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Deadly Chopping in Frank’s Eddy, Was it Caused By Jealousy?

There have been eight murders in one week. The most recent is Guatemalan national who was chopped to death inside his house in Frank’s Eddy, Belize District, on Wednesday night. [...]

Police Charge Son for Allegedly Butchering His Parents

Thirty-two-year-old Mario Huezo has been charged with two counts of murder. Huezo stands accused of callously killing his parents, Rafael and Nanny Huezo, whose bodies were discovered on Monday morning. [...]

Shooting Victim Richard O’Neil Succumbs

Shooting victim Richard O’Neil from Ordonez Street, Belize City, succumbs while undergoing treatment at the K.H.M.H.  O’Neil was abducted on November twenty-sixth in Belize City and taken to an area [...]

Damion Bregal was Chopped to Death

Seventeen-year-old Belmopan native Damion Bregal was chopped to death and his body dumped along the Young Gyal Road in Teakettle Village, Cayo. The teen went missing last week without a [...]

Still No Arrest in Densmore Bowman Murder

The murder investigation into the brutal slaying of thirty-four-year-old Densmore Bowman remains open. His decomposing body was discovered on Monday along mile twenty-four on the George Price Highway. The Belmopan [...]

One Man Charged for Barrack Road Attempted Murder

Thirty-two-year-old Bart Lucas has been charged for the attempted murder of thirty-four-year-old Christopher Guild who remains in a critical condition at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital. On Monday night, just [...]

Altercation between Two Friends Leads to Stabbing

Twenty-five-year-old Sylvestre Thompson was stabbed by his friend on Wednesday afternoon. He was on Reggae Street hanging out with some friends when an argument ensued. One of his friends produced [...]

A Home Invasion in Orange Walk

A man broke into the home of a business woman in wee hours of Wednesday night, burgled and attacked her.  We understand that the businesswoman, who lives above her business [...]

Special Envoy & Women’s Commission Issue Statement on Gender-based Violence

Nicole Usher, a Belmopan resident, was bold enough on Wednesday to speak out against the violence she suffered on Tuesday.  Many women suffer in silence, but Usher publicly claimed she [...]

Cameron Harris is Acquitted of 2016 Murder

Twenty-two-year old Cameron Harris will be home for the holidays. This morning his murder trial ended in his acquittal when Justice Colin Williams upheld a “no-case submission. Harris and his [...]

Andrew Kelly is Resentenced; Less than 3 Years Left for Him to Serve for Murder Conviction

After spending half his life behind bars, Andrew Kelly will now only have to serve two years and ten months more before he is released. Kelly was behind bars on [...]

Where is Calvin Cattouse?

Calvin Cattouse of Belize City is among the many persons who left their families, and never heard from again. In his case, he went missing in early October 2017.  His [...]

Traffic Fatalities Spike in 2019

Aside from homicides, loss of lives due to traffic accidents was a main cause of death during the year. Tonight News Five’s Isani Cayetano revisits those horrible accidents, in which [...]

Running W Serving Quality Local Hams

For most Belizean families, the holidays are not complete without a ham on the dinner table. And with Christmas just a few days away, many shoppers haven’t bought their hams [...]

Running W Gives Away 12 Baskets to Needy Families!

And in the spirit of Christmas and hams, the Running W is also reaching out to twelve needy families this holiday season. PR Rep Terrence Rhaburn tells us more about [...]

Belize Supports Resolution to Reject Violence in Bolivia

At the Organization of American States, Belize joined seventeen other countries in voting for a resolution rејесtіng vіоlеnсе in Воlіvіа and саllіng for full rеѕресt of the rights of the [...]

Increased Patrols by Police to Keep Christmas Shoppers Safe

The Christmas holidays are always a festive time of the year, but it is also a time when crimes such as robberies and burglaries spike.  In recent weeks, there have [...]

Safety Measures for Homeowners

As to the spike in home invasions, Superintendent Alejandro Cowo also shared some advice on precautionary safety measures that can be taken by homeowners.   Supt. Alejandro Cowo, O.C., C.I.B., [...]

900 Plus Receive Hampers from the Salvation Army

The headquarters of the Salvation Army in the downtown area of the City was buzzing with activity today. The organization as it has very year came through big time for [...]

Meeting Its Target with the Salvation Army’s Kettle Appeal

Back in early November, the Kettle Appeal of the Salvation Army was launched; its annual target for some years now is to raise one hundred thousand dollars in efforts to [...]

Healthy Living: Healthy Holiday Eating

The Christmas countdown has begun. In less than a week, we’ll all be indulging in the Christmas merriment, which includes lots of deliciously rich food. Christmas is surely no time [...]