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Karol Mello expulsion stopped by rushed injunction

Earlier today, Godfrey Smith, attorney for Karol Mello, rushed to the Supreme Court to prevent his expulsion to Slovakia, his country of origin. At midday Justice Oswell Legall granted an [...]

Mello’s Family says the Slovak government wants him for charges he already beat

Late this evening the family of Mello issued a statement. They claim that Mello has not been on the run and that he is being persecuted by the (quote) corrupt [...]

2 houses destroyed; 1 man in critical condition after “explosive” domestic dispute

Twelve persons—eight adults and four minors—are homeless following a fire after eight on Monday night in the Placencia Peninsula. A Cayo resident, thirty-four year old Orson Emerson Twist is in [...]

Bella Vista woman laid to rest; the community protests her murder

In the southern community of Bella Vista, a well known resident, Susana Romero was laid to rest as villagers protested her murder. Romero who is originally from Guatemala worked as [...]

D.O.E. begins detailed investigation after the MV Paranga is moved

The MV Paranga remains in Belizean waters tonight, but it is no longer grounded near English Caye. According to the Port Authority, they are still investigating to determine what caused [...]

Do you support decriminalizing marijuana?

Tonight’s question is: Do you support decriminalizing marijuana? Send your comments and responses using your SMART phones to 8686 or post your vote on our e-poll at channel5belize.com. You can [...]

Former P.M. and attorney discuss decriminalization of marijuana

The idea of decriminalizing small quantities of marijuana, particularly immeasurable amounts often found in blunts commonly known as roaches, is taking center stage. The government has announced that former minister [...]

Prime Minister Dean Barrow accompanies wife abroad for medical treatment

The office of the prime minister announced to today that PM Dean Barrow left the country along with his wife, Kim Simplis Barrow, who is receiving treatment for stage three [...]

Woman accused of killing her husband is subject of coroner’s inquest

Security Guard, twenty-six year old Albert Maverick Morgan, was killed at his Belize City home on December twenty-second, 2009. His wife, Audrey, was accused of stabbing him in the chest, [...]

Film Festival Awards marred by controversy over Best Belizean Film

The annual film festival ended today and it closed with a bang. A record number of films from throughout the region were screened. To wrap up the annual event, the [...]

Cayo Women develop a family project into an income earner

In the west, an agro-processing facility is providing alternative income for a group of women. The project started on a small scale, but today the production of jams and juices [...]