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Businesses close down in Belize City to show solidarity for victim

While thousands lined the streets in solidarity with the family of eight year old Eyannie, the business center in downtown Belize City as well as those on Central American Boulevard, [...]

Do you support measures such as curfew and raids to clamp down on criminals?

Tonight’s question is: Do you support draconian measures such as curfew and raids to clamp down on criminals? Get involved by emailing your comments and responses to questions@channel5belize.com or by [...]

San Ignacio & Santa Elena join protest against violence

The message against crime was crystal clear in Belize City where there was outpouring support for the family of the fallen eight year old All Saints student and the public [...]

Brother kills brother in Dangriga

As we mentioned earlier, the business community in Dangriga Town showed solidarity with Belizeans for Justice and many closed up shop for the day. But even before today’s show of [...]

Body found off Hummingbird Highway identified

The body of the man that was discovered on Monday morning has been identified.  He is Edgar David Gonzalez, a resident of Santa Elena Town, Cayo. Gonzales left home on [...]

Would be assassins appear in Court

A group of four would-be assassins who were charged on August fifth for the crime of preparing to execute a murder reappeared before Senior Magistrate Sharon Frazer today, after a [...]

Serial rapist beats another charge

Leroy Gomez, dubbed the serial rapist, has beaten another charge. Only a week ago he was freed of Attempted Rape and Robbery because the alleged victim claimed she did not [...]

Super cop stops robbery

Belize City police today foiled a robbery attempt at the Queen’s Square Market.  The incident happened at around seven-thirty this morning when a youth approached Concepcion Guardado, a vendor, and [...]

Belizeans onboard Playa del Carmen Bus got jacked in Mexico

Because of the volume of news on Tuesday night, we held back the story of three Belizeans who were onboard a bus heading back from Playa Del Carmen to neighboring [...]

Only one P.U.P., but division still exists

When we last reported on the People’s United Party on Tuesday, the top posts in the new executive, except for two of the four deputies, had been settled. Francis Fonseca [...]

Sugar Cane Farmers Association debts causing internal conflicts

There is more trouble brewing at the Belize Sugar Cane Farmers Association.  Two months ago, via a Supreme Court order, Brodies confiscated five vehicles belonging to the BSCFA due to [...]

Soul food: Gospel singers want to lift the mood of Belizeans

The entire country is still reeling from the bloodbath in the old capital over the past weekend. And for those who find comfort in the gospel in the midst of [...]

Healthy Living gets off a sprained ankle

It can happen to anyone. You may suffer an injury playing sports, fall victim to uneven streets, have trouble walking in stilettos, or just suffer a mere clumsy moment. Sprained [...]

Ministry of Police enforces law & order with homicide unit

Three days after the bloodiest weekend in the old capital, the Minister of Police, Doug Singh, presented a situation report on the three hour mayhem which occurred on early Sunday [...]

Witnesses to cross Mexico’s border

The failure of the police department to bring charges and the lack of convictions when they do, contribute to the loss of confidence in the system. The fear of witnesses [...]

Move over CSI, Belize is getting DNA lab

If the witness protection program does not pan out, all is not loss. The Police department also intends to access technology that will enhance its crime solving capabilities. Following the [...]

Tropical Storm Karl leaves Corozal wet, but unharmed

Tropical Storm Karl passed over northern Belize early this morning. The north braced up and prepared; schools closed and shelters were on standby. Karl brought rains, strong winds and a [...]

Viewers approve of shutdown

A business shutdown is being planned for Thursday. Too many lives have been lost, residents are clamouring for urgent and drastic measures to bring order and to put an end [...]

Belizeans for Justice calls for countrywide business shutdown

Funeral services will be held on Thursday for eight year old Eyannie Nunez, who was shot and killed as she slept in her bed early Sunday morning.  Since the murder [...]

Indian Community joins protest

Fully on board with Belizeans for Justice is the entire Indian community in Belize City, which will not open for business on Thursday. Head of the Indian Community, Arun Hotchandani, [...]

Several Schools honour memory of 8 yr old Eyannie Nunez

While the entire Indian community will keep their shutters down on Thursday, schools throughout the City will also do their part; some by lining the streets where the funeral procession [...]