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Traffic accident victim sues drivers and their employees

The court also heard today the plea of a traffic victim in a horrific collision involving a delivery truck and a National Transport Bus which left six people dead and [...]

Contestants vie for Miss Garifuna Belize City Pageant

Garifuna Settlement Day is coming up on November nineteenth. So mark your calendar for the cultural explosion expected at the many events leading up to the celebration. News Five Delahnie [...]

Healthy Living says “aah” to tonsillitis

Tonsillitis is an infection of the glands of the throat. It can be caused by a virus or bacteria. In Healthy Living this week we interview a specialist who identifies [...]

Shyne freed in Belize; mother and father welcome him at airport

Shyne Jamal Barrow is back in Belize. He arrived at two-forty this afternoon at the Philip International Airport where he was met by family, fans and the media. The famous [...]

Shyne’s first stop in Belize: surprise visit to Youth Hostel

As soon as Shyne left the P.G.I. A. with his entourage in tow, he made his way to the Youth Hostel at mile twenty-one on the Western Highway. Shyne gave [...]

BCB Holdings listed on Trinidad and Tobago stock Exchange

In financial news, BCB Holdings Limited announced that the Board of Directors of the Trinidad and Tobago Stock Exchange on October ninth, approved the listing of BCB’s one hundred and [...]

Robbery at Transport Department Office leaves cop injured

Employees and customers of the Transport Department were surprised by a brazen midday robbery. It was executed with precision at the West Collet Canal Offices. At least one of the [...]

Sister of Hubert Tillett says he was tortured before his murder

There are disturbing details arising out of the recent murder of Hubert Tillett in a secluded area of Hattieville. Tillett was found in a dug out pool in his yard [...]

David Uck and his sister charged with murder of ex-wife’s boyfriend

There is an update with the other murder that occurred over the past weekend, thirty year old taxi driver Mario Chi was shot to the chest in front of his [...]

Andre Torres fined for fatal traffic accident

A primary school teacher of Belize City was today spared from going to jail and instead was slapped with a fine of thirteen thousand dollars. Twenty-nine year old Andre Torres [...]

Denfield Tasher charged with robbery of Tienda Melchor

The court also remanded a man to the Hattieville Prison after he pleaded not guilty to Robbery. Twenty year old Denfield Tasher Jr. of Tibruce Street was charged with four [...]

St. Michael’s renamed Maud Williams High School

The high school was re-opened in 2000 and the enrollment currently stands at two hundred and seventy-six students. Saint Michael’s High School was today renamed the Maud Williams High School [...]

Did Peyrefitte Brothers receive discount on trade license?

Last week Thursday, we aired a story about financial irregularity at City Hall that was revealed in an audit report obtained by News Five. The story mentioned Peyrefitte Brothers as [...]

Will Barack Obama visit Belize?

Is Barack Obama coming to Belize? That’s the question that was put to the new United States Ambassador who began his diplomatic mission to Belize last month. Vinai Thummalapally is [...]

Couple accuses area representative of ordering detention

Turning to domestic politics, remember Juan Coy? He was the Minister of State from the south who was stripped of his portfolio in March because of allegations that he instructed [...]

Cayo police still searching for clues in Mario Chi’s murder

And in the west, a Santa Elena taxi driver was murdered in cold blood in front of his family on Sunday night and today the police are still searching for [...]

Twenty-five years for fatal shooting over horse saddle

And a former basketball player is settling in at the Hattieville prison because that’s where he will spend the next twenty-five years of his life over a horse saddle. Thirty-three [...]

Man admits to killing wife and changes plea twice

It is the second time that Cecil Gabourel is appearing before Justice Adolph Lucas for the stabbing death of his wife on December twenty-fifth, 2006. In the first case, he [...]

Husband, wife and son-in-law busted with 2 ounces of weed

After an early morning bust, police carted off a husband and wife, along with their son-in-law and his friend to the Queen Street police station. At around eight this morning, [...]

US ambassador weighs in on gov’t takeover of Telemedia

Earlier in the newscast we told about today’s press conference with U.S. Ambassador Thummalapally. The head of the mission touched on a wide range of issues including the August compulsorily [...]

Thummalapally commends OAS for work with Belize/Guatemala

And the problem of illegal communities that spring up along the Belizean side of the border has been exacerbated by the incursion of Guatemalan xateros and farmers clearing land in [...]

Situation in Honduras reaching boiling point

The Ambassador also touched on the situation in Honduras where the political pressure is close to boiling point as a result of the June twenty-eighth arrest of President Manuel Zelaya. [...]

Shipyard welder electrocuted while working on boat

In a tragic incident in the Orange Walk District, a Mennonite welder of Shipyard was killed after he was accidentally electrocuted. On Monday, thirty-seven year old David Schmidt was welding [...]

Belize strategically positioned to benefit from Merida Initiative

In Belmopan, one of the more important topics of the media discussion with Ambassador Thummalapally is the Merida Initiative. It is a partnership of the United States with governments in [...]

Leader of Opposition speaks on crime and evidence bill

The People’s United Party met on Saturday in San Ignacio and settled an agreement to transfer the ownership of Belize Times, Vibes Radio and Independence Hall to a trust to [...]