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Billionaire’s yacht damages coral reef

In recent months two cargo ships, The WesterHaven and Caribe Mariner caused extensive damage when they ran aground on the reef and now there is a third case involving a [...]

Family charged with money laundering still travels

When contacted this morning F.I.U. Director, Marilyn Williams expressed concern that two persons on bail for money laundering charges were allowed to travel internationally without the knowledge of the Unit. [...]

Government granted injunction against Telemedia

A release late this evening from G.O.B. says that Acting Chief Justice Samuel Awich has granted an interim ex parte injunction against Belize Telemedia Ltd and Belize Social Development Limited. [...]

Crispin Jeffries is to become new COMPOL

There are reports to News Five of major changes in the Belize Police Department to take place in the next few days. While it is not confirmed, it is reported [...]

Venezuelan Govt gives free eye care for Belizeans

The Venezuelan government is embarking on a multimillion dollar project called Operacion Milagros or in English, Mission Miracle, which intends to improve the eye sight of Belizeans. Cuba has a [...]

Custom broker charged for stealing dough from bakery

On Monday we told you about the armed robbery of Best Bake Bakery on Western Avenue and today, one of three culprits, a custom broker was charged in the courts. [...]

Jason Canto remanded for another firearm charge

Jason Canto was in court on Tuesday, jointly charged with his father, Mario and mother, Lovinia for keeping an unlicensed nine millimetre pistol that his father subsequently claimed ownership of. [...]

HIVOS Intl grants $1 million to N.G.O.’s

It may sound like plenty money, but a one million dollar grant will be shared by six organizations and will be spread over the next three years. The Dutch funding [...]

Easter treats galore at all the city stores

It’s the time of year for Easter bunnies, chocolates and other goodies. And like previous years, they are going like hot cross buns for Good Friday. News Five went looking [...]

HACILK Bakery shares recipe for hot cross bun

Hot cross buns – they are a fixture on just about every menu for Good Friday. But if you’re a little behind on getting your recipe together, we have some [...]