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Double murder: Kevin Cassanova and co-worker shot to death

There was a double murder on Faber’s Road in the murder capital, Belize City, last night.  One of the victims is the son of Dangriga Magistrate Clive Lino, and the [...]

Police admit that a plane was submerged on Lighthouse Reef Atoll

On last night’s newscast, News Five broke the story about a suspected drug plane that was found submerged in waters south of Northern Two Caye, in the Lighthouse Reef Atoll.  [...]

Two culprits arrested for murder of Raheem Velasquez

Meanwhile, police have made two arrests in the Sunday morning murder of a sixteen year old from Roaring Creek. Raheem Velasquez was shot several times by members of a group [...]

Should GOB contract private attorneys to prosecute criminal offenders?

Should Government contract private attorneys to prosecute criminal offenders? That’s the question we posed to viewers in light of the low rate of convictions for criminal offenders. The answer to [...]

Belizean allegedly killed a family in neighbouring Mexico

Notisureste, a Quintano Roo newspaper is reporting that a Belizean national Pervis Perez Mendez killed an entire family, including a two year old boy, in the community of Othon P [...]

Candidate wants a recount for independence Village Council Election

Village Council Elections were held on Sunday in Independence in the south and while there wasn’t the all out brawl as in San Juan in the north following the results, [...]

Fuel prices: nowhere to go but up

At the beginning of the month the increase in the General Sales tax kicked in. It went up to twelve and a half percent taking the cost of living even [...]

ComPol Jeffries gets biblical with Arthur Young

The notorious Arthur Young is still in hiding from the police in fear that they are out to kill him. In recent communications with News Five, Young has named senior [...]

Case file to be handed to DPP for shooting death of cop

The case of a killing on San Pedro when a sergeant of police fatally shot a corporal is finally moving forward. Almost a month after the death of Corporal Gavin [...]

Stabbing victim indentifies attacker, but no arrests made

You may have seen him around town on his bicycle. Many people know him as the ‘Tart Bwai” because of the pastries he has sold for almost a decade. But [...]

Shalini Zabaneh wins silver at Central American Games

There is both good and bad reports coming from the Central American Games in Panama, where Belize has a contingent of athletes competing is several disciplines. To start with the [...]

Pallotti’s New York Almuni give back to the school

Pallotti High School is a secondary institution known for its above average performance in the CXC exams.  Today that educational institution makes the news again, but this time, it is [...]

Pirates of Belize display at the museum

Days of real life pirates of the Caribbean have long retired to our imagination but there’s no denying their existence and the significant role they played in Belize’s colonial past.  [...]

The Gift of Gabb, sculptures of the sculptor at the Bliss

The Belisle Art Gallery at the Bliss Center for the Performing Arts is hosting an exhibit called The Many Gifts of George Gabb.  Gabb died at age seventy eight on [...]

Music week: is the future of the industry sound?

The state of Belize’s fledgling music industry is once again up for discussion as the annual Music Week is seeing artists and industry insiders alike take a critical look at [...]