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Fraud Case Against Lev Dermen Continues, News Five Reporter in Salt Lake City

Reporter Hipolito Novelo is currently in snowy Salt Lake, Utah, where the case of Lev Dermen is taking place. The sitting was postponed this morning and resumed in the afternoon. [...]

Daniel Cano is Knifed to Death in Concepcion

There were two stabbing deaths over the weekend and both happened in the same village up north. Death came for Daniel Cano as he was hanging out and having a [...]

Murder in Concepcion, Corozal

The village which lies along the Philip Goldson Highway is not known for violence so when a second body was discovered over the weekend, it sent the community in shock.  [...]

Alleged Killer is Charged; Kajoan Tony Roches was Not Intended Target

Police have arrested and charged one man for the shooting murder of Kajoan Tony Roches. Today, Adrian Claude Swasey appeared before the court where he was charged with a single [...]

Multiple Shootings in the City; Fortunately, No Fatalities

There was a string of shootings in the city on Sunday. The shootings all happened in a small area and police say that at least two of the incidents may [...]

3 on 1 Beat Down; Police Looking for the Perps!

Forty-one-year-old Emory Gonzalez was brutally attacked by three men while he and a woman waited at the entrance of Old Belize on the George Price Highway. The attack happened over [...]

Classes Delayed at Trial Farm Gov’t School Where Student Attacked Teacher

The start of classes at Trial Farm Government School in Orange Walk District was delayed for two hours this morning as teachers met with Ministry of Education officials. The meeting [...]

N.T.U.C.B. Comments on Lev Dermen and UNCAC

The trade unions are galvanizing and this time they are taking aim at government on a number of issues that are pertinent to their respective organizations.  Today, the Christian Workers [...]

Trade Union Congress Gives G.O.B. Ultimatum on UNCAC

Attorney General Michael Peyrefitte, when last he gave an update on the implementation of the United Nations Convention Against Corruption in December of last year, reported that the UN had [...]

N.T.U.C.B. President Says Despite its Position, It Must Act Responsibly

While the N.T.U.C.B. has given government until the end of the month to prove itself, the congress says it is equally mindful of the adverse effects that its actions may [...]

N.T.U.C.B. Also Gat Teechaz’s Bak

Standing in solidarity with B.N.T.U. and the plight of its membership, the National Trade Union Congress of Belize committed to having the teachers’ backs as they continue to grapple with [...]

Strong Words from B.N.T.U. to M.O.E.

B.N.T.U. President Elena Smith was also present at this afternoon’s press conference which was held at its headquarters here in Belize City.  Aside from the full support that the teachers [...]

Stevedores Affected by Drought, Sugar Loading Threatens Livelihoods

The Christian Workers Union also met today in a lengthy session with Minister of State Tracy Panton to discuss issues several that are affecting waterfront workers at the Port of [...]

Cabinet to be Apprised of Stevedore Concerns

News Five also spoke with Junior Minister Panton who says she will register those concerns with cabinet colleagues, including Minister of Finance, Prime Minister Dean Barrow.   Tracy Panton, Minister [...]

B.C.C.I. Issues Release on Petrocaribe Ruling

The Belize Chamber of Commerce and Industry has issued a statement on the unprecedented ruling on Friday, in which Chief Justice Kenneth struck down the Petrocaribe Loans Act and declared [...]

Former B.D.F. Captain Shares her Personal Story

Since our first story aired about the allegations of assault, extortion and abuse at the B.D.F., the Ministry of National Security has assigned a team to investigate the reports. As [...]

Retired B.D.F. Captain Calls for H.R.C.B. to Investigate Abuse Allegations

Castillo says that she believes it has never been the B.D.F.’s priority to address the issue, but she calls on other women who have experienced the abuse to come forward [...]

Retired B.D.F. Major Calls for Proper Investigation

And on the topic of the B.D.F., today we spoke with a former major in the B.D.F. Oscar Mira is retired from the force, but when the news broke, he [...]

The Body of Khris Gentle is Discovered; Postmortem Says He Drowned

A post-mortem conducted today on the body of Khris Gentle shows that he died from asphyxia due to drowning. Gentle’s body was discovered on Saturday morning sometime just before seven-thirty. [...]

Anthony Parks Succumbs; Will Shane Bennett be Charged for Murder?

Anthony Parks has died as a result of gunshot injuries he sustained on January twenty-second. As we reported last month, Parks was shot multiple times and police had arrested and [...]

Caye Caulker Resident Charged for Shooting at Cop on Mapp Street

Police have arrested and charged one man for firing shots at a Police Constable. In last week’s news we reported on how PC William Woodye narrowly escaped a hail of [...]

Bus with University Students Overturns on Philip Goldson Highway

There was a minor road traffic accident around ten this morning. A school bus driven by Lucas Navarro was carrying medical students from Columbus Central University School of Medicine when [...]

Burglary at Reimer’s Feed Mill in Belmopan

A security guard at Reimer’s Feed Mill in Belmopan reported to police that three men attempted to break into the business. The watchman told police that in the early hours [...]

James Adderly & the Weekend Sporting News

Good evening, I’m James Adderly and this is Sports Monday.   [Highlights of the weekend sporting activities....]