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K.H.M.H. pediatric ward gets gifts from Brooklyn Lions Club

There are several organizations trying to spread cheer among those who would otherwise have a blue Christmas. Today the happy recipients were the children at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital’s [...]

Fortis gives cash donation to Liberty Home for Kids

For the past seven years, Fortis has been recognizing the work of non governmental organizations or others groups who have been making a difference in community life. This year, Fortis’ [...]

2009’s ninety-first murder; wife accused of killing husband

It is the nation’s ninety-first murder for this year and it happened within three days of the Christmas. The murder of Albert Morgan is all too shocking and his wife, [...]

Government to advertise post of Chief Justice

Foreign Minister and Attorney General, Wilfred “Sedi” Elrington, on Monday tried to explain his meaning of the word “artificial”, which he used to describe the border between Belize and Guatemala [...]

Citrus growers up in arms against Banks Holdings of Barbados

A feud appears to be heading for a showdown between two warring factions in the citrus industry. It’s a complex story and its ramifications could be disastrous for the industry. [...]

CGA suggest collusion between Banks and CPBG directors

Earlier in the newscast we told you that the citrus growers of Belize are in a bind and they feel almost crippled by a 2006 agreement with Barbados based, Banks [...]

Deadly citrus Leprosis 20 miles from southern Belize

In other news in the south, Citrus Greening is fast affecting citrus groves and surveillance exercises have detected the bacteria in Hopkins and the Pomona Valley. The situation is so [...]

Lawyer questions verdict in murder case

A verdict that was handed down in a murder trial in Orange Walk is being questioned by attorneys. A jury of twelve deliberated for over four hours today to determine [...]

Rancho Dolores resident charged for burglary with intent to rape

Also in court, it is a charge that is not normally levied against a person, but today, a Rancho Dolores resident was charged with Burglary with Intent to Rape a [...]

Protective embankment on highway collapses into river

A portion of a protective embankment at mile seven on the Northern Highway caved into the river while construction was taking place. It is considered a dangerous stretch that runs [...]

Fire Department gives safety tips for the Christmas season

There is more than the usual consumption of electricity and butane gas at Christmastime and that comes with its own risk. At home leaking gas tanks, over-loaded outlets and the [...]

Ministry of Health feeds homeless in Battlefield Park…

A plate of food might not sound like much of a Christmas gift. But to the homeless mental patients who call the Battlefield Park home, it may be the only [...]

…While police entertain the elderly at Sister Cecilia Home

The homeless were not the only ones who got a Christmas treat today. The forty three residents at the Sister Cecilia Home for the Elderly also had some good old [...]

Pre-birthday bash in honor of PUP Leader Emeritus

The occasion was billed as a celebration of unity and purpose in honor of the George Price, the former prime Minister and Leader Emeritus of the People’s United Party who [...]

George Price gives his view on global financial crisis

And while George Price has retired from political life, it does not mean that he is out of the loop on national issues. News Five asked him today about his [...]

Foreign Minister says Belize-Guatemala border is artificial

The Minister of Foreign Affairs and Foreign Trade, Wilfred Elrington completed a one-day meeting with his Guatemalan counterpart, Haroldo Rodas Melgar in Washington, DC. last Wednesday. Agreement was reached on [...]

Senator and V.I.P. rep reject minister’s comments

Two persons who have rejected the Minister’s remarks are Senator Godwin Hulse and Patrick Rogers of the Vision Inspired by the People Movement. Senator Hulse said the Minister’s words could [...]

Foreign Minister Elrington questions his critics

And what does Elrington think of his critics? Well, he questioned where they were when the heads of agreement was on the table. Wilfred Elrington “You see all those people [...]

Mayor may still be subject to disciplinary proceedings

The court awarded Belize City Mayor Zenaida Moya Flowers two of three injunctions she filed against the United Democratic Party. On December seventeenth, Justice Minnet Hafiz ruled that the U.D.P. [...]

Christmas shoppers watch as their vehicle goes up in flames

A Punta Gorda family that came to the city on a Christmas shopping trip, is heading home empty handed. The Majano family had stocked up their Isuzu vehicle and were [...]

Shooting and robbery at Santa Clara Village

While no one was injured when the Toledo vehicle burst into flames, a robbery in the Corozal District over the weekend left a resident of Santa Clara Village hospitalized at [...]

Akeem Gotoy shot Krooman Road

In August of 2007, he was arrested and charged for robbing Esso Gas Station in Ladyville of over forty thousand dollars in cash. And in October of last year, nineteen [...]

One man arrested and another wanted for rape in Belmopan

And in the old capital, a resident has been detained in connection with a rape that occurred on Saturday. Nineteen year old Carlos Montejo also known as “Pollo” was taken [...]

Senior citizen found guilty of aggravated assault of minor

A fifty-two year old man was convicted of Aggravated Assault of a young girl in Magistrates’ Court today. The victim, a ten year old girl, testified in camera and told [...]

British writer and pregnant girlfriend busted with marijuana

A British freelance writer and his eight-month pregnant girlfriend begged for leniency after they were busted with a small amount of marijuana inside their room at a local guest house. [...]