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PM inducts K.H.M.H. Commission of Inquiry

While the dust has settled in the dispute between the members of the Belize Medical Doctors Union and the Board of the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital, a Commission of Inquiry [...]

Man under the influence knocked down and killed

Drinking and driving is illegal because of the risks involved, but an accident near Benny’s on the Northern Highway proved that drinking and walking is just as dangerous. Sixty-two year [...]

Progress bring problems for students of LA Democracia

While most parents are getting their children ready for school, we found some on the Western Highway that are fighting to keep their village school. Residents of La Democracia tell [...]

B.B.F. selects National Basketball Team

The Belize Basketball Federation announced its selection for the Men’s National Team Roster this afternoon at a press conference which was broadcast live by Channel Five. And there are big [...]

Kendal Bridge will take over 1 year to build

The Kendal Bridge was swept away by powerful flash floods following the passage of Arthur in 2008. And just about every time there has been a downpour, the Sittee River [...]

Ronlee Petillo alleges police shot at his head

Ronlee Petillo was released on bail one week ago. Today, News Five caught up with him at home recovering from injuries he says he sustained in a close encounter with [...]

Woman claims cops beat up her sons

There is another case with eerily similar allegations against the police to report tonight and this time a mother travelled all the way from Punta Gorda to bring her story [...]

Chef charged for ten pounds of marijuana

Following a police search of two homes, a chef has been charged with Drug Trafficking and Possession of Controlled Drugs. Ten pounds of weed were reportedly found in a red [...]

Tourist asks to go swimming; gets assaulted

Also in court, a taxi driver from Hattieville who got too friendly with a tourist who employed his services had to answer to a charge of Aggravated Assault of an [...]

Hope Creek students don’t want to move

Earlier in the newscast we reported on the relocation of a school in La Democracia. A News Five team also found that the villagers of Hope Creek are in uproar [...]

Special Olympics Sports & Training Camp winds down

Special Olympics Belize hosts an annual Sports and Fitness Training Camp and this year’s session is winding down. And while the official closing activity will be a field trip to [...]

Healthy Living gets first aid treatment

An emergency by definition is unexpected and urgent but when it comes to life, it can turn out deadly. Many do not plan ahead for such scares but there is [...]