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Police seek two in hold up of Belize Unit Trust…

The Belize Unit Trust on Central American Boulevard was the target of thieves during an afternoon hold-up on Tuesday. Around two-thirty, three youths armed with guns and one wearing a [...]

Three accused robbers remanded to prison

While police try to track down the thieves of Tuesday’s heist, today the justice system started proceedings against two others. Since March sixteenth, eighteen year old Cardinal Welch Myvette has [...]

New members appointed to S.S.B. Investment Committee

The Social Security Investment Committee is the body responsible for managing the investment portfolio of the Social Security Board and tonight it has four new members. The committee will now [...]

San Pedro band releases new album

From north to south, Belizean musicians keep cranking out the music … tonight News Five’s Marion Ali profiles one island group claiming to be the Kings of Belizean Reggaeton. Marion [...]

Trekforce completes demarcation of Chiquibul northern boundary line

Covering the activities of Trekforce volunteers is nothing new for this newscast as we’ve been chronicling their adventures for years. But their latest project, as News Five’s Kendra Griffith reports, [...]

Belize’s National Football Team draws in St. Kitts

There is good news coming out of St. Kitts tonight as reports are that Belize’s national football team has drawn in its second World Cup qualifying match against that country’s [...]

Briceño re-enters race for P.U.P. leadership

Just when you thought that this Sunday’s P.U.P. convention was going to be a boring coronation of Francis Fonseca, along comes a suddenly awakened Johnny Briceño to rekindle his campaign [...]

Two charged for weekend murder

Considering that it was a four day holiday weekend and that we are in the midst of an epidemic of fatal violence, the fact that there is only one murder [...]

Independence Village shooting leaves victim wounded

The weekend’s second reported shooting occurred in Independence Village about three hours later. This time, it would leave a man in critical condition with gunshot wounds to the right side [...]

O.W. cops deal with two sexual assaults

Orange Walk police have two cases of sexual assault on their hands. In the first case, the twenty-five year old victim said she awoke around two-thirty on Saturday morning to [...]

More Cuban boat people come ashore in San Pedro

Reports from Ambergris Caye indicate that another boatload of Cubans washed ashore over the weekend. This photo of the group was taken in San Pedro on Saturday evening. Details could [...]

Kerosene and diesel prices rise to record level

The new Prime Minister may have pledged to bring down the cost of fuel but, as many politicians have learned the hard way, talk is cheaper than petroleum. Saying that [...]

U.S. rider takes 80th Holy Saturday Cross Country Classic

Good evening, I’m James Adderley and we certainly hope you had a wonderful Easter Holiday and it is indeed our pleasure to bring you this portion of Sports Monday. A [...]

Briceño backs Espat in expulsion battle

The effort by leaders of the Peoples’ United Party to expel Mark Espat has met with resistance, both at the grass roots level and among Espat’s colleagues in the House. [...]

Barrow meets with Bush at White House

While his opponents engage in the political equivalent of gang warfare, Prime Minister Dean Barrow was in Washington today for a meeting with U.S. President George Bush. Along with his [...]

Suspects arrested in attack on restaurant owner

A seventy-three year old man was targeted as he arrived home Tuesday night and beaten by two men as he entered his yard on Bradley’s Crescent in the Belama Phase [...]

Two charged in supermarket robbery

Police have also made arrests in the Saturday night robbery of Galaxy Supermarket in Belama Phase Two. Twenty-six year old Deon Lord and twenty-two year old Clifton Flores were today [...]

Cops arraigned for beating of prisoner

Two police constables accused of beating a prisoner were formally arraigned today. Alister Casey and John Myvette were charged with Wounding. They pled not guilty and were released on one [...]

Truck and tour bus collide on Western Highway

Tourists from the cruise ship Norwegian Spirit experienced an unexpected Belizean adventure today when the bus they were traveling in ran into a pickup on the Western Highway. Around nine-thirty [...]

Belizeans head for cayes despite foul weather

The rain fell steadily this morning, but that did not hamper residents and tourists alike from getting an early start on the Easter vacation. When we dropped in at the [...]

City Council sponsors youth basketball camp

While many Belize City residents are on the move this weekend, there is plenty going on right here in the old capital. News Five’s Marion Ali reports on one programme [...]

Vendors jack up fish prices for Good Friday

Fish on Good Friday. It’s a tradition that many Belizeans find hard to break … even when the prices go sky high. News Five’s Ann-Marie Williams went shopping Wednesday evening [...]

80th Cross Country remains nation’s biggest sporting event

Despite a cycling calendar that grows more crowded each year, this weekend’s race remains king, not only of cycling but all Belizean sporting events. News Five’s Janelle Chanona takes a [...]

Notice to Viewers

Due to the Easter holiday, there will be no newscast on Friday and Monday. The next news broadcast will be on Tuesday, March twenty-fifth.

P.U.P. leadership seeks expulsion of Espat from party

Said Musa and the ruling faction of the Peoples’ United Party raised the stakes dramatically today with an unprecedented attempt to expel Albert Representative Mark Espat from the party. The [...]