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Terror on Queen Street: 4 Persons Shot During Attempt on Life of Notorious Figure

Belize City resident, Elroy Perdomo Junior, was murdered on Thursday afternoon during a funeral procession four hours after he was released from police custody. If that brazen murder sent shockwaves, [...]

GSU Offers Assistance in Shooting Investigation

Officers attached to the Gang Suppression Unit were immediately dispatched to the scene and have also joined in the investigation on the incident that appears to be as a result [...]

P.U.P. Says G.O.B. Not Keeping Them in the Loop on Bilateral Talks

There’s also political news coming out of Queen Street. As you know, Guatemala military forces are maintaining a heavy presence in our side of the Sarstoon River. The situation has [...]

P.U.P. Leader Chastises Foreign Minister Elrington

The O.A.S. General Assembly concluded its yearly meeting in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic last Wednesday. The General Assembly passed a resolution and we will come to that later, but days [...]

O.A.S. Resolution Doesn’t Address Annexation of the Sarstoon by Guatemala

At the press conference this afternoon; Party Leader John Briceño also spoke of the resolution that was passed earlier this week at the General Assembly of the O.A.S.  That declaration [...]

P.U.P. Will Not Participate in Washington Talks

Is the P.U.P. reacting to government’s decision to call them off from the O.A.S. delegation? Well, Briceño says there can be nothing farther from the truth. He told the media [...]

P.U.P. Leader Comments on Lack of Confidence in Foreign Minister

Immediately following the Istanbul talks, the government made the infamous public statement that Belizeans have untrammeled access to our side of the Sarstoon. The ink was barely dry on that [...]

Eamon Courtenay Not Impressed by Elrington’s Declaration at the O.A.S. General Assembly

Earlier this week, Belizeans were treated to an address by Foreign Minister Wilfred Elrington in which he informed the members of the O.A.S. in the Dominican Republic that he and [...]

Galen Forum discusses Guatemala’s claim to Belize

Guatemala’s unfounded claim to Belize is nothing new, but what seems to be a consistent policy of aggression is. Currently, as News Five proved again just Thursday, Belizean civilians are [...]

Disconnect between Belize’s Diplomatic Effort and the Reality on Ground

Our News Five team was turned back from the Sarstoon on Thursday. They were clearly in what has traditionally been Belizean territory, sticking close to the northern bank of the [...]

Duo is Freed of 2011 Murder of Michael Finnegan Market Vendor

Late this evening, the trial of Ronlee Petillo and Matthew Smith charged with the murder of fruit vendor, Miguel Angel Rivera concluded before Judge Adolph Lucas. The murder occurred on [...]

Cassian Young is Remanded for Robbery

Tonight, twenty-seven year old Cassian Young of Mosul Street, Belize City is on remand at the Belize Central Prison for a robbery which occurred on June eleventh. His attorney, Herbert [...]

P.S.E. Awards – Brightest Young Minds Honored for Excellence

The award ceremony for top achievers of the 2016 P.S.E. took place at the Ramada Princess this morning. Students from schools across the country were bussed in to celebrate the [...]

P.U.P. Leader Weighs-in On Brazen Shooting Near Police Station

The daring attempt on the life of Brandon Tillett this morning on Queen Street happened less than a stone’s throw away from Independence Hall, the headquarters of the People’s United [...]

P.U.P. Focusing on Next General Elections, Not Village Council’s

Another round of village council elections will be held this weekend in various rural communities across the country.  While the democratic exercise should be free of political influence, a number [...]

COLA Lashes Out at G.O.B. for Advancing an ICJ Agenda

Citizens Organized for Liberty through Action, COLA, has weighed in on the latest development coming out of the O.A.S. General Assembly, as it relates to Belize and Guatemala.  Earlier today, [...]

Belizean Athletes Perform Outstandingly in Central American Games

Amid all the negative news, tonight there is positive news involving Belizean athletes. We take pride in reporting that 2012 Belize Olympic team member Kaina Martinez has performed outstandingly in [...]