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Kevin Lee gets deported and is greeted with criminal charges

Kevin Lee, the well-known and now infamous acupuncturist of the “Pain no Pain” massage parlors in Belize City, landed at the international airport before midday escorted by US Marshalls. Lee [...]

BAHA awaiting decision from EU on List One Status

Belize lost its List One status with the European Union a few days ago for not submitting its required annual residue plan which monitors for chemicals. The fate of two [...]

Rhett Fuller is back in Court in his last chance to stop extradition

Businessman Rhett Fuller was back in court today where Senior Counsel Eamon Courtenay made a final submission on his behalf to avoid extradition to the United States.  The forty-two year [...]

Several suspects detained for murder of Iguana Creek Resort owner

The brutal murder of sixty eight year old Dr. Larry Johnson in Ontario has left western communities reeling in shock. On Wednesday night, the house of the Iguana Creek Resort [...]

Angry farmers put pressure on DPM Gaspar Vega

On Wednesday, News Five went north to San Juan in the Orange Walk District and into the cane fields of over two hundred caneros, whose crops are being destroyed. A [...]

Stephen O’Keke throws in the towel on mayoral campaign

The People’s United Party on Thursday presented its slate and mayoral candidate for the March City Council elections. Karen Bodden will be leading that team. But there is one independent [...]

Ya-axche and APAMO write the Prime Minister about rosewood extraction

Two NGOs have teamed up to fight illegal logging within days of a report by  Friends for Conservation Development which disclosed that Guatemalan loggers have moved significantly into Belizean territory [...]

Police phone lines down for the weekend

If you have been trying to call police telephone lines, chances are you wouldn’t get an answer. Their telephone lines in numerous stations across the country have been down since [...]

Self-proclaimed drug addict gladly accepts 10 year sentence for burglary

A ten year sentence was handed down in a case of burglary against forty-two year old Edward Usher. It may seem a hefty penalty for stealing seven hundred and sixteen [...]

Minister Rene Montero intervenes in horse track controversy

Horse racing is a popular sport in the west, but there is trouble brewing and it is getting political over who gets to control of the only public track. The [...]

Nazira Uc Espat is called to the Bar

Twenty four year old Nazira Uc Espat was today called to the Bar. Espat, who enrolled at UWI in 2006, completed her law studies earlier this year from the Norman [...]

Belize and St. Vincent draw in World Cup Qualifying match

At the F.F.B. Stadium in Belmopan, this afternoon the Belize national team matched up against the visiting team from St. Vincent and the Grenadines. Local fan support has dropped dramatically [...]

Mennonite women display artistic handmade quilts

If you are in the city this weekend you will want to head to the House of Culture where the Mennonite Women’s Quilting Circle is staging its annual exhibit of [...]

The Salvation Army launches its Kettle Appeal for 2011

The Kettle Appeal is a regular feature in our newscasts, and this year it is a tad early. The Salvation Army this morning launched the appeal hoping that generosity in [...]

“The Creation of Eve” is the latest exhibit by artist, Pen Cayetano

The versatile artist and Garifuna Ambassador, Pen Cayetano is holding an exhibition at this time at the Mexican Institute in Belize City. News Five caught up with the artist this [...]