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Accused kidnapper freed of charges

It appeared that there was convincing evidence against Everet Mejia, a Nicaraguan National, who was accused of kidnapping Adrian Lizarraga, a resident of the Cayo District. But today Mejia was [...]

Police Association demands that ComPol charge cop for murder

We have checked our records but cannot find an internal document as explosive as the one written to the commissioner of police from within the department. It is dated March [...]

Cabinet recognizes crime is out of hand

If the information about rogue cops has you spinning, well government is acknowledging that crime has reached crisis proportions. Last week, Mayor Zenaida Moya Flowers convened an anti-crime prevention summit [...]

Viewers don’t support offshore drilling

In Tuesday’s newscast we asked the question, do you support offshore drilling? On our e-poll seventy seven percent said no and twenty three percent said yes. One of our viewers [...]

City Councillor says market vendors’ payments missing

Belize City Councillor Kevin Singh dropped a bombshell when he disclosed to News Five today that he can’t account for monies collected from market vendors at Queen Square.  The money [...]

Poor conditions and market vendors face increasing rent

While the councillor does not know where the money is, vendors at the Queen’s Square market have been battling with the dilapidated conditions of the market and are now facing [...]

Da De, 71 years, goes to prison for abusing minors

Emmanuel Gabourel, aka “Da De” celebrated his seventy-first Birthday while on remand at the Hattieville Prison this past Sunday, but Gabourel will be heading right back for sexually molesting two [...]

Teenage girl shot by stray bullet while in the comfort of home

A lone gunman fired a barrage of bullets at a house on Boots Crescent this morning. And whether he was simply sending a message or targeting someone, a teenage girl [...]

MK Fast Food and Ice Cream parlor catches fire

A late afternoon fire in Belize City partially destroyed a popular fast food restaurant.  The National Fire Service was called to MK Fast Food and Ice Cream at the corner [...]

Will there be offshore oil exploration?

On Tuesday night we told you about the seventeen concessions that were granted to companies for oil explorations.  The environmental community is uproar and the Association of Protected Areas Management [...]

Contest winners get to spend a day with Jaguars

The winners of a contest by the Belize Zoo to protect the jaguar and its habitat, were treated to a day of fun activities that began at the Belmopan airstrip [...]