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Hulse: former gov’t gave 1500 titles/leases without documentation

A special sitting of the House was held today in Belmopan. Today’s sitting ended shortly after mid-day and was not characterized by the bows and arrows that are usually slung [...]

Prime minister indicates Belize Bank loans not a concern

It has been reported that nine different corporations owe the Belize Bank over four hundred and fifty million dollars in a loan portfolio of six hundred and eighty million dollars. [...]

Big Brother will soon tap into conversations

Wire taps, telephone intercepts, and email snooping, are all going to be a legislative reality.  At today’s House Meeting, Prime Minister Dean Barrow said that this type of legislation will [...]

Viewers respond to poll about Kendall Bridge

This past Thursday it was disclosed that it will take another two years to replace the Kendall Bridge which was washed away back in 2008 by Tropical Storm Arthur. Government [...]

Possible victim of dengue passes away

Early this morning another victim is believed to have succumbed to dengue fever. The thirty-one year old Belize City man, according to the family, was tested at public facilities but [...]

Roadside body identified as Guatemalan National

The body of a murdered man found near Cotton Tree on August second, was known only by his many tattoos. On Thursday thirty-one year old Guatemalan National, Lesly Larios Catalan, [...]

No post mortem yet for Hungry Monkey owner

And in an update to the presumed suicide of businessman, Mario Varacalli, a post mortem is yet to be conducted to determine what caused his death. Varacalli was the co-owner [...]

Pregnant woman who lost her unborn during stabbing, speaks out

Twenty-eight year old Valerie Sheran, an expecting mother who was stabbed multiple times by a jealous ex-boyfriend earlier this week, is tonight seeking justice for the death of her unborn [...]

Cardiologist says he didn’t beat the teen who dated his daughter

On February twenty-fourth News Five broke the story of the reported beating of a high school student by his girlfriend’s father, a prominent Belize City cardiologist, and his neighbor. Carlos [...]

$52 million worth of housing mortgages will be written off

As we reported earlier in the week, the Ministry of Housing has amassed a huge stack of non performing mortgages; in fact it has about fifty-two million dollars worth of [...]

Breaking news: Woman electrocuted in Corozal

There is heart-wrenching news to report tonight as News Five’s newsroom has just confirmed that a woman was electrocuted in the Village of Estrella in the Corozal District. She has [...]

Dying toddler gets life saving funds from Charitable Trust

The last time we told you about Baby Daniel Estell he was waiting in a Los Angeles Hospital for his family to come up with funds to pay for a [...]

Annual Eder Alamilla Summer Camp brings artistry to kids

He died at the age of twenty two, and his death has been shrouded in mystery and unanswered questions for the family, but they are not about to put his [...]

Smart, City Hall and Belize Diabetes Association joins forces

Safiyyah’s coming up in a few minutes. But there’s one program that will be happening in Belize City on Saturday morning that will be one third entertainment, one third giveaway, [...]

Safiyyah’s weekly entertainment column scopes out the hot spots

This year’s La Reina de la Costa Maya hails from Guatemala. She beat seven other contestants on Thursday night but there is plenty more activities happening this weekend in the [...]