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Who Killed Gardenia’s John Ortiz?

The body of a Gardenia resident was found before the crack of dawn between miles nineteen and twenty on the Philip Goldson. It took some time before John Ortiz could [...]

2 Charged in Mark Jones murder

Police in Rural Eastern Division have one person detained for the murder of John Ortiz, and in Belize City, police also believe they have arrested and charged the men behind [...]

Police Search for Killer of Felix Ayuso in San Pedro

Meanwhile, police are yet to crack the murder of Felix Ayuso, whose body was found last Thursday at his house in San Pedro. That is because the suspect is on [...]

Shooting and Robbery Victim Tells Story to News Five

There were two shootings in the Old Capital which has seen a spike in gun-violence since the start of 2017. On Saturday, a man was robbed and shot in the [...]

Eletoro McKenzie also a Shooting Victim

In the other shooting, thirty-one-year-old Eletero McKenzie was shot to the right calf and chin on Friday evening. Sometime after six p.m., Police visited the K.H.M.H. where they observed McKenzie [...]

Fire Wipes Out House on Ambergris Caye

A fire completely destroyed a family home in San Pedro over the weekend. A father and his two sons were not on the island when the blaze claimed their home [...]

“Belcan Six” Learn Final Trial Date

Today was set for trial in the case of Geovannie Brackett, President of Citizens Organized for Liberty through Action (COLA); Perry “Sticks” Smith, the founder of the Days of Healing [...]

B.T.L. Looks for New C.E.O.; Ivan Tesecum Replaces Anwar Barrow for Now

Chair of the Executive Committee of Belize Telemedia Limited and company C.E.O. Anwar Barrow has begun his final week in that capacity, as he leaves office on February tenth, 2017. [...]

P.S.U. to Talk to Immigration Officers on Promotions

The Public Service Union is to meet with representatives of its membership in the Immigration Department on Tuesday in Belize City. It comes amid reports that up to twenty clerks [...]

Superbond Extended Again; Bondholders Still Talking to Government

The Government has once again extended its offer to bondholders for a renegotiated 2038 Superbond.  On Friday, it announced that the offer remains open until this coming Friday at five [...]

Former Puerto Azul Investor Blows Whistle on Failed Project

Three weeks ago the controversial Puerto Azul project for a massive luxury resort and hotel complex in the Lighthouse Reef Atoll unravelled. Seven persons were arrested including chief developer Domenico [...]

Daniele Pistolesi Says Big Plans Were All a Sham

Pistolesi contacted us to tell the previously unknown story of investors in the failed project who were “sold a dream” by Giannini and his cohorts, and offer his help in [...]

Jamaican Charged with Raping Ladyville Woman

A twenty-five-year-old woman of the Ladyville area was raped and police have arrested and charged a Jamaican national for the alleged crime. Today, twenty-year-old Andre Knight was taken before Chief [...]

Training the Bird-Watchers at Audubon

Today, the Belize Audubon Society hosted twenty-one tour guides, who successfully completed a first ever advanced level bird watching training program. Bird watching is a growing attraction of the tourism [...]

Birding Now a Specialization for Tour Guides

According to Lizama, Belize is prime and ready to cater to the birding tourism market. The pilot training will see the Belize Tourism Board partner with the Audubon to continue [...]

News Five Says ‘I do’ to Wedding Expo

It’s the month of love and for those brides to be, an event by Confetti on Saturday turned out to have all the ingredients for the perfect wedding.  It started [...]

The Latest in Sport with Sports Monday

Good evening, I’m James Adderley and this is Sports Monday.   {Feature on weekend sporting highlights….]