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Double murder during weekend and 12 persons shot

The bloodbath started on Friday afternoon following the acquittal of Nicholi Rhys for the murder of Andre Trapp, the reputed leader of the Southside Gang. By the time the weekend [...]

Shooting victim speaks from hospital bed

Late this evening, News Five spoke to Cervantes from his hospital bed at Belize Medical Associates Limited. Cervantes says that the area was so dark that he could not see [...]

The other shooting victims

Derek Cervantes remains hospitalized in a stable condition at Medical Associates Ltd, but nine other persons were injured in separate shooting incidents over the weekend. The urban warfare started late [...]

Bloodiest weekend in February

The violence continued on Sunday; six other persons were hospitalized after they were injured in separate shootings in the south side of Belize City. Just before dawn on Sunday at [...]

Justice Minnet Hafiz Bertram sworn in as New Justice of Appeal

Turning to the courts, a new Justice to the Court of Appeal has been named in time for the March twelfth sitting of the Court of Appeal. Judge Minnet Hafiz-Bertram [...]

U.D.P. convention winners, Gapi Vega and Alberto August

A red tidal wave swept through Corozal Town where the national convention of the United Democratic Party took place on Sunday. The headliner was the fight for the post of [...]

U.D.P. central executive and national party council support yes vote for referendum

The convention also served as an occasion for the U.D.P. to conclude party affairs. In addition to changing the age of which a person can join the party from fifteen [...]

Foreign Ministry responds to Attorney’s border comments

Last Friday and again on Sunday at the U.D.P. convention, News Five asked the Foreign Minister Wilfred “Sedi” Elrington to respond to a letter penned by former attorney general and [...]

Sickout fizzles; teachers and students healthy for UB classes

Teachers at the University of Belize, the country’s largest and only national tertiary level institution, staged a sick-out across its campuses today.  The organized absence from work succeeds a demonstration [...]

APAMO supports UB Board in waiting for complete audit

The release from the Board of Trustees further stated that the unsupported statements and criticisms directed towards them may have been an attempt to deter the board from acting in [...]

Busted for admitting to being gang member

  A resident of Crooked Tree told the court this morning that he is leader of the Ghost Town Crip gang.  Roger Anthony aka MOB, was picked up by police [...]

Stealing hundred dollars puts you in jail

  A man with previous convictions is behind bars tonight for allegedly burglarizing the house of Kevon Jenkins, a traffic officer of Belize City in January. Forty seven year old [...]

Somebody torched his pickup truck

Police are looking for a resident of San Victor Village, Corozal for the crime of Arson. Fulgencio Mendez, owner of a pickup truck, reported to police that early Sunday morning, [...]

Building catches fire on Vernon Street

An overnight inferno in Belize City gutted an abandoned property at the corners of Vernon Street and Lindo’s Alley.  Sometime after one o’clock this morning officials from the National Fire [...]

Rotary and the Gift of Live

Rotary’s Gift of Life Clinics got underway this morning at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital and will continue for the rest of the week. The cardiologist, Jeffrey Delaney is once [...]

GSU unearths weapons

  The Gang Suppression Unit made a major discovery over the past weekend. On Saturday, GSU officers were conducting an operation in the Seine Bight and Placencia area where they [...]

James Adderley’s moments in sports

Good evening, I’m James Adderley and this is Sports Monday.   Week 2 of the PLB Season saw the Placencia Assasins roll into the Norman Broaster Stadium yesterday to take [...]