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Superbond’s non-payment bomb drops on bondholders

We start tonight with financial news on the accumulated five hundred and forty four U.S. million dollar Superbond which has become the most pressing issue before the government. Following an [...]

Murder victim leaves behind 2 daughters

As government grapples with the non-payment of the Superbond, it also has to deal with another major headache; crime. Urban violence shook the Old Capital again over the weekend. It [...]

Sex scandal with principal and student, Belmopan Baptist slow on decision

Last week Friday, the mother of a Belmopan Baptist High School student, came forward with allegations of sexual impropriety between her sixteen year old daughter and the principal of the [...]

Unemployment highest rate since 1998

The government missed the Superbond payment today. That bad news is accompanied by even more depressing news. The Statistical Institute of Belize’s recent survey regarding employment levels in the country [...]

Friend from East, Vice-President Wu of Taiwan visits Belize

At this time the government is toasting one of its most generous friends; the government of Taiwan. The Taiwanese Vice-President arrived on Saturday and leaves our shores on Tuesday after [...]

News Five wins 2 regional awards

Turning focus from Asia to regional partners, Channel Five is a member of the Caribbean Broadcast Union (CBU). The CBU is the leading body in which Caribbean media houses converge [...]

Karol Mello freed again

The month-long legal saga involving forty-two year old Karol Mello, since his detention in San Pedro on July eleventh, moved to the Belmopan Magistrate Court where it culminated this morning [...]

Bert Vasquez prison scrape

Bert Vasquez has been remanded at the Central Prison since June twentieth. Vasquez is the man accused of the murder of thirteen year old Jasmine Lowe of Santa Elena and [...]

2 shot in Orange Walk

A shooting in Orange Walk Town has left two men injured. Over the weekend, Henry Lozano and Juan Ku were shot as they were riding on Santa Familia Street. The [...]

Cattle Landing Villager stabbed in abdomen

A resident from Cattle Landing Village in the southernmost district is tonight in serious condition at the Punta Gorda Hospital where he is receiving treatment for several stab wounds to [...]

Toll Bridge collection: 8 pounds of cocaine

Up north, a drug bust over the weekend in Orange Walk District left five men from various villages within Corozal District charged with drug trafficking. On Friday, police conducted a [...]

GSU arrests gang members

The Gang Suppression Unit also made a significant number of arrests for drug possession and trafficking.  On August fifteenth, a late afternoon raid on the premises of forty-one year old [...]

Belize Red Cross victim of burglary

Thieves have no limits or boundaries when selecting targets and just before dawn on Sunday, the Belize Red Cross, the humanitarian organization that provides relief for residents affected by disasters, [...]

Hit and Run death on Northern Highway

A fatal hit and run on Friday night claimed the life of fifty-eight year old Ruperto Alvarez of Vista Del Mar. Around eight that night Alvarez was knocked down near [...]

B.T.I.A.’s renowned marketing strategist for tourism insiders

Earlier this month, it was announced that the tourism industry is on the rebound. The number of visitors to the jewel in the first half of this year has surpassed [...]

Miss Earth Belize is Jessel Lauriano

Over the weekend, the Miss Earth Belize pageant was held and after four rounds of competition, Jessel Lauriano was crowned. Twenty-four year old Lauriano will be representing Belize at the [...]

Jaw-dropping sports update with James Adderley

Good evening, I’m James Adderley and welcome to this edition of Sports Monday.   The Casa’s Cycling Organization presented a massive 38 mile race on Saturday that ran 5 laps [...]