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Argument leads to murder in Yo Creek

An argument over liquor is believed to be the cause of a murder today in the Orange Walk District. Initial investigations reveal that around nine forty five a.m. forty-two year [...]

Stabbings of strangers may be gang initiation

Not a week goes by that we don’t receive a report of someone being shot or stabbed, with the victim having “absolutely no idea” who did the deed. Such testimony, [...]

Two charged for incest, rape in O.W.

Stories of sexual assault are hardly unusual on this newscast but the case recounted today by police is one of the most disturbing we have ever seen. Basically it involves [...]

One detained, one sought in Belmopan rape

In another incident of sexual assault–this time in the nation’s capital–one of the two suspects have been detained for the rape of a Belmopan woman. It is alleged that the [...]

Cops catch gasoline thief

Earlier this month we ran a story about the growing number of motorists reporting the theft of gasoline from their vehicles. Well tonight we are happy to report that an [...]

Prosecutor loses case file; accused criminals walk

Two years ago, it was a crime that left one Belize District family badly shaken, but today, like in many recent criminal cases, the alleged perpetrators have been set free. [...]

Smiling wins first round in C.F.Z. case

Round one of the legal battle between businessman Winston Smiling and the Corozal Free Zone ended earlier today with Smiling smiling. On Thursday, Smiling and another Corozal businessman, Gulab Sharma, [...]

D.F.C. hearings begin on Tuesday

Viewers are reminded that tomorrow the Commission of Inquiry into the Development of Finance Corporation begins its public hearings. For the first time Belizeans will be able to watch the [...]

B.D.F. receives training in working with civilians

It may not be as glamorous as jungle survival or hand to hand combat but the training currently underway for the B.D.F. may be just as important. For the second [...]

Poets hold annual competition

Poetry, in case you haven’t noticed, is in style. No longer the last refuge of the lovelorn or armchair patriot, poetry–and poets–come in all shapes, sizes and persuasions. For a [...]

September committees gear up

And with month of September bearing down upon us, committees around the country are shifting into high gear. For her part, Chair of the St. George’s Caye Day Society, Sharon [...]

Two queens share Miss Belize Crown

It didn’t draw a record number of fans, but it sure did set the record as the first Miss Belize pageant to ever yield two winners. At the end of [...]

Troyer, Zabaneh are top cycling bananas

Good evening. I?m James Adderley and you?re locked to this latest instalment of Sports Monday. The Banana Belt Cycle Classic certainly gripped the south yesterday Sunday, July thirtieth. So let?s [...]

Immigration director?s cousin arrested for trafficking

As Belize continues to try to prove to the United States that we are taking measures to stop human trafficking, tonight there is word that a relative of the Director [...]

Accused accomplice in Sat.?s drive-by charged

A man wanted in connection with a shooting incident last weekend has been arrested and charged. This morning, twenty-one year old Errol Haynes was formally arraigned in Belize City’s Magistrate [...]

BelPro ConEx 2006 kicks off at Princess Hotel

Over the weekend, consumers will have the opportunity to get up close and personal with some of the most successful Belizean businesses, thanks to the annual trade show, BelPro ConEx. [...]

B.C.C.I. welcomes regional counterparts for sit-down

This week, the Belize Chamber of Commerce welcomed its regional partners for a round of talks. And while the meetings are routine, News Five’s Alyssa Noble discovered that our businessmen [...]

Youth hostel holds open day for public support

There are parents across the country who are at their wits end when it comes to dealing with problem children. But tonight we take a closer look at one institution [...]

Betting game continues as Lotto continues to rise

On Saturday thousands of Belizeans will line up to place their bid for the record Lotto jackpot of one hundred and sixty seven thousand, five hundred dollars. One person who [...]

C.A. queens are centrepiece of Costa Maya festival

Without a doubt, pageants are one of the most popular Belizean activities … and in the next week, two of the year’s biggest events will hit the local entertainment scene: [...]

Family mourns San Pedrana killed in Guatemala

It won’t show up in Belize’s official crime statistics, but the murder of a popular San Pedro disc jockey in Guatemala has left Ambergis Caye in a state of shock. [...]

B.E.L. and government agree on G.S.T. refund

After a whole lot of to and fro it appears that B.E.L. and the government of Belize have finally settled their differences over G.S.T. According to a release from the [...]

Smiling seeks redress over free zone election

After taking his case to the court of public opinion, this morning Winston Smiling took his beef over elections in the Corozal Free Zone to the country’s Supreme Court. Smiling [...]

Y.M.C.A. summer programmes receive strong support

The Young Men’s Christian Association today completed the July session of its annual summer youth programme. The camp is the Y’s signature event and includes activities such as swimming, high [...]

S.J.C. invites alumni to annual reunion

Are you a graduate of St. John’s College? If so you are invited to attend a General Meeting this Saturday, which according to Allan Sharp, President of the S.J.C. Alumni [...]