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Security guard killed for gun in Faber?s Rd. shooting

The recent spate of deadly violence in Belize City appears to have sealed the fate of law abiding residents: we are living at the mercy of criminals … armed attackers [...]

G.O.B.: combating crime is a challenge

Following this morning’s murder, this afternoon Attorney General, Francis Fonseca spoke to News Five on how his government is trying to combat crime. Francis Fonseca, Attorney General ?I?m very concerned [...]

Edwin Flowers appointed Solicitor General of Belize

May thirty-first has also marked the official end of the contract of the Solicitor General Elson Kaseke. Fonseca today told us who has been tapped to fill the post of [...]

Cayo man charged w/ carnal knowledge of 13 yr. old

Gun related violence dominates the headlines but reports of sexual crimes against Belize’s children continue unabated. One such statement in San Ignacio has resulted in the arrest of a twenty [...]

D.P.P. presents final summation in Affif?s trial

In the courtroom of Justice Adolph Lucas this afternoon, Director of Public Prosecutions Kirk Anderson presented his final summation of the case against Belize City businessman Gabby Affif. In recanting [...]

Unofficial P.S.E. s put Belize Elementary student on top

It may be the most poorly kept secret, but that hasn’t stopped the Ministry of Education from trying to keep the official list of this year’s P.S.E.’s top scorers hush-hush. [...]

St. Johns Vianney students scared of being shot in class

But while some students can concentrate on getting good grades, others must deal with the constant sound and fear of gunshots at school. According to Vice Principal of St. John [...]

Bird flu experts to hold information session in Bze. City

On Thursday night, health officials and members of the business community will gather in Belize City for an update of the spread of bird flu. According to the experts, the [...]

Regional health officials meet to discuss patient care

This week national health officials are also meeting with their counterparts to discuss the state of the region’s preparedness to provide adequate medical care to its citizens. The experts are [...]

Dejon Tucker is ninth KTV semi-finalist

And then there was one, one spot in Channel Five’s KTV competition that is. Five contestants did their best but in the end there could only be single winner. Here?s [...]

San Pedro construction worker fatally electrocuted

A construction worker employed at San Pedro, Ambergis Caye, has died in an accidental electrocution. According to police, thirty-two year old David Pott of Buena Vista Village in Corozal, was [...]

Punta Gorda man badly injured after touching B.E.L. wires

Meanwhile, a Punta Gorda man who received a much higher dose of voltage on Friday afternoon is slowly recovering from his ordeal at the Western Regional Hospital in Belmopan. News [...]

Explosion and minor fire disrupt Central Laboratory

It’s not clear what caused a small explosion this evening at the Central Medical Laboratory in Belize City, but fire fighters called to the scene, promptly extinguished the minor blaze. [...]

Testimony concludes in Affif trial

Testimony has concluded in the case of Gabby Affif. The prosecution had called twenty-four witnesses and today the defence presented its evidence, which consisted of a single unsworn statement from [...]

Woman charged in assault of police officer

A Belize City woman has been charged for verbally and physically assaulting a law enforcement officer. Twenty-five year old Shawn Godoy of Fern Lane in Belize City was today arraigned [...]

Toledo villagers will march in support of oil exploration

The case of the Sarstoon Temash Institute for Indigenous Management versus the Government of Belize may have embarked on its journey through the justice system but tonight, the solidarity of [...]

NEMO officials tours Toledo, Cayo for disaster preparedness

We don’t know where the months went but guess what: it’s that time of the year again. News Five’s Alyssa Noble reports on how NEMO is preparing for whatever may [...]

U.D.P. convention endorses leader, charts course for 2008

Coming off its March first landslide victory in municipal elections, Sunday’s U.D.P. national convention in Cayo did not have much to prove beyond its ability to feed, transport and entertain [...]

Regional Social Security officials meet in Belize

In most countries of the world there are two institutions that never seem to have a problem with cash flow. One is the Central Bank and the other is Social [...]

Body in river looks like mafia hit

It is possible that police may never be able to identify a murder victim found over the weekend. The remains were so badly decomposed that the corpse had to be [...]

Bystander wounded in city shooting

With so many bullets flying around Belize City it should not be surprising when a bystander is caught in the crossfire. Fortunately, the latest incident, as News Five’s Jacqueline Godwin [...]

Businessman draws first, chases bandits

Another Belize City resident had his name written on a bullet but a quick mind and reflexes to match allowed him to foil a trio of armed robbers. Here’s his [...]

Suspect charged with attempted murder

Eighteen year old Jermaine Gomez, a resident of Pinks Alley and no stranger to the police, is the person identified as the young man who pointed a handgun and tried [...]

Jacker rides into arms of the law

A Belize City youth is tonight facing charges of theft after riding straight into the outstretched arms of the law. Around eleven-thirty Saturday night, twenty-three year old Sandra Chi was [...]

New Site Erei heads for R.F.G. Cup finals

Good evening. I?m James Adderley and thanks for boarding this latest flight of Sports Monday. Week five of the R.F.G. Trophy Tournament play-offs brought New Site Erei of Dangriga to [...]