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3 year old boy sexually abused in San Pedro

On Wednesday, a pre-school in Belize City was attacked by armed robbers. The teacher was held at gunpoint in front of the classroom of four year old children. If that [...]

Foreign Minister Elrington headed to meeting in Guatemala

A meeting will be held in Guatemala City this coming Monday between Foreign Minister Wilfred “Sedi” Elrington and Harold Caballeros, the Guatemalan Foreign Minister. The announcement was made today by [...]

Canada’s Fortis tries to block sale of B.E.L. shares

There were two weighty cases before the courts today. Submissions were heard before the Court of Appeal in a case against the government, brought by the former owners of Belize [...]

Government Attorney says share sale would increase value of company

While S.S.B. has cash flow to sink in B.E.L., government’s attorney, Senior Counsel Denys Barrow, argues that the multimillion dollar investment would actually increase the value of the existing shares. [...]

Former Telemedia Executive Chairman, Dean Boyce, to take the stand?

In the other case this morning, a request was made to have former Telemedia executive chairman Dean Boyce cross examined in the Court of Appeal. Boyce submitted an affidavit refuting [...]

Guatemalan father and son busted with Meth

A Guatemalan father and son team was busted attempting to bring meth into Belize. At around two-fifteen on Wednesday afternoon, personnel from the anti-drug and canine units of the Police [...]

26 arrests for 100 murders defines low conviction rate

Serious crimes are up according to the statistics from the Belize Police Department joint intelligence coordinating center. While the overall number of reported crimes in the nine month period from [...]

More robberies in 2012

Attorney Dickie Bradley also spoke about the amount of robberies. There were fifty-five more robberies in the nine month period this year totaling three hundred and eighty-one. That statistic, a [...]

Woman says Edward Martinez swindled her in land deal

Earlier this month Sylvia Baptist, a Belizean living in Los Angeles came to News Five’s studio, claiming that she had been swindled out of over twenty thousand dollars in a [...]

…and even more allegedly swindled by Edward Martinez

Fairweather says that during her last visit to Belize in September, she realized she needed to take legal action against Martinez. After a visit to Belmopan and an attorney, Martinez [...]

Written Judgment on Appeal Court’s Justice Awich

The Belize Court of Appeal on Wednesday handed down a judgment that makes for interesting reading. Last week, Dean Boyce and the British Caribbean Bank had asked that Justice Samuel [...]

Crimes of dishonesty are on the rise

Crimes of dishonesty are on the rise; in the first nine months of this year there were three hundred and eighty-one robberies, eight hundred and seventeen burglaries and seven hundred [...]

Patrick Jones, 20, pulls gun on mother of his child

A Belize City woman is reportedly the victim of a violent attack by her baby’s father. According to twenty-one year old Layla Fuentes, she went to the home of twenty [...]

Woman won’t face murder charge for death of husband

A domestic dispute three years ago ended fatally for twenty-six year old security guard, Albert Maverick Morgan, who was stabbed to death by his wife, Audrey Morgan. Since July sixteenth, [...]

K.H.M.H. explains fee for service

Beginning November first, the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital will be imposing consultation fees for non-emergency services and a new administration fee at the pharmacy in addition to the regular charge [...]

4 minors from San Pedro charged for manslaughter of Emerito Itza

At the top of the news we reported on the allegations of the sexual abuse of a three and a half year old boy in San Pedro. Well, there is [...]

B.T.B. sponsors hair braiders training

Hair braiding is a budding business in the tourism industry.  At the ITVET Compound in Belize City today, a two day interactive training session for twenty-three hair braiders from the [...]

Healthy Living warms up with some stretches

It is accepted that exercise is important and necessary but what about stretching? There are many do’s and don’ts as well as when to and when not to. This week [...]