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Did Oscar Gomez Fatally Stab Himself or was He Murdered?

It’s not commonplace for News Five to report on suicides, but tonight we look at a particularly disturbing story where a Salvadoran man allegedly took his own life on Thursday [...]

A Couple Remains Hospitalized Following Near Fatal Road Traffic Accident

A young couple from Belmopan is in critical condition at the Belize Medical Associates after a three-vehicle pileup on the George Price Highway on Thursday afternoon. Marlo Chavarria and his [...]

2 Teenagers Arraigned for the Murder of Godfrey Hemsley

A pair of minors, ages fourteen and fifteen, was arraigned earlier today for the murder of thirty-one-year-old Godfrey Hemsley.  The deadly shooting took place on Wednesday night at the Yarborough [...]

A Meeting is Called to Discuss Newly Implemented Citywide Curfew

Two fourteen-year-olds and a fifteen-year-old have been charged within the last twenty-four hours for a most serious crime, murder. It is a damning reality because it highlights the lack of [...]

…Protocol to be Established for Curfew

ACP Williams says that several follow up meetings will be held to devise a protocol. The intent is to target parents, who, after a formal warning is issued to them, [...]

More From Foreign Minister Elrington on Guatemala Claim

On Thursday evening, Minister Wilfred Elrington, flanked by Ambassadors Assad Shoman and Alexis Rosado, hosted a press conference in Belize City. It was intended as a public briefing, following meetings [...]

PM Barrow Speaks on National Security Council

That confusion about the actual claim seems to give rise to some confusion about the seriousness and significance of Guatemala’s active ownership of the Sarstoon – ownership bolstered by military [...]

Did Foreign Minister Deliver Belize’s Strong Message at Washington Meeting?

The concern by the head of government and his security council was evident following that meeting. From his words it appears that the Prime Minister intended his delegation to O.A.S. [...]

Sedi Defines Provocation in Sarstoon Context

Minister Elrington maintained throughout the briefing that Belizean and Guatemalan diplomat politicians have been mature and responsible. The hard line has also been that military to military there’s absolutely no [...]

Foreign Minister Forewarned of Heightened Tension Due to Unsolicited Sarstoon Visits

Elrington would go further to accuse the Belize Territorial Volunteers of putting the lives of Belize’s armed forces at needless risk. According to the minister, every action has a reaction, [...]

CARICOM Issues Release in Support of Belize on Sarstoon Fiasco

Belize’s Ministry of Foreign Affairs appears unsure about what happened in the Sarstoon on Saturday, and maintains that Guatemala is being mature, and its behavior impeccable. But interestingly, CARICOM does [...]

What’s the Fate of O.A.S. Office at the Adjacency Zone?

The original primary agenda item for the meeting in Washington, and one which is still very pertinent, is the matter of funding for the O.A.S. Office inside the adjacency zone [...]

Belize City is Declared a Child Friendly Municipality

The concept of a child friendly city came about in recognition of a number of significant trends.  Those tendencies include the rapid transformation and urbanization of societies across the world, [...]

…UNICEF Rep Says Children and Youths are Being Given a Voice

While Belize City is not officially a child friendly municipality, it is well on the way to achieving certification.  UNICEF Country Representative Ivan Yerovi says the idea is aimed at [...]

Cinderella Plaza to Finally be Renovated

In the coming weeks, Cinderella Plaza will be receiving a long overdue facelift.  Following the completion of work by the Flood Mitigation Infrastructure Project, the heavily trafficked area near the [...]

…Commercial Center is Next Up!!

Remedial works is also being planned for a number of streets, as well as the commercial center.  Viewers would recall that the rehabilitation of that public building at Market Square [...]

A High School Pageant for a Feeding Program

In the next few minutes, seven students of the Anglican Cathedral College will be vying for the title of Miss ACC. The pageant, which has been revamped, is being held [...]

Gospel Expo 2016 Goes Down in Belmopan

The annual Belize Gospel Expo takes place this weekend in Belmopan at the May Gordon Park, near the University of Belize. The expo was created to showcase the talents of [...]