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In defiance of Ministry, F.F.B. Belize moves ahead with game in Trinidad

At news time tonight, the Belize National ‘A’ Team Selection, is getting ready to play against Montserrat on Wednesday. The group of nineteen athletes, led by goal keepers Shane Orio [...]

Cabinet says it does not approve loan investment by SSB, but SSB is autonomous

Cabinet met today in Belmopan. One of the issues that it dealt with was a loan of fourteen million dollars, recommended by the investment committee of the Social Security Board [...]

Hummingbird Highway accident claims life of 10 year old boy

A ten-year old school boy of the Hummingbird Community was hit and killed by a Hilux pick-up truck at mile twenty-six on the Hummingbird Highway on Monday afternoon. The female [...]

Cops and robbers shoot out after robbery attempt of Orange Walk Store

There was an attempted robbery at a store in Orange Walk earlier today. The details are still sketchy; however, it appears that New Hong Fua Supermarket, located on Corozal Road, [...]

Nolle Prosequi redefined on street as: witness fails to testify at murder trial

At least three attempted murder cases fell apart last week when witnesses refused to cooperate and today an accused murderer was set free under similar circumstances. The office of the [...]

COLA keeps issues fit and relevant with another planned protest

It’s the beginning of the summer months and from the looks of it, the days ahead are likely to get hotter as militant citizens take to the streets.  Another demonstration [...]

B.E.L.’s C.E.O. says government must negotiate directly with Fortis

Government’s proposed take-over of Belize Electricity Limited has been in the headlines since last week. But how will the government come up with the money to buy Fortis’ majority shares [...]

Belizeans for Justice establishes its headquarters

Belizeans for Justice was established as an NGO in March 2010 and has since transformed itself from what began as a support group for grieving mothers to an organization championing [...]

City Council and Vendors sign Memorandum of Understanding

A memorandum of understanding was signed this afternoon by the Belize City Council, vendors at the Michael Finnegan Market and residents of Bocotora Street.  The MOU follows a week of [...]

Civil Suit filed against Dr. Gough and neighbor for alleged beating of youth

Dr. John Gough was accused of brutally beating a sixteen year old boy in February 2010, reportedly over a relationship with his teenage daughter. That case ended with Gough being [...]

Kareem Hamilton charged with committing an unnatural act

Also in court, a fifteen year old male student of Belize City claims that he was sexually abused by a twenty-four year old man. The Social Services Personnel have intervened [...]

Under 16 Basketball Team shoots for the stars in Mexico

Another of Belize’s sporting teams will be playing at the international level. The National Under Sixteen Basketball Team is in Mexico City tonight where the boys, along with coach Fred [...]

Mega Bingo winner revealed to be unemployed mother of 4

Mega Bingo today made the largest cash payout ever given in Belize’s gaming history. Players and viewers watched as the jackpot rose to two hundred nineteen thousand five hundred and [...]

Going to the chapel and getting married with Channel 5 Live

Season two of our reality TV show, From Yes to I Do… Channel Five Will Follow You premiered last week with five couples hoping to win the wedding of their [...]