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Earthquake measuring 7.1 on Richter scale shakes Belize

Two major events dominate the news tonight: a strong earthquake that jolted from the southern to the central region of the country and the state visit of the President of [...]

Placencia residents assess damages after tremor

In our continued coverage of the tremor, News Five Jose Sanchez, travelled to the peninsula where he found the community on edge. Jose Sanchez, Reporting In southern Belize on the [...]

Independence village water tower crashes to the ground

From Placencia, the News Five crew headed to Independence. And like other parts of the country impacted by the early morning tremor, the residents were still in shock. Jose Sanchez, [...]

Earthquake claims at least 4 lives in Honduras

And in Honduras, the earthquake had the worst effect. It is confirmed so far that at least four persons were killed and among the damage to infrastructure, is a ten [...]

Taiwan’s president receives key to Garden City…

On the second day of his visit, Taiwan’s president Ma Ying-jeou was whisked off to Belmopan this morning for a full day of official business. The president, accompanied by a [...]

…And Belize will benefit from President Ma’s visit

The President’s statement to the National Assembly was interrupted various times with applauses as he hit the right cords in respect of the relations with Belize. Ma announced that in [...]

President Ma and PM Barrow break ground for ICT Center

At a press conference held this afternoon at the George Price Centre, an agreement between Belize and Taiwan was signed by Foreign Minister Wilfred Elrington and his counterpart, Francisco Ou. [...]

Ju Percussion Group performs for Belize/Taiwan delegates

And you can’t know Taiwan if you don’t experience its culture. The Ju Percussion Group accompanied President Ma on his state visit and performed at the Bliss Center for the [...]

Wooden house collapses while being elevated

In breaking news, News Five has confirmed that a government house on Vernon Street Collapsed this evening while work was underway to elevate the wooden structure. A ten year old [...]

Epileptic man murdered near his home

Murder There is another murder to report in Belize City. Wednesday night, an epileptic was murdered as he approached his home. The victim in this latest homicide is thirty year [...]

Arguments presented in S.E.L. vs CitCo case

Justice Minnet Hafiz-Bertram heard submissions today in a case brought against the Belize City Council and Attorney General by Sanitation Enterprises Limited (S.E.L.). Although S.E.L. went out of business and [...]

City residents share their experiences in quake

May twenty-eighth, 2009 will be remembered as the day the earth shook Belize. In earlier reports, we showed the impact of the quake in the southern districts. There might have [...]

Sink hole forms on San Pedro during tremors

The effects of the earthquake was also felt on the islands. The news coming from Ambergris Caye is not about a building collapsing but of the formation of a natural [...]