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Residents in southern Belize braze for new tropical wave

Heavy rainfall in Southern Belize has caused rising waters and conditions are expected to worsen with an approaching tropical wave. Today News Five’s Marion Ali sat with Chief Met Officer [...]

Seventy-six year old missionary dies in freak accident

A freak accident in the Toledo District has claimed the life of an elderly woman; the victim, seventy-six year old U.S. citizen Carolyn Albridge of Georgia, U.S.A. Police say around [...]

Maya leaders go to court to assert customary land rights

Wilfred Elrington, Attorney General “We are not going to apply that ruling in a broad way over all the other Indian villages in Toledo because there’s a criterion for them [...]

New D.P.P. to be named

Reliable reports reaching News Five are that Chief Magistrate Margaret McKenzie will get the green light from Belmopan to be the new Ombudsman. McKenzie is expected to replace former Ombudsman [...]

From A.C.B. to COLA?

It started as the Committee to Oust Michael Ashcroft and following a demonstration of a few hundred to test their muscle, COLA has evolved into Citizens Organized for Liberty through [...]

Father charged in death of his children

The father of three children who died in last week’s fire in Belmopan has been charged. This morning thirty-six year old Francisco de Jesus Ruedas was arraigned on three counts [...]

Reports of stolen car, boat in Belize and Corozal Dists.

Tonight police are asking the public to be on the lookout for a car and a boat which were reportedly stolen. According to twenty-three year old Allison Cuthkelvin, some time [...]

Two mothers attacked by sons in Corozal

Two mothers in the Corozal District have filed assault reports against their sons. According to thirty-eight year old Irma Castillo, she was at her home in Halls Layout around seven-forty [...]

Woman pleads not guilty in he said, she said case

A case of he said, she said has landed before the courts. Fifty year old Bernard Bowen is accusing thirty-three year old Aloma Pike of robbery, while she is claiming [...]

Rains add to woes in downtown project

The City Council has promised that an improvement to life on Belize City’s streets will come in a month’s time … but as News Five’s Ann-Marie Williams found out, we’ll [...]

Gian Ochaeta conquers 2008 Father’s Day Cycling Classic

Good evening, I’m James Adderley and this is Sports Monday. The Father’s Day Cycle Classic finally got staged by the Belize Cycling Association yesterday featuring the Elite and the junior [...]