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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 [...]

Man chops children, their mother; then kills a stranger

Three brutal murders have occurred over the weekend. We start our coverage in the peaceful and quiet village of Hopkins, located approximately twenty-five minutes from Dangriga Town. But on Saturday [...]

Stabbed to death in Guinea Grass, Orange Walk

In an otherwise peaceful section in the north of the country, another person was murdered. Fifty-six year old Manuel Cruz was viciously killed in Guinea Grass Village on Sunday morning, [...]

Murder in Belize City

A life was also lost in Belize City, a place that knows violence all too well.  The violent spate of shootings across the city that killed four men last week [...]

Robber charged with Attempted Murder for pushing a cop

Thirty year old Gregory Bowen was charged with attempted murder this morning when he appeared before Chief Magistrate Anne Marie Smith, following an incident on Friday during which he allegedly [...]

Citrus Growers Association implements strike action

A crisis in the sugar industry was averted by the outstanding loans being paid by the new owners of the Belize Sugar Industries operation. But while the agricultural industry has [...]

Citrus Growers aim for Banks Holdings and C.P.B.L.

The CGA has also been bucking heads with C.P.B.L.’s minority shareholder, Banks Holdings of Barbados, which it says is responsible for the chaos in the industry. According to the CGA, [...]

MLA betrayed by one of its own; environmentalists support Maya Leaders

For years the discontent has been evident among the growers regarding the management of an industry in which they feel powerless as owners of a product. The sentiment is also [...]

No confessional from burglar who stole from the church

An Adventist Church is the latest target of burglars. In court today, twenty-eight year old Ronald Gill was charged for the Burglary, in which speakers, amplifiers and related equipment valued [...]

Gang Suppression Unit sniffs out drugs and catches a peddler

The Gang Suppression Unit was on the hunt over the weekend and they found several quantities of marijuana and a firearm. The first bust was at a house on Giles [...]

Belize Sugar Industry aligns its new management with ASR

On October fourth, Belize Sugar Industries and American Sugar Refining Limited issued a joint release announcing ASR’s successful purchase of seventy-eight point six percent of the B.S.I. group at a [...]

K.H.M.H. lauded by heart surgery patient

The following story is a lot sweeter than the survival of the Belize Sugar Industry operations and the continued employment of its workers. A Belize City man who worked all [...]

Sir Colville Young Music School Program receives donation from Taiwan

If that testimony of the K.H.M.H. staff warmed your heart, the next one will be music to your ears. The Sir Colville Young Music in Schools Program has received a [...]

DJs start Belize Chapter of Bum Squad

A group of approximately ten disc jockeys are now members of a world renowned DJ family: Bum Squad. Bum Squad, an international group that hosts various chapters of DJs from [...]

Awesome weekend sports highlights with James Adderley

Good evening, I’m James Adderley and this is Sports Monday.   Week 9 of the PLB Season brought a monster ticket to the MCC Grounds yesterday as FC Belize looked [...]

Double murder on Belize City. Is a stolen bicycle the motive?

Two Lebanese businessmen were murdered this week. And while the investigations continue into possible links, there is no mistake that Thursday night’s murder of two Belize City men are related. [...]

Cop flung from truck and robbery suspects run for freedom

Statistically, most of the country’s murders take place in Belize City, particularly in the south side. But it must be noted that all four of this week’s murders took place [...]

Murder acquittal over 3 years in the making

While the suspects in that robbery case await their day in court, suspects in a three year old murder case spent their final day before a judge in the Belmopan [...]

SATIIM’s Greg Ch’oc removed from mic during US Capital Consultation

The southern part of the country, which is the most economically deprived does not experience the violence associated with the Belize District. However, the residents of Toledo now have a [...]