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Businessman dead from self-inflicted gunshot wound

We lead tonight’s newscast with the shocking death of a former businessman, diplomat and politician. News of his sudden demise spread quickly over the weekend stunning family and friends. Oscar [...]

Student found dead behind building: murder or suicide?

Another death in the city involving a sixteen year old student remains inconclusive following a post mortem conducted this afternoon. The body of the deceased, a student of St. Michael’s [...]

Sixteen year old murdered at Cayo bar

While the death of Kevin Francis is still unresolved, in San Ignacio, the death of another minor has been determined a case of murder. The sixteen year old was partying [...]

Traffic accident claims life of Maurice Sedacey

And heading up north, a Sand Hill resident was hit and killed this afternoon shortly after two. Fifty-six year old Maurice Daniel Sedacey, better known as “D”, was riding his [...]

MoneyGram turns over new leaf and gets new operator

Earlier this year the local MoneyGram agency was closed down in a huge money laundering and identity theft scandal. Six persons have been charged in the multi-million dollar scam and [...]

PM talks about Venezuela grant money…

While other national issues have preoccupied G.O.B., News Five sat down with Prime Minister Dean Barrow, on a one on one, for an update of matters that may have fallen [...]

…And N.T.U.C.B. suddenly wants back in program

Government had initially invited the Belize Chamber of Commerce and the N.T.U.C.B. to be apart of the committee but they declined the offer. But there has been a reversal of [...]

Names of commission of inquiry members released

And there is movement in the appointment of the Commission of Inquiry to conduct investigations into the allegations of improprieties at the K.H.M.H. According to an official release, the Commission [...]

Housing Min says N.T.U.C.B. wants to take over commission

It is not only the sudden change of heart to join the Venezuelan housing committee that has Finnegan upset with the National Trade Union Congress. He says that they want [...]

N.T.U.C.B. to Govt: don’t mess with Essential Services Act

But that’s not all and the N.T.U.C.B. is taking on another issue and today it knocked government saying that it is appalled at the sudden and unwarranted proposal to amend [...]

Cayo bridges under troubled waters

The weatherman has issued a flood warning for the Macal, Belize, Deep and Sarstoon Rivers and Golden Stream in the Toledo District. A News Five crew travelling west, detected that [...]

Knox Cumberbatch charged with Murder

After days of intense investigations into the broad daylight murder of twenty one year old entrepreneur, Clifton Michael, police have one man in custody for that homicide. Today twenty-five year [...]

Special Constable speeds off with girlfriend on car hood

They say all’s fair in love and war, but one Special Constable may not agree with that after his ex-girlfriend had him locked up following a heated dispute early this [...]

One charged for stabbing on Boots Crescent

A resident of the Junesville area in Saint Martin’s is spending his first night at the Hattieville prison after he was denied bail for Attempted Murder. Forty-four year old Herman [...]

Clarence Richards receives tail end of officer’s gun

A Belize City resident, Clarence Richards, is alleging police harassment and brutality. Richards says that while he was at home with his common law wife, they were awoken by the [...]

Weekend shootings in Belize City

And while the weekend was punctuated by either murders or questionable deaths, it was not confined to that. There were also other crimes of a lesser nature. Just before two [...]

Cocaine smugglers who visited the Jewel get locked up

Two big players from Panama were found guilty in a Federal Cocaine Conspiracy case. And what makes their trial of interest to us, is that the men were smuggling large [...]

Football, billiards and volleyball in weekend sports

Good evening, I’m James Adderley welcoming you to this delivery of Sports Monday. So let’s head west to Esperanza Cayo where Gentle Touch hosted the Belize Defense Force yesterday as [...]