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New 13 member Cabinet sworn in

The voters only went to the polls on Wednesday, but by early next week the wheels of government should already be turning smoothly. News 5′s Janelle Chanona was on hand [...]

Fire burns three Belize City homes

Fire is an ever-present danger in a city crowded with old wooden buildings…but as we get further into the dry season the probability of a major disaster increases. This afternoon, [...]

Tourist dies on yacht

An American tourist visiting Placencia for a sailing holiday appears to have died of a heart attack. Police say that sixty-year-old Richard Fleming of New Jersey, went to sleep aboard [...]

Accident claims life in Mountain Pine Ridge

A woman from the Cayo District is dead tonight, the victim of a traffic accident on the Mountain Pine Ridge road. According to San Ignacio police, Vidalina Deaupres, a Mexican [...]

Turmoil in Guatemala closes border to traffic

In other news from the west, police sources tell News 5 that western border traffic has been disrupted due to trouble on the Guatemalan side of the frontier. Reports are [...]

Children rally in Belize City

We don’t know what the children of Guatemala are doing while their teachers are on strike, but here in Belize it was the students on the march. Jacqueline Woods has [...]

6th annual Ruta Maya kicks off in Cayo

Most of its publicity was drowned out by the noise of the election campaign, but this morning as dawn broke over the Hawkesworth Bridge, you’d never know there was any [...]

Notice to viewers

Due to a public and bank holiday on Monday in celebration of Baron Bliss Day, the next newscast will be on Tuesday, March tenth, 2003.