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One person electrocuted; three injured

A pastor from the Corozal District tragically lost her life last Friday evening in an unfortunate incident. The victim, forty one year old Leticia Vidal is from the village of [...]

Woman says she was abducted by her ex-boyfriend, a cop

A thirty-four year old woman claims she was abducted by her ex-boyfriend, police officer Dennis Card this past weekend. This is the same woman, who for months has been alleging [...]

Leroy Gomez guilty of Rape, Robbery and Aggravated Assault

In the courts, a jury unanimously found Leroy Gomez guilty of Rape, Robbery and Aggravated Assault just before three-thirty this afternoon. The conviction on all three charges means Gomez could [...]

High school student, Rudyford Thompson Jr., drowns in river

Just before five this evening the Cayo Emergency Response Team, B.D.F. and Coastguard interrupted a rescue mission in the Old Belize River. The search will continue on Tuesday for a [...]

Four and a half million Fresh Catch might starve to death

There is an update to the story of Fresh Catch, the company that was placed in receivership by FirstCaribbean Bank. There is grave concern tonight by employees of the tilapia [...]

Audit shows land sold when some purchasers did not have leases

Last Friday in the House of Representatives, a special report by the Auditor General was tabled on land transactions in the period of September 2007 to February 2008. One thousand [...]

Maya Leaders Alliance confident of winning appeal

The Maya Leaders Alliance which won a landmark legal victory in the Supreme Court in June says it is not surprised that the Government of Belize is appealing a decision [...]

Price of fuel at the pump goes up

Consumers got a small relief back on May twenty-third when fuel prices dipped slightly. But today News Five found out that the prices are back on the rise. As of [...]

Cops say no plane crashed on La Isla Bonita

This past weekend the International Costa Maya Pageant was held in San Pedro.  During Sunday night’s finale, rumors were rampant about a plane crash on the island.  Reports of it [...]

New bill says voters can get rid of area reps who aren’t performing

At the House meeting on Friday, Prime Minister Dean Barrow introduced a bill that most elected officials probably don’t want you to know about because it gives you measurable power [...]

Greilin Carcamo needs your help

There are several notable cases of Belizeans whose medical conditions are playing out on national television.  It’s a sign of the times as well as the desperation that accompanies regular [...]

James Adderley with the latest in sporting news

Good evening I’m James Adderley and here’s a fresh delivery of Sports Monday. Week three of the Belize Bank Super League left no doubt that things have surly tightened up [...]