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15 held in illegal smuggling of persons into Belize

There may be a break in the illegal smuggling of persons into Belize who eventually make their way to the United States via Mexico. Fifteen Central Americans and Taiwanese nationals [...]

Verde charged with Murder for brutal slaying of Ronnie Alamilla

The man who was picked up Wednesday afternoon for the disappearance of twenty-eight year old Sarteneja Hotel Manager, Ronnie Alamilla, has now been charged with his Murder. But the motive [...]

Second suspect detained for robbery of football coach

Earlier this month former coach of the national football team, Palmiro Salas, was in our newscast lamenting that he was shortchanged by the FFB for the training of the Belize [...]

Young’s charge changed to Robbery; no bail offered

On August twenty-first, twenty-six year old Kevin Young was charged with Aggravated Burglary. His case exposed major loopholes in the newly amended firearm act when Young’s attorney Dickie Bradley made [...]

Man hit with 5 charges for shooting another man on the arm

A man who shot another man on his arm on Wednesday afternoon was today charged with Attempted Murder for the incident. Nineteen year-old Wilworth Williams of Mayflower Street was also [...]

Victim of police brutality wants to be paid

A man from Lucky Strike found out that his luck has ran out. Yesterday afternoon around two-thirty Howard Coleman was confronted by a police officer who informed him that he [...]

A.C.B. urges CitCo to produce audited financials

They have been quiet for some time, but today they woke out of the slumber and issued a release on the ongoing crisis at City Hall. The Association of Concerned [...]

P.U.P. sides with B.N.T.U. on teacher transfers

And from the A.C.B. to the P.U.P. which also today issued a release expressing solidarity with teachers and the Belize National Teachers Union and calls on the Ministry of Education [...]

Telemedia launches new E-Directory

You can now access the telephone directory electronically and that’s because Telemedia this afternoon officially launched its new online directory. According to Directory Services Manager, Suzette Tillett, the E-Directory allows [...]

Audubon Society employee wins 2008 Chevening Scholarship

A deserving Belizean has been selected to pursue graduate studies at one of the U.K.’s top universities. The British High Commission has announced that Ivis Julieta Chan has won the [...]

Rotary Club holds free Gift of Life clinic

Gun and gang violence are not the only threats that our Belizean youths are facing. Today, News Five visited the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital where we found a number of [...]

Alex Noralez has best Patriotic Song for 2008

As a means of fostering a spirit of patriotism, love of country, and to encourage the writing of original Belizean music, earlier this year the September Celebrations Committee put the [...]

Carnival Bands promise to “bring it” on Carnival Day

It’s carnival season and there is no shortage of preparations for the much anticipated road march on September sixth, which will take participating bands from Central American Boulevard to B.T.L. [...]