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Healthy Living gets inside your migraine

There are different types of headaches, but one of the worst, is the migraine headaches. The symptoms may vary and include dizziness, weakness and even hallucinations. Healthy living this week [...]

Africanized bees leave another man dead

Two men, both of whom are seventy-seven year old, have been killed in the past three months by deadly Africanized bees. The latest victim is a resident and farmer of [...]

Murder suspect caught after one year on the lam

There is a major break in a murder case in the west that dates back to 2008. The main suspect eluded police for over a year, but tonight twenty-four year [...]

Instead of detailed, ministerial vehicle gets totally derailed

An accident near the junction of Fabers Road and the Western Highway shortly after noon totaled a brand new government vehicle valued at over seventy thousand dollars. The vehicle was [...]

Poverty Assessment finds silver lining

A recent report is revealing alarming statistics that show that poverty increased significantly in the past eight years. According to the report, economic, health, education, social and political causes were [...]

Former Guatemalan president caught trying to flee to Belize

There is a major development in Guatemala today involving its former President, Alfonso Portillo, who was on the run since last Friday, when an extradition request made by the US [...]

Battle over rights and freedoms taken to Privy Council

A case against the government by a group of concerned citizens in a battle over fundamental rights and freedoms has gone all the way to the Privy Council. It all [...]

Attorney for citizens explains importance of human rights case

But beyond the political lines, Shoman feels that every citizen should be aware of the proceedings and how it would affect their lives. She used an analogy of sports enthusiasts, [...]

Girls gone wild with street fights in Belize City

In the streets, gang violence appears to be spreading to women. For the second time this week, a group of females attacked one of their own.  The four accused are [...]

Ryan Alvarez found guilty for one of his illegal firearm offences

Last September fourth, eighteen year-old Ryan Alvarez was busted by the cops when they retrieved a firearm that he allegedly threw over a fence near Castle Street. In court today, [...]

KTV Latino contestants selected to perform for hit karaoke show

From across the country they auditioned, but only a handful made it to the finishing line. This Tuesday at the Bliss Centre for the Performing Arts, the first seven of [...]

Full moon concert at the House of Culture

Carlos Perrote is a versatile artist who has been making music for some thirty years; the last decade here in Belize. Last month, he launched his new CD, “Omolewa Osain”, [...]

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 [...]