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Breaking News: Chopping Murder in the City

There is breaking news tonight that a man was chopped to death. This report has just come into our newsroom and we will have more on it on Tuesday. But [...]

Belize City Businessman Murdered; Family Believes It Was a Hit

There were two murders on Saturday within four hours of each other.  Tonight, the family of Michael Alexander Williams says they know that someone wanted him dead, but they are [...]

A Partygoer is Executed in a Hail of Bullets on Faber’s Road Extension

Hours before the Williams’ murder, the weekend’s first homicide took place on Faber’s Road where Johvanney Tablada was marked for dead. The twenty-three-year-old was at a party at the house [...]

Minister of National Security Questions Some Reports of Police Involvement in Suspected Drug Planes

“Contrived stories” and “conspiratorial fantasies” are words that National Security Minister John Saldivar used to describe some reports about police’s involvement in narco-trafficking in Belize. Those remarks were specifically aimed [...]

Price for Premium Fuel to Increase

On January sixteen we reported on the fifty-two cents decrease per gallon of premium fuel. But tonight, the reprieve for consumers has been short-lived since the price of premium fuel [...]

Marcos is Marked for Death in Apparent Gang Rivalry

Gun violence over the weekend, claimed the life of two persons and left two others injured.  The violence started on Saturday morning and is believed to be gang-related in retaliation [...]

Gang Rivalry Leads to Shooting in Mahogany Heights

A fifty-one-year-old man was also shot in Mahogany Heights on Saturday. Police say that sometime around one-thirty in the afternoon, security guard Rodwell Cuthkelvin was on his motorcycle when a [...]

Guatemalan National Fined $35K + 3 Years in Jail for Drug Trafficking

Police say that they’ve had a number of drug interdictions in western Belize in recent weeks. As a result, they have stepped up their response to tackle many small drug [...]

Guatemalan Woman Charged $10,000 for Marijuana Trafficking

In a separate incident, police arrested another Guatemalan national on drug trafficking charges. Police and B.D.F. were conducting a vehicular check point on the Arenal Road in Benque Viejo when [...]

Fire Breaks Out at Belize Aquaculture Ltd.

A raging fire broke out at the Belize Aquaculture Limited this afternoon. News Five has learned that fire erupted at around two o’clock. An eyewitness informed our newsroom that three [...]

A Dispute over Development in the Sea in the Caribbean Shores Goes to Court

For weeks, a developer in Belize City and the Department of Environment, have been entangled in a dispute. Businessman, Dion Zabaneh, according to the Department of the Environment has not [...]

Franz Hamilton is a Free Man

Fifty-eight-year-old Franz Hamilton can breathe a sigh of relief tonight. He has been before the court for charges ranging from sexual assault to attempted suppression of evidence.  Hamilton was first [...]

U.D.P. Says ‘YES’ to the I.C.J.

The United Democratic Party has taken the official position to support taking Guatemala’s claim on Belize to the International Court of Justice for final resolution. A release from the party [...]

An Update on P.S.U.’s Hilltop Property

Months ago, the hilltop property and home of the Public Service Union in Belmopan was sold to Simplex Designs in Corozal, owned by a Chinese businessman. The property was retailed [...]

Anthony Sylvester Sr., Dead at 73

Former Cabinet Secretary Anthony Sylvester Senior passed away this morning after ailing for some time. Sylvester Senior slipped into a coma and at the time of his death, was at [...]

Foreign National Found Dead in Belize City Hotel Room

And to a case of sudden death. Police say that the man who was found dead inside a hotel room in Belize City died of natural causes. Forty-seven-year-old American National [...]

Former Border Commissioner Says ‘No’ to the I.C.J.

Former Boundary Commissioner Lindsay Belisle is adding to the I.C.J. debate through a different perspective. Belisle, who is also an international surveyor, is supporting a NO vote and is warning [...]

Lindsay Belisle Says Going to the I.C.J. Too Risky

Belisle went further to state that the one of the discrepancies he identified in the 1859 Treaty is that the location of the Aguas Turbias does not correspond to the [...]

James Adderley: What’s Happening in Sports

Good evening, I’m James Adderley and this is Sports Monday.   [Highlights of the weekend in sports....]