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Telemedia shares go on sale

More than a year after its nationalization, Prime Minister Dean Barrow formally announced today the sale of shares in Telemedia even though compensation has not been settled and the value [...]

Telemedia’s new accommodation agreement

The Prime Minister also announced his own accommodation agreement for Telemedia. For starters, business tax will be reverted to nineteen percent from twenty-four point five percent, the fifteen percent withholding [...]

PM says Chinese national is ring leader

The thirty-three Chinese passengers on the three flights that originated from Haiti in September and October have long left the country. There are two investigations being carried out; one by [...]

Viewers say investigations into human smuggling will not lead to ring leaders arrests

Six immigration officers have been arraigned so far in the immigration scam that broke a week ago in which three planes coming from Haiti were chartered to bring Chinese nationals [...]

Justice Elliot Mottley retires as President of the Court of Appeal?

On Wednesday night we reported on the continuing, unsettling state of affairs within the Belize Judiciary brought on by the intention of the Prime Minister to temporarily promote Supreme Court [...]

Steve Parks succumbs to gunshot wound to the head

We reported in Thursday’s newscast that twenty-five year old Steve Parks was hospitalized after being shot in the head as he purchased food on Wednesday night. Parks’ sister, Pamela Baird, [...]

Young father shot 3 times in robbery attempt in Corozal

In other crime news, two armed men accosted an employee of Corozal businessman, Kishore Kumar.  They shot him three times, once in the face, once in the right shoulder and [...]

Real Discount Store robbed

There was another attack on a business while our team was in Corozal today.  It happened at Real Discount Store on Second Avenue at around eleven-fifteen this morning.  Reports are [...]

Fatal Traffic Accident on the Northern Highway

A man riding his bicycle on the Northern Highway never made it to his intended destination. Fifty-two year old Trevor Lofter was killed between miles eleven and twelve when he [...]

Corozal Police confirm suspected drug plane & five men detained

Information about the suspected drug plane that landed near Sarteneja has still not made it to the police blotter.  But Corozal police say that while their response to the area [...]

Two farmers and brothers of Ladyville busted with uncustomed goods

Two brothers, both farmers from the Ladyville area, were busted on Thursday with a load of uncustomed vegetables and thirty-five cases of energy drinks. Twenty-one year old Raul Riviera, twenty-seven [...]

P.M. says previous board of directors should pay U.S. $22.5 Million loan

Earlier in the newscast, we told you about the press conference on Telemedia’s shares.  After the nationalization of Telemedia, former Telemedia Chairman Dean Boyce put the value of the company [...]

7 boxing matches square off at the Biltmore

Training and preparations have been completed and now it’s on. Belizean and Mexican Boxers are squaring off in seven matches at the Biltmore. The locals are all hyped up and [...]

Nat’l Under-15 Male Basketball Team prepares for Centro Basket Tournament

The National Under-Fifteen Male Basketball Team is getting ready to head to Mexico for the Centro Basket Tournament. They’ve been preparing for at least nine months, but before they head [...]

SIB celebrates Caribbean Statistics Day by giving back to the community

Representatives from the Statistical Institute of Belize usually come knocking at your door to collect data. Well, the roles were reversed today when the SIB employees made their rounds to [...]

Department of Human Services reacts to about allegations of abuse

The Department of Human Services told News Five on Thursday that they could not comment on allegations by Gloria Morales and her daughter, Claudia Zetina. But after their story aired [...]

What’s Happening Belize with Safiyyah!

The weekend looks promising, according to Safiyyah. For partygoers there’s always the Palm Island Nightclub and for those who prefer to see women strutting their stuff on stage, you can [...]

Drug plane unloads cargo in Sarteneja Village

Is our national security at risk? We’ve reported on three planes that landed at night bringing thirty-two Chinese Nationals. Tonight we can report that another plane landed on Wednesday night [...]

“Not Guilty!” No evidence to prove $1.5 Million was laundered

Not Guilty on two counts. That’s the verdict in the money laundering trial that has kept the Coye family out of work for over a year. On December thirty-first of [...]