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George Street Boss Murdered

Fear blanketed Belize City and Dangriga as the most violent weekend since the start of the year started to unfold. The murder of the reputed gang boss of George Street, [...]

Kadeem Castillo Gunned Down in the City

“Shiny” Tillett’s murder triggered another and hours later, twenty-two year old Kadeem Castillo was gunned down in Belize City. His body was found on Madam Liz Crescent in the Faber’s [...]

Leon Gordon Killed While Parting Fight

It won’t get as much attention as the weekend’s bloodshed and sensational murder of a notorious gang figure, but there was another killing on the island of Caye Caulker. It [...]

Trio of Guatemalans Detained in Ceibo Chico

We’ll have more urban violence coming up, but deep inside the Chiquibul Forest, a trio of Guatemalans was detained after being found with a quantity of suspected cannabis in the [...]

Guatemalans Reject Belize’s Sarstoon Protocols

There is significant, though certainly not surprising information in respect of eleven proposals presented to Guatemala by Belize. News Five has received information indicating that Guatemala has responded to the [...]

Police Investigate String of Shootings in the Old Capital

Earlier we told you about murders in Dangriga, Belize City and Caye Caulker. But there was a string of shootings, in particular in the city, where two men were injured [...]

ACP Chester Williams Says Some Shootings Were Grief-Related

Before leaving Belize today to attend a training course in the U.S., Regional Commander of Eastern Division South, Assistant Commissioner of Police Chester Williams, told News Five there were up [...]

British National Shot During Alleged Robbery Attempt

He was arrested in 2012 on charges of unnatural sex with a minor, but tonight British national David Taylor is recovering from a gunshot wound to the chest. Taylor was [...]

Unidentified Gunmen Target Home in Ladyville

Just hours after that Ladyville Police were called out again for another shooting on Marage Road. According to reports, Ladyville businesswoman Cynthia Lozano told Police that at around three that [...]

Police Act Swiftly to Deter Retaliation Violence

In light of the recent shootings in the city, police stepped up operational presence in known gang areas to mitigate likely retaliation. On Sunday, ACP Chester Williams, Dianne Finnegan and [...]

A Look at Gang Movements Across Districts

The unimpeded movement of gang members across various parts of the country, including Dangriga, has raised serious concerns for residents, as well as law enforcement.  It is well known that [...]

Ladyville Police Seize Drugs – Arrest 3 Persons

Officers of the Rural Eastern Division are also cracking down on the movement of narcotics in the community, and report   that over the weekend they seized a total of over [...]

Former Post Office Employee Convicted for Theft

A former employee at the Post Office in Belize is spending his first night behind bars.  Thirty-two-year old Sergio Alonso Patt, of San Jose Village, Orange Walk Town was arraigned [...]

Unicorn International Securities Victorious vs. G.O.B….

In January 2016, the Supreme Court ordered GOB to pay nine million dollars in compensation to principals of Titan International Securities for an unlawful raid and seizure. In September 2014, [...]

….Damages to Be Assessed in the Millions

Now that the Supreme Court has ruled that the violations did take place, the issue of quantum of damages will be dealt with. Young says that his client will certainly [...]

Froyla Tzalam, the New Chair of APAMO

There is a new chairperson to APAMO, the Association of Protected Areas Management Organizations. Over the weekend, Froyla T’zalam was elected to head the umbrella organization of NGOs.  Tzalam is [...]

Sotz Family Furious As Charge against Policemen Is Downgraded

On Friday, charges against two police constables were downgraded from murder to manslaughter. PCs Hallet King and Leonard Nunez were accused of killing eighteen year old Hilberto Sotz, while he [...]

Sotz Family Send Out a Plea for Justice

Sotz killing prompted riots on Caye Caulker and the family believes that the wheels of justice are not turning. The two cops were also granted bail of two thousand dollars [...]

Sports: Football, Basketball, Cricket & the Strong Man Competition

Good evening, I’m James Adderly and this is Sports Monday.   It was always going to be a tense affair inside the   MCC Grounds for Game 2 of the [...]