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Christine Perriott fired; Moya cites workers petition as reason

Round one of the controversy between Christine Perriott and Zenaida Moya has gone the mayor’s way… at least for now. And Perriott is no longer an employee of the Belize [...]

Cane farmers strike continues in Orange Walk

There is still no resolution tonight to a strike in the north where cane farmers are facing lower prices for cane delivered to the B.S.I. Sugar Factory in Tower Hill. [...]

Expelled Pallotti student gets injunction to return to class…

City Hall and Tower Hill aren’t the only places where controversy is brewing. Word reaching News Five is that, in an unprecedented move, a student’s family has taken the administration [...]

… And student body kept in while teachers strike

But that is not the end of things between Pallotti and Matura-Shepherd’s client since today it appeared that the school’s administration decided to keep the students indoors all day but [...]

Summary of Crooks assessment of police released…

Harold Crooks, a former superintendent of the Jamaica Constabulary force and former advisor to Jamaica’s Ministry of National Security was in Belize from June to November of 2008 to assess [...]

…And police unveil crime fighting strategy for 2009

But what the top brass of the police did not want to disclose in detail is that Harold Crooks recognized that the National Crime Investigation Branch lacks the infrastructural capacity [...]

Businessman gets 7 years for Manslaughter in retrial

A businessman today received for the second time a sentence of seven years behind bars after a jury last week found him guilty of Manslaughter. Thirty-eight year old Edward Reyes, [...]

2 month old dies from head injuries

Police have begun an investigation in the sudden death of an infant who apparently died from head injuries. Two month old Vivanni Torres expired shortly before midday on Tuesday morning [...]

Former B.D.F. volunteer charged with arson

A former Belize Defense Force volunteer soldier is behind bars tonight after he was remanded for a fire that destroyed his brother’s house on Sunday morning. And police believe that [...]

Dangriga woman alleges being raped by two men

Dangriga police have launched an intensive manhunt for two men following a report of rape. The victim, a nineteen year old domestic told police that at around eight-forty-five on Monday [...]

Firearm offender additionally charged for stolen phone

A prison inmate who is on remand for a firearm offense has run into additional problems for the possession of a stolen phone. Last Friday police on patrol in the [...]

Police Dept. will use technology to combat crime

Earlier in the newscast we reported on the brevity of the controversial Crooks Report and at today’s conference at the Raccoon Street Police Station, police told the press that the [...]

Westerhaven captain and 2nd in command skip town

It has been in the news for some time, the damages to the reef caused by the cargo ship Westerhaven which is still under arrest at Anchorage until the dispute [...]

Preschool kids preparing for Festival of arts

But in positive news, at the Bliss Centre for the Performing Arts, we found kids under the age of five testing their locomotive skills. The program has been ongoing for [...]