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Anti-crime press conference postponed after death threats

A climate of fear is pervading the streets of the City tonight, and it is anticipated that more violence will erupt following a slew of shootings that ended in the [...]

Belizeans for justice make heavy demands

Belizeans for Justice had planned to present recommendations to reduce crime at their press conference on Wednesday. But all that is now on hold in the face of the risk [...]

Family of murdered eight year old receiving death threats

As we said earlier there is a sense of fear among City residents. One of the crime events was called off because of death threats to the organizers. And even [...]

Are you concerned about the number of children begging on the streets?

Just about everyone who has been downtown or elsewhere in the City has been approached by the large number of persons begging for some change. Initially that profession was confined [...]

Cane farmers still facing money problems under new C.E.O.

Sugar cane production decreased by twelve point six percent in the first quarter of this year, compared to the same period in 2009. But that is not the only problem [...]

Murder trial ends; accused brothers await decision

The defense and prosecution in the murder trial of two brothers closed their case today before Supreme Court Justice Adolph Lucas.  The brothers, Jody and Lynton Gentle, are accused of [...]

$750 fine for stealing blocks worth less than $9

In the courts, forty-five year old Clinton Martin, who was caught red handed stealing cement blocks at the Caye Caulker Water Taxi Association, was today spared from going to jail [...]

Basil Willis gets 2 charges added to his mile long rap sheet

Well-known criminal figure, Basil Willis, who already has thirty offenses to his name, had two more charges added to his extensive rap sheet today.  Willis, a resident of Black Orchid [...]

Kids learn new sport and much more at summer program

The Taiwanese Ministry of Foreign Affairs and Belize’s Youth for the Future are collaborating for a special summer program at the IT-VET Campus. Participating kids from Belize City are enjoying [...]

Mexican classical ballet company to grace the stage at the Bliss

Mexico is celebrating two hundred years of independence and the one hundredth anniversary of the beginning of the Mexican revolution. And our northern neighbours will be holding numerous cultural events [...]

Channel 5 takes you on the red carpet for Film Festival 2010

Get ready for the red carpet because it’s time for the annual film festival. Beginning tonight and for the duration of the festival, only on this station, catch the Belize [...]

Cuba’s Fidel Castro makes 1st TV appearance in 4 years

There is this news from the region, four years ago he fell ill, subsequently gave up power to his younger brother Raul Castro, and most wrote him off because his [...]

The sights and sounds of Zona Colonial, Santo Domingo

Santo Domingo, the capital city of the Dominican Republic and home to the recent Centro Basket Tournament, is the oldest and continuously inhabited European settlement in the Americas.  In fact [...]