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Prime Minister Admits to Corruption in Government

So no clear evidence means no repercussions for Saldivar, or any other cabinet minister, just yet. The PM admits that there is corruption in government and will always be corruption [...]

Will Barrow Meet with William Mason?

Prime Minister Dean Barrow returned to Belize today, and by this afternoon was seated in the hot seat facing a barrage of questions on a variety of very pressing issues. [...]

Will John Saldivar Face Political Repercussions?

It is believed that much of what Mason purports to have would involve Minister of National Security John Saldivar.  Saldivar, by his own admission, was very close to Mason – [...]

PM Says No Evidence on Saldivar Yet

The Prime Minister pointed out that realistically speaking, many people from every walk of life – including politicians, police officers, pastors, businesspersons and common folk – were taken in by [...]

Barrow Says He Will Act if Evidence Surfaces

The PM also maintains that if evidence surfaces which contradicts what Saldivar has said – that he cut ties with Mason in September 2015 – then all bets are off [...]

Is Police Investigation Being Conducted Properly?

Where the investigation into the murder of Pastor Llewellyn Lucas is concerned, there have been more questions than answers. Because the public is well aware of the accused murderer’s connections [...]

Mark Flowers Gets Bail in Supreme Court

Superintendent Mark Flowers, former commander of the Gang Suppression Unit, is out on bail tonight after posting a bond of seven thousand, five hundred dollars, plus one surety of the [...]

G.O.B. and Ashcroft Group Back in Court Arguing B.T.L. Settlement

Attorneys for the Government of Belize and Dean Boyce, B.T.L. Employees Trust and Dunkeld International appeared before the Caribbean Court of Justice via teleconference this morning, for a case management [...]

Denys Barrow Says the Conflict is in the Split

According to Senior Counsel Denys Barrow, the objective of the settlement agreement was to bring finality to the question of recompense.  He says that while the Ashcroft Group may have [...]

G.O.B. Says Regardless of CCJ Decision It Cannot Pay

Government has indicated to the CCJ that irrespective of the outcome, it is unable to make the payment in U.S. dollars.  The Central Bank of Belize, in a four-page letter [...]

Central Bank Will Not Provide U.S. to G.O.B.

Government has put forward that it cannot meet a seventy million U.S. dollar payment should the CCJ rule in favor of the previous owners of B.T.L.   While Central Bank has [...]

Central Bank Says Payment Would Destroy Belize’s Economy

An official letter which was filed by the Government in the CCJ proceeding comes as close as we’ve ever seen to G.O.B. acknowledging that the sky is falling. It’s dated [...]

John Saldivar Will Not Resign

Accused kidnapper and murderer William ‘Danny’ Mason is preparing to spend his second full week as an involuntary guest at the Belize Central Prison, but the bizarre circumstances of his [...]

Kim Simplis-Barrow Refutes Allegations by William Mason

The man with many names remains an enigma to the general public. We know where he is right now – that one’s easy – but we don’t even know if [...]

Accused Murderer Speaks From Behind Bars

William Danny Mason has been behind bars since July nineteenth, in a special facility at the Belize Central Prison reserved for high-risk prisoners. He is alone – or as alone [...]

Family of Minor Denies Manipulation by John Saldivar

Superintendent Mark Flowers, former commander of the Gang Suppression Unit, spent his first night on remand at the Belize Central Prison on Tuesday.  The pretrial detention succeeds an arraignment at [...]

Flowers Maintains Saldivar Is Plotting Against Him

Flowers maintains that the charges brought against him are all part of a plot to make him the fall guy, to shift attention away from the ongoing investigation involving alleged [...]

GSU Boss Claims Mason Offered to Buy His Land

The former GSU boss Mark Flowers has gone on record to say that he gained access to the posh home of William Mason in Belmopan as part of a covert [...]

Mark Flowers Says He Will Get PM Involved in Plot against Him

Prior to handing himself in at the Queen Street Precinct on Tuesday, the embattled Mark Flowers had a few choice words for those whom he believes are behind the conspiracy [...]

Flowers Says His Removal Was Invalid

Flowers fall from grace was not foreseen. The former head of the GSU once provided security for the former Prime Minister Manuel Esquivel and was seen at many political events [...]

Belize Central Prison Has Special Protocols for High-Risk Prisoners

Today, News Five was at the Belize Central Prison and got an opportunity to enquire about the status of the new, high-profile additions to the facility. As we told you [...]

Former GSU Head Arraigned for Unlawful Sexual Intercourse

Oh how the mighty have fallen. At five-thirty this evening, former Gang Suppression Unit Commander Mark Flowers was formally arraigned for two counts of Unlawful Sexual Intercourse and has been [...]

Flowers Remanded to Belize Central Prison

Flowers was brought to court just before four this afternoon, and there was the usual Police confusion which seems to surround all major cases. After about forty-five minutes of waiting [...]

Flowers Claims He Offered to take DNA Test

Flowers is not going down quietly. Today he provided a one-on-one interview on a number of explosive issues such as his relations with suspected murderer William “Danny” Mason; what he [...]

Former GSU Head Says He Had No Contact with Minor

While Flowers admits to meeting the minor in the summer of 2015, he maintains that he never had any physical contact with her.  As we mentioned, the report against him [...]