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Surveillance equipment found during Vegas Casino bust; 1 Mexican captured

A joint operation was conducted inside the Corozal Free Zone. The multi agency team consisted of Belize Defence Force Soldiers, various departments of the police and the customs department. The [...]

Hundreds of Citrus Growers protest C.P.B.L. and Banks Holdings

Over three hundred citrus growers made their discontent clear this morning as they have refused to take their oranges to the plant and instead picketed the Citrus Products of Belize [...]

Caribbean Pride, whose trademark is it? Banks or CGA

Another issue involving Citrus Products of Belize Limited (C.P.B.L.), Banks Holdings of Barbados and the Citrus Growers Association is over the Caribbean Pride Trademark. According to CGA Director, Denzil Jenkins, [...]

Should G.O.B. pay compassion to families of Guatemalan nationals who are killed during illegal activities?

Tonight’s question is: Should the government pay compassionate grants to families of Guatemalan nationals who are killed during illegal activities? Send your comments and responses using your SMART phones to [...]

P.U.P. chides government on healthcare

This afternoon, the Peoples United Party (P.U.P.) held a two hour press conference inside the Independence Hall headquarters. The room was filled with party supporters and elected representatives. The focus [...]

Not enough; P.U.P. speaks of G.O.B.’s response to crime

Crime was the second focus of today’s press conference and the keynote was delivered by Party Chairman, Henry Charles Usher. Usher did not mince words for the Ministry of National [...]

New San Roman Police Station ready for business

A new Police Sub-Station was inaugurated in the village of San Roman in the Orange Walk District on Monday. And while P.U.P. Party Chairman made it clear he did not [...]

Minor passes out and raped after having drink with other teens

A pair of teenagers, both from the Belize District, has been charged with rape and unlawful carnal knowledge, following a report by a minor that the duo sexually assaulted her [...]

Suspected cocaine sniffed out

On Saturday October twenty-fifth, members of the Anti Drug Unit along with the K-nine Unit conducted a vehicular check point at the junction of the Southern Highway and Hopkins Village. [...]

Prosecutor not ready and that spells acquittal

Also in court, charges of Robbery and Wounding against twenty-seven year old Michael Heusner were dropped when the Prosecutor was not prepared for trial. Magistrate Adolph Lucas set Heusner free [...]

National monument not the place to go fishing; unless you want to get arrested

A young Chunox fisherman has reeled in two charges after he was caught illegally fishing inside the Half Moon Caye National Monument. While the charges were filed by Fisheries officials [...]

Pantempters sweet sounds reverberates all the way to Taiwan

The Pantempters Steel Orchestra is no doubt a singular musical entity that shares the common roots of the British Caribbean. The steel pans origins may have started with Africans forging [...]

Mayan Leaders Alliance dispute is with government

The Maya Leaders Alliance has been very vocal regarding the recent Environmental Impact Assessment consultation held by US Capital in Sundaywood Village. On Monday News Five spoke to Cristina Coc, [...]

However, U.S. Capital says meeting was successful

Although the Toledo Alcaldes Association, the Maya Leaders Alliance, SATIIM and the Coalition to Save our Natural Heritage find that the Sundaywood meeting put a black eye on the government, [...]

P.U.P. believes bond negotiation has stalled

Earlier in the newscast we told you about the P.U.P.’s press conference that focused on crime and healthcare. During the Q and A session, Leader of the Opposition, Francis Fonseca [...]

The Next Superstar: Meet the Jeremys

The final round of competition in Be The Next Superstar takes place tonight at the Bliss. Four contestants remain and are under a lot of pressure because this is their [...]