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Woman Detained for Samuel Cosme’s Murder

News Five has confirmed that a woman is in police custody tonight in connection with the fatal stabbing of forty-three-year-old Samuel Cosme. The woman, believed to be the main suspect, [...]

Corozal Resident Died in Fatal RTA in Quintana Roo

Today, there is confirmation from relatives and friends that the man who perished in a fatal traffic accident in Quintana Roo, Mexico was a resident of Paraiso Village in Corozal. [...]

Second Payment for Sugar Cane is Low; B.S.C.F.A. Says the Industry is in Crisis

The final price for sugar is in and the estimated value for the 2017-2018 crop is not sweet news for farmers who will be paid an estimated forty-five dollars and [...]

B.S.C.F.A. Branch Chair Wants Dialogue with G.O.B. and the Millers

The projected prices for raw sugar sold to the European Union and on the world market have been on a downward trend. A decrease in profits was expected, despite the [...]

Cooler Heads Prevail, Fiestarama Impasse Over

A deal was struck and a contract signed between the Orange Walk Town Council and the National Sports Council this afternoon. Mayor Kevin Bernard along with his deputy mayor and [...]

Fiestarama Will Be Held at the People’s Stadium

According to National Sports Council Director, Ian Jones, the agreement does not allow the Sports Council to collect commissions paid from any other revenues during Fiestarama. Jones says that the [...]

Politics Was Not Involved Says, DPM Patrick Faber

Since news hit the press late last week, Mayor Kevin Bernard claimed that the Sports Council’s decision to revise the prior Fiestarama agreement was politically motivated. Prior to the meeting [...]

Ervin Wade Found Guilty of the Murder of Keisha Buller

Ervin Wade has been found guilty of the murder of twenty-five-year-old Keisha Buller. The verdict was delivered by Supreme Court Justice Antoinette Moore on Monday in Belmopan. Buller, who was [...]

Blood Pressure and Heart Failure Meds Recalled

A common drug used to control hypertension and help prevent heart failure is being voluntarily recalled in more than twenty-two countries because the drug contains a chemical that poses a [...]

Philloughby Explains His Departure from NEMO and his Ambitions for Port Loyola

Former councilor Philip Willoughby is one of four U.D.P. candidates contesting a November convention in Port Loyola to become the party’s standard bearer.  The four-way political race has taken some [...]

Philloughby Says “Check the Stats” on His Election Performance

Willoughby will face-off against Attorney General Michael Peyrefitte, former Deputy Mayor Dean Samuels and Ac. Shane Castillo.  Neither of those names are known for previous door-to-door campaigns within the Port, [...]

CitCo Launches Summer Pantry Program

The Belize City Council, under its ‘social infrastructure’ platform, launched a summer pantry programme today at the Swift Hall in Belize City to assist the neediest families with basic supplies [...]

Diabetes Camp for the Kids!

For the remainder of the week, about thirty-two diabetic patients from several districts will be participating in a camp. The camp is being facilitated by the Belize Diabetes Association with [...]

A Summer Camp for the Children of Port Loyola

His presence in Port Loyola may be purely political, but today, as part of his ongoing campaign, Philip Willoughby hosted a summer camp in the Jane Usher and Cumberbatch Field [...]

DPM Faber attended the fourth annual Belize Film Commission/Hollywood Luncheon

DPM Patrick Faber recently returned to Belize, having attended the fourth annual Belize Film Commission/Hollywood Luncheon. This past Saturday, the Consulate General of Belize in Los Angeles hosted Hollywood executives [...]

Rotary International President, Barry Rassin, Visits Belize

Today, a welcome ceremony was held to commemorate the official visit of Rotary International President Barry Rassin. Rassin arrived in Belize with his wife on Monday as part of his [...]

Rotary, a Serious Partner in Developing Belize

Also at the head table today were Belize City Mayor Bernard Wagner and Deputy Prime Minister Patrick Faber. While he is not a member of Rotary, DPM Faber says that [...]

KTV the Remix: Who Will Make the Cut to the Disco Round?

Tuesday night is finally here and it’s time for the Remix, Season Two.  So get ready to boogie down to the sounds of disco music, the theme for tonight’s show. [...]

The Felix Family Home is Ambushed and Showered with Bullets; a Wife and Daughter Are Seriously Injured

Just before news time, a Felix family member told News Five the tragic news that a three-year-old girl has succumbed to gunshot injuries to the head. She reportedly died at [...]

Man Chopped to Death in Dangriga; Was it Self-Defense?

A chopping incident between two men in Dangriga has left one person dead and another hospitalized. Anthony Picart was chopped multiple times to the head and body; he underwent surgery [...]

Samuel Cosme Found Fatally Stabbed

There was a second murder over the weekend. Ladyville police are investigating the fatal stabbing of Belize City resident, Samuel Cosme. The forty-three-year-old was found brutally murdered early this morning [...]

Police Say Rivero Street Resident was Killed on His Way Home From Work

A thirty-four-year-old stevedore was shot and killed on Thursday night as he rode his bicycle from work at the Port of Belize Limited.  Raymond Arnold, a resident of Rivero Street [...]

Another Woman is Attacked and Shot in Spate of Weekend Gun Violence

A shooting on Sunday night, a short distance away from Faber’s Road, has left a twenty-one-year-old woman hospitalized with injuries to both feet.  Monica Ferguson was in the company of [...]

Third Woman Shot in Punta Gorda

Two Punta Gorda residents have been arrested and charged for a shooting in that southern municipality in which a third woman was injured over the weekend. Police believe that on [...]

National Sports Council Says OW Town Council Owes Them Cash

Orange Walk’s Fiestarama is scheduled to take place this coming weekend at the People’s Stadium, but an impasse between the National Sports Council and the Orange Walk Town Council has [...]