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Hostages get high powered lawyer

It is the biggest crisis yet faced by the eighteen-month-old government of Prime Minister Said Musa. Four Belizeans–three soldiers and a policeman–literally kidnapped by a force of approximately twenty-five Guatemalan [...]

Prisoner recounts abduction

That was the latest from Guatemala, but for those of you who missed News Five’s special report on Sunday, which aired again at noon today and is posted on our [...]

UDP leader says “bring them home”

The problem of internal unity–or rather lack thereof–has always bedeviled Belize in its relations with Guatemala. On the surface this instance is no different, with the Opposition and Government sparring [...]

Body of drowned man recovered

After a day and a half of searching, shortly after seven on Saturday morning, the body of Kelvin “Brambles” Barrow was found floating in the water, just a few yards [...]

Baby dies, brother says she fell

A two-year-old girl is dead after reportedly falling down a flight of stairs. The tragic accident took place around one Saturday afternoon on West Street in Belize City. According to [...]

Tractors collide, one driver killed

This weekend two tractors collided, killing one of the drivers. According to the police, thirty-nine-year old Henry Bodden was driving a red Massey Ferguson tractor on his way home Sunday [...]

Teenagers report rapes in Orange Walk

A teenage boy has reported being raped in the Orange Walk District. The fourteen year old told police he was walking with some friends near Louisiana Field on the evening [...]

Inmate injured in kitchen fight

On Sunday an inmate received minor surgery after he was chopped at Hattieville prison. According to the Department of Corrections, the incident happened shortly after nine Sunday morning. Reports are [...]

Belize wins gold in boxing tournament

Good evening, I’m James Adderly and welcome to this fresh portion of Sports Monday. In a bid to achieve gold, the Belize Amateur Boxing Association opted to host this year’s [...]