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Charged for Theft and a Person of Interest for Double Murder, John DeShaies Denies Both

News Five can confirm tonight that there’s a team of F.B.I. agents in Belize investigating the double murders of one of their own, ex-U.S. marine thirty-six-year-old Drew Thomas DeVoursney and [...]

In Belize City, Dangriga Boy Killed on Elston Kerr Street

There was a murder in the Old Capital on Thursday night, leaving many to wonder whether the fragile ceasefire brokered among the various gangs has once again unraveled.  The victim [...]

Man Convicted for Assaulting Young Girl

He said it was accidental, but the magistrate didn’t believe him. As a result, fifty-five-year-old Louis Tucker will remain behind bars for five years. Tucker was convicted of sexual assault [...]

Stabbing Murder Accused Acquitted over ID Problems

Twenty-eight year old Wilhelm Gillette was today acquitted of the murder of twenty-one year old Norval Belisle, stabbed to death in the parking lot of La Cabana Club in the [...]

Police Make Arrests, But Kidnapping Victims in Corozal Still Wary

Corozal police have detained two of four men accused of robbery and kidnapping and are seeking two others. Twenty-three-year-old Jason Espinosa and forty-five-year-old Elio Lopez handed over a bag containing [...]

Ministry of Health Says Clinic that Treated Baby Ricardo Was ‘Non-Functional’

The clinic which treated five-month-old Ricardo Quintero is shut down tonight, following an investigation by the Ministry of Health. Following the departure of the original owner a few months ago, [...]

What Killed Baby Ricardo? Health Officials Stumped

Doctor Manzanero told News Five that their investigation of Baby Ricardo’s death overlapped with that of the investigation into the clinic, but to affix a particular cause of death and [...]

18 Graduates from 2-Level Training Course to Fight Epidemic Outbreaks

The study of epidemiology involves analysing statistical data to identify the causes of outbreaks, or epidemics, of diseases from AIDS to Zika, and using that analysis to isolate potential causes [...]

Teaching the Caste War at S.J.C.

Saint John’s College launched an educational history program today that focuses on the Caste War.  The mix media project uses technology, creativity and the community to tell stories about a [...]

Belize Referee Makes CONCACAF History at Panama Tournament

Today, one of Belize’s referee is getting the opportunity to officiate a CONCACAF match in Panama. Ricardo Daniel Ake, Belize’s assistant referee, has been assigned to referee a match today [...]

The Sights and Sounds of Agric 2017

The National Agricultural and Trade Show, better known as Agric, got off over the weekend. The annual event provides a space for the productive sector to meet with its customers [...]