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Archie Lee is freed of charges for selling liquor illegally

He has had a troubled relationship with the City council, and today Senior Justice of the Peace and owner of Lee’s Shopping City on Central American Boulevard, Archie Lee, is [...]

P.G. mayor says there is political interference at T.C.C.

Earlier this week, the Belize National teachers Union locked horns with the Ministry of Education over the transfer of teachers and the premature termination of school boards. And today there [...]

Mayor cries foul over hiring of town records clerk …

And there is yet another storm brewing, and this one is at the Punta Gorda Town Council where according to the Mayor, a record clerk has been imposed on the [...]

… But Deputy Mayor says not so

This afternoon we caught up with the Deputy Mayor Rene Pennil who denied the allegations on the hiring of Town Board employees. Rene Pennil, Punta Gorda Deputy Mayor “That’s absolutely [...]

Mystery surrounds the death of U.B. student

An eighteen year old university student is dead and tonight police and his family are trying to piece together how it happened. Police reports are that on Thursday afternoon, eighteen [...]

Man beats murder rap for lack of evidence

Twenty-four year old murder suspect, Lloyd Faber, beat the rap when he appeared in the Magistrates’ Court today. Faber was on remand for Murder since September of last year, but [...]

Sanitation worker gets three years for aggravated assault of minor

A sanitation worker has been sentenced to three years for the Aggravated Assault of a twelve year old girl. When the child appeared in court today she testified that in [...]

Grandmother stops robber dead in his tracks

A robber was reportedly stopped smack in his tracks minutes after he stole a knapsack this morning. The incident occurred just after eleven on Cemetery Road when the thief followed [...]

Two charged for wounding of Devon Meighan

A twenty-three year old young man has been hospitalized since Wednesday with severe cut wounds. When police visited the Western Regional Hospital they found Devon Meighan of Blackman Eddy Village [...]

Artists from the region in Belize for Landings 9

For the past week, twenty artists from eleven countries gathered at the Image Factory in Belize City to hear lectures and participate in debates and discussions on contemporary art. The [...]

Senior bands in pre-carnival jump up

Thursday night was part two of the Mas Camp Nights and the four remaining senior bands were more than ready to show us what they had to offer for carnival [...]

Bodybuilding Championship to be held this weekend

The Belize Bodybuilding and Fitness Federation has announced the date for this year’s Annual Bodybuilding Championship and promises it will be bigger and better. On Saturday at the Bliss Centre [...]

Safiyyah has full calendar of weekend activities

With the September celebrations around the corner, there are plenty activities to keep you busy this weekend. Saffiyah has tips of what to do and where to go. Welcome to [...]

15 held in illegal smuggling of persons into Belize

There may be a break in the illegal smuggling of persons into Belize who eventually make their way to the United States via Mexico. Fifteen Central Americans and Taiwanese nationals [...]

Verde charged with Murder for brutal slaying of Ronnie Alamilla

The man who was picked up Wednesday afternoon for the disappearance of twenty-eight year old Sarteneja Hotel Manager, Ronnie Alamilla, has now been charged with his Murder. But the motive [...]

Second suspect detained for robbery of football coach

Earlier this month former coach of the national football team, Palmiro Salas, was in our newscast lamenting that he was shortchanged by the FFB for the training of the Belize [...]

Young’s charge changed to Robbery; no bail offered

On August twenty-first, twenty-six year old Kevin Young was charged with Aggravated Burglary. His case exposed major loopholes in the newly amended firearm act when Young’s attorney Dickie Bradley made [...]

Man hit with 5 charges for shooting another man on the arm

A man who shot another man on his arm on Wednesday afternoon was today charged with Attempted Murder for the incident. Nineteen year-old Wilworth Williams of Mayflower Street was also [...]

Victim of police brutality wants to be paid

A man from Lucky Strike found out that his luck has ran out. Yesterday afternoon around two-thirty Howard Coleman was confronted by a police officer who informed him that he [...]

A.C.B. urges CitCo to produce audited financials

They have been quiet for some time, but today they woke out of the slumber and issued a release on the ongoing crisis at City Hall. The Association of Concerned [...]

P.U.P. sides with B.N.T.U. on teacher transfers

And from the A.C.B. to the P.U.P. which also today issued a release expressing solidarity with teachers and the Belize National Teachers Union and calls on the Ministry of Education [...]

Telemedia launches new E-Directory

You can now access the telephone directory electronically and that’s because Telemedia this afternoon officially launched its new online directory. According to Directory Services Manager, Suzette Tillett, the E-Directory allows [...]

Audubon Society employee wins 2008 Chevening Scholarship

A deserving Belizean has been selected to pursue graduate studies at one of the U.K.’s top universities. The British High Commission has announced that Ivis Julieta Chan has won the [...]

Rotary Club holds free Gift of Life clinic

Gun and gang violence are not the only threats that our Belizean youths are facing. Today, News Five visited the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital where we found a number of [...]

Alex Noralez has best Patriotic Song for 2008

As a means of fostering a spirit of patriotism, love of country, and to encourage the writing of original Belizean music, earlier this year the September Celebrations Committee put the [...]