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Mayhem on La Isla Carinosa, Residents Riot Following Death of Teenager

All hell broke loose on Caye Caulker on Monday night after word spread across the island that a young man had died while in police custody. Protesters took the streets [...]

Will the P.U.P. Contest Upcoming Bye-election in Dangriga?

The grand old party, that once supremely powerful political entity, is on the verge of a decision to not contest the Dangriga bye-election set for July eighth, following the resignation [...]

Criminal and Internal Investigation of Arresting Officer Underway in Caye Caulker

While dozens of officers have descended on the otherwise quiet village of Caye Caulker, among their ranks is Assistant Commissioner of Police Noel Leal.  He is heading an internal investigation [...]

…Residents Say GSU Responded Forcefully

Personnel from the Gang Suppression Unit have been deployed to Caye Caulker where they have remained stationed since Monday night.  The GSU was summoned to the island during a heightened [...]

Former Party Leader Comments on Ramos Debacle

So it is very likely that the P.U.P. will bow out of the bye-election set for one month from today. That means the party would give up, voluntarily, another seat, [...]

Toledo West Area Rep Says Macca Wasn’t Getting the Job Done in Dangriga

Today, one of Ramos’ closer colleagues, Toledo West Area Representative Oscar Requeña, reiterated the Party’s position that in the end the choice to step down was made by Ramos. And [...]

Should the P.U.P. contest the upcoming Dangriga bye-elections?

And our question for tonight is: Should the P.U.P. contest the upcoming Dangriga bye-elections? Send your comments and responses using your SMART phones to 8686 or post your vote on [...]

And the Top Scorers in 2015 PSE Are…

Thirteen year old Gabriel Hope bested the P.S.E. this year through hard work and determination. He is one of seven students from the Bernice Yorke Institute of Learning who placed [...]

Director of Examinations Discusses PSE Results

This year, the number of students sitting the P.S.E. decreased by three percent when compared to 2014. A total of one hundred and sixteen registered candidates did not turn up [...]

Ivan Ramos Says He Didn’t Go Against P.U.P. When He Accepted Petrocaribe Cheer

The resignation of Ivan Ramos, the area representative of Dangriga, has spawned a number of allegations and left the P.U.P. scrambling. Well, at the centre of all the controversy and [...]

Former P.U.P. Area Rep Goes Candid on Election Readiness

As we told you on Monday, Ramos said he believes he was dropped for a more “viable” candidate that the P.U.P. seems to think will be a better match for [...]

New Justices of Court of Appeal Sworn In

When the June session of the Court of Appeal opens, there will be two new Justices of Appeal: they are Justices Murrio Ducille and Franz Parke.  Justice Ducille has practiced [...]

Third Victim in Motorcycle Crash in the South Succumbs

The third person who was involved in a motorcycle accident last week has died. Twenty-six year old Lucita Chun, who received a large cut to the forehead, was hospitalized in [...]

Emory Felix Charged with Murder of Mark Gentle

One of two brothers who police believe shot and killed Mark Gentle on May twenty-fifth, 2015, was arrested and arraigned this afternoon in court. He is twenty-nine year old Emory [...]

G.O.B. Withdraws Appeal of Supreme Court Decision in Favor of OCEANA

Just over a week ago, it was announced that Barrow and Company, the attorneys acting on behalf of the Government of Belize, had withdrawn an appeal against the April 2011 [...]

Belize Jaguars Leave for Away Game in Dominican Republic

Belize’s national team, the Jaguars, left the country just after midday today en route to the Dominican Republic. On Thursday, they face the A-selection from that country for the first [...]

Another Case of Police Brutality, Ibrahim Cadogan Badly Beaten

A mother says that her son, twenty-one year old Ibrahim Cadogan was brutalized whilst in police custody. Vidalia Cadogan visited News Five today to tell her story. She says police [...]

American Airlines Direct from LA to Belize

Belizeans as well as visitors can now take advantage of a direct flight from Belize to Los Angeles, U.S.A.  American Airlines will be servicing the new route with two weekend [...]