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B.S.I. Commences Information Session with Caneros Sans B.S.C.F.A.

There is a crisis of significant proportions brewing in the sugar-cane industry, lifeblood of the north and one of the country’s largest export-earners. A.S.R.-owned B.S.I. on Monday announced that following [...]

B.S.C.F.A. Holds Emergency Meetings in Response to BSI Sidestepping

Even as B.S.I. was trying to convince farmers to jump the B.S.C.F.A. ship, that body was holding emergency meetings with the eighteen directors of the different branches. Today’s round of [...]

P.U.P. Issues Statement on State of Sugar Industry Deliberations

The People’s United Party has issued a statement in respect of the developments in the sugar industry. The party says the B.S.I./A.S.R. decision to bypass the B.S.C.F.A. is unprecedented and [...]

Do you think A.S.R. should bypass B.S.C.F.A. and deal directly with cane farmers?

Tonight’s question is: Do you think A.S.R./B.S.I. should bypass B.S.C.F.A. and deal directly with cane farmers? Send your comments and responses using your SMART phones to 8686 or post your [...]

Ministry of Works Pulls Plug on Douglas Jones Canal Project

Work on Douglas Jones Street in Belize City came to an abrupt stop this morning. A letter from the Ministry of Works to the Flood Mitigation Project which in turn [...]

Benqueño to be Arrested and Charged For August Protest

Tonight, News Five has been able to confirm that at least twenty persons from Benque Viejo del Carmen and Succotz have been summoned to appear in court on Thursday, November [...]

98-Year-Old Woman Raped in Belize City

There is an utterly disturbing report tonight concerning the alleged rape of a ninety-eight-year-old Belize City woman.  The incident occurred on Friday night while the elderly woman was asleep at [...]

Repeat Offender Jason Wade Sentenced to Prison for Burglary

A repeat theft and burglary offender was today sentenced to two and a half years in prison for a similar crime. Forty-two year old Jason Wade, who also goes by [...]

Champagne Paris Back in Court, Case Adjourned Yet Again

The trial of twenty-six year old Perfilio Rodriguez, aka “Vanessa Paris Champagne,” was set to commence on Monday for the offense of Aggravated Assault with a knife upon Golda Orozco, [...]

Search Continues for Roaring Creek Man Believed to be Murdered

Police suspect that Corwin Mendoza, who has been missing since Sunday, was murdered and his body disposed of in the river at Roaring Creek. Mendoza’s family says he left his [...]

William Garbutt Killed Inside His Pine Street Home

On Monday night at about ten o’clock, a decaying body was found at a house on Pine Street, Belize City after neighbors alerted the police that something was awry in [...]

P.U.P.’s Marco Tulio Mendez Steps Down as Orange Walk East Area Rep

Reports circulated last week but tonight there is confirmation – popular P.U.P. Area representative for Orange Walk East, Doctor Marco Tulio Mendez, has decided to step down. He made the [...]

U.D.P. Organizes Rally in Support of Petrocaribe Loan Motion

In other political news…A special sitting of the House of Representative is slated for next week Tuesday in the Capital. In an ad aired in this newscast, the U.D.P. called [...]

NICH and B.T.B. Mum on Cave-tubing Fiasco

On Monday, we reported that a late-afternoon meeting between the National Institute of Culture and History, the Belize Tourism Board and representatives of FECTAB ended into the night in a [...]

Joeth ‘Chyna’ Pratt Still Missing One Week Later

The mysterious disappearance of Joeth Pratt, an employee of Cisco Construction Ltd., conjures up recent memories of the loss of Hattieville Chairman Kevin Carcamo, who also went missing a few [...]

Preparations for MMA Mashup Underway

There is a serious daily beat down that is occurring right here on Coney Drive and it hasn’t and won’t make it into any police report. Eight Mexicans and eight [...]

U-16 Ballers off to Panama for COCABA Basketball Championship

The under-sixteen national basketball team left the country on Monday en route to Panama for the 2014 COCABA U-sixteen Basketball Championship Tournament slated to start on Wednesday. The delegation consisting [...]