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Breaking News: 2 Chinese Nationals Shot to the Chest & Rushed to the K.H.M.H.

Just before news time, a shooting took place at a private property on Park Avenue in Belize City.  Our news team reports that a father and son were injured by [...]

Cousins Ulide and Clifton Allen to be Charged for Coney Drive Shootout

A pair of cousins is behind bars tonight for a wild shootout on the heavily trafficked Coney Drive in Belize City. On Wednesday afternoon, twenty-one-year-old Ulide Allen beat a hasty [...]

Guatemalan Anibal Avila is Wanted for Overnight Shooting at Western Border

Guatemalan national Anibal Avila is wanted by Belizean authorities, following an incident at the western border this morning during which he reportedly opened fire in the direction of the customs [...]

3 Vehicles Torched in PG in Apparent Arsons

A string of automotive fires in Punta Gorda on Wednesday morning has residents on edge and investigators working diligently to crack these most recent cases of arson.  Vehicles belonging to [...]

Parcel 4670 is Crown Land, Not Property of Primrose Gabourel

The case of Dion Zabaneh continues to play out in the news. He is the businessman, who along with his mother, Primrose Gabourel, was taken to court for offenses relating [...]

Monkey River Fishermen Say No to Gillnets

The topic of gillnets is one that we have covered extensively on the news. As you know, the fishing gear has sharply divided sectors of the fishing industry and conservation [...]

Was the B.F.F. Forcibly Removed from TASA’s Board of Execs?

The Belize Federation of Fisheries is at odds again with the Turneffe Atoll Sustainability Association. The B.F.F. fired off a press release on Wednesday to call out TASA’s board for [...]

B.F.F. Claims that TASA Shouldn’t Be Awarded Grant Funds

The B.F.F. fired off a press release on Wednesday about monies TASA received from PACT because it feels that TASA’s board doesn’t have the right composition and should not have [...]

Small Fire at Civic is Quickly Contained by Firefighters

A fire erupted inside a storeroom at the Civic Center shortly after midnight on Thursday.  When police responded to the scene, they met personnel from the fire department in the [...]

Charges for Driver who Knocked Down Marilena Mortis Still Pending

Primary school teacher Marilena Mortis was knocked down and killed on Monday morning, as she attempted to cross the busy Phillip Goldson Highway near DK Supermarket. The mother of two [...]

A Public Appeal to Identify Driver in Deadly Hit & Run Up North

Sixty-one-year-old Carlos Galvan, a resident of Xaibe Village, Corozal District, lost his life in the wee early hours of Monday morning during a hit and run incident.  The accident happened [...]

Opposition Leader Says Belize’s O.A.S. Ambassador Misspoke

Tonight political and economic tensions continue to grow in Venezuela. According to online reports, Venezuelan soldiers have blocked a crossing with trucks and shipping tankers ahead of an aid delivery [...]

John Briceño Opposes Request Made by Paulette Elrington

Opposition Leader John Briceño also joined the Public Service Union in condemning a request for advice for a recommendation made on behalf of Paulette Elrington, the daughter of Foreign Minister [...]

Opposition Leader Says Small Farmers Should Be Protected

Opposition Leader, John Briceño, also weighed in on the concerns raised by potato farmers in San Carlos Village. Farmers have complained that they cannot sell their locally grown, red potatoes [...]

Agriculture C.E.O. Says Farms Must Produce Quality, Consistency

On Wednesday, C.E.O. in the Ministry of Agriculture, Jose Alpuche, told News Five the ministry is attempting a new approach to assist farmers. Alpuche says they are finding ways to [...]

OWTC to Purchase New Garbage Compactor Truck

The Orange Walk Town Council is getting a new garbage compactor truck courtesy of the Japanese Government. The cost for the truck is more than one hundred and sixty thousand [...]

A New School Building for Bishop Martin High School

Bishop Martin High School was also a recipient of a financial grant from the Japan Embassy through the Grassroots and Human Security Programme. In 2017, the Japanese Embassy and the [...]

Healthy Living: Cervical Cancer Treatment

In 2014, we featured the Belize Family Life Association for the work they were doing in detecting and treating cervical cancer in women. It was a novel step of introducing [...]