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Special Agreement Amended – Guatemala Goes Solo for Referendum

There is a lot of crime news, but tonight we start our newscast with a historic event that occurred in Guatemala City on Monday. A Belizean delegation led by the [...]

Sedi Says Amendment to Compromis May Be About Economics

According to the original Special Agreement, a simultaneous referenda was scheduled for October 2013, but Guatemala decided it was not proceeding with it and for years, it did not support [...]

Guatemalan Foreign Minister Presents Approved Bilateral Agreements

Foreign Minister Carlos Raul Morales told the media that for both countries to move forward, the bilateral agenda between the two must be separate from the territorial dispute. This strategy [...]

Dismembered Body of Roaring Creek Resident Recovered from Belize River

A gruesome killing in the Valley of Peace Road, Cayo has left a family devastated and shaken up. They can’t say why Edilberto Madrid was gruesomely murdered in a neighborhood [...]

One Dead, One Critically Injured in Friday Evening City Shooting

While that murder was in Valley of Peace, on Friday evening, as the extended holiday weekend was just getting underway, gun violence erupted once more on the south side of [...]

Man Stabbed in Belize City, One Person is Charged

Also on the crime blotter, twenty-four-year-old Shawn Pascasio was stabbed multiple times on Sunday morning during an altercation outside of Elements Nightclub on Newtown Barracks.  Pascasio was reportedly standing on [...]

Gunmen Open Fire on Caesar Ridge Road, Two Men Injured in Onslaught

The wanton bloodlust over the holiday weekend culminated on Monday night with a violent attack on a pair of Belize City men who were seated in front of their home [...]

Minor Detained for Shooting at Vehicle on Amara Avenue

A sixteen-year-old minor remains in police custody tonight after firing a nine millimeter handgun at a vehicle on Saturday.  The shooting took place near the corners of King Street and [...]

Chinese Nationals Arrested in Benque for Growing Weed

A police operation early this morning in Benque Viejo has resulted in the arrests of four men, charged with the cultivation of marijuana. At around five-thirty, members of the Quick [...]

Why is C.E.O. Candelaria Saldivar on Administrative Leave?

News Five has been able to confirm that C.E.O. in the Ministry of Immigration and sister of the Minister of National Security, Candelaria Saldivar, has been placed on administrative leave [...]

Fire Leaves Lord’s Bank Family Homeless

A family in Lord’s Bank, Ladyville has been displaced after a fire swept through their wooden bungalow house. Despite efforts by the fire department to extinguish the blaze, it quickly [...]

Gun Case Against Allyson Major Dismissed

A Belize City man who was locked down for thirty-eight days on firearms offences was in the Supreme Court today after he sued the government for wrongful imprisonment. The case [...]

…He Challenges Harsh Gun Laws in Supreme Court

Sylvestre says that they are basing the case on two arguments.   Anthony Sylvestre, Attorney for Allyson Major “One, that his constitutional right not to be arrested, not to be [...]

M&M’s Engineering Robbed of Over $20,000 – Frederick Smith is Arraigned

Raccoon Street resident, nineteen year old Fredrick Smith was today arraigned for the May twenty-second armed robbery at M and M’s Engineering on the Phillip Goldson Highway. Last Friday around [...]

Eleventh Lagoon/Reef Eco-Challenge Held in San Pedro

Twenty-seven teams in brightly coloured ocean-going kayaks – forty-two gruelling miles from San Pedro Town to the northern-most creek bordering Mexico, and then back to town. The eleventh Lagoon/Reef Eco-Challenge, [...]

Tuesday’s Edition of Sports Monday

Good evening, I’m James Adderley and this is Sports Monday.   The 4 team semi-pro basketball playoffs got off with a bang over the weekend and we’ve got the head [...]

Body Discovered After 21 Days of Searching

Since he went missing on April thirtieth, the family of Densfield Bowen, feared the worst. Tonight, as they grieve, they are preparing to lay him to rest and close a [...]

Luis Dominguez is Shot on J.R. Street

A Belize City resident was shot on Thursday night in Belize City. Thirty two year old Luis Dominguez was riding his bike on JR Street shortly before eight last night [...]

Caneros in Santa Marta Issued Eviction Notice for Farming on Private Land

There is a very ugly situation brewing in the village of Santa Marta in the Orange Walk District, and it involves squatting. Thirteen farmers cleared and cultivated five hundred and [...]

Is Minister of State Squatting on Land in Santa Marta?

What’s the connection between Minister of State Edmond Castro and Santa Marta in the Orange Walk District? Well, you would think none, but you would be wrong. Earlier this week [...]

Caleb Orozco Featured in NY Times

Caleb Orozco. He has become the face of the LGBT Community and he has been in news for years challenging section 53 of the Belize Constitution. Well, this is not [...]

Does Spread in NY Times Benefit LGBT Agenda?

So, what does a major spread in the New York Times do for the LGBT Community? Caleb says it is about showing just how real it is for persons from [...]

Mix Up with Cuban Nationals in Benque Viejo

An interesting case came up today in the Benque Viejo Magistrate Court. It involves six Cuban nationals, three men and three females, who were detained two weeks ago in the [...]

GSU Busts Jermaine Rodriguez with Weed

The Gang Suppression Unit conducted anti-drug operations on Thursday and this morning in Belize City.  On Thursday evening, the GSU searched a one bedroom house on Lacroix Boulevard owned by [...]

Man Who Killed Mango Picker Granted Bail of $10,000

A number of bail applications were heard today in the Supreme Court before Justice Troadio John Gonzalez including three are high profile cases.  Ladyville businessman, Hilberto Perez, who was charged [...]