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Two time murder suspect killed during robbery

Roshane Andrewin, a notorious figure, has twice beaten murder charges but he ran out of luck today. Just after midday Andrewin was gunned down on the corner of Vernon and [...]

Family still suspects foul play for youth’s death

And while police were forthcoming with information on today’s fatal shooting, they did not shed any light on the circumstances leading to the death of sixteen year old St. Michael’s [...]

Thursday night stabbing on Mahogany Street

In more violence in the City’s streets, one man was critically wounded on Mahogany Street just after eleven Thursday night. According to the police, Claiborne Pascasio was stabbed during an [...]

Factory construction ongoing at Belize City Lagoon

The Krooman Lagoon, the only reserve within Belize City limits, has been in the spotlight for the past month and it still is. Tuesday’s Cabinet decided that a portion of [...]

Minister has Canadian ancestry but Belizean blood

Does Minister Elvin Penner have dual nationality? That issue came up last night at consultations on the seventh amendment bill to the constitution held in San Ignacio. And like the [...]

Ernest Raymond Jr. charged; this time for concealing docs

In mid July, he was released from charges for money laundering and unlicensed firearms. But today he was brought back to court and the most recent charge against thirty-three year [...]

Woman with baby charged possession of crack

Also in court, a woman who went to visit with relatives on Caye Caulker finds herself in all kinds of trouble tonight. Thirty-three year old Michelle Sedacey was allegedly busted [...]

American citizen charged for uncustomed goods

A wanted U.S. national was nabbed today between mile two and three on the Northern Highway by Customs and Immigration personnel and finds himself behind bars tonight. A bench warrant [...]

Still no action in missing money allegations at CitCo

And it was on July tenth that Prime Minister Dean Barrow announced during a press conference at the Radisson Fort George Hotel that the police would be making arrests for [...]

Minister will open up housing documents to media

While things are quiet at the Belize City Council, the ground work is set for a battle royale between the National Trade Union Congress of Belize and the government. Cabinet [...]

Stop Crime by supporting Crime Stoppers sale

Crime Stoppers Belize provides a toll free hotline 0-800-922-TIPS for people to call and report on illegal activities. There are occasionally rewards offered through the organization which heavily depends on [...]

Educational summer camp closes

With the new school year around the bend, summer camps are coming to an end. Today, Growing the Future Foundation concluded its camp with an awards ceremony for the two [...]

B.D.F. Aviation Summer Camp touches down

Meanwhile, the aviation camp of the Belize Defence Force Summer Program drew a large number of participants fascinated with the art of flying. It is the first of its kind [...]

Concert in memory of Lucky Dube, Michael Jackson

Reggae lovers will know that in August renowned reggae legend, Lucky Dube, celebrates his birthday. And right in line with that will be the third in a series of live [...]

Safiyyah finds weekend fun for family and adults

The weekend is here and it’s time to relax. So get ready for Safiyyah’s hot summer activities from north to south where there is something for you. Hey I’m Safiyyah [...]

PM inducts K.H.M.H. Commission of Inquiry

While the dust has settled in the dispute between the members of the Belize Medical Doctors Union and the Board of the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital, a Commission of Inquiry [...]

Man under the influence knocked down and killed

Drinking and driving is illegal because of the risks involved, but an accident near Benny’s on the Northern Highway proved that drinking and walking is just as dangerous. Sixty-two year [...]

Progress bring problems for students of LA Democracia

While most parents are getting their children ready for school, we found some on the Western Highway that are fighting to keep their village school. Residents of La Democracia tell [...]

B.B.F. selects National Basketball Team

The Belize Basketball Federation announced its selection for the Men’s National Team Roster this afternoon at a press conference which was broadcast live by Channel Five. And there are big [...]

Kendal Bridge will take over 1 year to build

The Kendal Bridge was swept away by powerful flash floods following the passage of Arthur in 2008. And just about every time there has been a downpour, the Sittee River [...]

Ronlee Petillo alleges police shot at his head

Ronlee Petillo was released on bail one week ago. Today, News Five caught up with him at home recovering from injuries he says he sustained in a close encounter with [...]

Woman claims cops beat up her sons

There is another case with eerily similar allegations against the police to report tonight and this time a mother travelled all the way from Punta Gorda to bring her story [...]

Chef charged for ten pounds of marijuana

Following a police search of two homes, a chef has been charged with Drug Trafficking and Possession of Controlled Drugs. Ten pounds of weed were reportedly found in a red [...]

Tourist asks to go swimming; gets assaulted

Also in court, a taxi driver from Hattieville who got too friendly with a tourist who employed his services had to answer to a charge of Aggravated Assault of an [...]

Hope Creek students don’t want to move

Earlier in the newscast we reported on the relocation of a school in La Democracia. A News Five team also found that the villagers of Hope Creek are in uproar [...]