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Two inmates charged with prison murder

After two days in police custody, Mark Middleton and Glenford Gillett have been jointly charged for the murder of fellow Hattieville Prison inmate Gerald Tasher. Investigations have revealed that the [...]

No punishment yet for prison rioters

While Dickie Bradley, Minister of Prisons had told News Five in an interview that those responsible for Tuesday night’s near riot at Hattieville would soon be punished, Jennifer Lovell, the [...]

Sixteen-year-old charged with rape of eighty-two year old

Two days after an eighty-two year old woman reported to police that she had been robbed and raped, a sixteen-year-old, Carlos Luna Caliz, has been arrested and charged for the [...]

Restaurant caught with illegal seafood

Thanks to a sting operation by the Fisheries Department, one Belize City restaurateur has become the catch of the day after he was netted for possessing undersized shellfish. According to [...]

Police campaign against drunk driving

This afternoon traffic at the Pallotti junction slowed down not because there was a traffic jam but because the National Drug Abuse Control Council, NDACC and the Police Youth Cadet [...]

Y2K Council says all is well

There is less than a day and a half to go before we witness the end of the Twentieth Century and worldwide, people have been making preparations in anticipation of [...]

City prepares for millennium parties

With the peak of the millennium madness only hours away, entertainment hot spots throughout the city are pulling out all the stops and laying out the red carpet, each trying [...]

K.H.M.H. readies for millennium baby

It’s getting to be that time of year when expectant mothers start watching the calendar… and the clock. While the Lions Club will as is customary, be showering the first [...]

Minister says hospital will improve

After all the millennium hoopla has died down the public’s concern will no doubt refocus on the nuts and bolts of health care. We asked the Minister and chairman what [...]

Five-year-old accident victim makes progress

There is no shortage of horror stories which come out of the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital… and we here at News Five have reported more than our share. Tonight, however, [...]