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Gardenia villager charged with carnal knowledge

  But a mechanic of Gardenia Village is spending his first night behind bars for Carnal Knowledge. Twenty-two year old Marlon Dawson appeared today before Magistrate Dale Cayetano where he [...]

Tropic takes air to Cancun, Mexico

Tropic Air has announced that it will be starting flights to Cancun, Mexico just in time for the Easter break. The first flight is scheduled for March twenty-fifth on Tropic’s [...]

Will there be changes to UK Parliament

  The jewel has been getting significant coverage in the international media for its many attributes. The spotlight in Ireland, however, is on a young Belizean. Fourteen year of Ramel [...]

Belizeans protesting for land; BGYEA on the Hill

An orderly and peaceful demonstration over a huge problem took place in Belmopan this morning. It was organized by the grassroots organization called BGYEA which for years has been agitating [...]

Mexican national’s drug and ammo case moved to Supreme Court

The case against Mexican national, Zurisaday Villasenor Mendez first started last December in the Corozal Magistrate Court. Villasenor is charged for prohibited ammunition, kept firearm without a license and possession [...]

Do you support NGO’s machetes clearing the border?

With the Referendum now becoming a hot button issue, our last online poll question asked viewers if they support taking the Guatemalan claim to the ICJ? An overwhelming seventy percent [...]

Squatters clear land and face resistance

While a protest was taking place in Belmopan over unjust land distribution, not far away in Blackman Eddy, residents took the bull by the horn. They literally took over a [...]

Words of former P.M. on B.D.F. arrests along border in 2000

The Belize Territorial Volunteers will take at least one hundred machetes to clear a border line as part of a project called “Clearing the Border.” The Guatemalans are apparently against [...]

Foreign Affairs says P.U.P. and U.D.P. leaders clarified maritime area

Foreign Minister Elrington also discussed the Maritime Areas Act.  On February eleventh, Minister Elrington said, “The only place I think there is room for some surprise would have to be [...]

Guatemala’s Comision de Belice replaced

As we have reported, the Comision de Belice which was an arm of the Guatemalan Foreign Ministry established to monitor the Guatemalan dispute was dismantled late last week. The Foreign [...]

Teen sexually molested by someone known to her

In the north, a sixteen year old minor of Sarteneja Village reported to police that her step-father has been having sex with her against her will since the age of [...]

No southern charm, couples take disputes to court

Two couples in the south are heading to the courts to settle their domestic disputes.  Forty-three year old cook, Irene Arzu, of Punta Gorda Town reported to police that on [...]

She claimed the butcher knife, but not the weed in bag

  A waitress of Biscayne Village was slapped with a stiff fine for drug trafficking of one hundred and twelve grams of cannabis which is a little over three ounces.  [...]

Small vendors moved because of Sustainable Tourism Programme

There is another problem between street vendors and the Belize City Council. Over the weekend vendors that were previously at ground zero were moved to the Battlefield Park because of [...]

Customs Department’s generous donation to B.D.F. and Coast Guard

The Customs Department this afternoon gifted a list of confiscated marine equipment to both the B.D.F. and the Coast Guard. The items were seized last Christmas Eve during an exercise [...]

National Security donates 2 vehicles to police department

The B.D.F. and Coast Guard are not the only one who received generous donations. The Ministry of National Security on Monday also donated two Mahindra vehicles to the police department [...]

4 murdered; Ladyville’s Ernest Savery gunned down

The City was spared of murders over the weekend but in a span of forty-eight hours between Friday and Sunday nights, four men were murdered in separate incidents as violence [...]

No fuel in car, then rider shoots and kills

There was another murder on Friday night. The victim is John Gideon Junior, and employee of San Pedro Belize Express who you will recognize from a radio and television ad [...]

Same highway, Sunset Park resident hacked to death

The lifeless body of fifty-six year old Jose Nemencio Guido Campo, a naturalized Belizean of a Sunset Park address, was discovered by his son on Saturday morning, several hours after [...]

Hattieville security guard shot multiple times

On Sunday night, the fourth murder for the weekend was recorded. Oren Humes was executed near the Burrell Boom/Hattieville junction. It was a most brutal murder in which Humes, a [...]

3 survive murder attempts

But there were other acts of violence aside from the murders in Ladyville and Hattieville areas. Three persons survived attempts on their lives in the City on over the weekend. [...]

Belize will not bow to Guatemala’s pressure

The Comision the Belice was Guatemala’s preeminent body that studied all facets of their claim to Belizean territory. The unit has now been dismantled because the Guatemalan Government was not [...]

Ministry’s safety concern for machete crew…

While News Five had the attention of the Minister and C.E.O., we had to ask them about the hundred machetes that the Belize Territorial Volunteers intend to take to Punta [...]

…But group promises to chop border line

We’ll have more from those pages of history read by Elrington on Tuesday’s newscast but late this evening, Wil Maheia and one of his associates spoke to News Five about [...]

Minister Farrakhan coming to Belize

The founder of the nation of Islam, Minister Louis Farrakhan will be visiting Belize in early march as part of a Caribbean tour.  Last January, Farrakan’s visit had to be [...]