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Youth killed two weeks after release from prison

It was a bloody weekend in which criminals took over the streets. Four persons were senselessly murdered; three of the homicides took place in the Southside of Belize City in [...]

Masked assailant kills man inside home

Earlier Sunday night another Belize City resident was murdered. But in this case the victim was inside his home when he was shot. Twenty-eight year old Barrington Gentle had a [...]

“Ride by” shooters kill former police constable

Not far away, a former police constable was killed on Friday night on Central American Boulevard. Thirty year old Clarence Leslie was a former cop and well liked in his [...]

Isvin Zepeda wanted in connection with friend’s murder

The weekend’s fourth homicide occurred in the north of the country in August Pine Ridge, Orange Walk early Sunday morning. This time it is believed that alcohol abuse triggered the [...]

Another police top 10 most wanted captured

While the criminals in the weekend’s four murders are still on the loose, the long arms of the law have caught up with a suspect in a murder that occurred [...]

PM Barrow responds to K.H.M.H. stalemate

Prime Minister Dean Barrow returned to Belize this afternoon after attending the CARICOM Heads of Government Summit in Guyana. And there is plenty on his plate. The dispute between doctors [...]

Hospital’s Chief of Staff resigns

The crisis at the K.H.M.H. was sparked when the Chief of Staff, Dr. Khalid Ghazy, was let go but subsequently reinstated to meet one of the demands of the B.M.D.U. [...]

K.H.M.H. short twenty-four doctors in “sick-out”

While at the K.H.M.H., News Five found out that some patients were being turned away. K.H.M.H. C.E.O., Francis Longsworth, said he had heard rumblings about the sick-out and was rushing [...]

CAREC receives 19 samples to test for H1N1

Despite our proximity to Mexico, the Influenza A H1N1 remained just a scare in Belize and was pushed to the backburner. But the virus is still being monitored by the [...]

Child drowns in waters off Southern Foreshore

While there is still a swine flu alert the sweltering temperatures took a toll on a five year old. She was among the kids who flock to the Southern Foreshore [...]

Honduran national charged with Aggravated Assault of minor

In court news, it’s a disturbing offence that has become all too common and tonight one more person is behind bars for allegedly sexually assaulting a minor. The victim in [...]

He stole sand but was charged with Grievous Harm

And an eighteen year old B.D.F. volunteer from Junesville also appeared in court today. That’s because James Nunez lost his cool when he was allegedly caught stealing sand. Nunez pleaded [...]

Two fires destroy homes over the weekend

There were two fires over the weekend and two homes were completely destroyed. In Belize City on Arlington drive, a blaze destroyed a small wooden house. Shortly after midday on [...]

CARICOM Conference of Heads of Gov closes

The thirtieth CARICOM Conference of Heads of Government ended in Guyana on Sunday with leaders of the grouping looking for common ground on many issues. One of the big ticket [...]

City Council wins Inter-Office basketball championship

Good evening I’m James Adderley and this is Sports Monday. Game two of the home and away semi-final series in the B.P.F.L. took us north yesterday where Nizhee Corozal hopes [...]