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Murder at the corner of St. Thomas and Dunn Street

Two men were murdered in the city on Wednesday night. Carlos Quiroz was shot on the head and face as he sat outside his home on Saint Thomas Street. Three [...]

Hellen Yu, 14, murdered; her father shot by robbers

There was a murder in Belize City this morning. It was a robbery that ended fatally for a young female student. At about ten this morning Yue’s store on Iguana [...]

San Antonio villager hacked to death

A third person was murdered; he is from San Antonio Village in the south. The victim, Armando Bolon, was last seen by his brother Angel on Wednesday morning and by [...]

Shopkeeper douses robber with muriatic acid and survives shooting

There was sustained violence in the City on Wednesday night. Two men were murder, but we lead tonight’s newscast with a robbery that turned ugly for the robbers. It happened [...]

Should BMDA punish rogue doctors for public combat?

Tonight’s question is: Do you think that disciplinary action should be taken by the Belize Medical and Dental Association on the two prominent doctors that have been charged with disorderly [...]

Manhunt for babysitter who burned child with clothing iron

It’s an atrocious offense by any measure. A two-year old is suffering from burn injuries allegedly inflicted by a babysitter.  The incident made the news on Wednesday but it happened [...]

Hospital did not neglect patient who had ants on his bed

A swarm of ants reportedly fed on newspaper vendor, Larry Williams, while he was hospitalized at the Northern Regional Hospital. A visitor to the hospital was shocked to see ants [...]

Barbadian receivers of Fresh Catch don’t have work permits

It’s been three weeks since FirstCaribbean Bank placed the companies owned by the Mena Group, Fresh Catch and Wood Depot in receivership. Aside from a possible fish kill that could [...]

Fresh Catch now a shell of its former self

News Five’s Isani Cayetano headed to La Democracia to find out more about Fresh Catch Belize Ltd. He found out that once a powerhouse in the fish farming industry, the [...]

Man who stabbed his pregnant ex hands himself in to police

Valerie Sheran, who lost her unborn child in a stabbing incident, relived the vicious attack to News Five when she was released from the hospital on August sixth. According to [...]

Bowen and Bowen employee douses acid over co-worker for office gossip

Earlier we told you that a brave shop owner used acid on robbers who targeted her business. Well, a case of ‘he said, she said’ between co-workers at the Bowen [...]

Police tribunal into officer’s conduct regarding Galvez family complete

The murder of Christopher Galvez remains unresolved. On December twenty-third, 2009 twenty-three year old Galvez was murdered execution style at Pipersburgh’s Boatyard near mile two and a half on the [...]

Woman drowns in well in Corozal

A woman reportedly drowned in a well this afternoon in Libertad Village, Corozal.  The woman, twenty eight year old Rosella Romero reportedly fell in the well in her yard at [...]

The International Year of Youth launched

Early this morning on Open Your Eyes, in partnership with UNICEF and the National Committee for Families and Children, the International Year of Youth was launched. By all accounts it [...]

Veteran broadcaster’s voice now silent, but memory remains

Family and friends gathered at the Holy Redeemer Cathedral this afternoon to celebrate the life of media personality, Richard Michael Nicholson. Mike Nic, as he was fondly known, was ailing [...]

Healthy Living pluck away the myths about chickenpox

Chickenpox affects both children and adults. It can be life threatening but there are many ways to lessen the severity of the infection. A weak immune system, however, can lead [...]