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Businessman David Gegg takes Jaguar Paw to court

One of his companies was named in our headline story last night when we reported that the Ministry of Culture was up in arms over an undisclosed contract with the [...]

Victor Espat explains resignation from NICH

And on the unraveling controversy involving NICH President Diane Haylock and Minister Marcel Cardona, a copy of a letter by outgoing administrator Victor Espat, has been made available to the [...]

David Gegg says contract with NICH was no secret

But while NICH Board members were kept in the dark about the contract, David Gegg, says the document which he signed with Haylock was a Concession Agreement which the entire [...]

CJ is newest member of appellate court of Cayman Islands

Chief Justice Abdulai Conteh is the newest member of the Cayman Islands Court of Appeal. Conteh took the oath of office on December eleventh at the island. We are not [...]

Chester Williams re-instated as senior superintendent

Senior Superintendent of Police Chester Williams has been reinstated to post following a very public demotion earlier this year. Williams’ lawyer, Edwin Flowers confirmed to News Five today that he [...]

Fuel prices go down to record lows

Over the past few months the price of fuel at the pump has experienced two significant decreases and at midnight last night, the prices of regular and premium have plummeted [...]

B.W.C. says CitCo is “haad pay”

And while the heat is on for NICH President Dianne Haylock, Belize City Mayor Zenaida Moya is facing her own ongoing dilemma with overdue payments for garbage collection. A release [...]

UK tourist died due to C.P.R. procedure

The post-mortem has been conducted on the body of U.K. national Victoria Harner. Today’s police report quotes pathologist Dr. Mario Estradabran as saying that Harner died from head trauma and [...]

Minor charged with Boxing Day murder

A minor appeared in Family Court today and was slapped with charges of Murder and Attempted Murder following a shooting in the early hours of Boxing Day at the Princess [...]

27 year old hands himself in for shooting Griffith Green

Police have made an arrest in the Sunday night shooting of Griffith Green Junior. The alleged culprit is twenty-seven year old Roger Wagner Junior of Junesville in Belize City. Wagner [...]

Alleged car battery thief remanded for Cemetery Rd. incident

In news from the courts, Edwin Davis, a.k.a. Lieutenant Stitchie, who is known for stealing batteries from cars, appeared in Magistrate Court this morning, to face another charge relating to [...]

Stabbing incident leaves one hospitalized

Another fight had more serious repercussions for the victim. On Monday morning police visited the K.H.M.H. and saw twenty-eight year old Michael Caine with four stab wounds to the back. [...]

Two more guns removed from the streets

The battle to get guns off the streets rages on and tonight police are reporting two more successes. Around seven on Sunday night cops acted on an anonymous tip and [...]

2 boat owners report vessels stolen

Two Belize City boat owners have reported their vessels stolen. Fifty-one year old Galindo Perez told police that on December eighteenth he left his twenty-three foot blue and yellow fiberglass [...]

Fire at Belcove Hotel quickly contained

After three p.m. this afternoon, alarms went off in downtown Belize City as a fire engine raced down Regent Street, contrary to traffic. And almost as quickly as it reached [...]

NEMO gets $27,000 in sleeping accessories

The hurricane season closed a month ago but preparations for the next period are already underway. This morning the U.S Southern Command based in Miami handed over to the National [...]

Cayo residents to benefit from expanded water services

While NEMO received a sizeable donation today, residents in the Cayo District will benefit from water services come 2009. According to a press release, the expansion will take place in [...]

City prepares to welcome 2009

It is the countdown to the New Year, and News Five has a peek at the many activities planned around the City to usher in 2009. Whatever your mood is, [...]

Supa G to perform at Channel 5’s live New Year concert

We mentioned earlier in this newscast that Channel Five is organizing a live concert for the hit Morning Show; Open Your Eyes, tomorrow morning beginning at six-thirty. The free concert [...]