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Privy Council frees trio of murder charges

Belize will be replacing the highest court of appeal, that’s the Privy Council, with the Caribbean Court of Justice. But before that happens, the Privy Council in London, is still [...]

Did rapist and thief return to vandalize home?

A Canadian couple living in the Freetown Sibun was hit for the second time in four weeks. The home of the couple was first burglarized on October twelfth: they reported [...]

Mid afternoon burglary at Vista Del Mar

The home of the Canadians was not the only house broken into. Police also report a burglary in the Vista Del Mar area of Ladyville on Tuesday afternoon. Ashanti Guzman [...]

Assailants shoot at care owned by minister

It is not a big case, but it is news because it involves persons in top places. No one was injured in this morning’s shooting, but it is noteworthy that [...]

Mexican power supplier to pull plug on B.E.L.

Comision Federal de Electridad is pulling the plug on B.E.L. The supplier informed today that it intends to cancel its guaranteed power supply control contract with B.E.L. because its (quote) [...]

Heavily armed police search restaurant and find seasoning

This morning as a News Five team was on Princess Margaret Drive, it spotted two police officers with semi automatic rifles at a yard. The team immediately approached the unfolding [...]

Gulf Hotel claims police harassment

There are also allegations of harassment against the owners of the Gulf Hotel near mile two on the Northern Highway. Son of the proprietors, Alfonso Sun, visited our studios today [...]

Couple pleads guilty to concealing dead body of infant

In the Supreme Courts, the trial of the parents of the body of an infant found in 2008 concluded today. Thirty-two year old Michael Tesecum and forty-one year old Therese [...]

Miranda brothers charged with handling stolen goods from UB

Sometime between September and October of 2008, the kitchen of the University of Belize on Freetown Road was cleaned out—the culprits took almost everything including a freezer. The items were [...]

Principal association discusses crime in schools

It is not surprising to anyone that the crime rate is up and youths are directly affected by its occurrence. You don’t need to look any further than the murder [...]

Opposition Leader speaks about Belize’s economic crisis

By now you would know or have been feeling the pinch of the economic recession. That was announced last Thursday by Prime Minister Dean Barrow and this Tuesday, the Statistical [...]

Athina Swasey is CXC top scorer

The names of the three students that placed highest in the CXC exams were released this week and all three are from Belize City schools. The top student passed eleven [...]

Scout Association encourages youths to recycle

The Scouts Association of Belize has embarked on a recycle project as their contribution to the protection of the environment. The project started last month and is teaching the youngsters [...]