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Police arrest man who allegedly robbed, sodomised tourist

A man from Dangriga will appear in Magistrates’ Court on Friday after he allegedly robbed a tourist and sodomised him at a residence north of Seine Bight Village. Twenty-three year [...]

U.S. resident charged with illegal firearm, explosives

While Jerris Martinez was allegedly committing those reprehensible crimes early Monday morning, police were not far away busting a U.S. citizen just down the beach. Fifty year old Dean DeMarks, [...]

Prison officer arrested for theft of accident victim

A man posing as a good samaritan is accused of being nothing more than a common thief. Twenty-seven year old prison officer Jonathan Santos has been charged with Theft following [...]

Belizean busted for too much cash in U.S.

According to U.S. media reports a Belizean woman has a lot of explaining to do after she was found carrying over three hundred thousand dollars in cash. The woman, thirty-nine [...]

Stann Creek man dies after run over by citrus trailer

A man is dead tonight after he was run over by a citrus trailer on which he was riding on the Hummingbird Highway. Thirty-seven year old Richard Velasquez of Pomona [...]

New board appointed for Social Security

Government has announced its appointments to the Social Security Board. According to a release from the Ministry of Finance Lois Young is the new chair of the board, wile Ariel [...]

P.U.P. candidates trade nasty press releases

Two of the three candidates vying for the leadership of the Peoples’ United Party have issued press releases casting aspersions on their opponents. John Briceño reacted to reports carried on [...]

Mom appeals for info on missing son

Tonight a Belize City family is offering a reward of one thousand dollars for information on the whereabouts of a teenager reported missing a week ago. Seventeen year old Anthony [...]

Poets Society expands to include writers

If you like literature but don’t exactly consider yourself a poet, the Belizean Poets Society is broadening its reach to include you as a member. Established in 2005, the group [...]

Women’s week will kick off with Bike Rally

On Saturday, the Women’s Department will kick off its weeklong celebration and one of their first activities will be a countrywide bike rally. In Belize City, the ride starts at [...]

Lotto winner learns of good fortune on TV

One day after we aired a story that last week’s lotto winner had not claimed the big prize, the lucky ticket holder has stepped forward … and told us he [...]

Archie Lee continues to fight charges

When we last left Archie Lee he had just had his entire liquor inventory confiscated and was threatened legal action from a number of quarters. Today, News Five’s Janelle Chanona [...]

Putt-Putt case still simmers

While the Lee case is dominating the headlines, the issue of the Putt Putt Bar and Grill’s liquor license is still simmering on the back burner. But the latest development [...]