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Two injured in Municipal airstrip hold-up

Guns and airplanes are not a good combination but this morning shots rang out at the Belize City Municipal Airstrip. When the smoke cleared two men lay wounded and two [...]

Friday night murder victim was fresh out of prison

Two more murders occurred in Belize City over the weekend, numbers twenty-eight and twenty-nine for the year. News Five’s Marion Ali has the details. Marion Ali, Reporting The victim, twenty-two [...]

Sunday night homicide finds victim at card game

The city’s next homicide occurred on Sunday night. Marion Ali, Reporting The second victim of the gun violence was twenty-two year old Ryan “Fatback” Young, of fifty-eight Faber’s Road. Young [...]

ComPol visits Mrs. Westby to apologise

It’s called Operation Cycle Breaker and last Tuesday evening it attracted much more than media attention when a combined team of police and B.D.F. personnel conducted a raid at the [...]

Three sexual assaults reported by police

A teenager riding alone in the early morning hours of Friday has reported being raped. According to the seventeen year old, she was in the Mosul Street/West Canal area of [...]

Woman stabbed in Placencia; assailant on the loose

Meanwhile, a stabbing in Placencia has left a food vendor suffering from multiple wounds and the suspect on the run. According to witnesses, forty-three year old Brenda Bernard and her [...]

Charge upgraded for Ladyville shooter

Ladyville resident Lenny Bennett, twenty-three, was charged with Maim when he appeared in Magistrate’s Court today in connection with the shooting of his former friend, twenty-one year old Cristina Zetina. [...]

One dead, two injured in traffic accident

Loss of life this weekend was not confined to gunfire, as on Friday night Coney Drive became the scene of a deadly traffic accident. News Five’s Janelle Chanona has the [...]

P.U.P. will choose new executive on Sunday

He was elected as P.U.P. leader at the end of March and this Sunday Johnny Briceño will get the opportunity to put his personal stamp on the party’s machinery. The [...]

Fuel prices climb higher

Belizean consumers took another hit at the gas pump today as prices for fuel have gone up again. Premium is selling at ten dollars a gallon, regular now retails at [...]

Health officials examine perils of climate change

As a country, Belize has been talking about dealing with climate change for more than a decade, but on the occasion of World Health Day, officials this morning agreed that [...]

B.D.F. and Hankook Verdes draw 1-1

Good evening I’m James Adderley and you’re locked into this portion we call Sports Monday. We take you out immediately to the M.C.C. Grounds where game one of the B.P.F.L. [...]

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 [...]