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Fyah Fi Dat is Here!

Fans of standup comedy are in for quite a treat this weekend, as a lineup of some of the funniest acts will take the stage on Saturday at the Belize [...]

MoFA Holds 2023 Diplomatic Brief

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, Foreign Trade and Immigration held its annual diplomatic brief earlier today at the Leigh Richardson Building in Belmopan.  During the hour-long presentation, Foreign Minister Eamon [...]

PM John Briceño Addresses UN During 2023 SDG Summit

The United Nations is at the half-way point in a deadline to achieve the 2030 Sustainable Development Goals Agenda. And, the general consensus is that stagnating progress in numerous countries [...]

PM On Free Education And Social Protection at 2023 SDG Summit

PM Briceño’s remarks at the 2023 SDG Summit also focused on key areas of social protection, education and disaster risk reduction. The Prime Minister also made an urgent call for [...]

DPM Cordel Hyde Addresses G-77 in Havana

While Prime Minister John Briceño addressed the United Nations earlier today, Deputy Prime Minister Cordel Hyde is in Havana, Cuba where he also addressed a gathering of over one hundred [...]

Junior Cycling National Team Medals in Dominican Republic

Goodnight and welcome to another edition of Sports Monday, I am Paul Lopez. “The man who has no imagination has no wings”. That is a quote from the one and [...]

News Station in Jamaica Shot Up, C.B.U. Condemns Attack

There is widespread condemnation by the Caribbean media fraternity over the shooting up of a media house in Jamaica. On Monday afternoon, a gunman on a bicycle rode up and [...]

Immigration Officer Investigated for Questionable Conduct

Earlier this week, a video that was leaked, showing an immigration officer cutting up what appears to be a white powdery substance, went viral. The video shows a disheveled-looking officer [...]

High-level U.S. Government Officials Visit Belize

A high-level delegation of the United States government is in Belize to meet with Prime Minister John Briceño and members of his administration. Border security, transnational crime and migration are [...]

“We’re very sad about that history”, MP Rutley on Slavery during Visit to Belize

David Rutley, a Member of Parliament in the United Kingdom, has concluded a three-day visit to Belize. In 2022, Rutley was appointed as a Parliamentary Under -Secretary of State at [...]

Belize Selected as One of 15 Countries to Participate in STEAM Event

Belize has been selected by a U.S. company in Massachusetts as one of fifteen to take part in an educational event that prioritizes the STEAM subjects: Science, Technology, Engineering, Art [...]

From Grenada, Opposition Leader Barrow Says Picketing will Proceed

Opposition Leader Shyne Barrow is presently out of the country.  He was in the United States recently where he attended the 2023 Invest Fest in Atlanta, Georgia.  From there, he [...]

Former President of Colombia in Belize for Investment Summit

A News Five Belize Team is in San Pedro to cover the 2023 Belize Investment Summit. A day ahead of the start of the event, we sat down for an [...]

Belize’s Orange Economy and Its Potential in the Region

As we said, the former Colombian President co-authored a book on the orange economy in 2013. According to Duque, the orange sector played a critical role in Colombia’s economic rebound, [...]

Anti-corruption Candidate Bernardo Arévalo Wins Guatemala’s Presidential Election

Bernardo Arévalo, an anti-corruption advocate representing the progressive Movimiento Semilla party, emerged victorious in Guatemala’s presidential election on Sunday. He defeated former First Lady Sandra Torres. With a complete tally [...]

Channel 5 Wins Big at C.B.U. Media Awards Ceremony

The 2022 C.B.U. Media Awards Ceremony took place in Antigua last evening and, as has been Channel Five’s tradition over the years, we captured eleven awards in nine of the [...]

Elena Smith, First Belizean CUT Executive Member

Former President of the Belize National Teachers Union, Senator Elena Smith, has recently been elected as the Second Vice-President of the Caribbean Union of Teachers. She is the first Belizean [...]

Climate Change Takes Center Stage at CBU AGM

A team from News Five, including C.E.O. Marleni Cuellar, Production Manager Rick Romero and reporter Duane Moody, is Antigua for the fifty-fourth annual general meeting of the Caribbean Broadcasting Union. [...]

Lights, Camera, Action: Shyne’s Bio-doc is on the Way

Production began earlier this week for a documentary on the life of Opposition Leader Shyne Barrow.  The well-known politician began his storied career in the late nineties as a fledgling [...]

More Than Two Dozen Medals for Belize’s Powerlifting Delegation

And while a team of Belizean Volleyball athletes is waging war inside the Civic, a delegation of Belizean powerlifters is currently in the Cayman Islands competing in the 2023 North [...]

PM Briceño Attends EU/CELAC Summit in Brussels

The last time the Heads of State from the European Union and the Community of Latin American and Caribbean States (CELAC) met was in 2015. In mid-July, sixty countries, including [...]

PM Briceno Signs Cooperation Agreement with South Korea

A historical cooperation framework agreement has been entered into between Belize and the Republic of Korea. The agreement promotes poverty reduction and sustainable economic, trade and investment, as well as [...]

Belize Loses to Honduras in CODICADER Basketball Games

The Central American Council of Sports and Recreation, better known as CODICADER, is hosting its 2023 Games here in Belize. The tournament kicked off on Wednesday and the u-fifteen national [...]

Belize to Host Central American Men’s Volleyball Championship

Belize’s Senior Men’s Volleyball Team will be taking on opponents from across the region in the upcoming Central American Men’s Volleyball Championship. The tournament is being hosted by the Belize [...]

Spike in COVID Cases Not Detected in the Region

The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has been reporting that in some countries, like the U.S., there has been a ten percent increase in active cases, including hospitalizations. [...]