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Double Murder of cousins after Agricultural Show

The gang war in Belize City may have slowed down because of the additional police and Belize Defense Force presence.  Nevertheless, three men were murdered this past weekend; one man [...]

Family desperate for information that will lead to killers

News Five made several attempts to speak with the family of Javier Larios; however, they eventually declined comment.  Moses’ mother, Yolanda Orellano, told us this afternoon that she is at [...]

Deportee gunned down on Faber’s Road

Police investigations continue into Saturday’s double homicide. And as the weekend was coming to a close on Sunday night, it appeared that Belize City would have been spared a regular [...]

Deadly domestic dispute; villager stabbed by her ex

Belize’s reputation as one of the most violent countries in the region can’t be fully attributed to urban violence. In Cotton Tree Village, on the outskirts of Belmopan, a woman [...]

Local butcher killed during accident at Western Highway roundabout

In addition to the murder victims, two more persons lost their lives in vehicular accidents. On Saturday evening, a few minutes before four p.m., Aaron Coleman was driving his green [...]

Is Belize ready for border dispute referendum?

The date for the territorial dispute referendum has been set for October sixth, 2013. That date was confirmed by Belize’s Foreign Minister Wilfred Elrington who along with negotiators met with [...]

Family wants answers about Boco T’s death

The death of Kevin ‘Boco T’ Kelly is not only causing grief for his family, it is also stirring up ill will towards the system, which it feels is preventing [...]

Missing Fishermen; but boat had blood and holes

It has been nine days since forty-nine year old Silverio Tepaz, fifty year old Teobaldo Tepaz and twenty year old Mejadi Tepaz went missing. The boat that the three Sarteneja [...]

Ibrahim Smith charged for M&M shooting

On Friday afternoon, there was a broad daylight shooting on M&M Street located in the Gungulung area of Southside Belize City. Twenty-two year old Desmond Gonzales was injured and before [...]

Busted by cop in house during burglary, he says he’s innocent

Also in court, a burglary case against a thirty-four year old Belize City resident ended in a five year prison sentence. Lionel McCleary, a resident of Booths Crescent was caught [...]

City Hall Labour Day cleanup of streets

It’s Labour Day on Tuesday and it means that it will be a day of rest for the working class; but the City Council is asking for your time to [...]

Scare at Belize Consul in the U.S.A.

An online report of an incident in the United States has caught the attention of the diplomatic corps.  A bomb threat in Wilmington, North Carolina earlier today forced occupants of [...]

Ariel Rosado Foundation rides for scholarships

Ariel Rosado was killed in a traffic accident but his memory lives on. Rosado, who was a stellar young cyclist in Belize in the late nineteen nineties and early 2000, [...]

Celebrating World Red Cross Day

The organizers of the ride intended to make it an annual event. Another annual event celebrated in Belize is World Red Cross Day.  It is celebrated on May eighth on [...]

Mission Catwalk now showing on Channel 5

Mission Catwalk, it is the popular fashion designer reality series that is hit across the Caribbean. After negotiations, Channel Five has gotten the green light to air the much talked [...]

Sports Monday Highlights with James Adderley

Good evening, I’m James Adderley and this is Sports Monday.   The battle to get into the 1st championship series as presented by the Premier League of Belize raged simultaneously [...]

Churches deliver a holy blow to UNIBAM

The United Belize Advocacy Movement (UNIBAM) received a major blow inside the courtroom of Supreme Court Justice Michelle Arana.  UNIBAM is challenging Section Fifty-Three of the criminal code, which bars [...]

UNIBAM struck out of case, but not giving up

Caleb Orozco and UNIBAM issued a press release this evening on the court ruling in Orozco pretrial hearing. In the Caleb Orozco and UNIBAM versus The Attorney General of Belize [...]

Belize Energy Workers Union wants C.E.O. Jeffrey Locke removed

The Belize Energy Workers Union (B.E.W.U.) staged a midday protest at the gates of Belize Electricity Limited (B.E.L.) on Thursday afternoon. They said that they have honored their Collective Bargaining [...]

Belize City man survives shooting

Despite the police presence, there was a shooting incident in Belize City today. It occurred in the Gungulung Area and the incident has left one man injured. Shortly after one [...]

Another person dies in police lockup

The death of Arthur Young was foretold by the man himself. He often said that the police would kill him. And though the police said that he was accidentally shot, [...]

Tourist drops dead after snorkeling trip

Also in San Pedro, another person dropped dead; but unlike Boco T, the circumstances are not suspicious. A retired native of Washington D.C. died at the Sun Breeze Hotel. According [...]

Grassroots NGO talks solutions to crime

The recent gangland slayings in the old capital has the entire city on alert. Eighty B.D.F. soldiers and police officers have been stationed across Belize City to prevent rivaling gangs [...]

Life behind bars for convicted killer

Life behind bars! That was the sentence for twenty-two year old Emmerson Eaghan who was convicted for the June 2009 killing of thirty-five year old Dennis Nembhard. Nembhard was senselessly [...]

More persons charged for weapon used in shooting

Two more persons have been charged in connection with the nine millimeter pistol and point thirty-eight ammunition found at a Castle Street address. The weapon are believed to be used [...]