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2 Dead, 6 Injured in Retaliatory Shootings, Belize City On Lockdown

Belize City came under siege on Wednesday. In a spate of seven hours, three men were murdered. It started in the early afternoon when Cyril McFoy, the father of a [...]

P.M. Barrow Meets With Police High Command to Address Crime Wave

The overnight violence in Belize City immediately prompted Prime Minister Dean Barrow to call a meeting with the brass of the Belize Police Department to address the ongoing reprisals that [...]

Government Pledges Additional Financial Resources to Tackle Crime

In an attempt to quell fears of further violence, P.M. Barrow has pledged that government will expend whatever financial and material resources necessary to address the ongoing issue of gang-related [...]

6 Men Detained in Overnight Shooting, Will They Be Charged?

Barrow says that he does not believe that any of the six men who are presently in detention will be charged for murder, that he says would only succeed a [...]

18 Kilos of Cocaine Found In Icebox Full of Fish

Police and Customs officers made a huge bust on Wednesday night in Orange Walk. Just under forty pounds of suspected cocaine with a street value of over one point three [...]

Dangriga Police Crack Down Drugs and Ammunition

Still in the south of the country – Dangriga Police report that this morning they conducted anti-drug operations in that municipality. The operation included the Special Branch Unit, the Dangriga [...]

Subdivision on North Ambergris Caye on Indefinite Hold

Tonight, News Five can confirm that a subdivision planned in Northern Ambergris Caye, about four miles from the town, is on hold. That subdivision – forty acres of wetland and [...]

Manuel Heredia on Hol Chan Marine Reserve Expansion

And then there’s the other issue. News Five has verified that the forty acres surveyed for the subdivision is completely within an area proposed for a marine reserve expansion. Information [...]

Vetting Committee Set Up to Review Visa Regulations

Minister of Immigration Godwin Hulse told News Five last week that he recently brought to Belize the passport issued illegally to Korean national Won Hong Kim back in September 2013. [...]

Godwin Hulse Draws Parallel Between Arthur Saldivar and Elvin Penner

Attorney Arthur Saldivar was dumped on Wednesday by his party following a meeting of the P.U.P. Executive. Saldivar was removed as standard bearer for the Belize Rural North but says [...]

Another Allegation of GSU Brutality on Jane Usher Boulevard

In this newscast, we have carried untold numbers of allegations of brutality at the hands of the police. Tonight, residents of the Jane Usher Boulevard are alleging that they were [...]

ComPol Whylie Assures More Boots on the Ground

At the top of the newscast, we told you of the three murders and shootings that transpired in a span of seven hours on Wednesday. The violence has put the [...]

Police Brass Discuss Gang Matrix

Assistant Commissioner of Police Dezeree Phillips and Deputy Officer Commanding Eastern Division Edward Broaster also explained the gang matrix, as it relates to the ongoing criminal activities.  According to Phillips, [...]

B.E.L. to Electrify a Thousand Homes for Free

Forty-three communities across the country will be added to the national grid. Included are a thousand Belizeans who will get free service entrance installations for electricity. The project is called [...]

Dancehall Artists Alkaline in Belize

Despite the crime, there are a number of concerts planned for this weekend in Belize City and Cayo. This morning, Soca King, Machel Montano appeared on Open Your Eyes inviting [...]