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Attorney General unapologetic about comments on judiciary

On Tuesday, the judges of the Supreme Court issued a statement, it was one of a kind, prompted by a proposal that has now been deferred by the Bar Association [...]

Sedi Elrington states a possible choice for next C.J.

And when News Five raised the issue of what next in the judiciary in the context of the possible retirement of Chief Justice Abdulai Conteh, Elrington had his pick. He [...]

Instrumental giant and political activist killed in accident

This past Wednesday night, a traffic accident took the life of Ray Lightburn, a former street general for the opposition People’s United Party. He had a long trajectory in publishing, [...]

Minister says CitCo arrests demostrate zero tolerance

Tensions have cooled off between City Hall and the Belize Maintenance Limited, but Mayor Zenaida Moya Flowers is still in the hot seat facing criminal charges. News Five spoke today [...]

Garbage strike ends as B.M.L. and CitCo compromise

The two week protest staged by Belize Maintenance Limited workers has come to an end… at least for now. And that is because the Belize City Council has come to [...]

Union announces solidarity with sanitation workers

Just before B.M.L. reached agreement with the council, the Belize Workers Union announced their solidarity with the sanitation workers. News Five spoke to chairman, Horris Patten, and he says they [...]

Caye Caulker residents hold anti-crime march across island

Hundreds of Caye Caulker residents marched across the island today against the recent spate of violent crimes. The small island is known for its tranquility and charm that attracts tourists, [...]

Parole board explains system in light of recent parolee crimes

The parole system of the Kolbe Foundation has come under attack because of a recent case against Barry Robinson. He was charged on Tuesday for allegedly attacking and robbing a [...]

Minor charged for September shooting of Sanjay Lino

On September eighteenth, sixteen year-old student Sanjay Lino was shot in the back and lived to tell the tale. Six days after the shooting that left him in a critical [...]

Accused murderer handed over by Mexican authorities

And Carlos Keme is back on Belizean soil and in the custody of Orange Walk police. He was caught by Mexican authorities at the bordering community of Subteniente Lopez and [...]

International Chess Grandmaster attends youth symposium

But some children will be absolutely out of harm’s way and that’s because of an upcoming chess symposium. Since it was introduced in 2007 at the primary school level in [...]

Healthy living analyses panic attacks

Do you know what is considered one of the most intensely frightening, upsetting and uncomfortable experiences of a person’s life? The symptoms include sudden periods of intense anxiety, mounting physiological [...]