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Police to Question WPC Injured in Fareed Ahmad Shooting/Crash

A female law enforcement officer is tonight a prime suspect in the shooting death of thirty-eight-year-old Fareed Ahmad.  Woman Police Constable Michelle Brown remains in stable condition at the K.H.M.H. [...]

Cops Suspect Special Assignment Team Member after Complaint

It is unclear what injuries WPC Brown sustained during the collision, as she simply complained of pain to her body following the accident.  What is of particular interest is that [...]

P.S.B.’s Chester Williams ‘Chased’ S.A.T. Officers from Scene

According to ACP Williams, who has had extensive experience as an investigator, the shots that were fired came from inside the vehicle.  WPC Brown was Ahmad’s only passenger at the [...]

As Ahmad is Buried, Family, Friends Seek ‘Real Answers’

The killing of Fareed Ahmad brings the murder count for 2017 to one hundred and forty-three, which is the deadliest year since 2012 when one hundred and forty-five homicides were [...]

Desmond Lewis the Target of Hate? Police Will Not Say

The murder of secondary school teacher Desmond Lewis continues to ripple across the southern communities of Dangriga and Independence Village.  The thirty-five-year-old high school educator was butchered inside a residence [...]

Suspect in Errol Gabourel Murder Also Fingered for Shooting, Copper Theft

There is a suspect in police custody tonight, believed to be the triggerman in the execution-style murder of Errol Gabourel.  On Wednesday morning, a body was discovered floating in the [...]

Uncle Sam Has Eyes on Lawyer Andrew Bennett for Alleged Money Laundering

Forty-six year old Andrew Bennett is said to be wanted by U.S. authorities in connection with money laundering charges in the U.S. territory of Puerto Rico. Attorney General Michael Peyrefitte [...]

Traffic Blocking: Police Expand Eyes across Belize for New Year’s

The lengthy Christmas weekend was an exceptionally violent holiday across the country where a number of road traffic fatalities and homicides were recorded.  As a result of all those incidents, [...]

Policing Belize City with Reflective Vests

In Belize City, where a majority of the outdoor festivities will be concentrated, additional measures are being put into place to mitigate instances of crime and violence.  Not only will [...]

Family Asks Information for Safe Return of Eugenio Rodriguez

Father of two, twenty-four-year old Eugenio Rodriguez, was last seen two weeks ago when he came home from work as a security guard at Good Care Pharmacy on Cemetery Road. [...]

Jamal Humes Remains Missing Despite Searches

The families of Jamal Humes and Eugenio Rodriguez continue desperate searches for their loved ones who have been reported missing in separate disappearance over the past few days.  This morning, [...]

A Greenhouse in Your Backyard: Couple Practices Hydroponics

Have you ever wanted to grow your own vegetables or herbs at home but haven’t been able to because you don’t have the space to do it? If so, hydroponic gardening [...]

Western Villages Lit Up; B.E.L. Warns Against Close Contact with Power Lines

With only two more days to go before the end of the year, Belize Electricity Limited says it has met its promise to connect four communities with electricity. The villages [...]

R.O.C. Calms Down Central Prison with Yoga

Yoga at the Belize Central Prison? Yes. You heard right. The ancient practice which includes breath control, simple meditation, and the adoption of specific bodily postures, is widely practiced for [...]

Deon Robinson Collects Ford Ranger from Rotary

Deon Robinson is the lucky winner of the 2017 Ford Ranger Pickup truck in the Rotary Club raffle. The raffle has been ongoing for almost a decade and was the [...]

What’s Your Commitment for the New Year?

2017 is winding down and while most residents are finalizing their plans for the festive weekend, it is also a time for reflection on goals achieved in the past year. [...]

2018 is Opportunity to ‘Do Right by All Men’

2017 has truly flown by, so fast even we cannot believe it. News Five has brought you the good and the bad, the ups and the downs over the course [...]

Dangriga Teacher’s Throat Slashed at Home in Belize City

Overnight, there has been a pair of unrelated homicides to add to the mounting body count going into the final days of 2017.  A well-known and respected high school teacher [...]

Murder in Hattieville: Ahmad Family Says Fareed was Assassinated

Early this morning, news spread like wildfire that well-known barber Fareed Ahmad was dead; initially due to a traffic accident that occurred a block from the Hattieville Police Station. But [...]

Fareed Ahmad – Well-known Barber and Football Referee

This afternoon, the Football Federation of Belize issued a release expressing sympathy with the Ahmads on the untimely passing of Fareed.  The release says that the thirty-eight-year-old father of four [...]

The Chilling Death of Kimberley Stephens in Placencia

The chilling death of Kimberley Stephens in Placencia Village has left the peninsula in shock. The American national owned a home in Maya Beach and visited Belize regularly. She resided [...]

Rumfish Owner Refutes Family’s Alleged Motive for Carlos Jackson’s Murder

On Wednesday we reported on the killing of twenty-year-old Carlos Jackson. The prep cook who was out socializing on Christmas Eve when he was cut to the throat in front [...]

SIB Report: Imports Down in November

The Statistical Institute of Belize has released the latest figures in three categories, including the External Trade Bulletin, the Consumer Price Index, as well as the Labor Force.  This information [...]

Police Reassess Operational Strategies Following Deadly Weekend

On the heels of an exceptionally bloody Christmas weekend, considering the number of fatal traffic accidents recorded, the Belize Police Department has reassessed its various crime fighting and operational strategies [...]

Errol Gabourel Jr. was Executed and Toss in the River in Roaring Creek

The lifeless body of twenty-six-year-old Errol Gabourel Junior was found floating face-up along the river in Roaring Creek Village on Wednesday morning.  He had been executed with a single gunshot [...]