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P.M.: Guat. claim to Belize should go to court

Around this time of the year, politicians, priests and everyone in between publish or broadcast a New Year’s message. While the statements are acknowledged, few become newsworthy. But as News [...]

Bystander critical following morning shooting

Tonight the family of a Belize City entrepreneur is keeping vigil at the K.H.M.H. after their loved one was caught in the cross fire of another violent eruption in what [...]

Fisherman killed in southside stabbing

Just as police began to investigate the shooting incident at the corner of George and Dean Streets, detectives received word of a stabbing incident in another part of southside Belize [...]

Cayo man cleared of attempted murder charge

In court news, a resident of the Cayo District accused of attempted murder is tonight a free man following the conclusion of his trial in the Supreme Court. According to [...]

Former D.P.P. detained at P.G.I.A. for tax paper

He bid Belize goodbye earlier this week but it seems law enforcement officials were determined to keep Kirk Anderson in Belize as long as possible. According to our sources, around [...]

Citrus share sale is done deal

In news from the citrus industry, a press release today has announced that the sale of almost half the company is a done deal. According to the Citrus Growers Association, [...]

Who will win New Year

Before dawn on Monday morning cycling fans will follow the pedal by pedal action of the Krem New Year’s Day Cycling Classic from its departure at the Santa Elena border [...]

Local journalist releases CD of songs, poetry

Adele Ramos has made a name for herself as a journalist but tonight we preview her latest attempt to conquer the world of a recording artist. Kendra Griffith explains. Kendra [...]

CitCo: Birds in Battlefield pose health issues

If you’ve ever been on Albert or Regent Streets after five, it’s hard to miss the huge flock of birds that congregate at Battlefied Park. And as News Five’s Janelle [...]

Charge against businessman upped to murder

The case of the crown versus Ben Bou-Nahra is back in the headlines tonight as in one of his final acts, Director of Public Prosecutions Kirk Anderson has upped the [...]

City Council fights to stay on Pound Yard compound

The sale of the City Council Pound Yard compound was a hot news item leading up to municipal elections in March. And today, the elected members of the United Democratic [...]

Moya: garbage problem persists in old capital

And while the City Council is trying to sort out its property issues, this afternoon Mayor Zenaida Moya took the opportunity to discuss the garbage situation plaguing the old capital. [...]

Teenager killed in Western Highway accident

A traffic accident on the Western Highway this afternoon has resulted in the death a teenager. Police reports are that around one thirty today, thirty-nine year old Felipe Flores was [...]

Traffic Officer is CitCo Employee of the Year

He controls chaos on a daily basis and for his years of dedicated service, this month the Belize City Council is honouring one of its own as Employee of the [...]

New Year

For sports fans, the New Year’s Day Cycling Classic kicks off the year’s calendar of races. The 2007 edition promises to attract more than a hundred elite, female and junior [...]

One year after fire, Cayo family still in need

In December 2005, we met a young girl from the Cayo district whose heroism touched our lives. Then thirteen, Jessica Garcia braved the raging flames of a home fire to [...]

Integrity Commission confirmed but Senate asks for more

Under the Prevention of Corruption in Public Life Act, the Integrity Commission was appointed to review the declared income, assets and liabilities of elected officials. But since the first members [...]

Husband kills wife in front of children on Xmas Day

Amid the joy and merry making of Christmas Day, one Belize City family found itself in the throes of anguish as a domestic dispute turned deadly. And more disturbingly, the [...]

Cayo teen dies following Sunday knife fight

In the Cayo district, homicide detectives continue to investigate an incident in San Ignacio that resulted in the death of a teenager. According to police reports, eighteen year old Chris [...]

Cement, 2X4 used in Dangriga ambush

A young man from Dangriga is lucky to be alive tonight following an incident on Christmas Eve. This morning the victim gave me his side of the story from his [...]

No major injuries in Princess Margaret pile-up

A traffic accident on Tuesday night on Princess Margaret Drive left two vehicles extensively damaged but all occupants uninjured. According to traffic police, around nine that night, thirty seven year [...]

Officer accused of murder meets bail

Tonight a police officer accused of murder is out on bail following special proceedings on Saturday morning in the Supreme Court. According to court reports, Justice Troadio Gonzalez granted Police [...]

Noon fire threatens Sunny Side Bakery

After a quiet weekend, fire officials had their hands full today as separate blazes in Belize City threatened a Southside landmark and destroyed an S.U.V. As News Five’s Kendra Griffith [...]

Kirk Anderson ends career as Belize

It’s a high pressure post, the Director of Public Prosecutions … And for almost five years, the man in the hot seat has been Kirk Anderson. Today as Anderson prepares [...]

Lake I beats Alpha in F.F.B. Tournament

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