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1 Woman Fatally Shot, Another Seriously Injured

A mother of a two-year-old is dead tonight and another woman is hospitalized following a shooting in Santa Elena, Cayo on Thursday night. Brenda Castellanos, who was carrying the toddler [...]

Kentroy McKoy is Charged for Taz’s Murder

Twenty-year-old Kentroy McKoy was paraded this evening before the lower court where he was arraigned on a single count of murder, following the mid-afternoon execution of Arthur ‘Taz’ Flowers on [...]

U.S. National, Victim of Rape in Ladyville

A forty-nine-year old U.S. national was raped and robbed on Thursday morning at around nine in the morning. The woman lives in Ladyville and has had to be hospitalized. She [...]

Accused Murderer Pleads Guilty to Firearm Offences

Ladyville resident, twenty-three-year-old Jesse Mejia, on Thursday pleaded guilty to unlicensed firearm and ammunition charges in the courtroom of Magistrate Emerson Banner. Mejia was fined three thousand dollars and ordered [...]

Taxi Man’s Request for Bail Denied

Bail was denied for fifty-nine-year-old San Pedro taxi driver Noel Wiltshire. Having been charged for attempted murder, use of deadly means of harm and grievous harm, Wiltshire appeared today before [...]

Suspected Arson in Big Falls

Police are investigating a house fire in the southern village of Big Falls. The fire destroyed the house of Angelina Ack, a twenty-eight-year-old bus owner. Fortunately, Ack and her two [...]

Immigration Suspends Fingerprinting at P.G.I.A. During Tourism High Season

There is a boom in tourism numbers, but the growth is causing unexpected challenges at the main point of entry. The number of visitors arriving by commercial flights has outgrown [...]

Preparing for Massive Growth in the Hotel Industry

Becoming a Belizean specialist is now part of the requirement for tourism stakeholders as they prepare for the expansion of the industry in the years ahead.  That includes hoteliers and [...]

SICA’s Council of Central America Discusses Agriculture in the Region

Today, agriculture officials and ministers from SICA’s Council of Central America converged at the Biltmore Plaza in Belize City. Since Belize holds the pro-tem presidency, Minister of Agriculture, Senator Godwin [...]

Belize Wants to Expand Export Market through SICA

Coffee and citrus were also discussed at the meeting, specifically as it relates to the med-fly. But agricultural ministers are also looking at the plan of action in reference to [...]

The Police Drama Club Speaks Gender Based Violence

On November twenty-third, Belize joined the rest of the world in the official launch of the annual sixteen days of activism to stop gender based violence against women and children.  [...]

U.S. Chargé Throws Support behind 16 Days of Activism

Earlier this week, a Belize City resident was shot to the groin by his common-law wife, who had made numerous reports to the domestic violence unit. In fact, police officers [...]

$2.5 Million for I.C.J. Referendum Campaign

We are five months away from what will be one of the most important days in Belize’s history. April tenth, 2018 will be the day when tens of thousands of [...]

FinSec Says G.O.B. Not Repaying David Gegg

In late November the House of Representatives passed an amendment to the General Sales Tax Act which would basically close a loophole. The amendment came after the Caribbean Court of [...]

Int’l Financial Services Commission Finds a New Home

The International Financial Services Commission has a new home; it is the Gian Gandhi Building in Belmopan. The IFSC was previously in the Sir Edney Cain Building which underwent renovation [...]

Ahmadiyya Muslim Community Heads Basketball Tournament in Chetumal

The Ahmadiyya Muslim Community in Belize is leading a team of young athletes to Chetumal this weekend where they will be participating in a basketball tournament with teenagers from across [...]

The Grand Finale of Gimme 5!

The grand finale of a week-long of activities to celebrate twenty-seven years of Channel Five ends tonight with a bang. All week, we have treated out loyal audience to prizes [...]