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Indicted Bahamians granted bail, but are immediately rearrested for extradition proceedings

Tonight, two Bahamian nationals are behind bars pending proceedings for an extradition request by the United States government. Rohn Knowles and Kelvin Leach are accused in a Belize billion dollar [...]

Corozal resident dies after being stung by killer bees

Up north, a swarm of killer bees viciously attacked a resident of Paraiso, Corozal over the weekend. Sixty-six year old Gilberto Manzanilla was riding his bicycle in the village just [...]

Government offering submerged lots in northern Ambergris Caye

There is a developing story tonight out of San Pedro where the government is offering submerged lots in northern Ambergris Caye.  As incredible as it sounds, there are numerous pegs [...]

Thousands participate in Jouvert 2014

Just before dawn on Saturday, a massive crowd gathered in the area of the Belcan Bridge for Jouvert. The event has grown by leaps and bounds and this year, the [...]

The glitz and glam of the 2014 Carnival Road March

The Jouvert at predawn on Saturday made way for the grand 2014 carnival road march. With colourful costumes that seem to get bigger every year, the bands started the parade [...]

Police say carnival weekend without a hitch

The annual Carnival Road March saw thousands of Belizeans converge on the streets of Belize City.  Fortunately, this year it went without a hitch.  While the Belize Police Department will [...]

Wanted Titan Executives Rohn Knowles and Kelvin Leach Nabbed at P.G.I.A.

A sensational arrest was made this afternoon at the Phillip Goldson International Airport. Bahamian nationals Rohn Knowles and Kelvin Leach, wanted by U.S. authorities for their alleged roles in a [...]

PACT Cancels Grant for Hol Chan Marine Reserve Expansion

In a most unusual move that is certainly to raise the ire of environmentalists, the Protected Areas Conservation Trust (PACT) has reportedly cancelled a grant of close to two hundred [...]

Is There a Lack of Accountability in Funding of National Bank?

The senate met on Thursday in Belmopan. It dealt with a number of issues, including three money matters – the write-off for twelve point two million dollars, a twenty million [...]

Senator Mark Lizarraga Demands Accountability

Business senator Mark Lizarraga, in his presentation, expressed concern over the request for ten million dollars in additional capital, since there is not yet a detailed breakdown of how the [...]

Outstanding Belizean Students Heading to United Kingdom

Three young Belizeans are heading to the United Kingdom having won the prestigious Chevening Scholarships. The three recipients are from the Cayo District and the City. Ebony Lyall from Cayo [...]

2014 National Heroes Recognized, Post Humus Awards for Orders of Distinction Bestowed

The National Heroes Award is held every year during the national celebrations to honor outstanding citizens from across the country. On Thursday night, seventeen citizens, some posthumously, made the cut. [...]

Weekend Weather Forecast for Carnival Road March

The highly anticipated Carnival Road March takes place this Saturday. This year the parade kicks off at Caesar Ridge Road at one o’clock. This station will be bringing you coverage [...]

Gospel Concert Planned for Memorial Park After Carnival

But after the J’Ouvert and Carnival, there is a huge gospel concert planned for Memorial Park also in the city. Three international artists are in the Jewel for a second [...]

Minister Patrick Faber Under Fire in the Senate

Despite what seems to be the best efforts of the Police, and no official or unofficial comment from the government, Minister of Education Patrick Faber remains in the hot seat. [...]

Senator Godwin Hulse Condemns Violence

But as impassioned as the plea from Shoman was, there were no takers from the government side. News Five spoke to leader of government business Senator Godwin Hulse after the [...]

Special Envoy on Domestic Violence

The Prime Minister has made no comment on the accusation against the Minister of Education but the Special Envoy for Women and Children, Kim Simplis Barrow issued a statement today. [...]

Won Hong Kim Passport Finally in Belize

So where is the long-lost won Hong Kim Belizean passport? The one which has been at Belize’s Embassy in Taiwan since September 2013? Well, the news tonight is that it [...]

Crocodiles Captured in San Pedro

Two female crocodiles were captured in the north side of San Pedro and ferried to Belize City this afternoon on a barge belonging to Quality Poultry Products. The crocodiles, approximately [...]

Smart Announces ‘Welcome to Jamrock” Raffle Winner

Mechanic, Cecilio Gregorio from San Ignacio is the lucky winner of an all expense paid five-day Caribbean cruise courtesy of Smart Belize. Gregorio was one of the over thirty thousand [...]

A Look at the 10th of September

The Tenth of September was celebrated countrywide on Wednesday, but is the parade a thing of the past.  The date commemorates the Battle of St. George’s Caye which was held [...]

P.U.P. Says Faber Must Explain Assault on MoE Employee

Minister of Education Patrick Faber is taking significant heat at the moment. The senior U.D.P. Member of Parliament has been accused of assaulting two women during a party at his [...]

P.U.P. Call on Police to Investigate the Incident

The People’s United Party has called on the police to carry out and complete an investigation into the matter. That seems distinctly unlikely, based on the response by the police [...]

Uwahnie Martinez Speaks Out

The plight of Uwahnie Martinez, a former employee of CIBC FirstCaribbean’s Dangriga Branch, concluded this morning with the bank formally accepting her resignation.  This succeeds a meeting with firstCaribbean’s regional [...]

CWU President Discusses Meeting with FCIB

CWU President Audrey Matura says the meeting was held to address three pertinent issues relating to Uwahnie Martinez’s employment situation.  That discussion, she said, was chaired by Ella Hoyos, who [...]