends Child Stimulation Month

Child stimulation month officially came to an end this morning with a rally at the Belize City Centre. The tots were entertained by their peers and Ozzie the clown. According [...]

O.W. man wins Belize Bank debit card raffle

In December 2006, the Belize Bank launched its new debit card as a form of payment for its more than forty thousand clients countrywide. As a promotion, cardholders had the [...]

Annual Easter ballet set for Sunday

This weekend, the Vista Dance Company, under the direction of Sistie Fairweather-Harmes, will hold their annual Easter Recital. According to Harmes, the show is perfect family entertainment. Sistie Fairweather-Harmes, Director, [...]

Anglican HIV/AIDS project dubbed a success

Last June, the Anglican diocese of Belize launched a pilot project in one high school and seven primary institutions to incorporate an HIV/AIDS education programme into their curriculum. Today News [...]

Turks and Caicos students on field trip to Belize

Field trips are regular events in the school year, but tonight we’ll introduce you to a group of students that have travelled across the Caribbean Sea to get a better [...]