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Accused Murderer Speaks From Behind Bars

William Danny Mason has been behind bars since July nineteenth, in a special facility at the Belize Central Prison reserved for high-risk prisoners. He is alone – or as alone [...]

Family of Minor Denies Manipulation by John Saldivar

Superintendent Mark Flowers, former commander of the Gang Suppression Unit, spent his first night on remand at the Belize Central Prison on Tuesday.  The pretrial detention succeeds an arraignment at [...]

Flowers Maintains Saldivar Is Plotting Against Him

Flowers maintains that the charges brought against him are all part of a plot to make him the fall guy, to shift attention away from the ongoing investigation involving alleged [...]

GSU Boss Claims Mason Offered to Buy His Land

The former GSU boss Mark Flowers has gone on record to say that he gained access to the posh home of William Mason in Belmopan as part of a covert [...]

Mark Flowers Says He Will Get PM Involved in Plot against Him

Prior to handing himself in at the Queen Street Precinct on Tuesday, the embattled Mark Flowers had a few choice words for those whom he believes are behind the conspiracy [...]

Flowers Says His Removal Was Invalid

Flowers fall from grace was not foreseen. The former head of the GSU once provided security for the former Prime Minister Manuel Esquivel and was seen at many political events [...]

Belize Central Prison Has Special Protocols for High-Risk Prisoners

Today, News Five was at the Belize Central Prison and got an opportunity to enquire about the status of the new, high-profile additions to the facility. As we told you [...]

Teenager Arraigned for Belmopan Murder

A teenager of Salvadoran nationality was this morning arraigned in the Belmopan Magistrate’s court for Monday’s murder of Bella Regina Williams.  The mother of three was found dead by her [...]

Female Population at Kolbe Gets New Classroom

It’s not often that News Five is invited within the compound of the Belize Central Prison, currently home to about one thousand four hundred and twenty inmates. But today we [...]

Prison Finances are Stretched Thin

Just one look at the Belize Central Prison would reveal that it is operating on a shoestring budget. The facilities are adequate, but not more than that. Before the construction [...]

Prison C.E.O. Says Society Should Accept Prisoners Rehabilitated and Released

Yes, you heard right. While the Kolbe group is committed to rehabilitation and turning inmates into productive citizens, the less inmates they have, the less money they get from government [...]

Repeat Offender Chester Noralez on Remand

Tonight alleged repeat offender, Chester Noralez, is on remand for snatching a chain from a friend in Belize City.  Noralez is the Belize City resident who is accused of beating [...]

What’s the Latest at the Sarstoon?

With so many things happening on the news front, the situation at the Sarstoon has been pushed somewhat on the backburner. But from official indications, while public attention has been [...]

Have Illegal Guatemalan Fishers Gone Away?

Access to the Sarstoon was one major concern for Belizeans – another was the flagrant, brazen, unhindered illegal fishing not only on our side of the Sarstoon but all the [...]

Meet the Footballers of Police United

This morning at the Isidoro Beaton Stadium in the capital, we caught up with Police United Football Club as the players trained to take on a Honduran team in a [...]

Manager Says Club Received No Money from William Mason

Now, to get Police United to the Scotia Bank’s CONCACAF Champions League is an expensive venture. Approximately two hundred thousand dollars is required for the team and delegation to travel [...]

Stakeholders Discuss Impact of Climate Change

A cross-section of participants from various organizations, government and N.G.O.s gathered at the Radisson for a daylong conference where they discussed the impacts of climate change.  A panel of presenters [...]