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Ivan Ramos Steps Aside, New P.U.P. Dangriga Standard Bearer Named

The People’s United Party held a press conference at Independence Hall in Belize City to announce the first in what the party says will be a number of changes to [...]

Party Leader Introduces Anthony Sabal as Ramos’ Successor

Taking up the mantle from Ivan Ramos is former career educator and historian, Anthony Sabal. Sabal spoke in English, Spanish and Garifuna after he was glowingly introduced by the party [...]

Did Ramos Step Down on His Own or Was He Pushed Out?

Now the P.U.P. controls all the seats in the south, but the results of an audit show that all is not well so changes are anticipated elsewhere in the south [...]

P.U.P. Engages In Back and Forth with Media

But was the elected area rep pushed out? That question was answered in a back and forth with the media even as the campaign manager acknowledged that it was a [...]

Rawell Pelayo Steps Down As F.F.B. Vice President

Embattled Second Vice President Rawell Pelayo has formally tendered his resignation to the executive of the Football Federation of Belize.  His official withdrawal comes one month after F.F.B. President Ruperto [...]

Social Media Reporters Misinterpret News Five’s Story

On Tuesday, News Five aired an exclusive interview with Foreign Affairs Minister Wilfred Elrington during which he commented on an attempt by Guatemalan law enforcement to search the residence of [...]

What is GIS and How Does It Impact the Business Environment?

What do you know about Geographic Information Systems (GIS)? It sounds very technical and above our heads. But what GIS does is that it gathers information from data that is [...]

John Saldivar Endorses Clear the Land in Rural North

In more political news…Belize Rural North Area Representative Edmond Castro will face a challenge from Dwight Tillett at a U.D.P. convention scheduled for May thirty-first. Tillett has previously acted as [...]

Castro Confident That He Can Beat Lloyd Jones in Rural North

If Castro defeats Tillett at convention, as he says he surely will, his next challenge will come from the P.U.P.’s Lloyd Jones, who recently declared his candidacy in that area. [...]

Minister of National Security Criticizes Media for Crime Coverage

According to our records, to date, there have been forty-nine murders in 2015, compared to thirty-four during the same period in 2014. In April 2014, there were ten murders. In [...]

C.E.O. George Lovell Addresses Police Plan of Action for Eastern Division

While the Minister of National Security roundly criticized the media for purportedly exaggerating murder statistics for 2015, C.E.O. George Lovell told News Five that Eastern Division of the Police Department [...]

…Says Boots on the Ground Will Also Be Supervised

There are countless and persistent complaints of police brutality on civilians. Lovell says that supervision of police officers is a priority for the force so that standards in policing are [...]

New Police Station Inaugurated in Crooked Tree

There is a brand new Police Station in Crooked Tree. Actually it’s been in use since it was completed in October 2013, but today it was officially inaugurated with much [...]

Maskall Police Station Finally Renovated

For many months there have been complaints about the dilapidated, abandoned and empty Police Station in Maskall. There hasn’t been an officer stationed there because it is only fit for [...]

Petrocaribe Rolled Out on Crooked Tree Causeway

We’ve noticed that whenever there is a government or U.D.P. political event in the past six months, it’s just not complete until Petrocaribe has been mentioned at least once. And [...]

Scenes of Crime Technicians Graduate Forensic Program

Training concluded today for a group of technical personnel from the Police Department, who will hopefully hone their skills in investigative work and in the prosecution of cases where the [...]

Tanisha Sutherland Remanded for Forgery

A Belize City woman who was employed as a loan processor for a Canadian businessman who owns Global Communications Limited is tonight on remand at the Belize Central Prison. She [...]

OCEANA Organizes Hands Across the Sand

Offshore oil drilling – it is the one issue that just won’t go away and OCEANA Belize takes every opportunity to raise awareness on this national issue. So, on Saturday [...]