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Benny’s makes sizeable donation to NEMO

Big and small, they are all lending a helping hand and today a number of businesses and organisations reached out to the communities affected by the floods of Tropical Depression [...]

Panelists debate climate change and security

The current floods are highlighting the effects of Climate change, and its impact to the economy and the population. It is an issue that has also been top on the [...]

Marion Jones speaks of her time in jail

Once a five time medalist at the Sydney 2000 Summer Olympic Games, Marion Jones won the hearts of Americans and Belizeans when she concluded a victory lap with both U.S. [...]

Witness in murder trial develops amnesia; 3 freed

And in the Supreme Court, the key witness in a murder trial today developed a case of amnesia and suddenly forgot details in the stabbing death of twenty-five year old [...]

Englebert Reynolds freed of attempted murder

And in another case in the Supreme Court, this afternoon a jury found Englebert Reynolds not guilty of Attempted Murder. Reynolds was on trial for the June 2007 shooting of [...]

Police investigate complaint of carnal knowledge

In news of sexual abuse, police are seeking the culprit in connection with allegations of carnal knowledge. A fifteen year old minor, in the company of her mother, reported that [...]

Home invasion reported in Dangriga

And there is a case of home invasion to report in Dangriga. According to Ethelma Alemar, some time between four-thirty p.m. on Sunday and five p.m. on Tuesday, a thief [...]

Basketball Federation recruiting young players

With so much crime, there is one way to occupy youngsters. If your child is an aspiring basketball player, here is an opportunity that can assist in this endeavor. The [...]

P.U.C. to host regional regulatory meeting

P.U.C. has been in the news recently over its battle with B.T.L., but tonight it is in the news for another reason. And that is because from November fifth to [...]

Florencio Marin Sr. back in political ring

And in news of a political nature, they have been quiet for some time and except for a few press releases, not much has been heard from the People’s United [...]

NICH holds “Belizean I.D.” exhibit

And we ask tonight: What does it mean to be a Belizean? To be more specific, to what ethnic group do you belong? Chances are you will respond Creole, Garifuna, [...]

Andy Palacio to be honoured at Altar of the Dead

On November first and second, Mexico celebrates the Day of the Dead, a traditional festivity that coincides with All Saints Day which symbolizes the return of the deceased to earth. [...]

Rising waters in Blue Creek threaten poultry industry

We begin our newscast tonight with more stories on the flooding that has left over two-thirds of the country under water. The economic impact is beginning to show and in [...]

Northern Highway at Gardenia submerged under water

On the way back to Belize City, for almost an entire mile, the Northern Highway was completely under water between miles twenty and twenty-one at Gardenia Village. Motorists using the [...]

NEMO vehicle carrying supplies goes up in flames

As the News Five team headed to Blue Creek, traffic was held up for about forty-five minutes on the Yo Creek Road this morning as a delivery truck for NEMO [...]

Waters spilling into Lords Banks …

A News Five Team is just back from the Northern Highway and has an update on the situation in Lords Bank where the waters are creeping up. Jose Sanchez reports. [...]

… And the tidal wave hits Belama Phase 3

The Belize River Valley and the rest of the District continue to experience unusually high water levels. Many villages off the highways have been cut off because roads are impassable [...]

Temporary Bridge for Kendal arrives

The much anticipated temporary bridge donated by the U.S. government has arrived in the country, according to a release by the U.S. Embassy. The replacement bridge was promised in June [...]

One more flood victim retrieved from Mopan River

In an update to a story we aired last night on the drowning of Guatemalan nationals from the village of Arenal, one more victim has been recovered. The body of [...]

Telemedia, Scotiabank donate to flood relief

Most of Belize has been affected by flooding brought about by Tropical Depression Number sixteen which swept though Central America three weeks ago. The community and numerous businesses have been [...]

Attorneys in court over proposed change to constitution

We turn now to the Supreme Court where the case of Barry Bowen versus the Attorney General got underway this morning. Bowen is challenging section seventeen of the constitutional amendment [...]

Landowners Assn. joins constitutional case

Joining Bowen’s protest of the amendment are the two hundred and forty members of the Landowners Association Limited, which also filed a claim against government. When Courtenay wraps up his [...]

CJ rules against Telemedia

Before the arguments on the constitutional case began, Chief Justice Abdulai Conteh this morning denied a declaration to pronounce actions by Revenue Magistrate Ed Usher as unlawful in a case [...]

Police investigate death of Benque resident

In a report just in, police are investigating the death of a twenty year old resident of Benque Viejo Del Carmen. This morning, acting on reports received, Benque police found [...]

Leigh Richardson dies at 84

It is with sadness that we report the passing of Leigh Richardson at the age of eighty-four. A patriot and journalist, Richardson died in New York City this past Monday, [...]