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Island residents upset about water crisis caused by development

La Isla Bonita is experiencing hardships from a low tourism season. Aside from the economic downturn which has reduced the number of visitors, the island is now hit with a [...]

Mangar’s attorney asks how can he be charged when there was no robbery?

Where are the rogue cops? That is the question many are still asking tonight. After last Thursday’s press conference, the country waited to hear which cops were inside the crime [...]

PM Barrow confident in ComPol’s work against rogue cops

What started as welcome news has now become a nightmare. But the Prime Minister today told News Five that he stands by the statements he made along with the police [...]

Arthur Young still in hiding after major police bust

The Saturday night bust in Vista Del Mar that turned up silencers for weapons, drugs, along with books on making the sound suppressors and guns reveals a new dimension that [...]

Attorney says his advice to Young is to turn himself in

Young remains in hiding tonight.  News Five spoke to his attorney Richard ‘Dickie’ Bradley this afternoon.  Bradley says that because the charge involves the use of a prohibited item, if [...]

Today’s question looks at corruption in the police department

The Police Department is facing a backlash over recent allegations that some rogue cops are involved in criminal activity. There are now differing statements from within that have people on [...]

Harmonvyville 1300 acre land issues settled

In the mid 1800’s, over three hundred thousand persons ventured by land and sea to take part in the California Gold Rush. When they got there, families staked their claim [...]

Dr. Santos Mahung’s future at UB in limbo

Controversy continues to loom at the University of Belize over the future of its president, Dr Santos Mahung. There have been statements made by the Ministry of Education, a UB [...]

Telemedia cuts three senior employees lose

Three senior members of staff at Belize Telemedia are jobless tonight. Arturo ‘Tux’ Vasquez and Dean Molina received their marching orders indicating that their services were no longer required. A [...]

Property tax increase added to financial woes of San Pedro residents

Earlier in the newscast, we told you about the water problems, and if that were not enough, San Pedro residents just found out via their new property tax bills that [...]

Toledo man found guilty of 6 counts of Carnal Knowledge

Late on Wednesday, in the Dangriga Magistrate’s Court, a jury of nine persons found Toledo resident, Tyrone Coe, guilty of six counts of carnal knowledge of a young girl. Early [...]

Proviso law spares drug trafficking convict from going to jail

A proviso in the law allowed a magistrate to use her discretion to impose a non-custodial sentence on a man with a previous drug trafficking conviction. Andrew Burke and his [...]

Three youths injured in late evening shooting

Three youths, including a primary school student, are receiving treatment at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital after they were shot around six this evening near Rocky Road in Belize City.  [...]

“Yoh betta be ready”: 2010 hurricane season will be above average

June to November: that’s the hurricane season and in those months residents are usually on edge about the possibility of a disaster. Well, this year there is even more cause [...]

Red Cross fundraising for Haiti passes $500,000 target

The Belize Red Cross led the charge in fundraising for relief efforts in Haiti after the massive seven point O earthquake ravaged the island on January twelfth. But apart from [...]

Belizean contingent heads to commonwealth games

While the Queen’s Relay Baton makes its passage through Belize leading up to the Commonwealth Games in Delhi later this year, a contingent of athletes from the Jewel led by [...]

Special presentation on the race to the garland

The coveted 2010 Cross Country Classic garland was taken by Miguel Perez from Guatemala. He is the eighty-second winner of the biggest sporting event in the jewel. The first Belizean [...]

Healthy Living: Are you just dizzy or is it a case of vertigo?

Vertigo is a common problem that afflicts adults. It may be part of the aging process, but can also be a symptom of problems in the ear or brain. Specialist, [...]