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Will the price of fruits and veggies go up at the market?

Vendors are moving back to the Michael Finnegan Market at the West Collet Canal after spending months at the temporary location at the Poundyard compound. The new facilities are likely [...]

Tony Novelo’s girlfriend charged with Mischievous Act

When the receivers moved in on the Novelo brothers, Tony and David, their assets were repossessed for unpaid debts. A vehicle driven by Tony’s girlfriend thirty-four year old Yasmin Villanueva, [...]

Businessman & minor attempted suppression of evidence

A most twisted and unusual case came up today before Magistrate Dorothy Flowers. Businessman Albert Flowers and the sixteen year old nephew of Tony Chamas were arraigned for Attempted Suppression [...]

Saint Joseph’s Parish office robbed

Shoppers are getting their last minute Christmas goodies but the thieves are just as busy.  After two this afternoon, two youths went to the Saint Joseph’s Parish office and held [...]

Marva’s Restaurant robbed

Two hours before closing time on Wednesday Marva’s Restaurant on Water Lane in Belize City was targeted by three thieves. The men rode up on bicycles and two went into [...]

Electronic gifts are number one this Xmas Season

There is only one more shopping day left before Christmas and if you haven’t yet bought that gift, then we found out what are the hottest items for the season. [...]

SMART Phone customers win big

It’s a time for giving…and corporate citizen SMART, stepped up its Christmas promotions big time today. One customer got lucky and went home with big bucks while another won a [...]

Belize Bank gives back to customers

Across town, the Belize Bank was also in a generous mood and gave back to five of its customers who throughout 2010 turned to them for financial assistance.  The lucky [...]

Eat well and Live well this Christmas

There will be an excess of food, drinks and merriment this extended holiday weekend. But there’s no need to pile on the calories. In this week’s Healthy Living, Nutritionist Sandra [...]

Supreme Court rules Gov’t must pay $40 Million plus to BCB Holdings

It was Justice John Muria’s last day on the bench in Belize; he delivered two major judgments before departing. The government suffered a major loss in the Supreme Court when [...]

Justice Muria strikes out major parts of amendment

There was another major blow suffered by the government in court today. Also before Justice Muria was the matter of the Amendment to Supreme Court Judicature Act.  Muria struck out [...]

Novelo Brothers back in court over transport routes

The Novelo brothers, David and Tony, the principal owners of National Transport also made an appearance in court today.  The matter which had been adjourned from before dealt with an [...]

But receiver will pay salaries to former National Transport employees

But while the zoning issue won’t be worked out until 2011, another issue that has been at the core of contention is being settled. When National Transport fell into receivership, [...]

A farewell to Justice John Muria as he leaves the Bench

After delivering judgments in the morning, in the afternoon a special sitting of the Supreme Court was convened at the chambers of the Acting Chief Justice to bid Justice John [...]

Are you better off this Christmas?

It’s two days before the Christmas and the frenzy for the last minute preparations is getting stressful for most.  We asked last night if you were better off this Christmas [...]

Big Tom, not dead, and charged for murder in USA

A notorious figure in the criminal underworld has just resurfaced from the dead. It was reported by family members that Kenneth ‘Big Tom’ Flowers, was murdered in the United States. [...]

Philip ‘Faada’ Henry lost his job with the City

He is known around Belize City as “FAADA”, the traffic officer who has been vociferous with his stance, whether it’s on politics, his job or simply his views on right [...]

Everal Tablada charged with Carnal Knowledge of 13 year old

A warehouse keeper won’t make it on Santa’s list this Christmas; instead he’ll be behind bars for an alleged sexual offense. Everal Tablada, showed up with his bags packed and [...]

Fatal traffic accident but victim’s family still waiting for justice

The question of who is liable for the August twenty-third 2008 fatal traffic accident that took the life of Belmopan Security Guard, Delroy Gentle remains unanswered. Two men were originally [...]

Labor of love, a gift this Christmas

Christmas is just around the corner and many families are feeling the economic crunch in their pockets.  But the season is a time for giving and exchanging gifts.  News Five’s [...]

Crimestoppers is raffling a furnished house

Still in the spirit of Christmas, Crimestoppers is offering a fully furnished house for ten dollars… if you’re lucky enough to win its Grand House Raffle. It is the second [...]

Robbery in Dangriga, but suspect’s family says he’s innocent

There’s a new allegation of cops overstepping their bounds. On Saturday, a Chinese business store was allegedly robbed in Dangriga and police say they apprehended one of the robbers shortly [...]