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A Woman Police Constable is Shot in the Line of Duty

Woman Police Constable Sheneah Caliz is alive tonight after being shot in the head by a robber caught in the act. Caliz and two other officers were on routine patrol [...]

Would-be Robber Turns Weapon on WPC Caliz

Jamal Jackson is no stranger to the Police. He was charged for the 2010 stabbing murder of a security guard at the Belize Biltmore Plaza but was acquitted in 2015 [...]

Assistant ComPol Chester Williams Comments on Conviction Rate

Jackson is only one of many persons who have been charged for murder and then acquitted. While the conviction rate in Belize is not a matter of public record, the [...]

Will Charges be Brought Against Mother of Aborted Fetus?

A criminal investigation conducted by Dangriga police, following the gruesome discovery of a fetus on Thursday, will likely give rise to charges being levied against a minor, as well as [...]

BPP Says Government is Spineless When it Comes to Guatemala

The Belize Progressive Party, formed last year just before general elections, continues to maintain that it is a feasible option to the two mass parties which have dominated electoral politics [...]

Do you think Belize has lost the Sarstoon to Guatemala?

And our question for tonight is: Do you think Belize has lost the Sarstoon to Guatemala? Yes or No? Send your comments and responses using your SMART phones to 8686 [...]

How Many Guatemalan Vessels Were There in Belizean Waters?

The blockage on Saturday by the Guatemalan navy of the B.T.V. expedition continues to cause public outrage because there is a growing sentiment that Belize has lost the Sarstoon. Almost [...]

Foreign Minister Says Relationship with Guatemala Remains Cordial

Visits to the various border points, particularly in the area of the Sarstoon River, according to Elrington, only serve to arouse Guatemala’s hostility.  The entire issue of the impact of [...]

Suspected Fake Cops Released Without Charge, Police Vigilance is Up

One week ago three persons were detained by Police on suspicion of being involved in a fake cop racket. Perpetrators actually managed to get guns off two security guards in [...]

BPP Secures Lease for New Headquarters

The B.P.P. did not do spectacularly well in the 2015 general elections, but the Party was present and accounted for. According to leader Patrick Rogers, it is all part of [...]

Feasibility Study for Belize City Cruise Port is Underway

In mid-January, Prime Minister Dean Barrow went on record, during an exclusive interview with News Five, to say that he was giving serious thought to the idea of a major [...]

Randy Dominguez is Convicted of Sexual Assault of Minor

There were three cases of sexual abuse, one ended in a conviction. A resident of Biscayne, Belize District, is serving his first night of a three-year sentence imposed upon him [...]

Communications Specialist Shares His 2 Cents on State of Local Media

We have aired various reports from Barbados where media personnel from across the Caribbean converged for a two-day media law seminar last week. The seminar was a component in the [...]

Julius Gittens Says Media Must Be Inclusive When it Comes to Social Issues

Gittens also spoke of the influence of the media as it relates to social issues. His recommendation is that the media must be accessible to everyone. The media, he says, [...]

Mexican Trade Mission Introduces Construction Material to Belizean Market

A mission from Chetumal is in Belize promoting its goods, services and ideas in the area of construction. Today they met with Belizean contractors and businessmen who may be interested [...]

Belize Joins 11 CARICOM Countries in Advancing Pro-growth Agenda

Even though there are economic differences, ministers from Caribbean countries have signed on to a development agenda. The agreement was signed today during a Caribbean Growth Forum held at the [...]

Evangelical Association Says No to Marijuana Decriminalization

The decriminalization of marijuana, specific quantities of the drug, is a topic that is once again at the forefront of public discourse.  The issue was raised on Monday by the [...]

NEAB Says Alcohol is also a Serious Issue Facing Youths

According to President Lance Lewis, while alcoholism is an issue youths are facing, it was not discussed at today’s gathering.  The concern with decriminalizing marijuana, says Lewis, is a more [...]