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Belmopan Taximan Murdered

The body of a very popular Belmopan taxi-man was found this afternoon in the Rivera area of Belmopan. Forty-five year old Lionel Gillett was last seen by family members at [...]

U.D.P. Ministers Meet With PM Barrow after Cabinet

On Tuesday’s newscast we told you about reports of a ruckus in Cabinet…reports later denied by all the Ministers with whom we came into contact. But while nobody will outrightly [...]

Patrick Faber Says He Doesn’t have a Problem with Women

The campaign for deputy leadership of the United Democratic Party was a spirited effort and both camps somehow managed to temper the mudslinging.  While the issue of Faber’s professional relationship [...]

Faber Reaches Out to Woman Fired By Beverly Castillo

On Tuesday, avid U.D.P. supporter Ingrid Hernandez, a constituent of Belize Rural Central, stopped by our office to express her discontent with animosity taking place within the party after Sunday’s [...]

Will PM Barrow Groom Faber for the Top Spot

Patrick Faber will be confirmed as Deputy Prime Minister by next week Tuesday, and fully expects that in that position he will be groomed for eventual leadership of the United [...]

Post-Mortem Examination Indicates Julia Arana’s Death Unrelated to RTA

Julia Arana was hit on the Phillip Goldson Highway on April first. The Trial Farm resident was crossing the highway when a vehicle driven by area representative Jose Abelardo Mai [...]

Fin Sec Says G.O.B. Must Control Expenditures

The IMF’s Article Four consultation report came out last week, and as we reported then, it seems to be pretty much all bad news.  It makes reference to a slowing [...]

Faber Blames P.U.P. for Country’s Economic Woes

The IMF states in its Article Four consultation that Belize is on shaky footing economically and measures will need to be put in place for recovery in the medium and [...]

P.U.P. Says We Told You So

The People’s United Party has also issued a statement on the IMF report and it is not taking the blame for the economic woes. According to the P.U.P., while the [...]

ACP Calls on Guatemala to Respect Belize’s Borders

Minister of Foreign Affairs, Wilfred Elrington attended the eight summit of the Caribbean and Pacific (ACP) Heads of State and Governments.  The summit concluded today in Papua New Guinea with [...]

Patrick Faber Says Guatemalan Negotiators Cannot Be Trusted

On Friday News Five was stopped by Guatemalan military as we tried to enter the Sarstoon. They claimed that we were in their national waters. That claim is nothing new, [...]

Generals Jones and Perez to Meet Later this Week

While John Saldivar has been in the news of late mostly in reference to his bid for U.D.P. Deputy Leader, he is the Minister of National Security and border security [...]

Fin Sec Speaks on Arbitration Award

Earlier in our newscast Financial Secretary Joseph Waight explained that to deal with a deteriorating fiscal position GOB will have to tighten its belt and control expenditures. But there’s one [...]

Darion Hamilton Will Stand Trial for Blue House Bar Murder

A security guard will stand trial for the murder of forty-one year old Wilmer Cisneros which occurred at Blue House Bar on April twenty-fifth, 2015 in Ladyville. Cisneros lost his life in [...]

Book on the Adventures of Rowan Garel Released

Over the years, we have covered the adventures of young Rowan Garel, an amazing and extraordinary young man who has been blind since birth. His approach has not only been [...]

Mayor Bradley Says Government Should Pay for Dredging of Southern Foreshore

For months now the media has been following the silt situation at the Southern Foreshore. It’s gotten progressively worse, to the point where there is a real threat that the [...]

Belize Will Field a Delegate for Miss Universe Pageant

The Miss Universe pageant is the most prestigious in the world. Last year alone, the beauty pageant was viewed on television by more than eight million viewers.  But of the [...]

Applications Being Accepted for Miss Belize Pageant

The 2016 Miss Belize winner will be chosen at a pageant on September tenth. Today a call was made for aspirants to become an ambassador of beauty for Belize. At [...]

What’s the Outlook for the Hurricane Season?

The 2016 Hurricane Season official starts today and the outlook on activity for this season points to an average to slightly above average number of systems for the Atlantic Ocean, [...]