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A Deadly Accident on the Southern Highway Claims the Lives of the Brothers Archer

Two brothers tragically lost their lives on Tuesday night on the San Antonio Road in southern Belize. Jamie and Anthony Archer were travelling along with two other persons heading to [...]

U.S. Capital Energy Applies for New Oil Concession

U.S. Capital Energy is back in the news tonight because the company has applied for a new Production Sharing Agreement to carry out oil exploration in and around a specific [...]

Alistair King Claims Villagers Support U.S. Capital Oil Exploration Goals

Two villages which have not taken a position on the matter are Crique Sarco and Dolores. The villagers are expected to inform the Government on Thursday. Today, News Five spoke [...]

MLA Refutes AG Office, Says G.O.B. Coercing Villagers Into Supporting U.S. Capital

But the Maya Leaders Alliance, which represents the governance of the indigenous community, refutes the position of the Attorney General’s Office.  According to spokesperson Cristina Coc, government is, for all [...]

Usage of G.O.B.’s Helicopter for Consultation Sparks Controversy

When the Government team headed south, a B.D.F. helicopter was used to transport nine persons to three remote villages: Graham Creek, Dolores, and Hicatee or Machakilha. The fact that King [...]

Great Belize Television’s Channel Five Wins CBU’s People’s Choice Award

Now for good news…Great Belize Television’s Channel Five has won its first award for this year’s Caribbean Broadcasting Awards Competition. Polling more than fifty-five thousand votes online, ‘Triple Joy’ a [...]

Man Shot on Gill Street in Wake of 3-Year-Old’s Murder

Tensions remain high tonight in the Gill Street area of south side Belize City, following the murder of three-year-old Etana Bennett. The toddler was sleeping along with her mother and [...]

Armed Robbery at Butane Depot in Corozal

There was a robbery at a butane depot in Corozal.  Two men, armed and hiding their identity, assaulted the watchman on duty just before eight o’clock on Tuesday night. Forty-eight-year-old [...]

Decade Old DoE Debt Continues to Haunt BGA

There is legal trouble brewing in the banana belt.  News Five has confirmed that an outstanding debt, going back almost eleven and a half years, is owed to the Department [...]

Convicted and Fined for Up to 10 Grams of Weed? Here’s How Your Record Can Be Expunged

In 2017, a law was passed, making the possession of up to ten grams of marijuana legal.  According to Attorney General Michael Peyrefitte, the amendment to Misuse of Drugs Act [...]

Michael Peyrefitte Wants to Represent Port Loyola for the U.D.P.

During our interview with the Attorney General, Michael Peyrefitte, we asked him about this decision to re-enter the political arena. As we have been reporting, Peyrefitte is aspiring to be [...]

Sugar Prices at an All Time Low Shake Up the Lifeblood of the North

The effects of the low second payment to farmers, is being felt across the north. On Tuesday, the Belize Cane Farmers Association said the payments throw the industry in crisis. [...]

B.S.I. Has Its Eyes on CARICOM to Open New Markets to Sell Sugar

According to B.S.I., the opening of new markets is key to the future of the industry. The company is providing about eleven to fifteen thousand tons of sugar to the [...]

Specialised Training for NEMO

The National Emergency Management Organization, in partnership with the United Nations’ Emergency Task Team in Belize, is conducting a three-day training on a number of aspects in Disaster Risk Reduction [...]

Free Medical Clinics for Belize City Residents

A medical mission from the U.S. is in the city providing a host of medical services to residents. The Louisiana and South Carolina Volunteering Mission is operating at the Wesley [...]

MoH Announces Successful Phase 2 of Salud Mesoamerica Health Initiative

The Ministry of Health and the Inter-American Development Bank shared some good news today. They say that access to quality health services for the most vulnerable women and children in [...]