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Jerson Carballo Attacked on Way Home

In the Saint Martin De Porres area of the city on Monday night, the life of Jerson Carballo was snuffed out and police have no motive or suspect. Carballo had [...]

Man’s Body Found in Corozal

Around seven this morning, a body was found under a tree next to the basketball court and football field in the village of San Narciso in the Corozal District. It [...]

Couple Still Missing; Has The Worst Happened?

Also up north in Corozal, the search continues for a couple who has been missing since Thursday.  Thirty-four-year-old Zeidy Orozco and forty-two-year-old Balthazar Lopez were last seen in the vicinity [...]

Did Government Pay Footballers with B.D.F. Money?

The Belize Defence Force is under fire tonight. News Five has obtained documents showing invoices for fifty thousand dollars worth of payments of allowances made to members of the team [...]

Guatemalan Grandmother Kidnapped San Pedro Girl

A seven-year-old girl has reportedly been abducted by her grandmother and is believed to have been taken from her hometown in San Pedro across the border to neighboring Guatemala.  Hamy [...]

D.P.P. on Pakeman: Botched Investigation; Premature Dismissal of Charges

In a surprise statement, the Director of Public Prosecutions, Cheryl-Lynn Vidal has made scathing remarks against those who mismanaged the investigation of Dorian Pakeman, the Director of the Government Press [...]

Curt Smith, Bernice Yorke’s and Belize’s Best in P.S.E.

Students are breathing a sigh of relief tonight, following the release of this year’s P.S.E. results. Seven thousand two hundred and seventy one students registered for the exam that assesses [...]

Corozal’s Mary Hill, Methodist Schools Also Celebrating

Most top scorers in the P.S.E. are from the City, but while on assignment in Corozal, we dropped by the Mary Hill Primary School where there was reason to celebrate. [...]

Results Still Average; Slight Improvement for Math, English

Earlier you saw some of the top performers from twenty five highest overall marks – but they represent just a fraction of the seven thousand plus students who sat the [...]

Traffic Charges Dropped Against John Briceño

P.U.P. leader John Briceño saw charges of Negligent Harm, Failure to Report an Accident and Driving a Vehicle without Due Care and Attention tossed out of the Orange Walk Magistrate’s [...]

Is Expense Bill for B.T.L. Settlement Too High?

As much as one hundred and thirty million U.S. dollars is being sought by the former owners of Belize Telemedia Limited from the Dean Barrow administration. It is the final [...]

Why Did P.M. Sign Agreement?

The Government and particularly the Prime Minister have in the past tried to shove off at least part of the responsibility for the B.T.L. debacle to the shoulders of the [...]

Briceño Warns ‘Sticker Shock’ Coming for Belize’s Economy

There is also the question of economic shock caused by the B.T.L. payments. The Government recently re-negotiated the Superbond, but has accumulated close to a hundred million dollars in debt [...]

Accused Sex Offender Gets New Trial

A Corozal Free Zone employee who in August 2011 was accused of raping a sixteen-year-old minor has been granted a retrial. Thirty-six-year-old Antonio Gutierrez was convicted of raping the minor [...]

Osmar Sabido, Not Oscar

And on a matter of clarification, Osmar Sabido Junior was sentenced to twenty-one years for killing his common-law wife, Christie Carrasco. Sabido Junior is from Orange Walk and is not [...]

Burrell Boom Continues Battle Against Boat Yard

As we reported on Monday, residents of Burrell Boom village are up in arms that Bradley’s Boat Yard is relocating within their village, introducing them to a potentially cancerous future [...]

B.D.F. Chasing Suspected Guatemalan Incursions

It has now been a month since it was reported that the villages of Otoxha and San Benito Poite have been facing a takeover of acres of territory by Guatemalan [...]

Training in Results-Based Management for SDG Reports

Forty representatives from multiple Ministries are doing a three-day training under the United Nations Department of Economic and Social Affairs. The participants are doing the training in results based management [...]

Bandits Vs Walter Ferretti in New CONCACAF Club League

In sporting news, there was a victory parade on Monday night in Belmopan for the national football and basketball champions, Belmopan Bandits, owned by Minister John Saldivar.  The matter of [...]

Kaina Says No to B.A.A., Forever

Last week, News Five spoke one-on-one with Kaina Martinez, Olympian sprinter turned All-American at Texas A and M University-Kingsville.  After completing her college track career with good performances in the [...]