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Police investigate double murder in O.W. cane field

Orange Walk police have their hands full tonight as they investigate the double murder of two men Saturday morning in a cane field. The bodies of forty-seven year old Ismael [...]

Ombudsman asks police to treat Thompson fairly

While police look for leads in this latest double murder, a previous homicide remains very much on their minds. It has been a week since Corporal Fernando Rosado was shot [...]

Police look for Brown re: drugs, weapons

There was a time earlier this year when notorious reputed gang leaders Clay Monsanto and Brian Brown agreed to bury the hatchet and publicly renounced crime and violence, and advise [...]

Cheer’s, Shibel hit by robbers

If you drive between Belize City and points west at any hour close to mealtime, the restaurant called Cheers is an attraction that’s hard to pass up. Unfortunately, this weekend [...]

Looking for a New Year’s nightspot? Try church

It’s New Year’s eve, that one night of the year when Belizeans get dressed up for a late night rendezvous at their favourite nightspot. We’re talking about church of course, [...]

New Belikin calendar is a labour of love

When it first appeared a year ago, the 2001 Belikin calendar became an instant collector’s item. This year’s edition is hot off the press and according to early reviews, Belize [...]

Griga and Lazio fight to draw

Good evening I’m James Adderley and tonight’s show closes out Sports Monday for the year 2001. Like you know it Belize, we’re always on time and we’re always here when [...]

G.O.B. issues stop order against B.T.L. rates

This morning the ongoing dispute between the Committee for Action on Public Utilities and Belize Telecommunications Limited took another dramatic turn as G.O.B., in the form of Minister Ralph Fonseca, [...]

CAPU claims victory for their corner

Of course, CAPU is calling the stop order a victory for their corner. According to President of the Public Service Union and a member of the CAPU team Margaret Ventura, [...]

Glenn Godfrey sells Intelco to Spanish media co.

Also in news on the telecommunications scene, International Telecommunications, Intelco, announced on Thursday, that company chairman Glenn Godfrey has decided to sell his majority shares in the company to media [...]

Cayo woman says 3 men gang raped her

Tonight police are looking for three men who gang-raped a woman from Santa Elena on Thursday. According to reports, the twenty-two year old was in Ontario Village in the Cayo [...]

Chinese businesswoman robbed at gunpoint

Also in crime news from the west, a Chinese businesswoman has been robbed at gunpoint by two men. According to police reports, thirty year old Zhong Cai Mei of Santa [...]

Caye Caulker 10-year-old certified to dive

It could almost be a source of national shame that more Belizeans don’t take advantage of the spectacular natural attractions that bless our country. However, as News 5′s Brent Toombs [...]

Bz. City boasts interesting signs

In our line of work, we get to tour most of Belize City on a regular basis. On a couple of those trips we’ve seen some interesting sights, not all [...]

Channel 5: Bowling champions in media match-up

It’s been a common complaint of both the young and old that there’s nothing to do to entertain yourself in Belize. But with the arrival of the Princess Entertainment Company, [...]

Bz. businessman loses $1.2 mil in scam

Over the course of this year, we’ve reported our fair share of robberies, but this next story still manages to stand out. One local businessman has been robbed of over [...]

Farmer found dead on Northern Highway

In other crime news, police suspect foul play after a man was found dead on the Northern Highway. According to police reports, motorists informed Corozal officers that the lifeless body [...]

Butcher chopped in Corozal

Police are tonight looking for one Cessario Nicholson in connection with a Christmas day chopping incident. Reports are that around 6:00 p.m., twenty-one year old Dorian Cano, a butcher from [...]

Cop laid to rest; suspected killer still at large

Today, forensic photographer Police Corporal Fernando Rosado was laid to rest in San Ignacio with full honours. Rosado was shot and killed on Saturday at a home in the Sarstoon [...]

Mayor’s Assoc. to reform liquor act

With one big drinking day out of the way and another one right around the corner, liquor consumption is at an all time high. But with the number of establishments [...]

CAPU calls for public hearings by January 4th

The Committee for Action on Public Utilities, CAPU, has today called for an extraordinary meeting of the House of Representatives Committee on Public Utilities. According to a press release sent [...]

Mother finds out it’s triplets during delivery

A Belize City mother is tonight three times blessed. Twenty year old Jolene Lamb knew she was expecting, but when she went into labour on Boxing Day, little did she [...]

Police corporal killed in line of duty

A police officer is dead tonight after he was gunned down in Belize City late Saturday night. The suspects are still on the loose, but the police have made the [...]

Bz. City sisters injured in store attack

Two Belize City sisters are in hospital tonight after being attacked by armed assailants on Sunday night. According to police, twenty-nine year old Alice Mak, her sister Shelley and their [...]

Unidentified man killed in store attack

Sandhill police are tonight investigating the murder of a still unidentified man earlier today. According to reports, the man was drinking with several others at a bar in the village [...]