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Unlikely source keeps grenade off streets

It’s a story that made the headlines in May; it involved a grenade which killed Darren Trapp and injured eleven other persons when it exploded on Mayflower Street. And two [...]

Elrington’s law firm jacked

In robberies reported by police, burglars had their eyes over the weekend on the law offices of an attorney and former Minister of Government. Sixty-four year old Hubert Elrington told [...]

U.S. retiree drowns at Caye Caulker

Sometime around two-thirty yesterday afternoon James Pugh, a seventy-seven year old retiree found his untimely death in the waters of Caye Caulker. It is believed that Pugh went sailing along [...]

Man says he did not pull trigger, was in hospital

Twenty year old Warren Dominguez appeared in Magistrate’s Court today to answer charges of Aggravated Assault. The alleged victim, Heather Foreman, reported that between the hours of nine and nine-thirty [...]

BAHA charges man found with imported vegetables

A Ladyville man, who pleaded guilty last week to uncustomed goods comprising tomatoes and sweet peppers, faced additional charges today in Magistrates’ Court, this time from the Belize Agricultural Health [...]

Telemedia makes $2.2 million tax payment

It is the basis for an ongoing battle between the government and Telemedia, and it is over the payment of business taxes. When we checked this afternoon, Telemedia had made [...]

Kendal closed to vehicular traffic … again

Reports to News Five this afternoon confirmed that the Kendall causeway in southern Belize is again under water and impassable tonight after heavy rains over the weekend. The causeway had [...]

B.N.E. tanker runs off the road; minor spillage

Late this afternoon Belize Natural Energy issued a release which clarifies an earlier statement made by the oil company. According to B.N.E., one of its tankers ran off the road [...]

Little Melchor traders get notice to relocate

Most Belize City residents know of Little Melchor, but today News Five received notice that Little Melchor will be no more. The property at the corner of George and Orange [...]

BELTRAIDE seeks funding from CEDA

It’s job is mainly to promote entrepreneurial development, investment and marketing for small and medium enterprises in Belize and today the Belize Trade and Investment Development Service, BELTRAIDE, put forth [...]

Courtenay responds to allegations about British diplomat

News Five broke the story two months ago that the British High Commissioner John Yapp had ended his mission to Belize prematurely because of inappropriate behaviour. But in the past [...]

Belize Bodybuilding team scores silver in El Salvador

In other sports news, the Belize National Bodybuilding team travelled to El Salvador to compete in the Central American Bodybuilding and Fitness Championship over the weekend. And not to be [...]

Gentle Touch eliminates Sugar City from championship round

Good evening, I’m James Adderley and we’re certainly happy to present this Tuesday version of Sports Monday. We were in Free Port Bahamas over the weekend for a family reunion. [...]