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2 shot in Belize City

Aside from the murder on Saturday night, there was more gun violence on the South Side. A recent spate of shootings in the area behind the Charles Bartlett Hyde Building, [...]

GSU accused of brutality?

A disturbing incident involving a team of officers attached to the Gang Suppression Unit, which resulted in allegations that as many as twenty Crooked Tree residents were physically assaulted, remains [...]

60 scholarships courtesy of Restore Belize and B.N.E.

But there’s some good news; sixty students are getting a shot at a secondary education through a partnership of Restore Belize and the B.N.E. Charitable Trust.  The students will be [...]

European Union gives $75,000 in relief to hurricane victims

Hurricane Ernesto brought heavy rains in the north when it diverted to the Yucatan Peninsula. The European Union says it will be providing relief to a hundred and fifty affected [...]

Grassroots organization get donation from Kentucky Church

Self Development of the People is a humanitarian group that is supported by the Presbyterian Church of Kentucky, USA.  The group promotes and supports sustainable development projects. Recently it has [...]

Hardest working Mayor has 2 jobs?

Two weeks ago, Mayor Darrell Bradley announced that he was floating a bond for twenty million dollars to repair at least fifty percent of the city’s streets, including the major [...]

Chukka wins award for awesome tours!

Chukka Belize has won a prestigious award from a major cruise line. According to a release from the tour operator, Princess Cruises has named its Jungle Zipline Adventure and Cave [...]

2 manatees rescued by CZMAI and Sea to Shore Alliance

Last week the Coastal Zone Management Authority and Institute (CZMAI) and the Sea to Shore Alliance were informed about manatees who were harbored for days in Vista Del Mar near [...]

Solar Energy project handed over to U.B.

On August sixteenth, the media was invited to tour the multi-million dollar solar energy project at the Belmopan campus of the University of Belize. That facility, which was funded under [...]

Moses Sulph delivers the goods and services to students

Summer vacation is officially over as schools reopened across the country today. On the south side of Belize City, about three hundred needy students from eleven schools have the stationery [...]

And the winner of the song competition is…

September fever is spreading; the 2012 Celebrations calendar of activities got underway this weekend.  On Saturday, the festivities were kicked off with the national song competition which featured the carnival [...]

James Adderley and Sports Monday with the play by play

Good evening, I’m James Adderley and welcome to this delivery of Sports Monday.   The 6 best women’s softball teams in the Jewel congregated inside Roger’s Stadium over the weekend [...]

200 Southside Rejuvenation Workers fired!

Minister Mark King stood alone before the press this morning. He did not want to use the word firing but the government sent home two hundred men employed with the [...]

Gang Truce Workers may be next to be unemployed

A few weeks ago we told you how the Gang Truce was renamed “Peace in Progress,” well, we don’t know for how long that will remain in place and it [...]

Belmopan Comprehensive student murdered

The Belize City streets have been relatively free from bloodshed for a few days. But an argument in the capital has left one teen dead. Tragedy struck a family in [...]

Cops imply Plues Street victims cried crocodile tears

Four men at a residence on Plues Street in the Old Capital reported to the media that they were allegedly beaten by the police. The men said they were shocked [...]

Price of premium and regular gas going up

Butane prices went up two weeks ago and this was followed by a hike in the price of chicken which went up by as much as twelve cents per pound [...]

Oceana’s wave of success, another courtroom win

A breakthrough decision in a claim brought before the Supreme Court, whereby Oceana is challenging the validity of six oil concessions granted by the Government of Belize in 2007, was [...]

What caused the fire at the butane depot?

A fire at the Western Gas Depot was brought under control at about seven o’clock on Thursday night. It was a dangerous operation that risked the lives of the firemen [...]

Counseling to be offered to 16 year old student

Earlier in the week, News Five spoke to Reverend Ruperto Vicente about Norman Willacey, the high ranking pastor of the Baptist Association of Belize, who was allegedly involved in a [...]

1st spinal surgery in Belize, success at the K.H.M.H.

The Belize Spine Program is supplemented by a U.S. based team that currently travels to the country twice a year. On Wednesday the team along with Belizean counterparts completed the [...]

U.S. doctors donate medical equipment to K.H.M.H.

According to the K.H.M.H., the team has donated a cell-saver machine that allows the collection and return of a patient’s blood, which would come in very handy in the Emergency [...]

Real-Time marketing for Tourism Industry stakeholders

The Belize Tourism Industry Association’s (B.T.I.A.) Real-time Marketing Master Class Marketing & P.R. Summit was launched to a crowded Queen’s Room at the Princess Hotel on Thursday. David Meerman Scott, [...]

Explosion at Western Gas on the Highway

After five o’clock this evening, there was a huge explosion captured in the amateur video at a gas depot near Bravo Motors on the Western Highway. The recently opened depot [...]

Plues Street residents allegedly brutalized by police

On Tuesday, we reported the alleged excessive abuse by the Gang Suppression Unit in Crooked Tree Village. An investigation is currently underway to determine why the GSU rained down on [...]