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Jealousy is the motive behind suicide and murder

We begin tonight’s newscast as we have in the past few weeks with another chilling story of murder in the old capital. This time the story also involves suicide and [...]

Former P.M. resting in stable condition

Former Prime Minister, Manuel Esquivel is said to be resting and is in stable condition at the Belize Medical Associates. The former P.M. was scheduled to fly via air-ambulance to [...]

Fuller remains incarcerated at the prison

Tonight Belizean businessman, Rhett Fuller remains incarcerated at the central prison in Hattieville. Fuller has been there since Friday evening, the day his extradition appeal was dismissed by the Appeals’ [...]

Investigation into death of canero almost complete

And while at their last press conference police said their investigations continued on the shooting death of canero, forty-four year old Antanacio Gutierrez, News Five has gathered that the file [...]

BATSUB operations continues in Belize

You may have heard reports of a winding down of the presence of British troops in Belize in light of the global recession and with Britain making cuts in its [...]

Patrick Tillet named as new Financial Controller for Citco

In December, the Barrow administration passed an amendment to the Belize City Council Act. The amendment empowered an independent financial controller to manage the money matters of the Belize City [...]

Robbery outside a Scotiabank A.T.M on Albert Street

Thieves in the city continue to grow more brazen and the latest victim was targeted as he exited the Scotiabank A.T.M. on Albert Street. Twenty-five year old James Bradley told [...]

St. John’s Vianney primary school burglarized

Another learning institution has been targeted by thieves who broke into the school and stole a laptop computer and documents. The break-in occurred overnight at Saint John’s Vianney on Faber’s [...]

U.S. national scammed out of over $100,000 in land deal

Another crime on the increase is Obtaining Property by Deception. The most recent case involves a forty-eight year old U.S. national, Stan Pore who has been jacked of over a [...]

Reward offered for missing San Joaquin resident

The family of Ricardo Enrique Magana is offering a reward for his safe return. Ever since the forty-six year old left his home in San Joaquin Village, Corozal on Saturday [...]

4th annual Women’s Award held at Bliss

Tonight women from all over the country and their supporters are gathered at the Bliss for the fourth annual Outstanding Women’s Awards. The presentation marks the conclusion of four weeks [...]

Reef Specialists look for clues into coral survival

Not only does it provide a barrier from the sea, it also provides a healthy environment for many species to live. But all over the world global warming has been [...]

Cyclist prepare for Cross Country

In less than two weeks, riders from many countries will flock to Belize for the country’s biggest racing event: the Holy Saturday Cross Country Classic. Here at home, our athletes [...]

Kids’ sporting competition looks for tomorrow’s athletes

While Monday was a highlight for Standard six students sitting the first part of the P.S.E., a sporting event is targeting younger children in elementary institutions. The Belize Amateur Athletics [...]

Proceeds of Telemedia judgement going to charity

On the way to Belmopan this morning, former Prime Minister Manuel Esquivel ran off the road and suffered serious injuries primarily to his face. He is expected to make a [...]

Former Prime Minister injured in accident

Tonight former Prime Minister and current Senior Financial Advisor to government, Manuel Esquivel, is recovering at the Belize Medical Associates after his SUV flipped several times on the Western Highway. [...]

Truck driver charged for causing death of 7 year old

Last Friday, a seven year old student of Ladyville Adventist Primary School was killed in a gruesome traffic accident… and tonight the man behind the wheel has been charged. Elias [...]

Two Ladyville men charged with aggravated assault

A contractor and a construction worker from Ladyville appeared in Magistrates’ Court today accused of attacking thirty-five year old Ignacio Villanueva. The contractor, thirty-six year old Eric Lewis, who also [...]

Taxi driver from San Joaquin disappears

Corozal police are looking at several possibilities in the disappearance of a resident of San Joaquin Village. Forty-six year old taxi driver, Enrique Ricardo Magana was last seen when he [...]

Another merchant conned with fake Bowen & Bowen cheques

The search continues for approximately four men who police say continue to scam businesses out of household appliances with fake Bowen and Bowen cheques. We say about four because it [...]

Man gets 6 years for trying to trick the courts

A Belize City man was sentenced to six years of imprisonment after he tried to pull a fast one on the courts by using a fake name. Today fifty-two year [...]

Nine illegal immigrants caught by the cops

Everyday illegal immigrants from neighbouring Central American countries come to Belize to seek job opportunities and a better way of life. That dream, however, was cut short for nine individuals [...]

Students completes first day of P.S.E.

This morning thousands of standard six students got dressed as usual and set off for school. But instead of making their way to their usual classes, they went to a [...]

Natl Women’s Commission ready to update gender policy

It’s been eight years since the National Gender Policy was developed and according to the National Women’s Commission, it’s high time for a review and revision of the document. With [...]

Centenarian passes before 104th birthday

Birthday celebrations for centenarians are a regular feature on this newscast… and last July we attended a party for a hundred and three year old Isabel Garbutt, hosted by Helpage [...]