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Accused murderer back in custody

Although police say they have been on the lookout for escaped prisoner Darrington Lauriano, he wasn’t exactly on the run, more like hiding out in plain view, at almost the [...]

Man charged with offering police a bribe

They say when ?trouble ketch yo, pickney shut fit you.? But a Seine Bight resident probably never heard of that old saying and his lack of better judgment earned him [...]

Placencia tourist recovers stolen items

Still in the south, Placencia police have secured another conviction, this one a Belize City man charged for the crimes of burglary and handling stolen goods. Thirty-one year old Ian [...]

Fire destroys small house in Bze. City

This one room dwelling situated at the corner of Mahogany and Flamboyant Streets may not seem much to report on, but it was home for forty-eight year old Clive Arnold [...]

Dan Man releases CD

If you’re looking for some fresh tunes to add to your music library, you might want to pick up the latest local CD to hit the streets. “Outa Trenchtown” is [...]

Anglican schools promote literacy

Most of us just assume that our children are mastering the basics of reading, writing and arithmetic while they are at school. But because not every child has an easy [...]

Halloween safety tips

This year, Belize’s little trick or treaters are in for an added treat since Halloween falls on a Sunday night, giving them a full weekend of candy gathering this year. [...]

Benque tradition blends Maya & Mestizo beliefs

And while Halloween may be growing in popularity, and commercialism, in Belize, we must admit, it’s an imported tradition. So in search for something more Belizean, more authentic, and far [...]

Major cases of fraud bag conartists $72,000+

Tonight members of the crimes investigation branch continue to investigate two major cases of fraud in the Belize District that are suspected to have earned two con artists more than [...]

Bz. City police arrest suspected arsonist

Belize City police are still trying to find out why a young man tried to burn down a house on the Southside of the city early Wednesday morning. According to [...]

Senate team continues to dig into S.S.B.

The special committee appointed to conduct a review of the loans and investments made by the Social Security Board, met again this week at the National Assembly building in Belmopan. [...]

G.O.B. cuts out money for radio stations

Details are still sketchy tonight but official reports are that starting next week radio stations in Belize City and the districts, will no longer be receiving what many have dubbed [...]

New study produced on sex and girls

According to the Ministry of Human Development so far this year, ninety young women under the age of sixteen in Belize City have been sexually abused. That’s just one of [...]

UNICEF donates $50K U.S. to HIV/AIDS fight

It may seem like a rain drop in a desert, but any amount of money to combat HIV and AIDS in Belize is welcomed. According to UNICEF’s representative in Belize, [...]

Tennis coach trains Bzean teachers

It may not have the mainstream popularity of basketball, volleyball or softball but this week, tennis is taking over the court. With the help of an expert from the International [...]

Ms. Garifuna Bz. City to be held Sat.

In case you haven’t noticed, November nineteenth is not too far away and in preparation for the cultural event, branches of the Garifuna Council throughout the country are organizing activities [...]

Stevedores continue to protest new policies at Port

It was part of the deal when the port was privatized but when that reality hit home this week, the city’s stevedores took to the streets, protesting what will be [...]

Cabinet lays out strategy for bus industry

A release from the Prime Minister’s office indicates that cabinet is looking for ways to solve the ongoing problems caused by the bankruptcy of the Novelo?s Bus Line. Noting that [...]

Thieves caught red handed in PG

A trio of burglars plying their trade early this morning in Punta Gorda town found themselves face to face with the police. Around two this morning a concerned citizen called [...]

Experts: less Bzeans can read and write

It’s one of those things that most of us might take for granted, our ability to read and write. Traditionally, Belize’s literacy rate has been high but now education experts [...]

Tourism stats continue to look good

While negotiations for Government and Carnival Corporation continue to seek compromise on the cruise port contract, the latest statistics indicate that both overnight and cruise tourism are going nowhere but [...]

Doctors promote flu vaccine in Belize

I’m just one recovering victim, but this week, hundreds of Belizeans have been struck down by one of the most infectious illnesses known to man: the flu. You know the [...]

Carnival negotiations seek compromise

Meetings surrounding the controversial Carnival contract continued this week as key players met in Belize City to navigate a way forward in negotiations. News 5 understands that on Monday, Minister [...]

Wounded victim silent on shooting

In crime news, a shooting incident in Belize City on Monday evening has left one man injured and a series of unanswered questions for which the police are trying to [...]

Cayo man arrested for carnal knowledge

A concerned caller who used the 922 Crimestoppers hotline to voice his concerns has led police in Cayo to solve two crimes in one. According to authorities, the complainant informed [...]