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Price of butane goes up by four dollars

One week after fuel prices jumped by more than fifty cents at the pump, Belmopan has announced a four dollar increase in the price of butane. The new rates take [...]

Corozal villagers busted with four pounds of crack cocaine …

Many motorists are simply waved through a police checkpoint but on Thursday there was something about the three men and a woman travelling in an Isuzu Trooper that made officers [...]

… While Trial Farm villager caught with contraband smokes

Meanwhile officers manning the Sand Hill checkpoint had a find of their own as police say inside forty-three year old Edmundo Burke’s vehicle they found twenty-five cartons of uncustomed cigarettes. [...]

Customs officer suspended in case of robbed container truck

In an update to the mysterious jacking of a container truck more than a week ago, late this evening Comptroller of Customs Gregory Gibson confirmed to News Five that an [...]

Home raid turns up possible murder weapon

A Belize City musician is singing “Jail House Rock” tonight after cops found an unlicensed gun in his bedroom closet. But as serious as that charge is, twenty-eight year old [...]

School security guard claims former student kidnapped him

The assault of security guards for their weapons has become a common crime but tonight a Belize City watchman is alleging that he was kidnapped and beaten by three attackers. [...]

Cayo villagers rebel against Water Board changes

It’s a part of the transition process following General Elections, but this week control of a water board in the Cayo District ended in the detention of two people and [...]

Bzean American wins U.S. $97 million in Louisiana

It’s a favourite fantasy to imagine winning millions of dollars but for one Belizean American and his wife, that dream has come true. On Thursday, seventy-four-year old Carl Bernard Hunter [...]

U.S. donates new trucks to B.D.F.

This morning the Belize Defence Force officially accepted five new Mitsubishi pickups, courtesy of the United States Government. As we found out at the handing-over ceremony this morning, the gifts [...]

Red Cross celebrates 25 yrs of service in Belize

They are always one of the first organisations to respond in times of disaster and on Thursday the millions of volunteers that are the backbone of the International Red Cross [...]

Belize City Pastor plans free Mother’s Day dinner

Organisations like the Red Cross count on volunteers and financial contributions from the business community and the public. But with everyone complaining about the high cost of living these days, [...]

Millie Jackson to perform in weekend concert

She’s one of the hardest working women in show business and this weekend Millie Jackson will star in a special Mother’s Day concert in Belize City. News Five’s Kendra Griffith [...]

High School Festival of Arts ends with a bang

For the past four nights, student performers have taken centre stage at the Bliss Centre to showcase their talents in music, drama, dance and poetry. Here are the highlights of [...]