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Instability; Transport Ministry and bus owners still in industry gridlock

The woes in the transport industry are far from resolved; in fact the situation is becoming even more complex.  Last Friday, the Belize Bus Owners Cooperative staged a protest that [...]

Mexican police officer found dead

Up north, shortly before ten on Monday morning, Corozal Police were called to the Santa Elena Border where they discovered the lifeless body of thirty-two year old San Benito Mejia [...]

Attorney banned from prison, but is it legal?

A ban has been placed on attorney-at-law Arthur Saldivar from visiting clients at the Belize Central prison. A letter to this effect has been sent to Saldivar, the President of [...]

How do you rate the government’s handling of the bus crisis?

Tonight’s question is:  How do you rate the government’s handling of the bus crisis: good or unsatisfactory? Send your comments and responses using your SMART phones to 8686 or post [...]

Hurricane victim’s home almost taken away by fire victim

Emotions were running high in Hattieville this afternoon when a house granted to a hurricane victim was about to be taken away and handed over to a fire victim. Albert [...]

Police department says Chetumal Street squatters face eviction

The Police Department has informed News Five that it will once again become involved in the situation involving the squatters at the construction site for the Chetumal Street Bridge. According [...]

Prisoners injured in highway accident; family members give a new account

We have been reporting since Friday that a van transporting prisoners to the Hattieville prison overturned near mile thirty-seven on the Northern Highway. One prison warden, Delbert McLaughlin died before [...]

Coalition to Save Our Natural Heritage gets 17,000 signatures

The Coalition to Save Our Natural Heritage’s campaign to push the government for a Referendum has been in full throttle over the past few months.  The Prime Minister indicated that [...]

Before referendum, Oceana says government on propaganda trail

The signature collection victory is only one hurdle facing the environmentalists. Apparently, the Prime Minister recently made comments on a government program, which has Oceana Belize’s Vice president steaming. According [...]

17 year old female Guilty of Dangerous Harm

A seventeen year old girl is facing prison time for attacking and stabbing twenty year old Teresita Vivas in 2008. The minor, nineteen year old Danya Sankey and eighteen year [...]

Henry Canton threatens to fire 105 citrus workers

Last week, the court ruled against a declaration sought by the Citrus Growers Association to enforce the termination of Dr. Henry Canton as C.E.O. for Citrus Products of Belize Limited.  [...]

UNICEF and OAS sponsor workshop to register births

You’ve heard many times on our newscast the term ‘Also Known As’ for nicknames. Nicknames come and go but it’s the birth name that follows a person throughout every stage [...]

Realistic Dreams, new musical release

Joseph Villafranco, a member of the renowned musical group Coolie Rebels, has branched out to recording music as a solo artist.  Mr. Joe, as he is popularly known, is releasing [...]