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Three 14-year-olds charged with Cayo rape

It’s a crime that until recently was covered by a curtain of silence, but rape in Belize has become too common and too big a problem to be hidden or [...]

Settlement imminent in Wavedancer case

The luxurious live-aboard dive boat capsized on the night of October eighth, 2001, as Hurricane Iris lashed the southern port of Big Creek. By the time the wind subsided, the [...]

Former K.H.M.H. accountant returns to clear name

Her name, along with that of hospital C.E.O. Alvaro Rosado, was forged on a number of cheques that added up to the massive theft of over two hundred and eighteen [...]

Cops bust weed plantation near Red Bank

Colombian cocaine may be the international drug runner’s narcotic of choice, but that hasn’t discouraged Belize’s law enforcement authorities from busting an occasional marijuana plantation. On Wednesday a police operation [...]

Shrimp exports approved for European market

Over the next few years it is expected to overtake citrus as Belize’s largest export. Earlier this week News 5′s Jacqueline Woods visited a shrimp farm near Ladyville where the [...]

Young woman needs kidney treatment

The field of medicine has made tremendous strides in recent decades, and Belizeans benefit everyday from those advances. But many treatments that are routine in North America and Europe are [...]

Coming of Age: A lifetime of service

As senior citizens continue to enjoy their week of special recognition, we at News 5 pay our own tribute to those Belizeans whose accomplishments and contributions lasted well into their [...]