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Couple Goes Missing in Corozal

Anxiety is building up in Corozal where a couple has not been heard from since Thursday night.  Search parties have been combing the area around the village of Patchakan in [...]

Body of Sarteneja Woman Retrieved from Sea

Two persons drown over the weekend in separate incidents in the north and west of the country. Just after nine on Sunday morning, the decomposing body forty-four-year-old Acita Flores was [...]

Elderly Man Drowns in Santa Familia – Was It Deliberate?

The second drowning over the weekend involved a seventy-nine-year-old man from the Cayo District. On Friday afternoon, Eduardo Landero jumped in the river and didn’t come back up. His decomposing [...]

From Murder to Manslaughter – Fourteen More Years in Jail for Osmar Sabido Jr.

Twenty-one years for manslaughter….that’s the sentence handed down today by the Court of Appeal to Osmar Sabido Junior. He was convicted in April 2016 of the murder of his common-law [...]

Ernie Zelaya Sent Down for Weed Bust

Justice was swift this morning for a father of three in the lower court. Ernie Zelaya was fined ten thousand dollars and sentenced to three years behind bars for the [...]

Burrell Boom Says No to Bradley’s Boat Yard

Less than two weeks ago, someone set fire to boat moulds owned by Bradley’s Boat Yard, previously located in Belize City. It relocated some time ago to a property off [...]

P.S.E. Results Coming; Will Strike Have Impact?

Students have been anxiously awaiting the results of the 2017 Primary School Examination, sat in April and May of this year. According to the Examinations Unit of the Ministry of [...]

MoneyGram Office Hit by Robbers in Santa Elena

Police have confirmed that there was an armed robbery in Santa Elena Town this afternoon but at news time, they are still investigating. News Five understands that the Nationwide Cash [...]

AIDS Commission Honored for Regional Testing

The Belize National AIDS Commission and Executive Director Enrique Romero were recognized with the Tenth Anniversary Regional Testing Day Innovative Outreach Award for their contribution to the Regional Testing Day [...]

Harvest Caye for All – Even FECTAB

Over the weekend, we caught up with Minister Manuel Heredia Junior on South West’s Inaugural Flight to Belize. Now, prior to opening up a small market for local tour operators [...]

Southwest Now Comes from Fort Lauderdale

Tourism numbers are expected to grow with the addition of a new route to Belize. Over the weekend, Southwest started flying from Fort Lauderdale Hollywood to the Philip Goldson airport. [...]

Belize at Caribbean Week in New York City

Tourism officials, industry executives, the media, the Caribbean Diaspora, as well as travel agents and consumers are converging on New York City for Caribbean Week 2017.  While there they will [...]

H.R.C.U. Offers Grants to School Kids

The school year is not yet over, but parents are no doubt starting to turn their attention to the plans for the coming new one. Holy Redeemer Credit Union Limited [...]

Oh Canada! Photo Exhibit Marks 150th Anniversary

The provinces of Ontario, Quebec, Nova Scotia and New Brunswick were brought together in 1867 to form what is now known as Canada.   Since then, that North American country has [...]

Burrell Boom Day Returns

Residents of Burrell Boom, Belize District revived an old tradition this past Saturday with “Burrell Boom Day,” an occasion to celebrate and recall the history of the village located about [...]

Belmopan Bandits Are Champions of Sports Monday

Good evening, I’m James Adderley and this is Sports Monday.   [Highlights of the weekend sporting activities….]