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Guatemalan plane bound for Belize crashes and kills all six

We begin tonight’s newscast with a very tragic story. This evening, a small plane bound for Belize, crashed on take-off from the Aurora airport in Guatemala City. The plane, a [...]

Proposed quarry on San Pedro may have environmental concerns

Ambergris Caye is the most popular tourist destination and it is experiencing a construction boom despite a drop in visitors’ arrivals. Mega projects such as the controversial South Beach need [...]

Belize District Festival of Arts moves out of the Bliss

The Primary School Festival of Arts is currently underway around the country. It is a much anticipated event and students appear on week nights on stage to perform songs, dances [...]

Hurricane season looming on the horizon

The 2009 Atlantic Hurricane season is just around the corner beginning June first through November thirtieth. And while that is never soothing news on this side of the globe, meteorological [...]

First case of interest of Influenza A (H1N1) in Dangriga

There is a first case of interest of the Influenza A (H1N1) in southern Belize. The Ministry of Health told News Five today that there are six new suspected cases [...]

Honduran national wanted in connection with fatal hit and run

A Honduran national on the lam is wanted in the fatal hit and run accident on May 9th in Ladyville that claimed the life of thirty-eight year old Roldan Trapp. [...]

Missing U.S. fisherman may have drifted into Belizean waters

The family of a US citizen who left Honduras on Sunday is asking for help in locating him as they believe he may have drifted to Belize. New Jersey resident, [...]

Allen James slapped with ten year sentence for burlgary

Justice Adolph Lucas handed down a sentence of ten years to Allen James today for the robbery of the Sen Sen Store on Daly Street. Last week, we reported that [...]

Family sleeps while brazen thieves break-in

Brazen thieves broke into the bedroom of forty-three year old Keithburn Drury, on Santa Barbara Street while he and his family were asleep. News Five spoke with a family relative, [...]

Dancehall Masters’ Association on a mission of peace

You may not have heard much about the Dancehall Masters’ Association but the artists in this group have embarked on a mission to promote peace and discourage violence. DMA, as [...]

Spirit of Ubuntu Award presented to Joel ‘Dara’ Robinson

In some positive news, one of Belize City’s promoters was recognized today for his sterling contribution to the community as part of Education Week. Minister of Education, Patrick Faber, presented [...]

Grace Primary School students educate the public on its open day

The Education Week activities continue and today Grace Primary School students put their handiwork on display at an open day. From the infants to the standard six classes, the students [...]

Healthy Living explores prostate cancer

Last week Healthy Living and discussed cervical cancer and this week it deals with Prostrate cancer, a cancer that causes many deaths when left untreated. According to available information from [...]