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Ganzie convicted of murdering ex-girlfriend

Louis Gentle, better known as Louie Ganzie, was this evening found guilty of murder. A jury of nine men and three women deliberated for around four hours before delivering their [...]

Robber sentenced to five years

In another high profile conviction, nineteen year old Ryan Welcome, one of the two men charged with a robbery in which over sixty-five thousand dollars in cash and valuables were [...]

Accused gang member/murderer goes free

Twenty-four year old Andrew Carrillo, an alleged member of the violent Central American gang MS-13, one of two men charged with Murder and Arson, was freed of the charges today [...]

Double murder defendant will have mental exam

The trial of thirty-one year Ryan Horne, an alleged mentally challenged person who is charged with double Murder, was to start this morning in the court of Justice Adolph Lucas, [...]

Cops arrest two high profile suspects

Police have announced arrests in two recent major crimes. Thirty-five year old Guatemalan Alejandro Hernandez has been charged with Murder in the death of Clementine Enriquez Jr. of St. Margaret’s [...]

UNESCO awards funding for three projects

Three funding awards were made this morning by UNESCO to local organisations. Ava Pennil, the Director of the Human Services Department, received twenty-one thousand U.S. dollars for the publishing of [...]

Cabinet approves improvements in Carl Ramos Stadium

Last week we reported on the strong possibility that, due to the poor condition of the country’s football stadiums, Belize would be forced to play both its 2008 World Cup [...]

Palacio playing ball in Serbia

And while on the subject of international sports, just in case you were wondering what Belizean-American basketballer Milton Palacio is up to, we have discovered that there is life after [...]

CARICOM outlines rules for competition

With Belize’s geographic and ethnic spilt personality, it’s sometimes hard to remember whether we are Central American or Caribbean…or if we watch enough cable TV, whether we are just another [...]

Just in: Felix supporters break down wall

In news just in it appears that people acting in sympathy with the Felix family have taken action tonight by breaking down the concrete wall at the Pot Loyola Pre-school. [...]

PACT awards five project grants

This evening five environmental non-governmental organisations received grants from the Protected Areas Conservation Trust, PACT to carry out or expand already existing projects. The five groups are the Aguacaliente Management [...]

News 5 reporter wins top environmental prize

But while environmental groups received funding for their projects, they were not the only ones who received attention. Four Belizean journalists were recognized for excellence in their coverage of environmental [...]

Anglican schools take a stand on AIDS

There’s an old adage in the advertising industry that says: “Only half of all advertising actually works…but I don’t know which half.” The same could probably be said for the [...]

News Five seeks Reporter

A vacancy exists for a reporter to join the staff of one of the region’s most highly honoured television news organisations. Applicants should possess the following qualifications: – Associate’s or [...]