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Channel 5 is Toast of Caribbean Television – Multiple CBU Awards!

Great Belize Television’s Channel Five has once again emerged victorious at the annual Caribbean Broadcasting Awards Competition held on Tuesday night in Nassau, Bahamas.   As many as eight coveted prizes [...]

Murder by Slit Throat Off George Price Highway

There are two murders to report tonight and in both cases, the identity of the victims has still not been established. Just before two p.m. today, police were called out [...]

Body Missing after Fatal Beating Observed along Barracks

Belize City police are investigating what appears to be a murder at sea.  Shortly after one o’clock this afternoon, officers were summoned to an area on Princess Margaret Drive near [...]

Police Goof; Accused Killer of Ryan Thompson on the Run

An accused killer is tonight on the run from the law after escaping from police custody early this morning.  Twenty-four-year-old Jevon Belizaire was arrested and charged on Tuesday for the [...]

Rural South Rep: San Pedro Murders ‘Drug-Related’

There have been quite a few murders in San Pedro over the past week, including several shootings. Last Wednesday night, Scott Charles was shot multiple times inside his home in [...]

Manuel Heredia Junior Supports Decriminalization of Marijuana “for the Little Man”

Minister Heredia says that the trafficking and sale of drugs are at the heart of criminal activities on the island, but are there contradictory rules in place? At last Friday’s [...]

Ignacio Vega Got Back Land in Belmopan from Belize Bank – How?

Recently, further revelations were made about the land-grabbing activities of the Vega family during Gaspar Vega’s tenure as Minister of Natural Resources. Tonight, News Five can share some documents concerning [...]

Premium, Diesel Prices Going Up Again!

Get ready for higher gas prices once again. For the second time in eight days, prices are set to rise at midnight tonight for premium gasoline and diesel. Premium rises [...]

The Players in Town Council Debate Revealed During Senate Meeting

There was minimal resistance from the Opposition at last Friday’s meeting of the House of Representatives to the amendment to the Town Councils Act, which allows for greater power of [...]

Government Says Due Diligence Was Done and the Rest is Politics

The Government side was hard-put to defend the bill, with Attorney General Michael Peyrefitte accusing the opposition of playing politics with the issue. Dr. Carla Barnett pointed out that Government [...]

You Can Now Enjoy Your Social Security in the Caribbean

It is the sole province of the senate to accede to the ratification of international treaties and conventions signed by Belize in order for them to be ratified. At this [...]

Why Re-Registration is Important for N.G.O. Community

Prime Minister Dean Barrow was dismissive of statements made by the Senator for Non-Governmental Organizations, Osmany Salas, concerning the importance of re-registration to our national political system. While not engaging [...]

Why Did G.O.B. Refuse to Waive Visa Fees for Visiting Blind Chinese Performers?

Is the Taiwanese Embassy meddling in the affairs of government?  It’s a suspicion that many in the Belize Chinese Association are grappling with tonight, reportedly following a decision by the [...]

Airports Authority to be Shaken Up; Minister Says Finances Are Not an Issue

Reports have been circulating that the chairman of the Belize Airports Authority resigned. According to Prime Minister Dean Barrow, it may have been based on concerns raised by an ex-employee, [...]

Can Hike in the Departure Tax be Reversed?

Speaking about the BAA, there have been concerns about the travel tax that was implemented, particularly so for Tropic Air, which had some regional flights that they had to suspend. [...]

4 Students Handed Tourism Board Scholarships

Four students from across the country were awarded scholarships today courtesy of the Belize Tourism Board. They are all pursuing degrees in various areas of tourism and the overall value [...]