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Doctors say K.H.M.H. board responsible for price gouging

The Belize Medical and Dental Union has remained quiet in the past days in light of negotiations taking place with the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital Board over allegations of corruption [...]

K.H.M.H. audit reveals details of overpricing

The preliminary audit into allegations of corruption at the K.H.M.H. has been released and it primarily confirms the allegations made by doctors of glaring inconsistencies in the prices of medical [...]

Elijah Miller charged with Murder of step son

There’s more to the story of the death of two year old Ezekiel Tejeda of Orange Walk Town. A post mortem examination has concluded that the child died as a [...]

Orange Walk resident loses life in accident

Also in Orange Walk Town, it was the usual drive home for a mother and her two sons who were headed to Indian Church Village. But tragedy struck the family [...]

Importer denied permit for Naturas juices

For almost six years, Triple A Imports has been the local distributor for Nectares Naturas from neighboring Guatemala. But all that has changed and the company is being denied the [...]

Chamber of Commerce to review licensing system

News Five got a reaction from the Chamber of Commerce and according to C.E.O. Celene Cleland-Gomez, their focus is not only on Carrillo’s case, but on issues with the licensing [...]

Queen Square market to be temporarily relocated

The Queen’s Square market in the city is the place where most people pick up their weekly supply of fresh meats, fruits and vegetables. And the Saturday morning bustle on [...]

Park security guard charged with Attempted Murder

And in news from the courts, the Belize City Council officially opened a restroom in the Battlefield Park last Thursday, but it was a little too late for Duane Staine. [...]

Belize recalls ambassador to Honduras

In news from the region, there were more demonstrations today in neighbouring Honduras following the coup de etat that removed President Jose Manuel Zelaya from office. Zelaya is vowing to [...]

Minister says land does not belong to Hand in Hand

But back on the domestic front, Land is an important but scare commodity in the Jewel. The growth of Belize City has left few areas available for housing, development or [...]

City Council sporting summer camp for kids

With school out and children free to roam, summer camps are popping up everywhere. The Belize City Council is hosting its fourth annual summer sports camp at the Yarborough Green. [...]

NEMO starts hurricane season awareness campaign

It is one month into the hurricane season and the Belize City branch of the National Emergency Management Organization is preparing residents for any eventuality. CEMO is delivering Hurricane Preparedness [...]

Musical ensemble strikes the right cord

If you’re in the mood for live entertainment, then you can head to the Bliss Institute of the Performing Arts for a live concert this coming weekend. The Belize School [...]

Lobsters of all flavours on Caye Caulker

It’s a way of life for many, a booming industry in the cayes and a good source for foreign exchange. Over the past weekend lobster was the main dish in [...]

Alleged physical abuse leads to death of toddler

It’s a heartbreaking story with a tragic ending for an Orange Walk mother who is mourning the death of her two year old son. While losing a child is painful [...]

Inquiry confirms overpricing of supplies at K.H.M.H. …

This is week three of the standoff between the Board and doctors of the K.H.M.H. And while the two sides are still engaged in negotiations and meetings, the report of [...]

…And Labour Commissioner mediates hospital dispute

But while there are glaring inconsistencies in prices, a meeting that ended late this evening between the K.H.M.H. Board and the B.M.D.U. ended once again yielded nothing concrete. Representatives of [...]

Infant drowns in Rio Hondo River…

At the top of the newscast we reported that two year old Ezekiel Tejeda died during surgery at the Northern Regional Hospital in Orange Walk Town. Well, there are two [...]

…And Josue Rivas drowns in New River

While in Orange Walk reporting on the deaths of the two infants, the News Five crew found themselves at the scene of another drowning incident. News Five’s Jose Sanchez reports. [...]

Honduran President ousted in military coup…

Turning to the region, the situation in Honduras has turned volatile and the crisis is deepening as clashes are being reported between supporters of ousted President Manuel Zelaya and the [...]

…And Foreign Minister attends OAS meeting on crisis

And still on the situation in Honduras, the United Nations and the OAS are also meeting and what is emerging is the clear isolation of Mitcheletti and his appointed cabinet. [...]

Secretary General of SICA condemns coup…

This morning on Open Your Eyes, the Secretary General of SICA condemned the coup d’ etat against Zelaya. Juan Daniel Aleman Gurdian, Secretary General, SICA “The countries of SICA reject [...]

…And P.U.P. condemns coup of Honduran president

Preceding a statement from the G.O.B. today, the opposition, the People’s United Party issued one of its own also condemning the coup d’état and calling for the secure and unconditional [...]

Price of Crystal Water goes up

The cost of living keeps soaring. In the past days we have reported on the huge increases in the prices of fuel that has climbed an average of one dollar [...]

No appeal case made against former PM

When the committal of the former Prime Minister Said Musa on the charge of theft was quashed on June eighth by the Chief Justice Abdulai Conteh, the Director of Public [...]