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Suspected Drug Plane Hovers over San Estevan, Abandoned in Chetumal

A suspected drug plan was attempting to land somewhere in San Estevan Village sometime around two o’clock this morning. Reports are that Orange Walk police disrupted the landing and the [...]

Minister Hulse Says It Was the Prime Minister’s Decision to Stay Longer

U.D.P. Leader Dean Barrow will remain as Prime Minister until the year 2020, which is when the next general elections will be held. PM Barrow had initially announced that he [...]

Minister Hulse Disagrees with U.S. Gov’t Cutting Aid to Belize

We also asked Minister Godwin Hulse about U.S. President Donald Trump’s decision not to provide non-humanitarian, nontrade-related assistance to the Government of Belize. The determination is based on Belize’s ranking [...]

Charged for Killing Her Sister; Isela Cano Out on Bail

On Monday, Isela Cano was charged and arraigned for the manslaughter of her sister, twenty-six-year-old Honduran national Keidi Ramirez. It is believed that Cano and her parents restrained Ramirez during [...]

Alleged Murderers of Pastor Llewellyn Lucas Denied Bail

Two men charged for the brutal murder of Pastor Llewellyn Lucas were today denied bail by Supreme Court Justice Colin Williams. Ashton Vanegas and Terrence Fernandez were among five men [...]

Accused of Running Over 5 Persons; Darrell Usher Gets Supreme Court Bail

The Supreme Court also dealt with other bail applications. One in particular that stood out was that of Darrell Usher. The thirty-two-year-old was charged and arraigned on Thursday after he [...]

Missing Orange Walk Man Found Alive

The man believed to have been found dead along the New River is alive. Forty-two-year-old Nerry Montenegro is at home in August Pine Ridge Village tonight after being missing for [...]

E. P. Yorke High is 1st & 2nd in 2018 CSEC Exams

Hundreds of students from across the country gathered at the auditorium at Muffles College in Orange Walk Town for the annual national awards ceremony for the Caribbean Secondary Education Certificates. [...]

Strengths of Belize’s Case to the I.C.J.

On April tenth, 2019, Belizeans will be tasked to make one of the most important decisions of Belize’s young history.  That decision to take the territorial dispute with Guatemala to [...]

Belizeans in The Hague

A one week of coverage from The Hague, Netherlands concludes today.  News Five’s Marleni Cuellar and eight other media colleagues from seven media houses and the government press office have [...]

Elquin Hernandez Detained for 4 Days; Attorney Says His Rights Were Violated

One more thing from the local courts….earlier this week, Belmopan resident Elquin Hernandez was remanded to the Central Prison in Hattieville for the murder of Jermain Sanker. Sanker was executed, [...]

Government Will Be Diligent in Screening Foreign Investors

After a number of fake investors slipped through the net, the Government of Belize says it is working to strengthen the review process for those who seek to establish businesses [...]

Belize’s Economy Benefited from Sanctuary Bay Scam

Millions of dollars were scammed from persons who invested heavily in securing a prime parcel of land in Sanctuary Bay, by a convict carrying out the operation from behind bars [...]

ENTRECON 2018: Knowledge Transfer and Innovation: Drivers of Competitiveness

Small and micro business owners converged today in Belize City at the annual entrepreneurship convention. The event provides the sector with information on how to tap into opportunities and grow [...]

A National Trade Policy to be Launched

Cabinet has approved a national trade policy that will be officially launched in January. While some entrepreneurs have been able to sell their products to the region and elsewhere, many [...]

Rosendo Urbina Passes On; Colleagues Reflect on His Contributions

Orange Walk Town has lost one of its most prominent members. Former politician, teacher and businessman, Rosendo Urbina Senior passed away on Thursday night. The founder of A and R [...]

Remembering Andy P 10 Years Later

It has been ten years since renowned Belizean musical icon Andy Palacio passed away.  Despite his untimely death in 2008, Palacio’s legacy in world music remains intact.  This weekend, friends [...]

Know Your Status

World AIDS Day is celebrated globally on December first; the occasion is used to encourage persons to get tested and prevent the disease.  On this the thirtieth anniversary, there are [...]

2018 Atlantic Hurricane Season Spared Belize

The 2018 Atlantic hurricane season has ended and there is a sigh of relief in Belize. The season was forecasted to be normal to slightly above normal in the Atlantic [...]

Sugah City’s Central Park is ready for Christmas

Orange Walk Town Council is getting ready for Christmas! Today, we found the Council’s employees hard at work getting the Central Park ready for the holidays. The council is hosting [...]

Pomona Man Charged for the Murder of Marta Gonzalez

Pomona resident, twenty-one-year-old Christopher Albert Bradley was charged on Wednesday for the murder of sixty-eight-year-old Marta Gonzalez. Bradley is accused of fatally stabbing Gonzalez on the chest and dumping her [...]

Dangriga Police Shoots ‘Boisterous’ Man

Dangriga resident, Nelson Jackson is tonight recuperating from a gunshot wound he received on the right leg. Jackson was shot by a police officer on Tuesday. At this morning’s press [...]

Eyewitness Say Jackson was not Boisterous

While that is the official police version of events, an eyewitness told News Five that Nelson Jackson was not being boisterous. Elizabeth Williams was nearby when the incident occurred. She [...]

B.D.F. Private Fidel Williams Taken to Merida (by Bus?)

There is an update tonight on the health of B.D.F. private Fidel Williams. While on duty, Williams fell from the deteriorating pier at the Sarstoon Forward Operating Base on November [...]

PC Steven Ferguson Laid to Rest by Police Department

PC Steven Ferguson was today laid to rest by the Belize Police Department in his home village of Hattieville. Ferguson died on November twenty-first in a house he was renting [...]