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Minister: Review of suspicious land deals almost complete

As Deputy Prime Minister as well as Minister of Natural Resources, Gaspar Vega occupies an extremely important position in government. But for his party’s first hundred days in power, he’s [...]

P.U.C. chairman reacts to B.E.L. threats

Following the threats by B.E.L. boss Stan Marshall that the company would be forced to implement blackouts if a rate increase wasn’t approved by the Public Utilities Commission, this afternoon [...]

Ladyville babysitter charged with manslaughter

Danna Banner, the babysitter accused of causing the death of a two year-old girl in her care, was this afternoon charged with Manslaughter. Chief Magistrate Margaret Gabb remanded Banner, a [...]

Post mortem complete, but no arrests in soldier’s death

The post mortem on B.D.F. Lance Corporal Warren Cho reveals that he died from “acute pulmonary oedema due to paradigm bleeding of the right lung due to abdominal trauma and [...]

Accident on N. Hwy claims life of city woman

A woman from Belize City is dead following a traffic accident early this morning on the Northern Highway. News Five understands that twenty-eight year old Grace Bowen, of Croton Lane [...]

Suspect charged in Vernon Street knockdown/shooting

Police have arrested and charged a man in connection with a Sunday night attack. This morning twenty-four year old Robert Jones, also known as “Black”, appeared in Magistrates’ Court where [...]

Cayo man acquitted of rape charge

A man accused of rape was acquitted today after his victim refused to testify against him. When the now eighteen year old took the stand this morning she told the [...]

This big fish didn’t get away

It wasn’t as epic a battle as that described by Hemmingway in “The Old Man and the Sea”, but the catch made this morning by a Belizean fisherman caused quite [...]

Students hit the pool for lifesaving classes

In case you haven’t noticed, the heat is on. And while that’s not necessarily the reason why News Five’s Marion Ali spent this morning at a swimming pool, it wasn’t [...]

All Saints Anglican will host Gospel Fest

When you think of music festivals, particularly on a holiday weekend in Belize, the idea of a gospel fest seldom comes to mind. But that’s exactly what All Saint’s Parish [...]

Cancer Society promotes prevention, healthy lifestyles

The state of Belizean medical care, both public and private, has made great strides over the last decade, but there are some areas of advanced care, like cancer, for which [...]

A million pounds of pineapple rotting in Toledo fields

Experts tell us that the problem of world food shortages has less to do with production than it does with distribution; that is, connecting the existing food with the people [...]