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Secret Recording Released on Eve of Dangriga Bye-Election

Both major political parties are in the south right now on the last sprint to Wednesday’s bye elections. News Five will have period reports all day from Dangriga as the [...]

P.U.P. Call for Resignation of Edmond Castro

Earlier today, the People’s United Party issued a statement on the withdrawal of a lawsuit in the Supreme Court by Minister of State, Edmond Castro against Alverine Burgess and Great [...]

Fonseca Praises Catholic Church and Calls on Other Churches to Follow Suit

Last week Senator representing the Council of Churches, Father Noel Leslie, surprisingly voted YES for the very controversial Petrocaribe Amended Loan Act. We say surprisingly because on May first, when [...]

Franks Eddy Chopping – Common-law Wife and Her Family Injured

Late on Monday evening, four members of the same family were released from the Western Regional after they had been hospitalized following a chopping incident that happened on Saturday shortly [...]

No Arrests in the Murder of Reporter Kareem Clarke

It has been over twenty-four hours since the execution-style murder of beloved print journalist Kareem Clarke.  At news time tonight, Belize City police are no closer to ascertaining a motive [...]

Do You Support the Repeal of the Petrocaribe Loans Act?

And tonight’s question is: Do you support the repeal of the Petrocaribe Loans Act? Send your comments and responses using your SMART phones to 8686 or post your vote on [...]

P.U.P. Leader Predicts Victory in Dangriga

On Wednesday political newcomer Anthony Sabal, the P.U.P.’s David, will go up against veteran politician and the U.D.P.’s goliath, Frank “Pawpa” Mena. The U.D.P. has boasted that its victory will [...]

Fonseca says Decision to Contest Election Good for the Party

Three weeks ago, there was some doubt that the P.U.P. would contest the bye-election and indeed, without serious internal agitation, perhaps it wouldn’t have. But today, Fonseca says the decision [...]

Arrest of Cristina Coc and the Santa Cruz 13 Gets More International Attention

The arrest of Maya activist and spokesperson for Maya Leaders Alliance, Cristina Coc and other Maya leaders, is getting further local and international attention. Earlier today no less than the [...]

Chester Williams on Quality of Life Crimes

On Monday’s newscast we told you about the changes to the organization structure and the ranks at the Eastern Division in Belize City. Former Officer Commanding the Eastern Division, Assistant [...]

Daring Robbery of $70K from Taiwanese Mission

There was a daring robbery in the downtown area on Monday afternoon. A Taiwanese member of staff at the Embassy concluded transactions and had just exited the Belize Bank on [...]

5 Persons Hauled to Court for Weed Possession

Five Belize City men charged, in separate incidents, with weed possession were before the courts today.  The first to be arraigned was forty-six year old Michael Wade, who was accused [...]

Developing a National HIV Prevention Strategy

The focus of the National AIDS Commission is on men getting them tested and providing them with prevention tools. But according to studies, the youth are also a most vulnerable [...]

Belize City Resident Wins $500,000 from Mek Mi Rich

The Mek Mi Rich Game Show was introduced to the country nine months ago with a jackpot of half a million dollars. The televised game show plays three times weekly [...]

Iconic Dancer, Rosita Balthazar, Passes

And finally to end the news, there is sad news to report.  The Institute of Creative Arts and the country have lost an icon in the creative arts industry. Rosita [...]