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Cordel Hyde steps down from P.U.P. Lake I

Tonight the People’s United Party is suffering another shock; a second standard bearer has withdrawn in one week and its four weeks to the March seventh general elections. Last Friday, [...]

Leader of Opposition says it’s a blow to the Party

This afternoon, News Five sat down with the leader of the opposition, Francis Fonseca. Fonseca, who took over the leadership last October, has been hit with the worst blow in [...]

Will Mark Espat step down from Albert?

So tonight the People’s United Party is in search for a new standard bearer for the Lake Independence constituency, a party stronghold in the past three elections. Fonseca says it [...]

Belize’s 1st conviction on a Human Trafficking case

Human trafficking is a national problem, but most cases go unreported or unsolved due to the secretive nature of the crime. Well tonight, we report on the country’s first conviction [...]

Oceana defends Offshore Referendum

The other big news this week was the rejection of signatures collected by the Coalition to Save Our Natural Heritage for an oil referendum. On Thursday News Five spoke to [...]

Poll asks tough question about early election

This past Tuesday, Prime Minister Dean Barrow, officially announced that there will be early general elections, coinciding with the municipals on March seventh. But after weeks of denying the rampant [...]

Pannel Kerr Foster S.S.B. Investigation concludes

Investigations by Pannel Kerr Foster into the scandalous Social Security insider trading are ongoing. The scandal broke early last month when we exposed that select staff members, including the C.E.O. [...]

On the Campaign Trail in Carolyn’s Collet

She is one of three women on the opposition slate for the March seventh general elections. Carolyn Trench-Sandiford is also a deputy leader of the People’s United Party. In the [...]

Ashcroft and Smith on Price’s fight for Independence

The book George Price: A Life Revealed, authored by attorney Godfrey Smith was launched on Tuesday in London.  In our newscast on Thursday, we aired a report on the event [...]

Carlos Espat Murder Trial sent to Supreme Court

In news from the courts, former educator and political scientist, Carlos Espat, was brutally murdered at his apartment in September 2010. Espat, who is also the brother of Albert Area [...]

Ammunition case flops; Police armorer is abroad

And while Silvio Espinosa’s trial is being elevated to the Supreme Court, a case against Leonora Stevens was struck out by Magistrate Hettie Mae Stewart today. The Belize City woman [...]

Passing out ceremony for new B.D.F. soldiers

The B.D.F. is now thirty-four years old and today they celebrated in grand style at Price Barracks. The Governor General, Sir Colville Young, Minister of Defence & Immigration, Carlos Perdomo [...]

OAS and Police Ministry work on Security Issues

Security is one of the biggest headaches for the government and work has been ongoing between the Organization of American States and the Ministry of Police. At the helm of [...]

Initiative addresses Root of Criminal Activity

But it’s not all about the Police Department, according to Blackwell and Belize’s Ambassador to the US, Nestor Mendez. They explained that the initiative takes a holistic approach and also [...]

Belize and Mexico discuss bus border issues

Belizean and Mexican officials met on Wednesday to discuss concerns about local buses crossing the northern border at Subteniente Lopez. Quintana Roo had proposed new regulations to be implemented on [...]

Motocross winners in Santa Elena

The Motocross sport is one of few in which knowledge of mud; aerodynamics and engines are combined to elicit a fantastic visual show.  On Sunday in Santa Elena no less [...]

Jade Head display on Museum’s 10th Anniversary

The Museum of Belize is observing its tenth anniversary. Home to historical pieces of the Belizean Culture and an attraction for tourists, the museum is celebrating with ten days of [...]

Philanthropist Ras Dara gives from the heart

Belizean philanthropist and Unsung Hero 2011, Dara Robinson, is paying tribute to musical icon Bob Marley this weekend at two venues across the Jewel.  On Saturday, fans of the late [...]