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5 families homeless after Lake I fire

At least twenty-one persons have been left without a roof over their heads in two fires that erupted in a span of twelve hours in Belize City. The first inferno [...]

Another fire leaves family homeless

Less than twelve hours later, another fire on the city’s south side eviscerated an elevated wooden structure occupied by Michael and Leticia Watler.  This morning around eleven-thirty, personnel from the [...]

Murder in Pomona Valley

In the south, within hours of the re-enactment of the arrival of the Garinagu, there was a murder in the Pomona Valley. Karim Peters, a carpenter who is the common-law-husband [...]

Shooting interrupts Culture Capital Celebration

As Villafranco grieves the loss of her common-law-husband, hours later two others were injured in a shooting in Dangriga. The victims are a female bystander and a man who was [...]

1 week after incarceration, murdered in friend’s yard

Here in Belize City, early on Saturday night, a thirty-two year old man was shot multiple times as he socialized with an acquaintance near his house on Curl Thompson Street. [...]

Grace period time up. What’s next for Superbond?

Today the sixty day period that the Credit Committee representing bondholders extended to the government from pursuing legal remedies has expired but restructuring negotiations continue on the five hundred and [...]

News 5 Reporter wins Environmental Award

The good news is that News Five’s Isani Cayetano is receiving his second regional media award later this week after besting a number of television news reporters within the Caribbean. [...]

$10 garbage fee on water bill

Employees of Belize Waste Control (BWC) protested in front of City Hall on November fourteenth as they were told they would lose their jobs as a result of a six [...]

Slugs in McAfee’s dog heads and Faull to be analyzed

The manhunt continues for John McAfee, the antivirus founder, who has been on the run since the murder of his neighbor Gregory Faull. The US national was found dead inside [...]

What McAfee said to International Media

The story continues to attract the attention of the international media and McAfee gave another telephone interview on Friday to CNBC’s Robert Frank and Brian Sullivan. He told them that [...]

Mexican national released on bail, but still in custody

Mexican National, Pedro Alfonso Betancourt Reed, was busted along with two Belizeans on October seventh with over ten ounces of cocaine in a 2005 Ford Eco Sport SUV. All three [...]

Car battery thief didn’t quite reach the poles

Forty-one year old Marlon Leslie Chavez is tonight beginning a yearlong bid in prison after pleading guilty to a charge of theft.  Leslie was caught red-handed by a security guard [...]

Municipal Bond to be launched on Thursday

The birth of a twenty million dollar municipal bond for Belize City was announced earlier this year in June. While the funds generated would have been used for several infrastructural [...]

Crooked Tree residents aiming straight for regulators

The residents of Crooked Tree protested on Friday to have the Belize Audubon Society removed from the village. The residents say the co-manager of the wildlife sanctuary has implemented regulations [...]

One veteran Sportscaster, many weekend highlights

Good evening, I’m James Adderley and this is Sports Monday.   With the Annual Cross Country Cycle Classic some 5 months away, there’s new energy in the sport as the [...]