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The first murder for 2010: man stabbed while trying to stop a fight

The calm at the beginning of this year was holding… at least for the first eighteen days. But on Monday evening the first murder took place around six o’clock during [...]

Belizean woman fatally shot in Guatemala

There’s another murder to report tonight. The life of a Belizean was taken mid afternoon in neighboring Guatemala. News Five has learnt that twenty-eight year old Wendy Navarette was shot [...]

Leader of the Opposition outlines GOB’s downfalls in 2009

Turning to political news, it was their first press conference for this year, and from the looks of it, the People’s United Party started the year with a bang.  The [...]

Appeals Court ruling keeps Smart on the line

As our newscast ended at seven-thirty Monday night, a ruling was made in the Telemedia appeal against Speednet, the owner of SMART.  The Appeals Court panel of Justices Manuel Sosa, [...]

Barrow administration gets a failing grade on its first two years in office

Earlier in the newscast we told you about the PUP’s press conference at Independence Hall. After a feisty statement by the party leader, his Deputy, Mark Espat made his own [...]

Opposition deputy leader addresses crime situation

The Opposition did not hold back its criticism of the sophomore year of the U.D.P. government.   Former Minister of Education Francis Fonseca spoke on the crime wave that has been [...]

The PUP calls for the resignation of Foreign Minister, Wilfred Elrington

The Belize/Guatemala dispute was fully ventilated at today’s press conference. Senator Eamon Courtenay said the possibility of a referendum to lead us to the International Court of Justice is not [...]

Attorney General says Belize will adapt CCJ by 2011

While the opposition raised the ante calling for the resignation of Foreign Minister, on Monday, Wilfred “Sedi” Elrington wearing his hat as Attorney General gave a commitment on the Caribbean [...]

Trial for brutal murder of Calvin Young begins in the Supreme Court

The Supreme Court opened on a calm note on Monday, but the tone was much different today when the case of a gruesome murder came up for trial. While the [...]

Haitians living in Belize still unable to reach families

Earlier today, the Prime Minister of Haiti, Rene Preval, said that at least seventy thousand bodies have been recovered from the rubble, but as many as two hundred thousand are [...]

SOL Belize contributes to Red Cross’ Haiti relief efforts

Since tragedy struck the poverty-stricken island, millions of dollars have been pouring into Haiti for relief efforts. The International Red Cross is one of the leading agencies working around the [...]

Andy Palacio tribute/Haiti relief fundraising concert this Friday night

Channel Five’s efforts to assist Haiti, will take place this Friday night right here at our headquarters on Coney Drive. It’s a one of a kind live concert—a tribute to [...]

Channel Five launches new and improved website

In the past twenty-hours, we introduced Channel’s News website. The look is modern, crisp and appealing to the eye. And importantly, in keeping with our commitment to constantly improve and [...]

KTV Latino starts tonight with the first audition show

And if you thought the website is hot, well tonight is also the big premiere of the highly anticipated KTV Latino, Channel Five’s newest entertainment show. And if you are [...]