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UDP says victimisation at root of riot

With two juicy political issues in the form of a violent protest in Orange Walk and a less than glowing report from the I.M.F., the Opposition United Democratic Party would [...]

Esquivel: I.M.F. says Belize in dire straights

While the Opposition leader had to be careful not to come down too heavily on the security forces he once commanded, there were no such constraints on former Prime Minister [...]

News 5 investigation tracks bullets

While the UDP looks at what may have been the political roots of the Tower Hill riot, a commission of inquiry will soon be taking a look of its own [...]

Burglary in Bz City, robbery in Cayo

In crime news, a Belize City business was burglarised sometime between Monday night and Tuesday morning. Food and Beverage on the corner of New Road and Pickstock Street was broken [...]

Community police outfitted in Toledo

In Toledo, police and that district’s Association of Alcaldes have embarked on an initiative to prevent crime in rural areas. National Security Minister Jorge Espat and Police Commissioner Hughington Williams [...]

Blackman looks at dollarisation in region

The Barbadian economist and diplomat is known as one of region’s most knowledgeable central bankers. Sir Courtney Blackman has been in Belize since Monday and this evening he gave a [...]

BTB releases new tourism video

A new promotional video on Belize has been produced for the Belize Tourism Board. The twenty-one minute presentation, narrated by Colive Cabral and featuring music by Andy Palacio and Pablo [...]

Belmopan celebrates anniversary

It may have passed without much fanfare, but Wednesday was observed as Belmopan Day. Never one to pass up a hot story, News 5′s Jacqueline Woods spent the day in [...]