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Francis plays hardball on P.U.P. convention

To the victor go the spoils. That’s one of the basic laws of war and politics. But some of those on the losing side of last month’s P.U.P. convention are [...]

Landy Habet leads P.U.P. Western Caucus

In the meantime, P.U.P. leader Johnny Briceño is meeting with party members nationwide seeking to reassure the old guard of their role while at the same time looking for fresh [...]

Police put hold on gun licensing in process review

Having reported on a record number of twenty-nine murders so far this year, tonight I have the pleasure to report that there were no homicides in the last twenty-four hours [...]

Defendant in incest case skips town

A Roaring Creek father charged with sexually abusing his daughter is being sought by police tonight after he failed to show up to his trial. According to reports from the [...]

Paving progresses on Kraal Road, other city streets

Technically speaking, street paving is not a complicated process but it is costly … which is why City Councils and town boards across the country say road works in their [...]

C.D.B. holds donor meeting in Belize City

The Caribbean Development Bank is a major player in Belize’s economic development, providing loans and grants for projects ranging from large scale infrastructure to grass roots poverty alleviation. This week [...]

Emergency medics say bystander aid may hurt more than help

Traffic accidents are one of the leading causes of death in Belize. But as motorists we all have a different idea of what we should do when we happen to [...]

Kriol Council promotes traditional music …

While rice and beans is still a staple Sunday dish in Belize, the musical side of Kriol culture has not fared as well as the cuisine. Aside from Mr. Peters, [...]

… As well as old time games

The other Kriol Council project is the publication of a book and accompanying CD entitled, “Traditional Games of Belize Volume One”. It is a compilation of Kriol games and its [...]

Regional brewers meet to talk beer, business

For the entire week, beer makers from around the region who call themselves the Master Brewers Association of the Americas are meeting in Belize to discuss issues pertinent to their [...]

Poultry producers face higher costs

The Keel-billed Toucan may be Belize’s national bird … but in this country, chicken is king. Tonight News Five’s Kendra Griffith takes a closer look at the latest developments in [...]

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 [...]