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13-year-old charged with murder of 4-year-old

When the decomposing body of four-year-old Oscar Velasquez was found on Thursday evening not far from his house in Belize City, it was assumed that a monster was loose in [...]

Floating corpse may be drowning victim

The body of a man has been found in the sea in the Buttonwood Bay area of Belize City. In word just in from the Police Department he has been [...]

Suspects arrested in murder, robbery

A late Friday night fight in Belize City came to a deadly end when one of two men introduced a knife to the altercation. According to police reports, twenty-one year [...]

Driver charged in fatal highway accident

A resident of Belmopan has been arrested following a fatal traffic accident on the Western Highway. Thirty-eight year old Victor Cuevas was charged with manslaughter by negligence, causing death by [...]

Unions unhappy with tax implementation

Tomorrow is March first, the day on which government’s new tax measures, delayed from a month earlier, will begin to take effect. The idea, negotiated between GOB and the nation’s [...]

Family court seeks alternatives to trials

It carries an extensive and diverse jurisdiction; and now the Belize Family Court is taking a proactive approach to settling family disputes. It’s called mediation and according to head of [...]

Yabra rolls in Regent?s Cup Football

James Adderley, Reporting Good evening I?m James Adderley and this is Sports Monday. Week six of the Regents Insurance Cup Tournament brought the red hot Juventus of Orange Walk to [...]

Child’s death raises fears and suspicions

The disappearance and death of a four-year-old Belize City boy has the whole nation talking, and shaking their heads. Was he murdered or was it a case of rough play [...]

Marlon Fisher shot again

Three weeks ago, Marlon Fisher was shot in the chest. He survived, but had to have one lung removed. Tonight he is in the hospital again, with more gunshot wounds, [...]

18-year-old killed in highway accident

A young man from Jalacte Village was killed on the Placencia Road Thursday evening. The driver of the truck, Ervin Odalgez of Seine Bight told police that he was two [...]

Biltmore hosts Wedding Expo

If you’re planning to get married anytime soon, or maybe you are just toying with the idea, you might want to attend the “Wedding Expo” this weekend at the Belize [...]

All Saints Church breaks ground for expansion

The mood was a festive this afternoon at All Saints Church as members of the congregation gathered to break ground for the expansion of their church. The Parish, a beacon [...]

KHMH kids get playground

There is little doubt that over the last decade the quality of medical care in Belize–both public and private–has improved dramatically. But even with all the C.A.T. scans, dialysis machines [...]

High schools compete in Softball tournament

They were a confident bunch, talking about winning and beating the competition this weekend. And although they come from different schools all across Belize they share a common interest: softball. [...]

Missing 4 year old found dead

The search for four year old Oscar Velasquez came to a dramatic and tragic end late this afternoon when his decomposing body was found inside a house within sight of [...]

GOB and unions meet on taxes

March first is less than a week away and little has been heard regarding the implementation of new taxes that had been delayed from the first of February. But this [...]

Chamber says farmers need tax relief

There is disturbing news coming out of Belize’s farming community as News 5 understands that more than ninety families from the Mennonite community of Shipyard in the Orange Walk District [...]

Capital Life adds Sagicor to name

The name Capital Life is a familiar one in Belize, but beginning this week it will be preceded by a new title that may not be so well known–Sagicor. The [...]

Fishing community looks at regional prospects

With the effects of the Caribbean Single Market and Economy preparing to reverberate throughout the region, today industry leaders, government officials and representatives of environmental organisations met in Belize City [...]

Students look at ancient & modern Maya

Belize may be a land of many cultures but not all those various groups are necessarily found living together in one place. The Maya, for example, may be Belize’s oldest [...]

Mystery bones may be city murder victim

When first discovered on February fourteenth speculation on the identity of a set of bones found near Gracie Rock ranged far and wide. But tonight a growing body of evidence [...]

Bz. City baby still missing

He has been missing now for more forty-eight hours but tonight family and friends of four year old Oscar Velasquez are still clinging to the hope that the young boy [...]

P.U.C . holds cost of power forum

Called “the cost of power forum”, it is part of a highly charged process in the first full tariff review proceedings for Belize Electricity Limited, which will ultimately determine the [...]

Separate robberies leave 1 injured, 1 detained

Separate robberies in Belize City have left one man suffering from gunshot wounds to the head and another in police custody. According to authorities, the first incident took place on [...]

Bz. Poultry Assoc. meets to discuss future

In the current national debate over the budget and related issues of taxes, deficits, imports and exports, the one thing we take for granted is that, unlike many small Caribbean [...]