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P.U.C. under pressure as B.E.L. makes new rate application

Less than a week after it was formally denied a fifteen percent rate increase, Belize Electricity Limited has submitted a new price hike request to the Public Utilities Commission for [...]

Is P.U.C. a watchdog or pussycat?

Those are the technicalities, but what about the politics? The Barrow administration talked big, saying it intends to decrease electricity rates by as much as fifty percent and will make [...]

Arrest made in shooting of Delroy Matura

Police have made an arrest in last month’s shooting of Delroy Matura. Nineteen year old Carl Reneau of Belize City has been charged with Attempted Murder, Use of Deadly Means [...]

More charges added in Stann Creek incest case

We have another sexual assault on a minor to report. This time the victim is a fifteen year old Belize City girl who told police that in December she went [...]

Customs officer charged in illegal search

A customs officer from the Corozal district is in serious trouble tonight after he allegedly abused his authority on the job. According to court reports, forty-one year old Floyd Robinson [...]

Police raid city residences with mixed results

The question of official searches also came into play this evening in Belize City, as Police/B.D.F. anti-drug, anti-firearm teams raided homes at various hot spots. The raids, which included dogs [...]

Primary schools battle for city softball title

We won our first World Cup qualifier in football, and U.B. is the top Central American University in basketball. But tonight we’ll turn the skill level down a bit to [...]

Residents battle illegal logging at Central Farm

When Belize’s economy was dominated by mahogany, this was a busy time of year with the quiet of the forests replaced by the hum of saw blades and thumping blows [...]

News Five seeks Reporter

A vacancy exists for a reporter to join the staff of one of the region’s most highly honoured television news organisations. Applicants should possess the following qualifications: – Associate’s or [...]