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5 prisoners escape: one shot dead, another captured

It may be election eve but as usual in Belize, life goes on… and so does death. Five maximum-security prisoners attempted to escape from the Hattieville Prison Tuesday evening, and [...]

British volunteer missing since Monday

In the south of the country hundreds of volunteers and security personnel are combing the area around Red Bank Village in search of a British woman missing since Monday. Twenty-seven [...]

Sosa sworn in as Chief Justice

Last week at his press conference Attorney General Dean Barrow announced some late term judicial appointments… and today so said, so done. In a ceremony in Belmopan Justice Manuel Sosa [...]

Catholic Bishop condemns racism

Earlier this week we reported on the death of Escandar Bedran of Cayo. Yesterday Bedran was laid to rest and the Catholic Bishop of Belize used the occasion of his [...]

“Women in Art” opens at Family Court

Not everyone today was caught up in the last minute rush of electoral politics. Arreini Palacio found some relief… in the judicial system. “Women expressing themselves through art,” is the [...]

Profile of two leaders

Barring some unlikely but interesting political possibilities, come Friday morning the Prime Minister of Belize will be named either Manuel Esquivel or Said Musa. News Five’s Patrick Jones takes a [...]

82 candidates in home stretch

Some candidates have been preparing for tomorrow’s election for over five years… while others have had less than five months. But however long they have been preparing, the eighty-two candidates [...]