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$140 Million of Cocaine taken into custody

The tons of cocaine that were seized in a major operation in the south last weekend have been transported to Belize City. By any estimation, the transfer of the multi-million [...]

Armed Robbery of Arun Hotchandani’s Boutique

It hasn’t made it to the police blotter today, but a major home invasion has been reported in San Pedro. An undisclosed quantity of money along with an assortment of [...]

Ibrahim Smith charged with manslaughter of High School friend

Sadie Vernon High School is still mourning the loss of one of its students, seventeen year old Shenelle Reyes. The fourth form student died from a single bullet to the [...]

Cane farmers may soon get paid

Tensions have subsided somewhat in the sugar belt where some resolution is in sight to the crisis over delayed third payments to the eight thousand cane farmers. The Social Security [...]

Rapist and murderer convicted to life in prison

Thirty-seven year old Sandra Ruiz met a horrific death two years ago; today, twenty-four year old Darrel Grant, the man that committed the cold blooded murder, was sentenced to life [...]

Police officer found guilty of robbery

A nineteen year old police officer, who was on trial for snatching a chain from Eberto Castellanos, was today found guilty of Theft. On July third, PC Michael Diaz grabbed [...]

Open Day on cultures at Queen Square Anglican Primary School

Most schools around the country are paying homage to our Garifuna brothers and sisters who are celebrating their arrival to our shores since 1823.  The main celebration and revelry take [...]

Judgment Day around the corner says believer

Our previous story was about an open day. But this one is about judgment day.  Because the Maya calendar runs out in 2012, some claimed the world will come to [...]

Crocodile is the latest Photo Celeb

It is a sight to behold, a sixty five year old crocodile that has become hugely popular. The crocodile is so friendly that it turned into a tourist attraction at [...]

Commonwealth Local Government Forum in Belize

The Commonwealth Local Government Forum (CLGF) has an important role in developing municipal bodies among member countries. The Secretary General of the CLGF, Carl Wright, has been in the Jewel [...]

Before an asthma attack, take a deep breath with Healthy Living

Asthma is a chronic lung disease that inflames and narrows the airways. It manifests itself first among children and flares up with the seasonal changes. Healthy Living this week has [...]

Director of Immigration, Gareth Murillo, removed from his post following immigration scandal

The Immigration Department is rocked by a huge immigration scandal.  While many people believe that the transgressions go all the way to the top, it seems a public officer is [...]

17 year old Sadie Vernon student killed in her living room

On Tuesday night in Belize City, a seventeen year old fourth form student of Sadie Vernon High School was killed by a single gunshot.  It happened at the living room [...]

More investigations into Saturday’s cocaine seizure in the south

There’s more to report on Saturday’s cocaine seizure in the south. As part of an ongoing investigation into the landing of a twin engine aircraft on the Southern Highway near [...]

Two-time Fugitive, Carlos Keme, caught for the second time in México

Two-time fugitive Carlos Keme who was on remand at the Belize Central Prison for the murder of Karina Daniels in Orange Walk Town in October 2009 has been caught for [...]

Voters say that 2.6 tons of cocaine should be destroyed

Our question on Tuesday night received plenty comments and responses poured in from the viewers, eighty-eight percent of them voting that yes, the two point six tons of cocaine be [...]

Channel Five wins 2 major categories in news awards from CBU

Channel Five has distinguished itself in Belize and the region for excellence in the news, entertainment, sports, documentaries, our morning show and a host of other locally produced programs. The [...]