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Farm worker convicted of raping ten year old girl

Two years ago, the violent details of the rape of a ten year old girl stunned the society. Today a jury convicted thirty-eight year old farm worker Rene Chavez Ramos [...]

Teenager accused of threatening Haulze Street residents

In other court news, tonight an eighteen year old is behind bars, accused of threatening to kill two people. According to thirty-two year old Lillian McCullock, around six on March [...]

Case of U.B. student’s death reopened as possible homicide

At first glance authorities didn’t suspect foul play but new evidence has surfaced in the death of a university student and reopened the case as a possible homicide. Two days [...]

Motorist alleges victimization by Police/CitCo

In Belize City, especially in the downtown area, tickets are issued to motorists everyday for a wide range of traffic violations. But if a driver gets a ticket, doesn’t pay [...]

Senior cop sues G.O.B. over transfer to Belmopan

His rise to the hierarchy of the Belize Police Department has been categorized as meteoric but Chester Williams’ career is now being called a legal matter. This morning, Williams’ attorney [...]

New high school scholarship program to be launched Sept.

Minister of Education Patrick Faber is currently on a country-wide tour of schools and during his visit to Double Head Cabbage this week, announced that a new scholarship program for [...]

Preparations for paving of downtown area continue …

For weeks now heavy duty equipment has been a part of the scenery in the downtown area as the various utility companies upgrade their respective systems. The activity, which is [...]

… While parents call for better traffic safety on Oleander St.

As motorists we hardly think of a vehicle as a deadly weapon but that’s just what it is when used recklessly. And as News Five’s Kendra Griffith reports, while death [...]

Commander of U.S. Southern Command visits Belize

Over the years, the Belize Defence Force has established a strong working relationship with the United States Military. Support for both the B.D.F. and the Coast Guard is coordinated through [...]

Belizean American Air Force Capt. Promoted to Major

There are hundreds of Belizean Americans serving in armed forces around the world. Most have led distinguished careers but are hardly ever recognized for their accomplishments in Belize. But earlier [...]

News Five seeks Reporter

A vacancy exists for a reporter to join the staff of one of the region’s most highly honoured television news organisations. Applicants should possess the following qualifications: – Associate’s or [...]