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South Korean Grenade found in Belize

A dangerous hand grenade and assorted ammunition were taken off the city streets on Monday night. A concerned citizen, whose identity will not be revealed, handed over a black plastic [...]

Belmopan resident killed in a 3 vehicle pile up

A terrible traffic accident is reported on the Western Highway. It happened before six this evening and it is reliably reported that a resident of Belmopan was killed. A News [...]

Rice farmer at odds with ministry

We have been reporting on the woes of rice farmers, some of whom are now going out of business. Their sales have dipped by as much as fifty percent and [...]

Alleged rape victim tells Court no more

A sixteen year old high school student alleged in September 2008 that she was kidnapped and raped. But the now nineteen year old victim, took the stand today and told [...]

Will government call early elections?

Before turning to tonight’s question, our viewers were pretty close on our previous poll in respect of who would better represent Caribbean shores. When we checked today just before posting [...]

Youth hospitalized after shooting in the Old Capital

It has been quiet on the city streets for days, but on Monday night violence flared up again. An eighteen year old Belize City student was shot and is hospitalized. [...]

IMF report solemn recommendations

The IMF country report was released late last week. It follows consultations conducted in August with Belizean officials on economic developments and policies. There are two issues that stand out [...]

Medical Tourism in Belize a reality

Belize has gained a reputation for environmental tourism. That landscape has been changing and on a smaller scale, the country is also gaining reputation for medical tourism.  Medical tourism is [...]

Regional Competitiveness needs VOIP

Delegates from across the region attended the two-day seminar that also focused on Innovation in the Service Sector while looking at opportunities for the Caribbean. The Science, Technology, and Innovation [...]

IDB and Caribbean Export Agency Seminar

Amongst the topics discussed at the Science, Technology and Innovation Caribbean Network Series was Regional Integration.  Because Belize has a unique geography and history, it is hoped that the Jewel [...]

Home of San Pedrana burglarized

A San Pedro businesswoman, who was in Belize City over the weekend, was greeted with a very unpleasant surprise when she returned to the island. The home of Catherine Paz [...]

3 years for trying to steal vehicle

Forty-six year old Mark Conorquie, who was caught red handed stealing a government vehicle assigned to Director of Human Services Ava Pennil on December twenty-third, 2010, was today sentenced to [...]

Legal Advice for couples

Sixteen Days of Activism, celebrated countrywide by the Women’s Department, is winding down.  It’s started at the end of November and a number of activities including an awareness parade and [...]

Vendor’s beef with Transport Ministry

In late 2009 the Ministry of Transport started renovations at the bus terminal in Dangriga and as the works progressed in 2010, vendors were prevented from selling their products inside [...]

20 years of News Five; 1992 revisited

In the next few days, we will be celebrating twenty years of broadcasting. Great Belize Productions started as a video production company in 1982, a year after television was first [...]