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City Boys make it to the championship round in Belize Bank Football League

Good evening, I’m James Adderley and this is Sports Monday. The stage was set yesterday for City Boys to take its destiny into its own hands as it hosted Hattieville [...]

Near fatal accident on Western Highway

An entire family was killed on the Western Highway on July tenth but four Fiji nationals and one Belizean were more fortunate and survived a near fatal traffic accident on [...]

PUP sets date for National Convention

The National Party Council of the PUP will meet this Saturday morning at Independence Hall as scheduled. In fact we have learnt that twenty-nine of the thirty-one constituencies have already [...]

72 murdered in Mexico; Zeta Cartel targeting migrants

The international press has been reporting the massacre of seventy two persons in the City of Victoria in Tamaulipas, Mexico. It is among the worst acts of violence by drug [...]

What the viewers think about charging schools for garbage collection

Do you think public schools should be required to pay for garbage collection? That’s the question we posed to viewers on Thursday night and most who voted are against the [...]

Hard times are here: woman charged for stealing from grocery store

She stole over fifty dollars in goods but will have to pay twelve times the value. Fifty-eight year old Martha Parchue, who was caught in the act, pleaded guilty to [...]

Salvadoran national gets locked up for stealing $10,000 in jewelry

Also in court, a Salvadoran national who was once employed as a domestic worker was today remanded to the Hattieville Prison after she was denied bail for a charge of [...]

Monument built in honour of slain youth

The murder of eight year old Marquise Mahler shocked the entire community. The young boy was shot at his family home on Fabers Road on July ninth the following day. [...]

Belizeans for Justice to assist shooting victim

Steven Buckley was shot by police in the head in April during a police operation behind the Cummberbatch football field. He was left incapacitated and has been unable to work. [...]

Water taxi says no one was injured on boat

About a week ago, San Pedro Water Jets, opened a branch of its operation in Belize City.  The new water taxi business hopes to bring competition to the industry.  But [...]

Youths offered free back to school haircuts

It is said that first impressions are lasting. For thousands preparing to get back to the classrooms next Wednesday, the uniforms are important. But to look totally smart, they also [...]

Harmonyville ready but applicants still haven’t paid for survey

The Belize Grass Roots Youth Empowerment Agency, BGYEA, has made strides as a small home grown organization which plans big things for the community. It has launched well attended conferences [...]

More junior mas camps as bands prepare for carnival

The countdown is on and we’re less than two weeks away from carnival 2010. The judging started on Wednesday and on Thursday night, News Five was also on hand when [...]

Audubon’s summer camps wind up

The Belize Audubon Society had quite a few activities for the young and the young at heart over the past few months. But summer is at an end and this [...]

Family wants help to find missing man, Edgar David Gonzalez

Edgar David Gonzalez of Santa Elena Town left his family on August eighth en route to the BWEL Gas Company in Belmopan where he is employed. But Gonzalez never made [...]

Safiyyah, ready for celebrations, and finds plenty of weekend entertainment

Had a hard week at work? Well, you deserve a fun night out and there are plenty of options. This weekend is all about the parties; from the city to [...]

Mark vs. John; whose gospel will the PUP preach on convention day?

There was a buzz since the beginning of the week that PUP party leader,  John Briceño, would be holding the party’s national convention in late September rather than November, when [...]

Gunman riddles home on Police Street with bullets

A barrage of gunshots was unleashed on a small house which was occupied mostly by children and three adults on Wednesday night in Belize City.  It occurred in an unnamed [...]

David White’s mother wants murder charge for woman who burned him

It’s been almost a month and a half since Lavern Longsworth, the court personality known as Antichrist, set her common-law-husband David White on fire at their home on Castle Street.  [...]

Emmanuel Lemott and Egbert Miller charged for murder of Hellen Yu

Four persons were in court today to face charges in connection with the shooting death of fourteen year old Hellen Yu, but only two of them were charged with murder. [...]

Do you think public schools should be required to pay garbage collection fees?

This week, management of public schools and the Belize Waste Control company have been meeting on a new fee to be imposed for garage collection. The schools say they can’t [...]

Elsa Paz, OCEANA and Hollywood celebs say no to offshore drilling

The massive British Petroleum oil spill in the golf of Mexico has affected numerous states in the US and threatened environmental disaster.  The economic impact has not yet been fully [...]

Public schools won’t have to pay for garbage collection… for now

As we said earlier in the newscast, there is still no agreement in place between the Belize Waste Control and primary schools over new fees for the collection of their [...]

More convictions for illegal guns and ammunition

They were busted in separate incidents but today both Ron Myvett and Eugene Tillett heard their fates after being convicted of Keeping Unlicensed Firearm and Ammunition. Myvett was caught by [...]

Jermaine Mangar takes another trip to the courts

Former cop, Jermaine Manager, also appeared in court this morning. Back in April, Mangar was fingered as one of the rogue cops who were allegedly the cause of the corruption [...]