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2 months after grounding; the Great Escape still lodged at the reef

On November thirtieth another vessel was added to the cadre of foreign vessels that have navigated into the reef. The Great Escape an eighty-five foot luxury yacht, like its predecessors [...]

American National says FIU threatened him into guilty plea

A US fugitive, William Russell Jewett Jr., has been in the news since Monday because he was found in Belize with a large bundle of cash. Jewett was busted with [...]

Though sent to prison, accused molester walks the streets

There is another scandal brewing, this time in the Police Department, and it surrounds the mysterious release of thirty-two year old Keon Williams aka “Gambis”. Gambis was accused of sexually [...]

Mother of accused molester defends her son

Gambis’ family, who live on Supal Street on Southside Belize City, has its own version. His mother, Enid, told News Five today that she was at home when several police [...]

Businesses commit to support Channel 5’s tribute/benefit concert

The countdown is on and in less than twenty-four hours, the grandest cultural show will kick off. Channel Five’s live concert is a tribute to the late musical icon Andy [...]

Belize Red Cross raises almost $200,000 for Haiti

Despite the tough economic times, Belizeans are stepping up to assist the quake victims.  Over two hundred thousand have died and the efforts have now shifted from recovery to assisting [...]

PUP donates ten thousand dollars to Red Cross for Haiti Relief

The People’s United Party has also joined the efforts to bring hope to Haiti. While at the offices of the Belize Red Cross, we caught up with Leader of the [...]

Customs officers reinstated after missing container debacle

Two of three customs officers who were accused of being involved in shady business two years ago have been reinstated.  The men, Rudolph Williams and Steve Young, were transferred from [...]

Human Rights provisions case heard at Privy Council in London

A case which impacts on fundamental rights and freedoms, that took root in Belize in 2008, has now been elevated to the Privy Council, the highest court of appeal.  Full [...]

National Agriculture and trade Show to open April thirtieth

The National Agriculture and Trade Show is a fair that draws massive crowds to the capital each year for animal and crop displays as well as an abundance of entertainment. [...]

Healthy Living responds well to allergy reactions

Allergic reactions can be mild or dangerous. Sudden, severe, widespread reactions require emergency evaluation by a medical professional. Healthy Living takes a look at the best way to respond to [...]