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Five years later, Audit finds that G.O.B. had favorable relations with ‘Special Effects’

Late this evening, News Five has been able to get a sneak peek at the 2012-2013 Auditor General’s Report which is expected to be tabled this Friday in the House.  [...]

Artists rally as Shyne renews challenge to BSCAP

There are more details available tonight on the state of finances of the Belizean Society of Composers, Authors and Publishers. Last week, Shyne Barrow resigned abruptly when it became known [...]

BSCAP Chairperson Heather Cunningham hits back

Late this evening, BSCAP’s chairwoman, attorney Heather Cunningham, responded to claims being made by Shyne during a press conference earlier today.  Those statements cast a negative light on Cunningham, as [...]

Defending against ‘slander,’ Cunningham says artists got their funds

Cunningham has taken umbrage to the allegations made by Shyne because she says they are slanderous.  According to the chairwoman, the twenty-five hundred dollars that has been earmarked for distribution [...]

Castro and Franklin in custody; police say Insp. Yearwood info was not official

At news time this evening, police confirmed that Jafari Castro and Gilbert Franklin are in police custody pending charges. The duo was detained earlier today in the south side of [...]

Christian Espat arraigned for weekend shooting

As police were announcing the arrest of twenty-one-year-old Christian Espat on Monday evening for charges of attempted murder, deadly means of harm and dangerous harm for a shooting incident on [...]

Fuel prices for regular and diesel going up again

It’s been a month since the last increase at the pumps, but get ready for another crunching increase in fuel prices.  At midnight tonight, regular gasoline rises by a whopping [...]

Cop facing charges for gun bust

One week ago, Police Constable Franklin Ramirez was busted by fellow officers in the Mobile Interdiction Team along with three civilians. He was driving a vehicle carrying a gun hidden [...]

Two more suspects in Caribbean Tire robbery

San Ignacio police continue to investigate the burglary of the Caribbean Tires depot in Spanish Lookout, Cayo District, which is believed to be an inside job. On Saturday some twenty [...]

Immigration, Mines to charge Chiquibul gold panners

Over the weekend San Ignacio police received six Guatemalan nationals – thirty-eight years old Agusto Perez Gonzalez of Dolores, Petén; twenty-six years old Wilfredo Antoniel Chavez of Barrio Nuevo; eighteen [...]

Lerone Williams charged for handling stolen motorcycle

A motorcycle stolen from the Ministry of Education has been recovered by police from the possession of a fisherman.   Today in court, Lerone Williams, a resident of Faber’s Road [...]

N.C.I.B. to process Chunox file to D.P.P.

The Professional Standards Branch of the Belize Police Department is inundated with cases of alleged police misconduct and there were several updates coming out of Monday’s press conference with its [...]

Professional Standards Branch confirms charged for P.G. cops accused of extortion

In Punta Gorda, two cops have been accused of shaking down a school principal for money to hush up an alleged violation of insurance expiration. They agreed to accept money [...]

Customs shot a man in Santa Cruz, Orange Walk

Though not confirmed, there are reports of an altercation between Customs and a group of Belizeans in the Santa Cruz area of Orange Walk. This village is particularly known for [...]

Fires on Guatemalan side of Sarstoon River

Our newsroom has also received photographs of a fire in the Sarstoon. The reports state that several structures on the Guatemalan side of the river went up in flames earlier [...]

Francine Pitts dies; survived loss of daughter Eyannie Nunez and City house

Belize City resident Francine Pitts gained public attention when her young daughter, Eyannie, was shot and killed as she slept at home. Pitts would go on to experience a long [...]

Who can build the ultimate Maya Spa Experience?

BELTRAIDE and the Belize Spa and Wellness Association are organizing the first ever “Maya Spa Experience Brand Competition.”  The overall objective of the competition is to have certified massage therapists [...]

KTV the Remix is back for semi-finals

After a brief hiatus, KTV, the Remix is back tonight live at the Bliss and the show promises to be as entertaining and ram packed with great performances.  The remaining [...]