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A Guatemalan is shot and killed in the Chiquibul

Tonight, there is a significant setback to what has been called a revisiting of confidence-building measures between Belize and Guatemala. News Five has been able to confirm that a high-level [...]

Belize City man robbed and shot to the head on the eve of his birthday

The past weekend turned violent for three families whose loved ones were killed. Early this morning a man was found dead in a latrine at a school in Guinea Grass, [...]

A man is found dead in a latrine at the Guinea Grass Primary School

Up north in the village of Guinea Grass, the family of Azael Gomez is grieving his untimely and mysterious death. Gomez was last seen alive on Saturday morning; a search [...]

U.S. expat, Dennis Walt, is murdered at his garage in Sarteneja

Corozal police are tonight trying to unravel the mysteries of a murder and a disappearance in Sarteneja Village at the start of the weekend.  On Friday evening, the lifeless body [...]

Police offer official report on Friday’s shooting spree

On Friday, we reported on a shooting in the Mahogany Street area which involved the Police, GSU and the occupants of a van. The violent event unfolded at about one-forty [...]

8 year old drowns in the south

The family of a young child in Dangriga Town is tonight mourning his death, following an unfortunate incident over the weekend in which he drowned.  Eight year old Adrian Lopez, [...]

P.U.P. revisits recall petition of Elvin Penner

Former U.D.P. Minister of State Elvin Penner was criminally charged in Belmopan Magistrate’s Court last week. Those charges were not brought by government nor by Police, but rather by a [...]

President-Elect of El Salvador visits Belize

President Elect of El Salvador, Salvador Sanchez Ceren, arrived in the country on Friday and reportedly left on Saturday afternoon after meeting with Salvadorans living in Belize. It wasn’t exactly [...]

U.S. Dep. Asst. Sec. for the Caribbean and Central America to visit Belize

And there is another official visit to report, though not as high profile. The United States Embassy is announcing the visit of a senior government official. He is the Deputy [...]

A 51 yr old man is charged for the rape of a woman in Ladyville

A woman was raped in the wee hours of last Friday at mile ten and a half on the Phillip Goldson Highway; her alleged attacker was detained at the scene [...]

Private Sector Senator concerned about unemployment numbers in Belize

The Budget debate is over, and so is the Senate discussion of the Budget. At the end of the day, the fact is that in our political system, the majority [...]

Belizean politicians make the Top 10 Sexist and Heterosexist Moments in Caribbean Politics

Belizean politicians have earned regional recognition in a Caribbean online blog entitled ‘Top Ten Sexist and Heterosexist Moments in Caribbean Politics.’ To be sure, it’s a dubious honour to be [...]

The 2014 Junior Cross Country Cycling Race

Good evening I’m James Adderley and this is Sports Monday. Let’s start with the action in the National Elite Basketball League which took a crucial ballgame to the Y Not [...]

Mahogany Street shooting; police on hot pursuit fire shots at fleeing vehicle

Around one-thirty this afternoon, there was a dangerous shooting on Mahogany Street; it was all caught by our camera. Here’s how it unfolded…Police and GSU officers were responding to a [...]

St. Ignatius teachers revolt against decisions of high school management

In the west, there is growing dissention tonight among the faculty and staff of St. Ignatius High School in Santa Elena Town, following a series of unsanctioned decisions reportedly being [...]

Valley of Peace farmers receive some good news

Green Tropics, a Spanish company involved in sugar cane cultivation, is accused of conducting aerial spraying in the Valley of Peace community which is the main supplier of vegetables in [...]

Frank Edwards beat murder rap and now walks from robbery in Scotia Bank heist

Frank Edwards beat a murder charge back in 2011 before Justice Troadio Gonzalez but he was in the Belmopan Supreme Court this week on a robbery charge. Edwards was accused [...]

Fifty-one year old sentenced to thirteen years for manslaughter

Fifty-one year old May Bush, convicted of the June 2011 stabbing death of David Guerra, has been sentenced to thirteen years for manslaughter.  On March seventh, a jury of twelve [...]

Supreme Court says Jamaican magistrate qualifies for permanent residency

A written judgement is yet to follow, but a decision was verbally handed down in the case of Magistrate of San Ignacio, Nardia Morgan. Morgan defended herself in trial this [...]

Road Safety Program sees infrastructural road works on highways

Anybody travelling on the George Price Highway recently would see a massive program of infrastructure works in effect. It’s all part of a wider Road Safety Program, and the primary [...]

SATIIM continues to monitor illegal harvesting activity

The perennial issue of rosewood extraction, despite an existing moratorium, remains a thorn in the sides of conservationists across the south.  Illegal logging operations continue throughout Toledo, from Trio in [...]

Rape in Ladyville; aggressor was caught in the act

There is also a case of rape to report tonight where the aggressor was caught in the act.  Early this morning at about two-thirty, Ladyville police were tipped about a [...]

Armed hold-up at the Oasis Water Plant in Corozal

Up north, police have detained an alleged robber and are looking for another.  At about seven-twenty on Thursday morning, there was an armed hold-up at the Oasis Water Plant located [...]

Budget Wrap Up – a revisit of the fireworks in the House

The annual budget debate 2014, held on Monday and Tuesday, has been widely described as anticlimactic, primarily because majority of the arguments in the Honorable House revolved around the many [...]

Kids Talk News

The International Children’s Day of Broadcasting was launched by UNICEF in 1991 in order to encourage broadcasters worldwide to create awareness for children issues. ICDB, is a day when broadcasters [...]