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Mayoral candidate says let the law decide deadlock

The deadlock continues at City Hall as the two front runners for the Mayorship are still without the single crucial vote needed to assume office. In yesterday’s newscast we reported [...]

Defunct newspaper owes $40,000 in VAT

It had been rumored for several weeks, reported in the Belize Times and headlined in the Amandala. Today News Five has confirmed that it’s true. The Pulse newspaper, which published [...]

Prime Minister focuses on economy

While the leader of the Opposition was discovering that VAT was indeed, a killa, the Prime Minister appeared on television to explain how he was going to make good on [...]

Belize City pool hall robbed

In crime news, an armed robbery overnight in Belize City has left one establishment considerably poorer and the police in hot pursuit of four alleged robbers. According to the officer [...]

Mugger arrested by police

While police search for the guys who jacked the pool hall, their quick work has landed a teenage boy behind bars, charged with robbery. On Thursday, twenty-one year old student [...]

Cattle rustlers arrested in Orange Walk

While in Belize City it was tennis shoes and jewelry, thieves in Orange Walk preferred livestock. Three people have been arrested on charges of cattle theft. They are thirty-two year [...]

European tourists charged with forgery, theft

One week after they were busted as they tried to cash some stolen Traveler’s Checks, a battery of charges has been laid against two foreign visitors. Thirty-nine year old Italian [...]

Ten prisoners paroled under new program

It was an innovation implemented in the closing months of the U.D.P. administration and one that the new government has taken to heart. Today the first inmates released under the [...]

New CD released by Punta Rock star

He’s made it to the “Most Wanted” list, but no, punta rocker Aziatic is not being sought by the police. Instead the Los Angeles based artist is preparing to unleash [...]

Children meet new minister at Independence rally

It has become a regular feature of the September Celebrations and one that seems to get better with every passing year. This morning I had the pleasure to bang hooky [...]

G. Michael Reid on Belize-Americans

We know them by their stylishly baggy shorts, new tennis and strange accents. News Five commentator G. Michael Reid, himself a former Belize-American, demonstrates that it takes one to know [...]

Monday is holiday, next newscast night of Tues. Sept. 22nd