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Extortion Threat; Urbina Family flees country

On Sunday night, armed men held up at gun point Orange Walk businessman, Rosendo “Chendo” Urbina Junior and his wife Becky as they were leaving their secluded house in the [...]

CBP Officers deployed at Belize/Mexican Border

The seizure of a hundred and eleven bricks of cocaine which resulted in the incarceration of Mexican national Martin Rafael Urias is attributed to a team of law enforcement officers [...]

Coalition pushes Offshore Drilling Referendum

After collecting eighteen thousands signatures in a nationwide campaign, the Coalition to Save Our Natural Heritage through OCEANA triggered a referendum on the question “Do you agree to oil exploration [...]

Coalition blasts Ya’axche as an attack dog

The government has said the referendum is not binding and that it is only one of two roadblocks in front of the coalition. There is dissent and one of its [...]

B.D.F. Volunteer Dead—homicide or suicide?

A B.D.F. volunteer sergeant was found dead this morning at his house in San Ignacio. There were telltale signs that Thomas Reyes made have taken his own life. A note [...]

The case of the missing gun

How did a gun stolen from inside the San Ignacio Police Station end up at the Price Barracks Compound in Ladyville? Earlier this week the weapon, a nine millimeter pistol [...]

BMDA not consulted on medical tourism

The formal introduction of Medical Tourism in Belize is in the pipeline; it was discussed on Tuesday at a forum spearheaded by the Caribbean Export Development Agency and the Inter-American [...]

BMDA says problems exist in medical field

Cervantes says that before jumping into medical tourism, there are pressing problems in the field that require urgent attention. The BMDA believes that the exclusion of local doctors in the [...]

Well-known Attorney to be laid to rest

Attorney, Dr. Elson Kaseke, passed away in Merida on Tuesday night where he was receiving medical treatment. Kaseke will be laid to rest on Friday morning in Belmopan. The Bar [...]

Without a lawyer; man freed of stabbing a cop

A man accused of stabbing a police officer in 2009, argued his way to freedom as he represented himself in court during a four day trial before Justice Adolph Lucas. [...]

Channel Five at year 1 in a Chiclero feature

As part of our twenty-year anniversary we re-visit another feature from News Five’s first year of broadcasting. In 1992, a very young news Reporter, William Neal, ventured into the jungles [...]

Healthy Living gets itchy with Psoriasis

Psoriasis is a skin condition that is not contagious. In this week’s segment of Healthy Living, a dermatologist discusses its effects and recommends early treatment to control the skin condition. [...]