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Jesus Ponce murdered while being a hero

Heroically he attempted to avert a robbery at the store of one of his friends in the west. But his good intentions cost him his life. And it is believed [...]

Intoxicated man drowns at Bainton’s Bank

There will not be a party for Desmond Kerr’s birthday this coming Saturday. Instead there is grief to mourn the death of forty-nine year old Kerr who drowned around two [...]

Boat capsizes and family survives 20 hrs. in the sea

A family from Sarteneja narrowly escaped tragedy at sea as they headed to Xcalak, the southern most town of Mexico. The ordeal happened over the weekend as the group of [...]

Belmopan businesswoman still missing

Belmopan police still have no leads in the disappearance of sixty-six year old Rosa Cristina Cornejo who went missing sometime between last Friday and early Saturday morning from her home [...]

CLICO in negotiation for sale

News Five has been following the decline of Colonial Life Insurance Company branches throughout the Caribbean. The branch of the insurance provider in Belize is a subsidiary of CLICO Bahamas [...]

Forest Dept. says seismic testing excludes communal lands

The Sarstoon Temash Institute for Indigenous Management, SATIIM, lashed out at a government decision on Monday to grant permission to U.S. Capital Energy to conduct seismic testing in the Sarstoon [...]

Opposition Party P.U.P. speaks out against fuel tax

The increases in the prices of fuel since April first, has prompted reaction from the People’s United Party. In a release issued today the opposition quotes verbatim from a statement [...]

Minor charged for murder and robbery

A sixteen year old boy, one of two persons who police suspect was involved in a murder and robbery, was charged in the Family Court today. The minor was charged [...]

Chief Justice receives medal of merit

He is usually busy with hearings and judgments, but Chief Justice Abdulai Conteh began his day today on a different note. In the Supreme Court, a ceremony took place to [...]

Annual Signa York lecture to debate “Compromis”

The compromis signed between Belize and Guatemala back on December eighth, 2008 was a fundamental step taken by the two countries to advance the territorial dispute to the I.C.J. for [...]

Pallotti High celebrates 214 yrs. since birth of namesake

Photographic displays come and go, but one currently mounted at the Pallotti High School Auditorium seeks to do more than just walk the viewer through a history of chronological events. [...]

P.M. Barrow returns from Summit of the Americas

The three-day Summit of the Americas in Port of Spain, Trinidad concluded on Sunday with the signing and adoption of the Declaration of Port of Spain by host country’s Prime [...]