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Roaring Creek Teenager Murdered near Popular Swimming Location

Residents in Roaring Creek Village are still reeling from a deadly Wednesday afternoon attack that claimed the life of a high school student. On Wednesday afternoon, fifteen-year-old Dane Matute Junior [...]

Cpl. Arturo Leal Arraigned on Additional Traffic Charges

Back in December, thirty-two-year-old Corporal Arturo Leal was charged for driving a motor vehicle while under the influence of alcohol.  Today when he appeared in the lower court, the officer [...]

Tibruce Street Couple Busted for Drug Trafficking

Thirty-one-year-old Cobrado Lewis Cole, a construction worker, and twenty-nine-year-old Alicia Courtenay Tec, a babysitter, both of a Tibruce Street address, appeared unrepresented in the magistrate’s court today where they were [...]

Post-Mortem reveals that Elrick Vairez Drowned

The post-mortem result is out – Elrick Vairez died by drowning. Today, an autopsy was conducted on the body of the thirty-five-year-old father of one and just after four p.m., [...]

Portico Responses to Former Attorney General, but Is There Really a Definitive Agreement?

The principals of Portico Enterprises Limited have responded to a letter written by former Attorney General Michael Peyrefitte on January twenty-seventh.  In that communication,  the previous chief legal officer is [...]

I.M.F. Outlook and Risk Issues Identified by the Visiting Team

Last night, we reported on the Concluding Statement or preliminary findings of the official visit of the International Monetary Fund. Tonight, we take a closer look at some of the outlook [...]

Bus Operators to Meet with N.T.U.C.B. Tonight Over Current State in Bus Industry

The press release that the Belize Bus Association demanded the Ministry of Transport to circulate by day’s end on Wednesday, summarizing the points on which they have come to an [...]

Fish Kill in Manmade Canal Off the Boom Road

Today, a News Five team was called out to a manmade canal that leads from Ray Cattouse’s property through the compound of Teichroeb and Son’s Limited and funnels into the [...]

Tracy Panton Says Patrick Faber Should Be Brought Back into the U.D.P.

Albert Area Representative Tracy Panton shares the position of the U.D.P.’s Caucus for Change that Collet Area Rep Patrick Faber should be returned to that constituency as the party’s candidate [...]

Employees of Belize City Security Firm Takes Employer to Court Over Unpaid Wages

Employees of a security firm in Belize City are preparing to take their employer to court over unpaid wages. Information to News Five is that a number of employees from [...]

Labour Department’s Sets Out To Eradicate Child Labor in Belize by 2025

The Labour Department has set 2025 as its target year to completely eliminate child labour in Belize. And, last week the department launched its Child Labour Education Tour to build [...]

Minister of Agriculture Prioritizes Rural Women in Agriculture During SICA Pro-tempore Presidency

Women who engage in agriculture are poised to be prioritized during the next three months that Minister of Agriculture, Jose Abelardo Mai holds the position of pro tem presidency of [...]

Minister of Agriculture: Belize Can Learn from Others Best Practices in Agriculture

Mai is also of the view that Belize can learn from other countries around us on how to become more efficient, particularly at a time when climate change is becoming [...]

How Much Training, Discipline and Sacrifice Goes Into Pre-Race Events?

In every discipline or sport there are stringent guidelines for coming out among the top finishers. And the paddlers in this year’s Belikin La Ruta Maya Belize River Challenge are [...]

Belize Volleyball Makes History; National Teams Qualify for NORCECA

Belize Volleyball continues to make history. It has arguably become one of the most successful sports in the country to bring international recognition and placements. Today, word spread like wildfire [...]

B.V.A. Says Teams Need Help to Attend NORCECA Games

…and while there is an excitement, B.V.A. President Allan Sharp says that it will cost approximately thirty-five thousand dollars per team to attend, including acquiring specific branded jersey and footwear [...]

A Spelling Bee Competition for Standard One Students of Anglican School

Today at the Mexico Sports Center in Belize City, standard one students from Anglican primary schools across the country participated in a spelling bee competition. It is not to be [...]