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Another baby dies; allegations of hospital negligence…

There are more allegations of negligence at public hospitals around the country. In the past few days, we have reported on two babies from Punta Gorda who died under questionable [...]

…But doctor says cardiac failure may be the cause of death

News Five spoke with a doctor in private practice in Corozal Town who attended to Chi after her ordeal at the hospital. The doctor, whose name we cannot reveal, said [...]

Luke Espat ready to fight G.O.B. over Commerce Bight…

On Thursday, News Five reported on developments between Government and businessman Luke Espat over the Commerce Bight Port. Espat operates the Port of Belize Limited and the Commerce Bight Port [...]

…And still has hopes for Port Carnival project

And while Luke Espat has headaches with government over the Commerce Bight Port, there appears to be trouble looming in regards to the Port Carnival Project. That’s because there are [...]

Primary School Examination results show failing grades

The Primary School Examination results are finally in and as we told you on Thursday night, they aren’t good. On average, only four point eight percent of the students who [...]

Top scorers on PSE say how they achieved marks

The top performing students will be recognized at a national award ceremony. The top three performers in each district will also be honoured at the district level. The national best [...]

Our Lady of Guadalupe R.C. student wins Spelling Bee

One of its students topped the PSE and today another student from Our Lady of Guadalupe R.C. in Belmopan edged out the competition and won the National Spelling Bee. After [...]

Price of rice goes down

Rice—it’s normally what’s for lunch and there is some good news to report about that staple food. The government has approved an eleven cent average decrease in the pound of [...]

US shuts down internet company linked to Belize

Belize made the news in the United States on Thursday, but not for good reason. A story in the Washington Post states that a web service provider linked to this [...]

Drivers License database used in MoneyGram scam

There are allegations surfacing that a number of persons earlier this year were using the MoneyGram transfer business as an avenue to fraudulently collect monies. Information reaching News Five is [...]

Jamie Chavarria freed of Murder charge

It’s is so frequent it is hardly news—now that cases have been falling apart, but one hearing stood out today. And that’s because of the magnitude of the charge that [...]

Safiyyah’s weekly guide to entertainment

The weatherman is predicting some rain this weekend, but that should not dampen your plans for the lineup of activities in the City, Belmopan and elsewhere. Here is Safiyyah with [...]