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Churchgoer killed in front of Royal Wholesale

Two Belize City men lost their lives to violence over the past weekend in the continued bloodbath in the city streets. One was the brutal stabbing of a man described [...]

Son kills eighty year old father over a shilling

The second murder claimed the life of an elderly citizen just after midday on Saturday.  But the actual incident took place the day before, at around two on Friday afternoon, [...]

Jamil Betancourt detained in relation to Jason Coombs’ murder

With public outcry against crime at an all time high, police made a number of arrests over the weekend in unresolved murder cases. Businessman Jason Coombs was murdered back in [...]

5 men, including son of Asst. Commissioner of Police arrested

The son of Assistant Commissioner of Police Noel Leal, has been arrested along with a group of men following a robbery that occurred after ten p.m. Friday night on Santa [...]

Paul Jex charged for murder of Aubrey Lopez

The brutal murder of basketball player and teacher, Aubrey Lopez, left the country in disbelief that someone considered to be a model citizen would meet such a tragic death. Police [...]

Mother’s Day alleged murderers behind bars

Three Belize City men including a minor and a resident of San Ignacio Town were arraigned this morning before Magistrate Rachel Montejo in San Ignacio Town on murder charges following the [...]

Darrell Smith badly beaten by “frienemies”

On May tenth, a forty-one year old self employed resident of Belize City claimed he was beaten unconscious and robbed by two of his friends.  According to Darrell Smith, he [...]

Activists hope to solve crime with Mission Fix Belize

Aubrey Lopez, son of Belmopan’s Mayor, was laid to rest on Sunday.  Several buses transported his colleagues to the funeral.  The service was attended by teachers, students, and politicians, including [...]

Over thirteen thousand dollars recovered from City Council scam

Last week News Five reported gross discrepancies and possible missing monies from City Hall in connection with payments for overdue rent made by vendors at the Queen’s Square Market.  Councilor [...]

Santa Familia residents to protest alleged school abuses

Just recently we heard about the problems at Mount Carmel School when students were sent home over unsold raffle tickets. And now there is trouble at another school in the [...]

Mother of alleged assault victim doesn’t want court action

Last week News Five received a report about a Tubal school student who was allegedly beaten with a machete which was being wielded by the driver of the Commissioner of [...]

Audubon showcases the best art and photographs of nature

The Belize Audubon Society held an artistic competition to bring awareness to the importance of biodiversity. They invited schools and the general public to submit photographs or art work showing [...]

Cashews everywhere in Crooked Tree

It’s the beginning of the harvest for the cashew, so the annual festival to celebrate the fruit, took place over the weekend at Crooked Tree. We took the trip north [...]

James Adderley follows the female Cross Country winner

Good evening, I’m James Adderley and this is Sports Monday. We take you immediately to the M.C.C Grounds where F.C. Belize hosted the Belize Defence Force in the final match [...]