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Melissa Ferguson, William Mason’s Wife, Turns Herself Into Police

Before noon today, Melissa Ferguson, the wife of accused murderer William “Danny” Mason, turned herself in to the Belmopan Police. Police had been looking for Ferguson and had issued a [...]

Attorney Dickie Bradley Reveals Details of Melissa Ferguson’s Statement

At news time tonight Melissa Ferguson, also known as Mila Mason, has been at the CIB headquarters in Belmopan since eleven-forty-five this morning when she walked into the Police Station [...]

Camalote Plumber Murdered in the City

While there were no known casualties caused by Hurricane Earl, immediately in its aftermath a plumber from Camalote, Cayo, who had just been released on parole, was found murdered in [...]

164 Persons Remain in Shelters

While we have been spared the loss of life by Hurricane Earl, families are still in shelters having suffered substantive damages to their roofs, belongings or their houses. A total [...]

UNICEF Says 110,000 Children Affected by Hurricane Earl

Melissa Ferguson’s attorney has just provided an interview on her statement to the police. We’ll have all that coming up later in the newscast. But thirty-eight persons were killed in [...]

UNICEF Issues Care Packages to Affected Families

UNICEF is assisting with care packages that are being distributed to families in the shelters. There is also a possibility that the organization will provide financial support to the Belize [...]

Willoughby Says Sanitation Works to Continue in the City

Sanitation works have been ongoing for the past four days in neighborhoods in Belize City hard hit by Hurricane Earl. Most of the main thoroughfares across the Old Capital have [...]

CitCo’s Sanitation Manager Hospitalized

The sanitation workers attached to the City Council have been working around the clock to get the city back to normalcy. But in the thick of things, there has been [...]

Managing Waste at Transfer Station

Meanwhile the Transfer Station at the garbage dump near mile three on the George Price Highway is congested due to the volume of debris and garbage transported to the site. [...]

Utility Company Restoring Power to Country

Not every household has been powered-up following the passage of Earl which caused extensive damage to lamp posts and electrical wiring. B.E.L. says it continues to work toward the restoration [...]

WestJet Direct Flights from Canada to Belize

Amid the not so good news, there is some positive report in the tourism industry. Tourism numbers are holding their own with the Belize Tourism Board claiming an upward trend [...]

San Pedro Resident Remanded for Unlawful Sex

A thirty-two year old resident from the San Juan area of San Pedro is on remand tonight. Edair Dominguez is accused of the sexual assault of a fourteen year old [...]

John Burke and Kareem Eagan Arraigned for Attempted Murder

Two Belize City men are also on remand tonight at the Belize Central Prison for attempted murder. Thirty-two year old John Burke, a fisherman of Lavender Street, and thirty-four year [...]

Belize Red Cross Provides Relief to Hurricane Victims

The Belize Red Cross is offering assistance to the National Emergency Management Organization (NEMO) as part of the recovery process from Hurricane Earl. Even before the storm made landfall in [...]

Financial Assistance Can Be Forwarded to the Belize Red Cross

Since the hurricane, a number of Go-Fund Me accounts have been opened, soliciting financial assistance for hurricane victims. Here at Channel Five, we have been inundated with requests of where [...]

Flooding in the West Damages Low-Lying Bridge

With the passage of Hurricane Earl, flooding waters are expected to descend on many communities. In the west, water levels at the Mopan and Macal Rivers surged, but according to [...]

Sports Monday: Sporting Facilities Damaged by Hurricane Earl

Good evening, I’m James Adderley and this is Sports Monday.   Hurricane Earl has come and gone, leaving in its wake, a major setback to the sports—at least in the [...]

B.T.L. Donates $100,000 in Hurricane Relief

The Belize Red Cross and Hand In Hand Ministry are providing immediate and long term assistance to support victims of Hurricane Earl.  Belize Telemedia Limited has pledged fifty thousand dollars [...]