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Belize City mother charged w/beating child to death

A Belize City mother accused of beating her two year-old baby girl to death was formally charged with the crime in Magistrate’s Court this morning. Twenty-one year old Shian Whyte, [...]

Cayo teen sentenced to 15 years for fatal stabbing

He was only fifteen years old when he killed another teenager but today a Cayo youth was sentenced to spend fifteen years behind bars for the crime. Eighteen year old [...]

Taxi driver detained for sodomy charged w/Drug Trafficking

A Belize City taxi driver accused of raping a nine year old has been slapped with drug trafficking charges following the search of his home. According to police, during their [...]

Money laundering case against Bze Bank delayed by 2nd snafu

Following a technicality on Monday morning, the case against the Belize Bank and its president Philip Johnson on seventy-nine counts of failing to report a suspicious transaction had been adjourned [...]

O.W. businessman uses homemade equipment to make diesel …

The world price of petroleum went up again today, to one hundred and twenty-seven U.S. dollars a barrel. That means of course, that acquisition costs will go up yet again [...]

… While G.O.B. promises to protect consumers from unfair price hikes

On Thursday’s newscast we told Belizean consumers to brace themselves for a rise in the price of rice. The increase in the basic commodity is just another bitter reminder of [...]

Muslim community officially opens Belize City Mosque

A local religious group marked an important milestone today and News Five’s Kendra Griffith was on hand for the celebrations. Kendra Griffith, Reporting Amidst singing and prayers this morning Islamic [...]

Belize Choral Society to hold 35th anniversary concert Sat. night

It was Bob Marley who said, “When the music hits you, you feel no pain”. The spirit of that quote is being promoted by the Belize Choral Society, who on [...]