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Border survey complete; results expected soon

The technical exercise of establishing the exact coordinates of Belize’s border with Guatemala has been completed… but the man who took the measurements is not quite ready to go public [...]

Two charged with double murder

Police have charged Twenty-one year-old Edward “Praca” Westby and twenty-four year-old Jason Williams, both of Supal Street of Belize City in connection with the brutal double murder of two children. [...]

Libertad housewife charged with killing husband

Belize City is not the only place where lives are being taken in anger. In the village of Libertad, in the Corozal District, a woman has been arrested for killing [...]

Cabinet approves education reform

In news from Tuesday’s Cabinet session, that executive body has approved a comprehensive plan to improve Belize’s educational system. The four year, forty-two million dollar project aims to improve the [...]

Single moms receive hurricane relief

Yesterday we reported that UNICEF, in cooperation with the British government, donated over two hundred and ninety thousand dollars towards refurbishing schools that were damaged by the recent hurricane. Today [...]

Fishing co-op secures loan facility

In related news Belizean fishermen who lost their boats, motors and lobster traps to Keith’s fury, will now have access to loans to get back in business. The Northern Fisherman [...]

Palacio signs with Celtics for rest of season

In sports news, the roller coaster career of Belizean American basketball player Milton Palacio is once again back on track. After playing only limited minutes during his rookie session as [...]

City neighbourhoods fearful in wake of shootings

Monday’s killing of two children in an attempted hit on a reputed crime figure has not only shocked the Belizean community, but has also engulfed several Belize City neighbourhoods in [...]

Fire destroys four Bz. City homes

It had all the ingredients of a disaster of epic proportions: dry weather, strong breezes and old wooden buildings in a congested part of town. But instead of a citywide [...]

Murder victim’s father identifies killers

Police have detained a number of suspects in Monday’s brutal slaying of two children in Belize City, but no charges have yet been filed. News 5′s Ann-Marie Williams looks behind [...]

Big guns missing from police armoury

With tensions on Belize City’s streets running so high, the news received this afternoon from police headquarters is the equivalent of trying to put out this morning’s fire with a [...]

Major drug bust in O.W., Cayo

While they may have been lax in securing their armoury, police were right on the money when it came to busting suspected drug traffickers. On Friday, cops in Orange Walk [...]

Missing soldier was hungry but confident

For three days and three nights he was lost in the jungle, not far from a disputed area near the Guatemalan border. Today, Private Marvin Card, safely back at Price [...]

Brutality victim’s son shot at police officer

On yesterday’s newscast we aired the grievance of Bernadine Anderson, who claimed that police insulted her and beat her on two occasions last week. Today the police have reported what [...]

British help schools recover from Keith

The winds and rain may be distant memories, but those people and institutions still suffering from Hurricane Keith have not been forgotten. Jose Sanchez reports. Jose Sanchez, Reporting Hurricane Keith [...]

SJC, Viterbo sign cooperation agreement

Students from St. John’s College who plan to study in the United States will now be able to do so with a lot less hassle. SJC and Viterbo University, located [...]

Two kids killed in gang style hit

It was the kind of crime that makes us ashamed to be a member of Belizean society, if not the entire human race. Two Belize City children will not get [...]

Missing soldier found safe and sound

A BDF soldier who was reported lost near the Guatemalan border has been found safe and sound. Private Marvin Card became separated from his fourteen-man patrol around dusk on Friday [...]

Husband and wife dead in highway accident

A husband and wife are dead following a head-on collision on the Western Highway Sunday evening. Police say Howell Adolphus was driving a red Chrysler along with two other passengers: [...]

Dangriga grocer robbed and shot

A Chinese grocer of Dangriga is at the Belmopan Hospital recovering from a gunshot wound, while the gunmen are on the run. Kyu Huan, twenty-five, told police that on Friday, [...]

Gas station held up by gunman

And in Belize City, a gas station attendant was robbed of three hundred dollars. Around 9:00 on Friday night, Lornel Staine, attendant at the One-Stop Shell Station at the corner [...]

Fortis buys BECOL, paves way for Chalillo

There is big news in the energy sector, as a major hurdle has been cleared by Belize Electricity Limited in its efforts to implement the Chalillo Hydro Project. In a [...]

Salvadoran foreign minister says thank you

The foreign minister of El Salvador today met with Prime Minister Said Musa. Maria Eugenia Brizuela de Avila met with the P.M. this morning in Belmopan. The primary purpose of [...]

Woman alleges police brutality

A Belize City woman visited News 5 this afternoon to complain of two incidents of police brutality she allegedly suffered last week. Bernadine Anderson of a North Creek address said [...]

Yabra and Acros draw at MCC

Good evening I’m James Adderley and you’re in tuned to this latest version of Sports Monday. Kulture Yabra of Belize City found itself matched up against turf rivals Acros for [...]