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Press office gaffes, only Barrow will see U.H.S. deal

On Thursday night’s newscast, we reported that the Press Office had informed us that the Cabinet had authorised any member of the National Assembly, upon request, to view the privileged [...]

Teenager charged with murder of younger boy

As a society we’ve come to accept the news of another murder on the streets of Belize City with frightening ease. But when the victim is only a child, even [...]

Family claims weapons raid destroyed home

And while the victim’s family mourn his passing, relatives of the young teenagers that police detained in connection with the murder are crying foul. This morning News Five’s Jacqueline Godwin [...]

… Police deny charge and continue to look for motive

News Five sources have identified sixteen year old Kareem Francis aka “Yankee” as the young man charged with the murder of fifteen year old Jomo Lamb. This afternoon Head of [...]

Killer/rapist sentenced to 18 yrs. behind bars

A man convicted of rape and manslaughter has been sentenced to spend the next eighteen years behind bars. Fifty year old Epifanio Guerra, who pled guilty to both charges on [...]

Corozal cops net 5.8 kilos in cocaine bust

Corozal cops are patting themselves on the back tonight following a cocaine bust on Thursday. According to police, around seven forty-five last night officers on mobile patrol spotted two vehicles [...]

B.C.W.U. still not happy with terms of reference

“Just when I thought I was out, they pull me back in.” That phrase was made famous in Francis Ford Coppola’s The Godfather, but it seems to apply in what [...]

April the tapir turns twenty-four

She’s one of our favourite animals and today April the tapir celebrated her twenty-fourth birthday. As is customary, this morning students sang Happy Birthday and presented April with her cake, [...]

Counsellors to help fight drug/alcohol abuse

It had all the hallmarks of a graduation, complete with caps and gowns. But today’s ceremony at the University of West Indies campus highlighted the extraordinary dedication of one group [...]

Signa Yorke lecture on Guat. claim set for Tues.

On Tuesday night, the seventeenth annual Signa Yorke Lecture Series will continue its tradition of provoking thought on critical issues facing Belize. This year’s topic is “the Implication of Taking [...]

Ladyville Tech hosts first open day

Open days are a regular feature of the academic year for many educational institutions in Belize … And this morning, News Five’s Kendra Griffith visited one school that is determined [...]