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Year’s 30th murder committed in Corozal

After almost two days without deadly violence, tonight Corozal police are investigating the thirtieth homicide of 2008. Police reports are that around ten thirty on Tuesday night eighteen-year old San [...]

Accused killer acquitted due to police impropriety

One of two men charged with the decapitation murder of a Lord’s Bank woman has been acquitted of the charge. Eighteen year old John Chessman walked out of the Supreme [...]

Police search rights not unlimited, says A.G.

A search without a warrant. The tactic has grown more controversial as the police attempt to crack down on increasingly violent crime. News Five’s Janelle Chanona looks at the subject [...]

Government says it will sue Belize Bank for $10M

The announcement comes as no surprise but developments this afternoon have confirmed speculation that efforts by the Barrow administration to have the Belize Bank return the ten million U.S. dollars [...]

Second man dies from Friday night crash

A second man has died as a result of Friday night’s traffic accident on Coney Drive. Nineteen year old Zhi Heng Deng, known as Dennis, died of his injuries this [...]

No peace yet in P.U.P. convention dispute

When we last tuned in to the continuing soap opera called the Peoples’ United Party, the losing candidate for the party’s leadership, Francis Fonseca, had written to leader Johnny Briceño [...]

Flour prices hold the line but pressures build

On yesterday’s newscast we looked at conditions in Belize’s poultry industry, noting that producers say it will be difficult to hold down prices in the face of increased costs of [...]

Liberty Children’s Home receives $2000 donation

One one coco full basket is a popular proverb in Belize and tonight one social service organisation is glad that a business has made its contribution. On Monday the Belize [...]

Ladyville students attacked by bees

A school recess went from fun to scary this afternoon after students at Ladyville Evangelical School were attacked by bees. Reports reaching News Five are that someone disturbed a nest [...]

Special classes will help Std. II readers

In the age of technology and the proliferation of TV, video games, and computers, for many children books are old school. But with a literacy rate of only seventy-five percent [...]

San Pedro couple win trip to N.B.A. game

If you have been scouring every Sprite cap you come across looking for letters to form the words, GO NBA, we’ve got some bad news. Before the Bowen and Bowen [...]

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 [...]