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Cop says altercation caused miscarriage but doctors call it abortion

Closing arguments in a trial  involving a female cop concluded with high drama today before Magistrate Aretha Ford. It’s a sensational case because of the unusual evidence presented, which put [...]

OCEANA questions integrity of oil concessions in World Heritage Site

On Thursday News Five spoke to Marc Patry, a programme specialist in UNESCO’s Special Project’s Unit of the World Heritage Center in Paris.  Patry indicated that a de-listing of the [...]

Who are the real players in the oil companies?

The oil concessions on the seas have been rejected by APAMO, the umbrella organization for the environmental community.  On May twelfth, Citizens Organized for Liberty Through Action (COLA) also wrote [...]

Viewers say imposing a curfew is a start to curbing crime

There is a myriad of suggestions popping up in light of the chilling crime statistics. On Tuesday we posed the question: Do you think imposing a curfew will help to [...]

Telemedia injunction challenged in court

Today was day two of arguments by attorneys for seven persons who filed an application against the Attorney General over an injunction granted in favor of the government last year.  [...]

City Council says no market money missing

Last Wednesday we heard City Councillor Kevin Singh alleging that records at the Council’s Finance Department do not reflect what market vendors are claiming to have paid.  The vendors who [...]

Citizens and grassroots organizations look for solutions to crime

The murder of Aubrey Lopez last week Thursday has stirred deep emotions against violence. A group led by activist Nigel Petillo protested on Friday in Belmopan and this Tuesday night [...]

“Big Thug” captured and charged for murder

After four days on the run, police captured wanted fugitive Raymond Meyers, aka “Big Thug” at his home on Cedar Street. Today, he was escorted to the Belize City Magistrates’ [...]

Duo goes to prison for firearm and ammunition offences

They were busted with a homemade shot gun in 2008 and today, two Belize City men were convicted of Keeping a Prohibited Firearm. Nineteen year-old Zane Cantun was sentenced to [...]

Officer injured in accident during Operation Jaguar

Operation Jaguar has reportedly made a sizeable bust in Belize City but it has left one police officer seriously injured. A high speed chase shortly after four o’clock between a [...]

OAS sponsors tourism, urban employment and conservation projects

Projects being undertaken by three local organizations to enhance the productivity of the tourism sector; provide employment for at risk youths; and promote conservation through sustainable farming practices have received [...]