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Family of Ten Displaced By Arson in Ladyville

A sixty-six-year old grandmother and her extended family are tonight reeling from the devastating loss of their family home. The property located along the Phillip Goldson Highway was reduced to [...]

Troy Banner: An Apparent Pattern of Child Abuse

Tonight, Troy Banner is once again making headlines for allegedly committing an unthinkable act upon his fifteen-day-old son.  The newborn was transferred from the Western Regional Hospital to the K.H.M.H. [...]

A Minor is Raped in Lake-I

A minor was sexually assaulted in the Lake Independence area of Belize City last Wednesday.  The twelve-year-old was walking along Heart Street when she was accosted by someone she recognizes [...]

More Rains Expected With Approaching Tropical Wave

Some areas across the Belize District experienced over two inches of rain over the weekend, due to a tropical wave that passed over the country. And while most of the [...]

A Woman Falls to Her Death at Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary

Thirty-five-year-old Lucero Aguirre lost her life on Tuesday morning while visiting the Cockscomb Basin Wildlife Sanctuary.  The resident of San Juan Village, Stann Creek District, was along with her family [...]

Elderly Man Charged for Rape of A Child

It’s the kind of crime you cringe at – a child being sexually molested. Police have reported that a little girl was raped twice on the same day by an [...]

Suspected Drowning in Corozal

Police in Corozal retrieved the body of a man from the sea near the Round House area in that municipality earlier today. The body was reportedly identified by a family [...]

Mother of Two Allegedly Murdered By Common-law Husband in San Ignacio

It’s another heartbreaking story of domestic violence that gripped the nation over the weekend. A thirty-five-year-old mother from Santa Familia Village is dead. Ima Landero was allegedly killed by forty-seven-year-old [...]

5 Years Later, Another Suspected Arson for Patricia Flowers

A family of four is tonight without a roof over their heads, following a fire in the Gungulung area on Saturday evening. Today, News Five spoke with Patricia Flowers, who [...]

Fire Guts Popular Jah Mundo Restaurant and Sports Bar in Corozal

A fire at a popular restaurant and sports bar on the outskirts of Corozal Town has interrupted business for the owner and dining and recreational events for the many ex-pats [...]

Hopkins Arson Under Investigation

Last night we told you about the case of arson at Ella’s Cool Spot in Hopkins Village. Investigators are on the ground gathering evidence in hopes of identifying the perpetrator. [...]

Who Ruined the Andres Campos Football Pitch in Corozal Town? And why?

Officials of the Corozal Sports Council have filed a complaint with Corozal police after someone was captured on video using a car to willfully ruin the football pitch on the [...]

Ella’s Cool Spot Reduced to Rubbles

An overnight blaze in Hopkins village completely destroyed Ella’s Cool Spot, an iconic location in the community considered to be a prime tourist destination for food and drinks. The restaurant [...]

Resident says Hopkins Village Needs Its Own Fire Department

It is time for Hopkins Village to have its own fire station, according to Donovan Maximo, one of the first residents on the scene of this morning’s fire at Ella’s [...]

Unprecedented Flooding in Carmelita Village

Over ten inches of rain fell over the Orange Walk and Corozal districts on Saturday and Sunday. This led to severe and unprecedented flooding in several communities within those districts. [...]

Minister Bernard Monitoring Flooding Situation in Orange Walk

Orange Walk East area representative Kevin Bernard says that he was on the ground in several affected villages in his constituency right up until eleven o’clock on Sunday night. As [...]

Ministry Concerned about Health Hazards in Wake of Flooding

In the wake of flooding, there are concerns as it relates to health hazards such as vector borne diseases and water contamination, not to mention COVID protocols at shelters for [...]

Crooked Tree Causeway Under Water

A portion of the Crooked Tree Village causeway was under water this evening. Earlier this month, we spoke to one resident who voiced concern after the causeway was flooded, following [...]

Tropical Wave Brings More Rainfall

As we told you, the rains will continue. According to the National Meteorological Service, the tropical wave will continue to support wet conditions. A flood warning remains in effect for [...]

NEMO Activates Operations Countrywide

The National Emergency Management Organization’s response teams have been activated countrywide as more rains are expected to affect the country throughout the rest of the week. NEMO’s latest advisory indicates [...]

A Minor is Electrocuted in Maskall

A child was electrocuted in Maskall Village over the weekend. The incident is being investigated by the Belize Police Department and details of what transpired, based on the account given [...]

10th Climate Forum Brings Together Key Stakeholders

The National Meteorological Service held its tenth National Climate Outlook Forum today in Belize City. The forum highlighted key messages and presentations from local, regional and international agencies on the [...]

A Mother of Two Perishes in House Fire in Belize City

And several blocks away from the scene of this afternoon’s fatal attack on Faber’s Road, a mother of two perished in a weekend fire at her home in Belize City. [...]

Separate Weekend Drowning Incidents at Rio On Pools

Two persons lost their lives in separate drowning incidents at the Rio On Pools in Mountain Pine Ridge over the weekend, prompting the Forest Department to issue a public notice. [...]

No Major Forest Fires in 2022, But Cattle Ranching Persists

What’s going on in the Chiquibul? While at Camp Belizario today, News Five caught up with Rafael Manzanero, the Executive Director of Friends for Conservation and Development. As you know, [...]