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Husband detained after taking wife hostage

Police have detained a man pending charges of kidnapping after he reportedly took his own wife hostage today. The incident unfolded just after eleven this morning when Brian Saunders visited [...]

Man charged for trafficking cocaine

A Benque resident has been charged with Drug Trafficking. On Thursday, police stopped twenty-two year old Jose Antonio Mis at the western border and searched him. In the left side [...]

Woman accuses boyfriend of robbery, assault

This morning, Cecil Castillo, also known as ‘Saddest’, was charged with four offences: Robbery, Burglary, Damage to Property, and a Mischievous Act. And the complainant is none other than his [...]

Two injured in Northern Highway accident

Three persons were involved in a crash on the Northern Highway, leaving one of them critically injured. At about nine-thirty Thursday night, Eusebio Urbina, was driving from Corozal to Orange [...]

Fire destroys Benque home

A two storey structure on Victor Street in Benque went up in flames around six-eighteen Thursday night. The wooden upper portion of the structure was completely destroyed while the lower [...]

Two 16 year olds charged with possession of gun, ammo

Two sixteen year old students appeared in the Family Court this morning to answer to firearm charges in separate incidents. The first youngster was busted on Thursday with a pen [...]

Crime takes toll on K.H.M.H.

The increase in violent crimes has threatened the personal and commercial security of residents across the country, but tonight News Five’s Marion Ali discovered that it is also posing serious [...]

2 women detained for handling deceased woman’s jewellery

Two women who were found to be in possession of jewelry belonging to murdered victim, thirty-nine year old Sandra Ruiz are tonight in police custody. News Five understands that the [...]

Belize Business Bureau launches new software

Small businesses can now benefit from software designed specifically to suit their needs. The initiative was undertaken by the Belize Business Bureau in collaboration with the Commonwealth Secretariat and is [...]

19 businesses participate in Made in the U.S.A. Exhibit

Nineteen Belizean and American businesses have set up shop at the Radisson Fort George Hotel for the annual Made in the U.S.A. Exhibition. The event is hosted by the United [...]

Church donates wheelchairs to Red Cross, CARE-Belize

Today, the Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-Day Saints donated two hundred and fifty wheelchairs of various sizes to CARE-Belize and Belize Red Cross. It is the second such gift [...]

Belize’s athlete qualifies for Olympic hurdles semi-finals

There are four Belizeans are among the thousands of athletes in Beijing, China, doing their best to make their country proud in the 2008 Summer Olympic Games. So far only [...]

Some improvements but no resolution to cable drama

There are some new developments in the ongoing cable crisis in villages to the west and south of Belize. At news time tonight, Channel Broadcasting Corporation and Telemedia have agreed [...]

DJ competition, car show among what’s happening in Belize

Tonight on What’s Happening Belize, Saffiyah has highlights of a wide variety of activities ranging from a DJ competition to a car show. Let’s check it out. Hey guys! This [...]