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Everal Martinez Charged with Step-Daughter Allyssa Nunez’s Murder

Her plight touched the heart of many Belizeans. Her unnecessary death enraged them. But life went on in the Old Capital as twenty-one-year-old Everal Martinez was briefly and quietly arraigned [...]

Howell Gillett Brings Fresh Approach to Eastern Division (South)

There is a new commander to take on the Eastern Division South Command of the Police Department in the city. After eight months on the job as the head of [...]

New Capital Gets Interim Leader as Senior Superintendent Vows to End “Carnage” in Old Capital

So who will take over from Gillett at the Belmopan Formation; and will Superintendent Daniel Arzu remain as Deputy Regional Commander at Eastern Division South? Here’s that update from Gillett. [...]

Cops Caught on Camera Harassing Avocado Vendor

Around six o’clock on Thursday evening, there was a ruckus outside the Michael Finnegan Market, Belize City that quickly became violent. Officers attached to the Special Patrol Unit were caught [...]

Family Says SPU Must Pay for Spoiled Goods

This evening, the nineteen-year-old resident of San Victor visited News Five along with his family. Sister Maria Cowo said that while he was held at the Racoon Street Police Station, [...]

New Managers of Civic include Elite Basketball Team Owner

A press conference will be held on Monday to announce the management company to take over the running of the brand new thirty-three million dollars Civic Center. The construction of [...]

Cover-Up Underway in Drug Plane Landings, Sources Allege

Police this afternoon confirmed that the single person held in connection with a suspected drug plane that crash landed in the Cuatro Leguas area of Blue Creek, Orange Walk around [...]

20,000 Strong Returns to Marion Jones

Twenty-thousand Strong? Not quite – but they descended on Belize City nevertheless with their call for gender parity. This year, the women rallied for change with “Nurturing the Next Generation [...]

Breaking: a Murder on the Canalside

There is breaking news to report tonight. Just minutes ago, there was a murder in Belize City where a man has reportedly been shot and killed near the corners of [...]

FECTAB Back on the Warpath against GOB

The outspoken folks at the Federation of Cruise Tourism Associations had been quiet for some time, but today they turned up the heat on Government, again. The organization wants to [...]

Howell Wants to Close Gap with Gangs

Since the beginning of the year, gang violence and gang-related murders are on the rise with the south side of the city particularly hit. 2017 ended with the second highest [...]

New Commander Wants to Talk with Everyone

But will there be a return of the method of mediation with gang members as was employed by ACP Chester Williams alongside Dianne Finnegan and Nuri Mohammed? That initiative was [...]

CitCo Shakeup Rumbles to Gwen Liz

Gwen Liz High School continues to face a series of administrative troubles, this time at its board level.  News Five understands that job interviews were being held this afternoon for [...]

Agro-Producers to Meet with G.O.B. over GST Exemptions

The Belize Agro-Productive Sector Group will meet with Prime Minister Dean Barrow and other top officials next Wednesday ahead of the Budget Debate. During the presentation on March ninth, the [...]

Taxi Man’s Shooter Identified, Charged

Twenty-year-old Esmir Garrido has been charged with grievous harm and use of deadly means of harm on taxi driver Reginald Garoy. Garoy was shot and injured in the right side [...]

Pickwick Loses Second Round Versus Princess in Court of Appeal

The Court of Appeal this morning handed down a decision in the case of Belize Pickwick Club Hotel Limited and Belize Pickwick Club Limited, against Princess Entertainment Limited, Golden Princess [...]

Courts Helps Out at Sister Cecilia Home

Thirty-three residents at the Sister Cecilia Home for the Elderly were treated to a tea party by Unicomer Belize as the company undertook a week-long of activities in volunteerism. Over [...]

Taiwanese Make Investment in Sheep, Goat Rearing

For two years now, a national sheep and goat-breeding center at the Central Farm has been in operation to develop this small sector and so farmers who are rearing sheep [...]