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Ladyville man is shot dead by police

A Ladyville construction worker is dead tonight following a shooting on Regent Street just before noon on Sunday. Forty-nine year old Alexander Herrera died around four-thirty this afternoon and it [...]

Two weekend shootings reported

There were two other shooting incidents over the weekend. The first victim was twenty-seven year old Richard Russell, who received gunshot wounds to the buttocks and shoulder. Around six-forty-five on [...]

Mother and daughter kidnapped by hitchhikers

And a housewife from the Caledonia Village and her daughter received quite a scare on Friday when they were unexpectedly attacked by hitchhikers. Thirty-four year old Elizabeth Chan reported that [...]

Murdered man found near Coastal Road

Dangriga police are tonight still trying to solve the murder of Guatemalan labourer, Jose Angel Calate, whose remains were found last Friday morning near the Stann Creek Valley Road at [...]

Thirteen year old molested by uncle

The number of cases involving sexual crimes against minors is growing by leaps and bounds. The latest report is from a thirteen year old girl who, while visiting her aunt [...]

Police bust marijuana farm

In other news from the police, an anti-drug operation on Wednesday resulted in the discovery of a marijuana plantation. The illegal farm was located four miles southwest of Santa Martha [...]

C.Y.D.P. burglarized by one of its own

The organisation was revitalised in April to help at-risk and underprivileged youths stay away from a troublesome future. But the Conscious Youth Development Programme became the target of a vicious [...]

Xtra House employees disappear with monies

Tonight a businessman is reporting that his employees robbed him over forty thousand dollars in cash and goods. Owner of Xtra House on Cemetery Road, Jitendra Chawla, told News Five [...]

Timeline shows Belize Bank had 28 minutes to deliver

Sources close to News Five say that attorneys for Belize Bank today sent a missive to the Central Bank of Belize following last Friday’s afternoon showdown in which the police, [...]

Mayor: Albert and Regent Sts. to be completed in September

After months of inconvenience and way past deadlines, the ride was smoother in downtown Belize City and residents today saw the first step of what will eventually be the transformation [...]

Rotary Club to host “Me and Mi Genie”

If you missed drama at the Bliss, then get ready for a magical Caribbean style play to be performed at the Bliss Institute for the Performing Arts this weekend. Jamaican [...]

Softball girls bring back silver

When they left Belize last Thursday, it was a relatively quiet event. But on their return today, the Belize Under Nineteen Softball girls came back with a bang from the [...]

Man bitten by deadly snake is lucky to be alive

The fer-de-lance snake is not a common pet in Belize and with good reason. It is considered one of the most dangerous reptiles in Central America, capable of injecting a [...]