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Taxi-man Burned in Car; Cause of Death Undetermined

Hugo Moreno’s remains were so charred that the cause of death could not be determined. The body of the taxi driver was found in the trunk of his dodge car [...]

MLA Meets With Leaders from Mayan Communities

The Maya Leaders Alliance has issued its first statement on the customary land rights case, since the Court of Appeal handed down a split decision in the matter last Thursday.  [...]

MLA’s Cristina Coc Speaks on Mayan Dissenters

While the membership of the Maya Leaders Alliance was not represented in court on Monday, former chairman Ligorio Coy led a contingent of past Alcaldes from Dolores, Otoxha, Santa Ana [...]

Belize on High Alert after Regional Dengue Outbreaks

The Ministry of Health has issued an urgent statement cautioning the public on dengue. The release is a result of severe outbreaks in the region including Costa Rica, Nicaragua, El [...]

Should G.O.B. strike a deal with NCL even though only pocket tourism is recommended for southern Belize?

And our question for tonight is: Should G.O.B. strike a deal with NCL even though only pocket tourism is recommended for southern Belize? Send your comments and responses using your [...]

Missing Siblings Found in Honduras

There are reports reaching our newsroom tonight that missing siblings Fanny and Jairo Romero have been located in Copan, Honduras and will soon be reunited with their family. The children, [...]

Multi-Million Dollar Sanitary Landfill Inaugurated

On Tuesday’s newscast, News Five showed you the brand spanking new transfer facility which makes the old garbage dump look like…well, garbage. These transfer stations have been constructed in San [...]

P.U.P. calls for Change in Public Accounts Committee

The Public Accounts Committee of the House of Representatives is the body tasked with examining and reporting on the monies spent by government. That’s a big job and an important [...]

Cable Technician Guilty of Carnal Knowledge

The trial of a Belize City cable technician who is accused of sexually abusing a young woman since the age of nine concluded today.  At eleven thirty this morning, the [...]

Minor Narrowly Escapes Sodomy Attempt

While there is a conviction against Niccanor Fermin for carnal knowledge, there is another disturbing report from an eleven year old student of Sunset Park area, located at mile eight [...]

Santana Resident Remanded for Homemade Shotgun

Fifty-three year old Walter Logan, a resident of Santana Village, is on remand at the Belize Central Prison after being caught with a homemade shotgun on Saturday.  Shortly after four [...]

Dara’s Concert and Ride for Hunger This Weekend…

There are two events in the City this weekend to support a noble cause. A concert and a ride for hunger are being organized to assist Dara Robinson’s feeding program. [...]

Parking Woes in Belize City

Progress brings problems is as clichéd as it is true, and Belize City residents have been pushed up close to that truth with the ongoing works on streets. But while [...]

Superstar performances at the Bliss

The Bliss was overflowing last night with fans and supporters of Be the Next Superstar. The show started with eight hopefuls, but wound down to six following a tight elimination [...]

Another cab driver found dead

Tonight, an Orange Walk family’s worst fear has been confirmed, following the gruesome discovery of a body in the outskirts of Carmelita Village.  Forty-two year old Hugo Moreno, a taxi [...]

Signing of Norwegian Cruise Line imminent

Is government about to strike a deal with Norwegian Cruise Lines for a multi-million dollar development project at Harvest Caye? All indications are that it will even though government has [...]

Can a normal Belizean own 50 lots in Fresh Pond?

The Chief Executive Officer in the Ministry of Housing, Lawrence Sylvester, was escorted from the Ministry of Natural Resources by armed security last week. Reports are that Sylvester got rowdy [...]

Shot mistakenly by cop, Buckley may not have to pay hospital bill

On April twenty-eighth, 2010, Stephen Buckley was shot twice to the head by the police; he was left paralyzed to the left side of his body and unfit for work. [...]

Buckley will get documents needed to pursue legal action

But if Buckley isn’t too clear on the result of his meeting at the K.H.M.H. today, Chairlady of the K.H.M.H. Board of Governors, Chandra Nisbet-Cansino, was. She told News Five [...]

KHMH Board to make decision about enterobacter outbreak

That’s good news for Buckley…. But there is also some news for the grieving parents of newborns who died at the K.H.M.H. as a result of a bacteria outbreak in [...]

Two escapees caught, one Guatemalan still at large

Two of the three escaped prisoners are back behind bars at the Belize Central Prison. Around two-thirty this afternoon near mile twenty-eight on the George Price Highway, all three men [...]

Minister receives report on irregular firings at Kolbe

Following reports of labour infractions including unfair terminations at the privately managed Belize Central Prison, a report was commissioned by Minister of Labour Godwin Hulse. The man chosen to investigate [...]

Solid waste transfer stations open up across country

The ghastly dump site at the eastern entrance of the City has been transformed into a transfer station for waste that is produced in homes, businesses, factories and just about [...]

‘Like a lee breeze’ absolutely no corruption in visa scandal

In early June, Belizean, Carlos Murga, was detained by Cuban authorities after he flew into Jose Marti Airport carrying Chinese passports with Belizean visas. It was suspected at the time [...]

Indian national busted with fake visa

An Indian national who arrived in the country on Monday via Taca at the Philip Goldson International Airport was detained soon after he set foot in the Jewel.  Instead of [...]