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Major break in Carnival Day grenade scare

Police made a sensational announcement today with the arrest of a nineteen year old Belize City man ten days after a hand grenade was hurled at a crowd during the [...]

BTB says sensational gang documentary is bad news for tourism

And tonight there is more bad news resulting from the escalating street violence involving gangs that has caught the attention of the foreign press and is landing Belize a black [...]

Charges against Mark Vernon withdrawn

Also in Magistrates’ Court, charges against Mark Vernon, a nineteen year old stevedore, were struck out today. Vernon was charged with Attempted Murder, Dangerous Harm and Use of Deadly Means [...]

Two arrested for kidnapping, three others on the run

Police have two persons in custody and are looking for three others in connection with an alleged kidnapping. According to thirty-nine year old taxi driver, Marcos Alvarez Campos, around five [...]

Serial rapist has one more victim

We have reported various cases of rape in the same neighborhood in Belize City in the past few weeks and tonight there is a new case to add to the [...]

CYDP launches programme on sexual health issues

In a positive effort to occupy the youths and keep them away from crime, the Conscious Youth Development Programme and the Community Policing Unit teamed up with the Yabra Community [...]

Butane price goes down by three dollars

With the spiraling cost of living in basic food items, there is some good news for consumers countrywide as today government announced that the price of butane gas has been [...]

Zee Edgell’s Festival of San Joaquin back in print

Zee Edgell is one of Belize’s most successful writers, having gained international recognition with her first novel Beka Lamb. And this October, Edgell’s third book, the Festival of San Joaquin [...]

Cubola releases three new publications

Cubola productions is known for a long list of local publications and today the publishing company released a new series of books for social studies and literature, targeting primary and [...]

Eileen Augusta turns 101

Meet Eileen Agusta of Belize City, the newest centenarian on the block. And in News’ Five’s tradition we stopped in at her home on Haynes Street in Belize City to [...]