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Popular Pilot Missing; Feared Dead After Plane Crash in Panama

Believed to be missing and feared dead, well-known pilot forty-nine-year-old Jose Milo Paz has not been seen or heard from since Sunday. His family in San Pedro Town has been [...]

Belizean Nurse Killed in Car Wreck in North Carolina

While the death of Paz has not been officially confirmed, tonight we can report that another Belizean has been killed in the U.S.  She is thirty-five-year-old Jacqueline Dawson. She too [...]

2 Minors are Arraigned for the Murder of Bobby Garcia

Two minors were arraigned today for the murder of Bobby Garcia, a nineteen- year-old San Ignacio resident.  Garcia’s body was found inside a temple at the Cahal Pech Archaeological site [...]

P.U.P. Reps Say There’s No Division in the Party

There was some straight talk on Tuesday by the P.U.P. southern caucus chair, Mike Espat, as well as from Cayo South Area Rep Julius Espat and Cayo Northeast Orlando Habet.  [...]

CWU, Port of Belize Meet on a New C.B.A., but Impasse Continues

A meeting was convened earlier today between the executive of the Christian Workers Union, the Labour Department and the Port of Belize Limited. But soon after it started, it was [...]

Ministry of Health’s Epidemiologist Resigns

Epidemiologist, Doctor Ethan Gough has resigned from the Ministry of Health. His resignation, we understand, took the ministry by surprise because it has only been about a year since he [...]

Taiwan Appoints New Ambassador to Belize

The Republic of China (Taiwan) has appointed a new ambassador to Belize. He is Remus Chen and his new post was announced early this week by Taiwan’s Ministry of Foreign [...]

Welcome to the Dilapidated Fire Station in San Ignacio

The fire station in San Ignacio, which services both of the twin towns, is in a most deplorable form and firemen assigned to that location are required to work daily [...]

Additional Fire Trucks, a Promise or a Reality?

The shortage of equipment across the fire department has been a contributing factor in the loss of lives, as well as property, in at least two tragedies that have occurred [...]

What About Fire Hydrants and Water Pressure?

According to Castro, they have been able to locate used fire trucks for a fraction of the cost elsewhere in the United States.  They are now looking into the possibility [...]

Mirab Opens Its New Mega Department Store

Mirab has a new department store and today it opened for business, offering a high-end shopping experience. The Mirab store relocated from the Fort Street area to the Philip Goldson [...]

Tropic Air President Says Investors Need Better Support

Today’s opening of Mirab’s new department store drew hundreds of Belizeans and several high profile personalities.  Businessman John Greif the Third is one of those persons in attendance. The President [...]

New Vehicles for the Post Office

While the internet provides an instant way to communicate, post offices continue to provide essential services. In rural communities across the country, the delivery of mail and packages remains a [...]

A Mother’s Plea for the Safe Return of Her Teen Daughter

A thirteen-year-old Nazarene High School student has been missing since Monday evening. Today, her mother Shemadine Panting came to News Five studios to report that Asha went to school and [...]

World Mental Health Observed in Belize

Today, October tenth, Belize joined the globe to observe World Mental Health Day under the theme, “Young People and Mental Health in a Changing World.” According to the World Health [...]

“Stop Abuse and Violence Against Seniors”

HelpAge Belize is sending out a call to action for everyone to stop the abuse, crimes, and violence against older persons. Global statistics indicate that one in every six seniors [...]

HelpAge Says Elder Abuse Must Be Addressed

According to Bulwer, the time has come to bring this issue to the attention of the public, as it is also a public health problem, and a legal violation. She [...]