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Belize suspended from CONCACAF tournament

Sporting fans around the country will be stunned to find out that Belize has been suspended from the CONCACAF Champions League for this season. The suspension was announced late Monday [...]

Disease threatens citrus industry

One of Belize’s major income earners, the citrus industry, faces a new threat. It has to do with the citrus greening disease that has recently been detected in northern, western [...]

Latest test results show Belize still free from Influenza A (H1N1)

There is good news for Belize on the Influenza A (H1N1) that has put the world on edge. News Five was told by the Ministry of Health today, that the [...]

Belize without a Solicitor General for almost a year

It is almost a year and the Barrow administration has been unable to fill the post of Solicitor General. News Five confirmed today that no one has yet been appointed [...]

Single Mother takes Deputy Prime Minister to court…

A single mother from Armenia Village on the Hummingbird Highway is taking the Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of Natural Resources, Gaspar Vega, to court after he cancelled a lease [...]

…and lawyers confident about their case

With Witz removed, the remaining defendant is Minister Vega. But while Hubert Elrington will have to wait to how the next ruling affects his client, Joaquina Smith, both Mckoy for [...]

$20,000 award offered for conviction of illegal land cases

And on the issue of lands, News Five reported last week on mounting allegations about instances of alleged corruption at the Ministry of Natural Resources where according to one newspaper, [...]

U.S. national charged with attempted murder

A U.S. national who was charged for last week’s attempted robbery of San Hill Gas Station Grocery Store is in more trouble tonight and is now facing a string of [...]

Father and son charged for aggravated burglary

A father and son appeared in Magistrates’ Court today along with two other accused, and were promptly charged with Aggravated Burglary. Wayne Herrera senior and junior, Leon Yorke and Martin [...]

Free Zone company burglarized of $10,000 in cash and goods

And in crime news up north, a business in the Corozal Free Zone was busted between six and nine this past Monday morning. The store named the Multi Marcas Company [...]

Is house being built in St. Michaels school yard?

There is a developing story reaching News 5 that a private house is being built on land that may be the property of a Belize City government school behind the [...]

Construction of bridge at Kendal still on hold

Over the weekend, heavy rains in southern Belize caused the Sittee River to swell and last night water levels increased to almost 9 feet above normal threatening to overflow the [...]

9,000 students take part in height census

It’s only the second of its kind, the National Height Census, which was carried out today among standard one students across the country. The information gathered from the process will [...]

St. Ignatius students take to the street to speak against crime

While thousands participated in the census, hundreds backed up traffic on Albert Street this afternoon as Saint Ignatius students took to the streets in a march for peace. The rallying [...]