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Did police lie about shootout?

Each week the police press office issues to the media dozens of reports on crimes committed nationwide. And while media houses know better than to rely too heavily on the [...]

Lawyer and clients allege police brutality…

The Police Department is also under fire tonight from another Belize City resident. Nineteen year old Jaime Ramirez, an employee of the Riverside Tavern, along with his girlfriend, Claudia Orellano [...]

… While cops stick to their story

Acting police press officer, Assistant Superintendent Bart Jones was present to listen to the complaint and offered the police version. Asst. Supt. Bart Jones, Ag. Police Press Officer “Sometime around [...]

Suspect detained in Mile 8 shooting

Twenty-seven year old tour guide Angel Dorado is home tonight recovering from a bullet wound he received during an incident that unfolded in his neighbourhood last night. Dorado reported to [...]

Father charged in house fire that killed son

It’s a decision too many parents are making these days … and young children left home alone can all too often mean big trouble. That’s exactly what happened ten days [...]

Robber sentenced to 5 years in jail

Seven months ago, two men were charged with the armed robbery of a Belize City courier. But tonight only one of those defendants is behind bars. In court this afternoon, [...]

Missing mariners safe and sound in Roatan

After being lost at sea for almost twelve hours, tonight two Belizeans reported missing on Monday are home safe. Around six-thirty yesterday morning, Kendra Schofield and captain Errol Jacobs left [...]

Citrus cess declared unconstitutional by Supreme Court

Something approaching stability has settled over the citrus industry following almost a year of upheaval in the governance of the Citrus Growers Association. And while today’s ruling in the Supreme [...]

Overcrowded Dangriga school appeals for help

Too many students and not enough classrooms. It’s a common compliant in this young and rapidly growing country and today in Dangriga News Five’s Janelle Chanona listened to one school’s [...]

Correction: mainland Chinese, not Taiwan, organised fundraiser

In a correction to a story aired on Monday night’s newscast, the fundraising event held on Sunday for the Pallotti Music School was organised by members of the mainland Chinese [...]

Mental Health Week seeks to dispel myths

With only three hundred and sixty-five days in the year the calendar is increasingly crowded for organisations wanting the public’s attention focussed on their cause. We don’t know how they [...]