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Prison drug search yields small results

This morning a heavy police presence at the Hattieville Prison lead to rumors that a guard had been taken hostage. Fortunately this was not the case, but police were there [...]

Accident claims two lives near Benque

Two Benqueños have died and one remains seriously injured following a head on collision early this morning on the Western Highway. Police reports are that around two a.m. mechanic Steve [...]

Judicial report turned over to Prime Minister

A Bar Association Committee has presented a report to the Prime Minister calling for changes they say will improve the functioning of the judiciary. The committee, appointed by the Prime [...]

Man injured in Belize City shooting

A man was shot in the neck Tuesday afternoon in Belize City. Delrick Sankey told police he and his cousin were at the corner of Partridge and Vernon Streets when [...]

WWF has doubts about Chalillo Dam

The movement to prevent the implementation of the Chalillo hydro project today brought out one of its biggest guns. Kathryn Fuller, President of the World Wildlife Fund, spoke this afternoon [...]

Long barracks replaced by new homes

In July the dilapidated long house on Sibun Street, popularly known as the “long barracks” in the Lake Independence division was finally demolished. Today four of the eight families who [...]

B.T.B. announces TV ad campaign

The Belize Tourism Industry Association held its bi-annual General Meeting today to discuss progress since the AGM in June. The morning session was for members only, but in the afternoon [...]

Christmas parties for young and old

For some reason today was that day for Christmas parties for both young and old. News Five was overwhelmed by the numerous invitations to cover all the events which included [...]

Ballet Art School performs Nutcracker

Visions of sugarplums glided across the stage of the Bliss Institute on Monday and Tuesday night. For the children in the audience, as well as on stage, the Ballet Art [...]