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P.U.C. Faces Questions on Audit; Chair Says They Were Answered

Tonight, there is information that tells a tale of obscene spending at the Public Utilities Commission.  News Five has obtained a copy of an audited report done by certified public [...]

Killer Struck Unsuspecting Couple in Belama Phase 2; Bel-Am Husband Shielded Wife

A visiting father of one was to return to the United States this Thursday after spending the holidays here, but his life was cut short before he could make the [...]

Fareed Ahmad’s Brother Says Police Still Trailing Him

At this time, a vigil is taking place to celebrate the life of the fallen barber, Fareed Ahmad and we’ll come to that. But tonight the Ahmad family believes they [...]

Text Messages Reveal Special Assignment Team Hunting Ahmad Family

Aside from the alleged surveillance, text messages purportedly indicating that Fareed Ahmad had been threatened and coerced by members of the Special Assignments Team prior to his murder are said [...]

Remembering Fareed Ahmad and Others at Late Evening Vigil

Now to the vigil which is underway on Euphrates Avenue in honor of Fareed.  The late-evening peace march is organized by family and friends of the Muslim brother who was [...]

ACP Chester Stands Up for Sr. Supt. Marco Vidal

The homes of the Ahmads were raided by officers attached to the Special Branch during a predawn operation in Hattieville in June 2016.  That close watch by law enforcement reportedly [...]

SAT Leader Tried to Get Firearm from Accused WPC

With the passing of Fareed Ahmad last Wednesday, what becomes of the initial complaint filed against the Special Assignments Team?  It’s a question that was posed to ACP Williams.  He [...]

Final Look at Very Violent 2017

Is 2017 the deadliest year ever? The official count for homicides stood at one hundred and forty-four when 2017 came to an end. But there are three cases involving four [...]

P.M., Opposition Leader Trade Barbs over New Year’s Addresses

The tradition of the New Year’s Address is fairly recent. It gives the government an opportunity to boast about accomplishments, to replenish national resolve, or to announce new strategies and [...]

Is C.J. Benjamin Headed Back to Guyana?

Could Belize lose Chief Justice Kenneth Benjamin later this year? It depends on happenings in his native Guyana, where today President David Granger and Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo met to [...]

L.A. Police Talk Community Policing Tactics

Over the years, we’ve reported the Belize Department’s community policing initiatives. Locally, a number of programs are used to combat crime – but it is no secret that this softer [...]

Dale Trujeque Out at C.W.U. after one Year

Dale Trujeque is no longer the President of the Christian Workers Union, having served less than a year. According to the CWU, Trujeque resigned in the latter part of last [...]

Teachers to Lend Support to Crime Fight

2017 was a record year for murders in recent history – one shy of the 2012 murder count. And three days into the New Year, there have been two murders [...]

P.M. Wants Answers on U.H.S. – B.N.T.U. Says Pay Up!

Earlier we told you about the PM’s New Year’s Day message. And while more than half of the message highlighted the infrastructural projects, the PM didn’t miss the opportunity to [...]

Play Ball! Little League Baseball Coming Back to Old Capital

While there are some baseball fans in Belize, especially of major league teams like the Chicago Cubs, the sport hasn’t been actively played here in a quarter-century. Softball is still [...]