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What happened to the girl with the face tumor?

On March sixth, we told you the story of twelve year old Catarina Ishim’s battle with a recurring facial tumor. The San Pablo, Toledo  Family told News Five that Catarina [...]

Investigation into police beating of Taylor’s Alley Crew

There is a foreboding sense of apprehension going into the weekend in the Taylor’s Alley neighborhood where security forces clashed with residents on Wednesday night. An investigation is being launched [...]

Police investigate Rape and Stabbing of Yacht Tourists

On Monday we reported on the vicious attack on a group of American tourists who were spending the night off the coast of the Pelican Cayes near southern Belize.  During [...]

Stakeholders meet in Placencia to counter crime

There has been increasing violence in the Placencia peninsula where the beaches are among the most pristine and the area has become a hot diving destination. What was once a [...]

News website temporarily down

Tons of e-mails and messages are being received at this station in respect of our website. For the past two days, our online readers have been experiencing difficulty accessing channel5belize.com. [...]

Viewers participate in pertinent poll

The recently imposed moratorium on rosewood harvesting and exportation in the south has received mixed responses. While the NGO community supports it, many residents in Stann Creek and Toledo are [...]

PM joins wife for cancer treatment

Prime Minister Dean Barrow was sworn in on March ninth for his second term in office. This Wednesday, the national assembly held its first session in Belmopan. And on Sunday, [...]

Changes in the Ministry of Tourism

More changes are expected in the Ministry of Tourism. From what we gather, a decision is yet to be taken in respect of who is to replace outgoing C.E.O., Lindsay [...]

Not Guilty of Murder

Sixteen year old Mayflower Street resident, Darren Trapp, was killed in a grenade attack on May eighteenth, 2008. At least eleven other persons were injured when the explosive was tossed [...]

Rene Chavarria charged for Attempted Murder of construction worker

West Canal resident, twenty-three year old Rene Chavarria has been remanded to prison for the attempted murder of twenty-two year old construction worker Edwin Moody. On March fourteenth, Moody was [...]

Woman disputes burglary facts in Court

We reported on Tuesday about a Mahogany Heights man who was charged for breaking into a neighbor’s house after a failed attempt at getting into another house in the area. [...]

City Hall says let’s go 50/50 on streets

On Thursday, we aired part one of an interview with newly installed Mayor Darrell Bradley. In part two tonight, the mayor discusses upcoming projects. Because of its limited resources, the [...]

Mayor on top of garbage collection

Residents of Belize City can normally forecast when collections are low. That is because workers of Belize Maintenance Limited often protest in front of City Hall when cheques to the [...]

U.S. Under Secretary coming to Belize

A top US official will be visiting next week. She is the Under Secretary of the U.S. Department of State, Maria Otero. When she arrives on the twenty-eighth and twenty-ninth, [...]

Chief of Staff lobs a grenade for you

Six grenades were detonated recently. Before you get alarmed, it was an operation designed by the Belize Defense Force to destroy confiscated artillery that was found on the streets. The [...]

Free orthopedic clinic this weekend

A pediatric clinic in rural communities concluded today in Caye Caulker, but another initiative this weekend to provide free medical attention to young persons. The World Pediatric Project is having [...]

Emergency Meeting as crime wave hits Placencia

This evening in the Placencia peninsula, tourism stakeholders as well as residents are holding an emergency meeting in respect of a crime wave that is striking the village. The Village [...]