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More Belizeans are poor, according to CPA report

It is not exactly a secret, but the magnitude of the level of poverty in Belize, is still shocking. In fact, Belize is now the country with the highest poverty [...]

Africanized Bees kill man in Benque

Turning to the west, a man is dead after he was attacked and stung by Africanized bees in Benque Viejo del Carmen.  News Five has learned that at around midday [...]

Samuel Bruce fights government for his property in court

A legal battle over a property in Benque Viejo del Carmen is now before the Chief Justice. In one corner is Samuel Bruce, who got an injunction in the Supreme [...]

Mid morning collision injures Shawn Tewes

Two vehicles collided shortly after ten this morning in the vicinity of two primary schools in the King’s Park Area.  In the impact, one of the vehicles, an SUV, flipped [...]

Are tainted Johnson and Johnson products in Belize?

Johnson and Johnson Company is one of the most trusted manufacturers of over the counter medications. But the company has announced a massive recall of popular meds including Tylenol and [...]

Cane farmers back in court to change Sugar Industry Act

After numerous trips to the courts, the United Cane Farmers Association was officially recognized on December twenty-fourth, 2009 when it signed an agreement with the Sugar Industry Control Board, B.S.C.F.A., [...]

Honduran national’s vessel may be a stolen boat

In recent days two US nationals William Jewett Junior and Martin Petrella, have been before the courts for their immigration status. Today, a Honduran National, who was caught by Ladyville [...]

Giovanni Lauriano back in court; this time for importing gun

Also in court, well known criminal figure, Giovanni Lauriano, also known as “Nose”, has been charged with customs offences for allegedly importing a gun.  The thirty two year old Lauriano [...]

Street violence now includes sparring women

There are frequent outbreaks between rival gangs in the streets, but tonight the CYDP has intervened to try and make peace between two sets of young women making violent attacks [...]

U.D.P. moving ahead with disciplinary action against mayor

Mayor Zenaida Moya Flowers is yet to have her day in court for criminal charges for twenty two counts of uttering a false and two counts of violating City Council [...]

Tubal Trade School needs financial help

If you have been on the Northern Highway, you would recognize the Tubal Trade School. It was opened back in 2001 by Belize and Mrs. Lyndon Bailey to give underprivileged [...]

Rotary holds its first Gift of Life clinic for 2010

Twice a year, the Rotary Club of Belize hosts a volunteer group of doctors from the United States who come to Belize for the Gift of Life Program. Thousands have [...]

Eyewitness to Christopher Galvez’ murder speaks out

Twenty-three year old Christopher Galvez was murdered on the night of December twenty-second 2009. No one has been charged, but there have been a number of allegations on shoddy police [...]

Galvez’ aunt vows to find killer despite death threats

Yolanda Schakron says that any cover up she unravels on the police will not bring back her nephew, but says she doing it for other Belizeans who don’t have the [...]