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Shot to the head while buying Johnny Cake

There was a murder late this evening in the heart of Belize City.  Frank Neal, an employee of the Port, was shot in the head at the corner of Cairo [...]

Woman thinks arsonist wanted her and children dead

Twenty-two year old Abel Arana was killed on Sunday night after he was shot twice—once to the abdomen and to the buttocks. His alleged killer, Sherlock Martinez, is currently hospitalized [...]

Santa Cruz, the shire across from Jalacte

On Saturday News Five was a part of the group led by Wil Maheia of the Belize Territorial Volunteers on what was dubbed an expedition to demarcate Belize’s border line [...]

Passport charges appear and Pakistani Belizean disappears

Where is Abbas Khan? Inside his home at number eighteen Third Street in Corozal Town, the police found six passports in the names of Tajinder Singh, Gagandeep Singh, Parminder Singh [...]

B.N.T.U. district branch consult on salary adjustment

Today the general membership of the Belize National Teachers Union (B.N.T.U.) Belize District Branch held a regular meeting at the Holy Redeemer Parish Hall in Belize City.  News Five spoke [...]

Is Belize being soft on Guatemala?

And our question for tonight is: Do you think our government is too soft with Guatemala? Send your comments and responses using your SMART phones to 8686 or post your [...]

Venezuela President Hugo Chavez passes away

  President of Venezuela, Hugo Chavez, died today after a long bout with cancer. The very vocal and powerful Chavez was diagnosed with the disease last year, but his government [...]

Minister Farrakhan scrutinizes Land of the Free

Another international firebrand who has kept ties with Belize returned for a visit on Monday. Leader of the Nation of Islam Louis Farrakhan is meeting with various community groups and [...]

Busted with weed on bus

  A sculptor from the village of Maskall on the old Northern Highway was today fined ten thousand dollars after he pleaded guilty to drug trafficking. Thirty-three year old Lenton [...]

Females released after Pinto pleads guilty to gun possession

  The Gang Suppression Unit continues to conduct regular operations in Belize City, and on Monday executed a search at the home of alleged George Street gang member Keron Pinto [...]

City Hall sits with the elderly

And while the GSU visited the homes of alleged criminals, other public servants gave some other city residents a welcome home visit.  Dozens of elderly men and women at the [...]

Mayor envisions roundabout at the Mahogany crossroads

Motorists traveling along Central American Boulevard would notice that traffic lights at its inter-section with Mahogany Street have been malfunctioning for quite some time.  While City Hall awaits the arrival [...]

Galen University student apologizes for sports/nationalism foul up

While the softball team is writing some victories at the games in Costa Rica, another local athlete has also penned a statement regarding his performance at a recent basketball tournament [...]

Softball team wins 2 games in Costa Rica

The Central American Games is underway in San Jose, Costa Rica and the National Women’s Softball Team is making great strides in the event by winning two of its games.  [...]

Patrick Faber says former G.O.B. caused UB problems

One man who held no apologies at last week Friday’s House meeting in the Capital is Minister of Education Patrick Faber. Faber addressed the payroll audit of the University of [...]

Education Minister says payroll audit not complete yet

UB’s Faculty and Staff Association wrote a letter to the government suggesting that an independent, external auditor should be hired to carry out a new payroll audit.  Minister Faber suggested [...]

Fairytale ending for baby found in a bucket

Some people say fairy tales are for kids because there is no such thing as a happy ending. The true life story that our online geek squad found proves that [...]

US gives hugs and toys to Liberty Children’s Home

The sentiment does not end with that story. Loving Hugs is an American charity that collects donations of stuffed animals, called “hugs”, and sends them to children around the world [...]

Meet the Y’s Women of Valor

The Young Women’s Christian Association is hosting a pageant on Wednesday entitled Women of Valor. It features five young students at the school and organizer, Leroy Green says that it [...]