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G.O.B. denies bus contract; Barrow says Musa lies

It’s a controversy that threatens to be the spanner in the works of the People’s United Party’s high powered political campaign. Yesterday, the United Democratic Party emerged with allegations that [...]

Lawsuits settled in Wave Dancer tragedy

It was the biggest maritime disaster in the history of Belize. Twenty people lost their lives when the motor vessel Wave Dancer capsized after it broke loose from its mooring [...]

Suspect charged in hold-up

Police have charged one man and are looking for two others in connection with last week’s hold-up of a Chinese grocery in Belize City. Twenty-year-old Kendale Robinson of Ebony Street, [...]

“We The People” announces slate

The reform movement calling itself “We the People”, is careful to say that it is not a political party… but that did not stop it from today announcing a federation [...]

B.T.L. and union agree on way forward

It took three hours of exchange between Belize’s only telecommunications company, its union and the Ministry of Labour. But by the end of the discussion, agreement was reached on a [...]

Baby needs help to fight rare disease

While Belize’s medical capabilities have grown tremendously in both size and sophistication, there are still a large number of procedures that cannot be handled locally. Today, News 5′s Jacqueline Woods [...]

Today is Bob Marley’s birthday

It’s not what you’d call hot news, but we will pause with many Belizeans to honour one of the fallen heroes of our region and indeed the world. In case [...]

Feb. 6 also anniversary of Sefe’s death

And on this date, we also choose to pay tribute to another giant of the entertainment world, this time, closer to home. Today is the anniversary of the day on [...]

Candidates have their say at forum

From the information in the press release, the event looked like a dry panel discussion on the intricacies of voting. But what transpired at the library this morning was anything [...]

Woman gives birth to 22lbs of twins

I’ve grown up all my life being very conscious of my status as one half of a pair of twins. But it wasn’t until today that I looked at the [...]