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Foiled robbery; 4 of 6 robbers shot by cops

Despite unusually heavy police presence over the weekend in the wake of last week’s brutal murders, there is still a brazen attack on a Chinese grocer to report tonight. At [...]

2nd in command of the George Street Gang laid to rest

The funeral of Leonard ‘Ghost’ Myers, reputed to be the second in command of the George Street Gang in Belize City, was held in his home village of Gales Point, [...]

The pageantry of the opening of the Supreme Court

This morning, traffic in downtown Belize City came to a halt, for the pageantry and ceremony which marks the opening of the Supreme Court for the calendar year. School children, [...]

A.G. says Bar versus Bench issue must stop

In his presentation at the opening of the Supreme Court Attorney General Wilfred “Sedi” Elrington raised several issues with the Bar Association—specifically, the need for continuous education and a return [...]

The half-a-million dollar message by Minister Alamilla; who is behind the illegal activities.

Despite a moratorium on the extraction of rosewood, the illegal exportation has continued, seemingly without pause. Last week, a shipment that was on its way overseas, likely to China, was [...]

Do you think the Minister should have burned up all that rosewood?

Since the rosewood topic is such a burning issue, no pun intended, today News Five took to the streets to get some feedback. The question our reporter posed was simple; [...]

Assistant ComPol Miguel Segura officially takes over Eastern Division

This morning’s weekly police press conference deviated from the norm, as the media was met by old faces in new commands. Assistant Commissioner of Police Elodio Aragon Jr., formerly head [...]

Humberto Garcia; alleged attempted murderer

  In the courts, Humberto Garcia, a twenty-eight year old construction worker of Rhaburn Ridge Village, was charged for the March twenty-first 2012 attempted murder of twenty-nine year old Francisco [...]

Where is Mark Massam? Police want him arrested

  Up north, Corozal police are looking for Mark Massam. On Sunday, police headed to Fifth Street North where Massam was allegedly involved in a fight. Massam fled the area [...]

Motor vehicle thefts in the City

Aside from the foiled robbery at Jian Vin Store, there were other crimes over the weekend. A B.T.L. technician of Belize City reported that this past Saturday, he arrived home [...]

Can municipal bodies legally withhold driver’s licenses?

Late last week, Belize City Mayor, Darrell Bradley, confirmed to News Five that residents who are behind in the payment of taxes will have to pay up those arrears, possibly [...]

B.N.T.U. executive discusses crime, economy and the referendum

An executive meeting of the Belize National Teachers’ Union branches will be held tonight in advance of membership meetings later this week as the unions begin to mobilize in response [...]

Learn about your taxes at the 2nd Annual Revenue Fair

Today Revenue Fairs were held around the country, and like its name suggests, it is all about making sure that government receives its share of the pie. The first fair, [...]

Football, canoe and cycling in Sports Monday with James Adderley

  Good evening, I’m James Adderley and this is Sports Monday.   22 canoes registered in 5 different categories for the 6th annual Boom to Manatee Lookout Canoe Race staged [...]