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Villagers Fired Up in Teakettle over Police Misconduct

A nineteen-year-old resident in the village of Teakettle was shot and killed by the police who claim it was not intentional. But villagers are not persuaded that the shooting of [...]

Police at it Again in Belize City; Randy Chambers Targeted

There is another case involving violent police behavior this time in the Belize City. Three officers were captured on surveillance camera stomping on a young man even as he turns [...]

Prisoner Alleges Rape; Family Appeals to Prison C.E.O.

A twenty-year-old inmate was buggered on two separate occasions by another prisoner at the Belize Central Prison in November. According to police, a prisoner reported on the twenty-ninth of November [...]

Like Parents, Like Son: Russell Hyde Jr., Shot in San Ignacio

It’s been over two years since the infamous Russel Hyde Senior was taken down by gunmen at his Roaring Creek home in August 2015; his wife, Rosalie Galvez, was murdered [...]

Grandmother Denies Younger Hyde a Target

But was the shooting an attempt to take out Hyde Junior?  And if so, who ordered the unsuccessful hit? Police have several persons detained for questioning, but no one has [...]

Jesus for Court of Appeal? Franz Parke Didn’t Cut It

Court of Appeal Justice Franz Parke abruptly stepped down from his seat on the bench on Monday, having tendered a letter of resignation to the Governor General that same morning.  [...]

The Future of Marijuana under Debate

The decision by Government to decriminalize possession of ten grams or less of marijuana, after nearly five years of waiting, enjoyed rare bipartisan support.  This is because of the level [...]

City Resident to be Tried for Unlawful Intercourse with Minor

Tonight, twenty-two-year-old Gasman Jones, a Belize City resident is out on bail of two thousand dollars granted to him for the offense of unlawful sexual intercourse after his case ended [...]

Employee Admits Theft from Augusto Quan and Company

A sales clerk employed at Augusto Quan and Company appeared in court this morning after being caught red-handed shoplifting from his place of work on Monday.  Thirty-eight-year-old Antonio Novelo was [...]

Teen Reporters: This One’s for the Children

In honor of Universal Children’s Day, UNICEF called on young minds to assume key roles in media, politics and other sectors.  While the main activities were held in mid-November, everyday [...]

Belize Continues Participation at Central American Games

There are no medal victories to report yet, but Belize is holding its own on day-two of the 2017 Central American Games. In basketball, Belize looks for another win as [...]

Fresh Cutz Goes into Operation

Four youths from the Apprenticeship Program received the opportunity to start up their small businesses.  The budding entrepreneurs recently completed a three-month training and received certificates on the essentials of [...]

Be Prepared for Scouts Seeking Teddy Bears

Scouts Belize needs your help to spread some cheer with the hostels in Belize. As a part of the Christmas campaign, the organization is asking for donations of teddy bears [...]

Rowan, the Caribbean Adventurist

News Five has been happy to tag along with nineteen-year-old Rowan Garel over the years on his many adventures. From climbing Victoria Peak to diving the Blue Hole to walking [...]