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Commuters tackle robbers armed with grenade… and win!

Heading west, two men presumably Guatemalans, tried to carry out a dangerous robbery on a D and E Bus from San Ignacio to Benque Viejo del Carmen around seven-fifteen on [...]

Bus driver takes injured robber to police station

That Guatemalan has been identified as Wilson Paz Dominguez of Escuintla Santa Lucia, Guatemala.  Meanwhile, News Five met the driver of the bus, nineteen year old Ernesto Castillo Junior at [...]

Passenger injured while fleeing chaos inside bus

During the chaos, nineteen year old Lucia Carrillo jumped through the back door while the bus was still moving and she suffered a fractured skull.  She remains critically injured in [...]

Robbers waited for tourists but got shot by hunters

Another robber met his match in San Pedro, Ambergris Caye when two hunters stopped him dead in his tracks. The hunters were returning home when they ran into a road [...]

Keith Nunez and Kimberly Ciego shot in separate incidents

In the city, shortly after the tragic shooting of Kashif Jeffries in the Port Loyola area on Saturday afternoon the sound of gunfire erupted once again, this time on the [...]

Police find fourteen parcels of suspected cocaine

Caye Caulker police found a red ice box in an area north of the island at around nine on Sunday morning. But it was not cold beers inside, in fact [...]

Five prisoners break out of the Central Prison

Five inmates broke out of Tango Ten, a medium security section of the Belize Central Prison just after midnight today. Up to tonight authorities are still on the hunt for [...]

Officer stabbed at Baby Cham Bar

Meanwhile a police officer was stabbed at a nightclub around nine on Saturday night.  He escaped alive but severely injured and lies in the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital.  Deputy Officer [...]

Night club burns in San Ignacio

A fire has totally destroyed a nightclub and partially damaged a house on Carillo Puerto Street in San Ignacio Town.  The blaze was reported around three on Sunday morning and [...]

Two freed of charges after being accused of stealing 100 passports

It was a major scandal coming out of the Immigration Department when in 2006, one hundred machine readable Belizean passports mysteriously went missing. The discovery was made just days after [...]

Andrew Lord charged for toughing a minor

He has been tutoring children of all ages for six years, but today thirty four year old Andrew Lord, a resident of Elston Kerr Street, was charged with a single [...]

Bangladeshi salesman charged for ephedrine pills

Three men have been accused of importing pills that contain ephedrine into country.  Twenty-nine year old Amin Fokrul, a salesman from Bangladesh appeared in court today to face charges of [...]

Seventeen year old well enough to stand trial for mid-morning robbery

A seventeen year old minor is now well enough to stand trial in the daring mid-morning robbery of Accents Gift Center at the corners of Queen and North Front Streets [...]

Bank helps St. Martin de Porres feeding program

Feeding programs have become an integral part of many schools. At St Martin de Porres on Partridge Street, the program will now be administered in more comfortable surroundings. The kitchen [...]

Coast Guard gets new vessels to combat narco-trafficking

The police department uncovered fourteen parcels of suspected cocaine on Sunday on the island of Caye Caulker. The find is only a drop in the bucket when it comes to [...]

Shyne’s first song after prison “Messiah” released today

The biggest news on the international music scene today is the highly anticipated release of Shyne’s first song since he’s been out of prison. Moses Michael Leviy, the Belizean born [...]

James Adderley with the latest in sports news

Good evening, I’m James Adderley. This is Sports Monday. We begin with yesterday’s showdown in the Caribbean Motors Cup tournament at the M.C.C. Grounds where the defending champions, the Belize [...]