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Cop charged with drunk driving after passenger dies

Police have levied charges against one of their own following a traffic accident that claimed the life of a Cayo woman. Twenty-three year old Police Constable Sherard Lawrence has been [...]

Officer injured in border weed bust

The Commissioner of Police has ordered an investigation into a shooting incident that took place at the Benque Viejo border on Thursday night. According to the authorities, around eight that [...]

Prognosis positive for man shot in head

Tonight a shooting victim who survived a gunshot wound to the head is talking to the press. From his hospital bed at the K.H.M.H., Anthony Lewis says all he wants [...]

Two charged in separate city burglaries

A botched burglary has landed a Belize City man in the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital. According to Lyndon Gentle, around midnight on Thursday he went to check on his house [...]

Fonseca resigns as P.U.P. secretary general

Embattled former Belize City Mayor David Fonseca is in the headlines again tonight following reports that he has resigned from his post as Secretary General of the People’s United Party. [...]

B.T.B. to guides/operators: Policies are now laws

In the wake of several disturbing incidents involving tourists visiting Belize, this week the Belize Tourism Board officially notified tour guides and operators around the country that they are now [...]

S.J.C. alumni organise fair to fix up gym

The S.J.C. gymnasium … the very words may invoke memories of school graduations, weddings, the Expo fair, and even a few trips up and down the basketball court. But since [...]

Marching band competition scheduled for Saturday

They are a highlight of every parade to hit the streets of Belize but this weekend, marching bands from all over the country will take centre stage in a special [...]

Music Week 2006 ends with concerts at Bliss

As part of closing activities for Music Week 2006, this morning Belize City students were treated to a concert at the Bliss Centre for the Performing Arts. And as News [...]

Belizean footballers to face off with El Salvador squad

In a special appearance, tonight James Adderley reports on the arrival of an under twenty-one football squad out of El Salvador and how our boys are preparing for this weekend’s [...]

Belizean businesses prepare for trade with Guatemala

In the corridors of power in Belmopan, Guatemala City, and Washington D.C. negotiations to end the territorial claim to Belize continues. But behind the scenes, the private sectors of both [...]

Independence villager charged with attempted murder

Police have made an arrest in connection with a shooting in Dangriga that left a businessman clinging to life. According to officers of the southern formation, twenty year old Nicholas [...]

Two arrested for Cayo machine gun find

Meanwhile, cops in the Cayo district have arrested and charged two men following the seizure of two high powered weapons. Twenty-eight year old Eric Salazar and twenty-two year old Linsbert [...]

Mahogany Heights resident charged for drug trafficking

A Belize City woman and two minors were today arraigned for drug trafficking in Magistrate’s Court. This afternoon Lavern Meighan, a sixteen year old, and a seventeen year old appeared [...]

Case against ambassador?s driver dropped

In an update to a story from Wednesday night’s newscast, the driver of Ambassador for Women and Children Dolores Balderamos Garcia, has been released from custody after the complaint against [...]

Jamaica swears in woman Prime Minister

Political history was made in Jamaica today as the country swore in its first female Prime Minister. In front of six thousand invited guests in Kingston this evening, Portia Simpson-Miller [...]

Stella Maris: Sign language communication is key

For some it’s an intimidating set of hand movements, but for hundreds sign language is their sole means of communication. Tonight News Five’s Jacqueline Woods takes a look at what [...]

Child Stimulation Month ends with countrywide rallies

This morning, thousands of Belizean preschoolers gathered to celebrate the end of Child Stimulation Month 2006. But as News Five’s Karla Vernon discovered at the City Centre today, parents might [...]

MIAB offers young artists free studio time

As any budding artist will tell you, one of the hardest things about breaking into the music industry is getting that “hit” song recorded in a professional studio. But for [...]

Ex-cop to stand trial for Leslie Roger?s death

A coroner’s inquest has concluded that former police officer Aldo Ayuso must stand trial in the Supreme Court for the death of Leslie Rogers Jr. in 2005. Witnesses who testified [...]

Chinese national found dead, police suspect suicide

In less than three weeks, the Belize Chinese Association has had to deal with a murder in San Joaquin Village and an attempted murder in Dangriga. And as Xue Min [...]

Two guns found at Santa Elena

Police in Santa Elena have detained one man and recovered two unlicensed firearms. Acting on a tip, officers searched some bushes in the Linda Vista area and located a nine [...]

Ports shore up security

While most Belizeans are conscious of street and drug crime, terrorist attacks are not something on most people’s radar. That is about to change, at least for the people working [...]

U.S. increases sugar quota to Belize

It may not be as economically exciting as the discovery of oil, but in the sugar industry even the smallest piece of good news is important. The latest positive development [...]

First winner chosen for KTV 2006

If you are a karaoke fan, then this next story will not be news to you since you were sure to be watching K.T.V. last night right here on Channel [...]