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Commuters complain about end of one day bus route

Last week we reported on a new dispute brewing between the Transport Department and National Transport Limited over the interruption in one of National’s new runs. National Transports claims it [...]

Witness fails to testify in murder trial

The chief witness in a murder trial did not live up to his side of the deal and as a result a nolle prosequi was entered in the case of [...]

Eighteen year old gets fifteen years for Manslaughter

Also in the courts, a man charged with manslaughter will be spending fifteen years in prison. Eighteen year old Adrian Morris was charged with the killing of seventy-one year old [...]

Five men charged for robbery on Newtown Barracks

While Morris was sentenced today, five men were charged in connection with an armed robbery. Twenty-one year old Horton Jackson, nineteen year old Matthew Moore, twenty-two year old Erwin Wade, [...]

Suspected case of arson on Regent Street

A fire that broke late this afternoon just across from our Channel Five Studio on Regent Street is being treated as a suspected case of arson. Shortly before four p.m., [...]

Inter-Office finals goes to game three

Good evening, I’m James Adderley and we’re glad you could join us for this dish of Sports Monday. The B.P.F.L. kicked off its four team semi-finals over the weekend so [...]

Brother of former PM is victim of home invasion

Home invasions have been increasing over the past few years. The most recent attack occurred shortly around midday on Thursday. The target was the home of eighty-two year old Samuel [...]

K.H.M.H. doctors & Lands Commissioner to meet Monday

The unrest surrounding the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital seems to have been subdued for the time being as part of ‘good faith’ for the week of negotiations between the doctors [...]

May quake damaged reef; UNESCO adds it to danger list

The earthquake that shook Belize on May twenty-eighth will not be forgotten anytime soon. It appears that there are areas other than Monkey River, Placencia and Independence villages which have [...]

Former students of WCA without school for September

The village of Ontario is without a high school as Belize Faith Mission says it no longer has the funds to sustain the privately run institution. The teachers, parents and [...]

National Transport route shut down after one day…

In October of last year the Department of Transport introduced new regulations which they claimed would better manage the entire bus transport industry. Well, more than six months later there [...]

…And Transport Commissioner says company needs permit

Jones says he wrote the Transport Commissioner, Candelaria Saldivar, informing her of the run, but it was not well-received. And when we called Saldivar, she told us via telephone that [...]

Season two of Duets ready for prime time

The first season was so well received that its name became synonymous with Tuesday nights. Channel Five is preparing for season two of Duets. Just in case you don’t know [...]

Inter-Office basketball finals bounces into City Center

Basketball fans have a treat tonight. The finals for the Inter-Office League continue on the court. The league started with twenty four teams and last week Friday it was whittled [...]

Belizean makes finals in regional competition

A Belizean is currently a top contender for an international marketing competition sponsored by Scotiabank. The bank hopes to use the winning entry from the multi-national contest to create a [...]

Scotiabank promotes healthy lifestyles and HIV testing

Scotia is not only trying to reach youth’s in the region. The bank is also promoting healthy lifestyles for adults. June twenty-seventh is the bank’s regional testing day for HIV/AIDS [...]

Snake: it’s what’s for lunch

It’s not everyday that we come across a boa constrictor so big that it could kill you with its mere strength. News Five cameras captured a ten foot long “wowla” [...]

Construction of Vaca Dam almost complete

The VACA Dam, located on the Macal River in Benque Viejo is BECOL’s furthest dam downstream. The hydro-electric facility is in its third of four construction phases and is a [...]

Jamaican dancehall artist DeMarco throws concert

He has hit songs like ‘Fallen Soldiers’ and ‘She Can’t Wait’. And tonight the man who calls himself DeMarco says he is ready to mash up the stage for his [...]

Safiyyah finds the happening summer spots

It’s Lobster Fest weekend, but there’s plenty more going on around the country over the next few days. So even if you’re not into seafood, Safiyyah’s has found places where [...]

King of Pop Michael Jackson dead at 50

We begin this newscast with the shocking death of Michael Jackson, the King of Pop, that occurred this afternoon. Reports that the pop icon had died stunned fans across the [...]

Assets of City Council crow footed to cover S.E.L. debt

The Belize City Council is facing hard times and it has been unable to meet a debt with Sanitation Enterprises Limited. S.E.L. closed down in January of 2008 and recently [...]

Saga of K.H.M.H. doctors vs. board gets C.E.O. emotional…

The story on the ongoing saga between the K.H.M.H. Board and the Belize Medical and Dental Union has been in the news for a week and it seems there is [...]

…And K.H.M.H. C.E.O. tries to explain rusty instruments

At the press conference the K.H.M.H. C.E.O., Francis Longsworth, went on to highlight areas in which the hospital has invested monies to improve the services. And while the doctors have [...]

At day’s end, medical union not satisfied with board

There is more on the K.H.M.H. The Board told the media this afternoon that they are not willing to have the Chairman, Doctor Ricardo Fabro, C.E.O., Francis Longsworth, and Finance [...]