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Truck and car mash up, but car driver runs from scene

The scene of a traffic accident near Hattieville was a mess; the smaller of two vehicles involved was ripped in two. The second vehicle was a BNE flat bed truck [...]

Arson was the cause of Red Cross Fire

Fire authorities have removed an accelerant bottle and rags that were used to set on fire the Belize Red Cross Society’s headquarters early Thursday morning. But up to news time, [...]

Post mortem results of double homicide

On Tuesday evening Edgar Ayala a security guard and David Longsworth, a customer at Belize Diesel Service Station were both gunned down and killed by a man who wanted the [...]

Ship full of problems in Cruise Tourism even with increased arrivals

It’s a main source of foreign exchange, but the tourism industry has been facing a myriad of challenges. So today, the stakeholders came out in numbers, packing the Radisson Fort [...]

Viewers say no to another term for immigration and Defense Minister

The United Democratic Party is holding a convention this weekend, it’s one of the most talked about because City Councilor Roger Espejo is going up against the incumbent Carlos Perdomo [...]

Economic Meltdown in the Free Zone

At news time, the Commercial Free zone in Corozal is facing serious difficulties at the beginning of one of its busiest times of year.  The Christmas season could see businesses [...]

Belize Coastguard gets a place to call headquarters

The Belize National Coast Guard moved into its new home today. Its address is Mile four on the Western Highway, where the new headquarters sits ideally to keep watch on [...]

Roger Espejo on the campaign trail for UDP’s Caribbean Shores

It’s down to the wire in the Caribbean Shores constituency, where a mix of both the affluent and poor reside. It’s the constituency where the former and sitting prime ministers [...]

Anthony’s boots were made for walking with Carlos Perdomo

The two politicians have been going toe to toe and they have also looked for support from heavyweights within the party.  News Five caught up with Minister of Works, Anthony [...]

Ministry of Works plans to fix pot holed streets

One of the big issues facing Carlos Perdomo in the Caribbean Shore areas is the bad condition of streets, which like many other areas in the city have suffered from [...]

Librarians discuss how to keep reading alive in a digital age

Reading is one of the first things we learn in early education and it is a prerequisite to almost every aspect of life.  But the internet and television are keeping [...]

She’s Royal: Queen of the Jewel Annlyn Apolonio

The first ever Queen of the Jewel was crowned at the Bliss by a panel of judges. Going up against nine other delegates, Annlyn Apolonio made it all look easy [...]

You said Gimme 5 and won Prizes on Channel 5’s 19th Birthday

It’s been a week of celebration for Channel Five’s nineteenth birthday and to thank you for your constant support, our viewers have been taking home fabulous gifts. All it takes [...]

Ervin Reneau charged for double murder

Ervin Alexander Reneau, the son of an upstanding Belize City family, was arraigned today for the double homicide in Tuesday night’s mayhem at the Belize Diesel Service Center on the [...]

Red Cross Building burns

For as far back as many can remember, the Belize Red Cross has been the “go-to” organization for victims of disasters. We saw them recently providing generous assistance in the [...]

Price of Butane goes up!

The baking of your ham, turkey and black cake will add to the pinch in your pockets this Christmas. That’s because the price per hundred pound cylinder of butane will [...]

Does the minister deserve a second term in Caribbean Shores?

Tonight’s question is: Do you think the Minister of Immigration and Defense deserves a second term in Caribbean Shores? Send your comments and responses using your SMART phones to 8686 [...]

Telemedia’s Annual General Meeting

Telemedia’s Annual General Meeting is taking place tonight. But are there errors in the Auditor’s report that will be presented at that AGM? Reports to News Five say that attorneys [...]

People’s National Party says Gov’t needs to do more against corruption

The People’s National Party base may be in the southern most district, however, their message and call for good governance is one that is expressed everyday on the streets.  The [...]