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Woman charged in relation to missing Treasury money

The long-anticipated arrest in connection with the allegations of missing funds from the Treasury Department finally took place today. But the person who police brought to court was not the [...]

ACB says mayor is responsible for under-depositing

And while one arrest has been made in the missing funds at the Treasury Department, no one has yet been charged at City Hall in connection with the “Under-depositing” of [...]

Judgment reserved in D.F.C. civil case

Justice Minet Hafiz Bertram has reserved judgment in a civil case involving Atlantic Corporation and the Development Finance Corporation. The matter is over a sum of money collected from the [...]

Man acquitted of Attempted Murder of wife

Also in the Supreme Court, a jury of seven women and two men deliberated for little over four hours before they delivered a verdict of not guilty on a charge [...]

Stabbing leaves minor with punctured lung/wounded eye

A minor was stabbed last night in the Allen Pitts Crescent area of Port Loyola and is currently receiving treatment for his injuries. The fifteen year old was stabbed several [...]

Not enough doctors at Cayo Hospital…

There is an outbreak of dengue fever, and most of the cases are reported in the Cayo District. And while that is news in itself, News Five found out today [...]

…But nurses prepared for dengue outbreak

While there is trouble brewing over a shortage of doctors at the Cayo hospital, the outbreak of dengue is not going away. Earlier today, News Five spoke to a San [...]

Nestle` Toll House cookies E. coli alert

While the dengue outbreak is the main concern in the Cayo District, the Belize Bureau of Standards has issued an advisory of an E. Coli outbreak in raw refrigerated pre-packaged [...]

Free Zone not free of marijuana users

Police officers are usually expected to catch culprits with illegal substances, but the tables turned today when a few of them were caught with drugs in the Free Zone. The [...]

Houses given to victims of Hurricane Dean

Hurricane Dean hit Belize in 2007. It is gone but not forgotten. Two hundred and seventy-five houses were completely destroyed in Corozal and sixty were also leveled in Orange Walk [...]

Who sits on NEAC?

Development projects that have any impact on the environment attract their own share of controversy. And this time the complaints are coming from the Placencia Citizens for Sustainable Development. And [...]

Belize International Film Festival opens this week

The Belize International Film Festival is opening at the Bliss Institute of Creative Arts this Friday night. The forty-five films come from almost every continent and the organizers have gathered [...]