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Supreme Court grants Rhett Fuller bail

There are still many hurdles to cross but the family of Rhett Fuller has plenty reasons to celebrate tonight. Fuller’s attorney, Eamon Courtenay, secured a fifty thousand dollars bail for [...]

Local icon “Popula Fat Bwai” dies

He was known to everyone as ‘Popula Fat Bwai’, and as his alias indicates, he is well known around town both for his joviality and his weight. Up until today, [...]

Chinese Natl charged with possession of cannabis/ammo

Chinese national are often in the news as targets of crimes, but today, thirty-eight year old Jin Zhong Wang of Ladyville was in the dock. Wang appeared in Magistrates’ Court [...]

Two adults and three minors remanded for Robbery

Also in the Magistrates’ Court, a group of five appeared twice in as many days for related incidents. On Thursday they were charged with Keeping an Unlicensed Firearm and Ammunition. [...]

Belize Audubon Society rejects South Beach project

South Beach Belize is a mega project in San Pedro AC that has come under close scrutiny by environmentalists and others. Developers of the project propose to build a casino, [...]

D.O.E. investigating over 40 developments

Remember the story we aired back on January fifteenth where a portion of the Caribbean Sea a few miles northwest of San Pedro was surveyed and leased off for development? [...]

Forest Department sells confiscated logs

We reported on Thursday about a number of logs that were seized by the Orange Walk Forest office on Liberty Avenue from two trucks after they were felled from a [...]

P.U.C declines B.E.L submission for rate reduction

We reported on Thursday’s newscast that B.E.L. had applied for a six percent reduction in electricity rates for the year July first, 2009 to June thirtieth 2010. And in a [...]

Transport Ministry adopts Intl drivers license

It wasn’t a grand ceremony today in Belmopan, but for those in the Transport Ministry, the new international driver’s license is a big deal and an accomplishment that was a [...]

Living Hope Preparatory School benefits from Kiwanis Day

We have not heard much from them of late but the Kiwanis Club of Belize Central resurfaced early this year and they are wasting no time. The branch of the [...]

Cycling: the technical side of the sport

The Holy Saturday cycling classic is upon us and after a look at how the riders prepare for the grueling races; News Five’s Duane Moody went behind the scenes today [...]

Channel 5 website down since Thursday

If you’ve tried to access the channel5belize.com website since Thursday afternoon, you may not have been successful. That is because our webmasters at Idealab Studios are having technical difficulties with [...]

Safiyyah knows the hot spots for entertainment

Easter is a week away, but you don’t have to wait till then for entertainment. Municipalities throughout the country have been gearing up with activities to entertain families during the [...]