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Senators discuss ASR concession

In the House of Representatives on Wednesday, both the leader of the Opposition, Francis Fonseca and the Fort George Area representative, Said Musa, trashed Minister Godwin Hulse for yielding to [...]

Where is the Auditor General’s report?

The 2010-2011 government audit was discussed in the Senate. According to Senator Mark Lizarraga, the government accounts are in a mess and that’s a major cause of concern. Lizarraga said [...]

Oil spill did not pose serious threat

On Thursday, an oil spill stretched on eight miles of the George Price Highway from Jaguar Paw to La Democracia. The Department of the Environment today provided further details, confirming [...]

Dividends not declared at Telemedia AGM

Speculation on whether or not dividends will be declared at the tonight’s annual general meeting of Belize Telemedia Limited is over. News Five has confirmed the Telemedia board will comply [...]

Pollsters believed Telemedia would have abided by injunction

Belize Telemedia Limited is having its Annual General Meeting tonight, but earlier this week a CCJ ruling put a wrench in the plans as the company was ordered not to [...]

Breaking News: Murder in Santa Elena

This news just in to our newsroom, the body of a man identified as Eddy Antonio Sanchez was discovered this evening at Liberty Farm in Santa Cruz, Santa Elena. According [...]

Youth stabs his brother in the chest because of tennis

In Ladyville, a tennis shoe led to a near fatal stabbing between two siblings. Nineteen year old Esau Bainton is fighting for his life in the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital [...]

House in the way of motorist; so he drove into it

There was a freak accident on Freetown Road at one o’clock this morning when an SUV barreled into a wooden house. Official information has not been released by police and [...]

Guatemalan convicted for keeping a prohibited firearm and ammunition

In the court today, Ismael Antonio Moran Enriquez was convicted by Magistrate Linsbert Willis for keeping a prohibited firearm and ammunition. Moran is a Guatemalan national who caused a ruckus [...]

Illegal aliens caught

The Immigration Department has three persons in their custody and is looking for two more after they were tipped off that illegal immigrants were being housed at a Baptist Church [...]

He threw rum then a cement block at his victim

A bar fight that got out of hand has resulted in charges against Supal Street resident, thirty-six year old Kareem Flowers. He was taken to the Belize City Magistrates Court [...]

Orange Walk school wins a Nutrition Quiz

Seven high schools from all over the country competed in the finals of the annual National Nutrition Quiz. The students were tested on a wide range of questions on nutrition [...]

Travel Trade Show in Honduras for European Market

The B.T.I.A., B.T.B. and other tourism stakeholders will be off to the annual Central American Travel Market and Channel Five will be there to bring it to you live from [...]

3X3 Basketballers doing well in Spain

The president of the Belize Basketball Federation, Paul Thompson, spoke to News Five last Tuesday when they were short on funds to send the Under Eighteen three by three basketball [...]

Bloodsport in Quintana Roo; House of Shotokan exchange blows

A contingent from the House of Shotokan is back in the Jewel after a successful overnight trip across the border. The fighters took part in a Bloodsport competition that attracted [...]

Harmony Day at Harmonyville

The Belize Grassroots Youth Empowerment Association, (BGYEA) gained fame for being an underdog organization with dreams of regular Belizeans owning land. The movement had convinced the government to follow through [...]

Eight mile oil spill on George Price Highway

Miles of the newly renamed George Price Highway were covered in oil this morning. A private truck transporting crude oil bought from B.N.E. leaked the black gold on the highway [...]

Telemedia shareholder meeting but no dividends

It might not be as highly watched as an episode of Law and Order, but suspense is heightening in the old capital this evening over whether the Government will comply [...]

Illegal activity in Chiquibul costs millions

A latest assessment on illegal activities taking place in the Chiquibul shows that the financial losses are consistently increasing. Friends for Conservation and Development says that a large area of [...]

Bi-national cooperation with Guatemala can fix Chiquibul problems

The illegal activities will not be easily deterred since Belize shares over forty kilometers of border with Guatemala and there are sixty-eight communities on the other side. But Raphael Manzanero [...]

Belize’s regionally high internet price

Belize is one of the least competitive economies; that was confirmed today by the Minister with responsibility for Technology, Joy Grant, at the launch of the national energy policy. As [...]

Will G.O.B. comply with CCJ order not to declare and distribute dividends at B.T.L. AGM?

Tonight’s question is: Do you think the GOB will comply with the CCJ order not to declare and distribute dividends at the BTL AGM on Friday? Send your comments and [...]

The economic indicators of living

In this segment we continue to focus on economic indicators for the Toledo District, one of the most economically depressed areas. We first look at basic cooking facilities.  In all [...]

Belize switching gears to low carbon economy by 2013

Earlier we told you that Belize was among the least competitive countries globally. It is also highly dependent on imported fuel. This morning, the Minister of Energy, Science, Technology and [...]

FECTAB says it did not vandalize Chukka’s equipment

It is no secret that Chukka Belize and FECTAB have been at odds for some time. The latest row is over a rappelling platform built by Chukka at Caves Branch [...]