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Two murdered and one clings to life in less than 12 hours

The spate of murders that started over the weekend continued Monday night and as many prepared to start the work day, the gun violence had taken the lives of two [...]

“Shabba” murdered near family’s home

On Monday night’s newscast, we reported on a shooting on Central American Boulevard. The victim clings to life by a thin thread at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital, where he [...]

Fisherman loses life after storm; other sailor lost at sea

A search has intensified in the southern waters for a missing fisherman who set out to sea last Thursday. Devon Portillo along with Kareem Eiley left in their skiff from [...]

Where are the profits from the oil industry?

The wealth from fuel production in the Cayo District has not had any real signs of trickling down to the residents of the area, and now the discovery of another [...]

Gold rush in Chiquibul National Reserve

Cho also dropped a bombshell. And like the national anthem says, nature HAS blessed us with wealth untold because according to Cho, there are now revenues being earned from the [...]

Ghanaian national busted with Ethiopian passport

If you are found carrying another person’s passport without justifiable reason or permission you’re bound to get into trouble with the law.  So when Ghanaian resident, thirty-six year old Lester [...]

Belizean/American busted at P.G.I.A. with undeclared cash…

They say ignorance is bliss but in one man’s case it was also costly.  Belizean American, fifty two year old Michael McKoy lost twenty thousand dollars when he landed at [...]

…While another sues US government for immigration mix-up

Also in court, but in the US, a Belizean American man is boldly going where few migrants have dared to go before. He is suing the United States government.  Rennison [...]

Homeowner loses everything in suspected arson

Police and fire officials are investigating a case of arson in the Old Capital. It occurred shortly before dawn today when the wooden home of twenty-nine year old Sylvia August [...]

Parents attack teacher at St. Martin De Porres School

Violence in schools, that the new standard. Shortly after one this afternoon, hell broke loose at the St Martin de Porres Primary School in Belize City.   News Five understands that [...]

Western Union customers win cash inauguration of new office

Remittances from abroad are a main source of income for many families. And in variably, Western Union provides the facility for the transfer of money to Belize. The money exchange [...]

Latinos and Latinas to hit the stage for KTV premiere

You’ve seen the glitz and glamour of the Grammys on Sunday but who says we can’t have the same locally? Well, the show you’ve been waiting for is finally here. [...]

Man killed by three shots inside third floor apartment

Two persons were murdered over the weekend as a crime wave washed across the city spreading west to Roaring Creek. First we turn to Belize City, where the life of [...]

PG resident chopped and killed in Roaring Creek

The weekend’s second murder took place fifty miles away in Roaring Creek, also on Friday night. Twenty-nine year old Keith Sambula is believed to have been killed and dumped near [...]

Laurencio Ho’s body found inside his home

But while the motive of Sambula’s death will be challenging to determine, the cause of another man’s demise also in Roaring Creek will be known once the post mortem is [...]

Hail of gunfire ends basketball game; 2 injured

And in a shooting spree in the city, two persons are recovering from bullet wounds after they were injured while playing basketball at the newly upgraded Euphrates Basketball Court. Sometime [...]