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Elderly woman dies in fire early this morning

Sometime around three this morning an unknown person or persons deliberately lit the fire which destroyed a wooden house at the corner of Cran and Cleghorn streets in Belize City. [...]

Police confirm that a Santana resident was murdered

While police are investigating the death of Orseline Wallace Gabourel, Ladyville Police have detained one man for the death of Santana Village resident, Maurice Dennison Young. On Tuesday evening, the [...]

Security guard Levi Brown shot and robbed

Fifty-seven year old Levi Brown was shot in the head just before news time Wednesday night. The security supervisor at J and B security was riding on East Collet Canal [...]

Audit of the Central Health Region show gross misuse of public funds

On August twenty-sixth 2013 the Auditor-General of Belize was notified that there were credible reports of misuse of public funds at the Central Health Region. Four days later an audit [...]

Alfonzo Cruz detained in connection with ongoing Penner investigation

There is breaking news, just in to our studios. News Five has been able to confirm that former Mayor of San Ignacio Town, Alfonso ‘Ponchis’ Cruz, was detained by San [...]

Minister Mark King tells the media U.D.P. first, Belizeans second and P.U.P. last

The Harvest Caye Tourism Development Project off the coast of Placencia, a multimillion dollar initiative by Norwegian Cruise Line, is mired in controversy although it already has the full support [...]

Minister of State says he wants his company to provide security to NCL

King is already lobbying for the spoils. As the proprietor of Brinks Security, he has submitted a proposal to Norwegian for a security contract.  When asked if his position as [...]

Jamaica Umbrella Group of Churches dismayed by UWI’s termination of Brendan Bain

On Tuesday, Professor Brendan Bain was sacked from the University of the West Indies in Jamaica, following a call by various advocacy groups to have him removed from his post [...]

Belize Action organizes a peaceful demonstration in protest of Bain’s termination

Meanwhile, Belize Action has organized a peaceful demonstration for Friday at midday in protest of Professor Bain’s removal.  According to Pastor Scott Stirm, despite Bain’s stellar career as a renowned [...]

Jason Bruce Lawrence sentenced to life for murder of common-law wife

There is a conviction for murder. After several hours of deliberation by a jury of seven women and five men, the fate of thirty-seven year old Jason Bruce Lawrence was [...]

Woman charged for stealing electricity

A sixty-one year old Honduran national has been sparred jail time for abstracting electricity which is the charge for stealing electricity.  Dominga Nunez, a resident of Antelope Street Extension in [...]

The launch of a documentary on the state of affairs of senior citizens

An eighty-three year old woman who lived alone died in an inferno when her house was set on fire. She lived alone and could not get out of harm’s way. [...]

The 2014 Crooked Tree Cashew Festival

The twenty-ninth annual cashew festival was held over the weekend in Crooked Tree under the theme, “Highlight our Magical Fruit, the Cashew.” The village has been pushing to partner with [...]

Meet the new US Ambassador to Belize, Carlos Moreno

Retired California Supreme Court Justice, Carlos Moreno, has finally received senatorial approval to proceed on diplomatic mission to Belize as US Ambassador. The Ambassador is expected to arrive in Belize [...]

Healthy Living looks at lupus

May is celebrated as Lupus Awareness month. Lupus is a lesser known disease in Belize but there are a number of persons, predominantly women, who are living with lupus. There [...]