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Motorcyclist Killed in Head on Collision in Scotland Halfmoon

From the south to the Belize District where two separate fatal traffic accidents claimed the lives of a father of one and a young woman. A collision involving yet another [...]

Couple on Motorcycle Crash into Concrete Barrier; Young Woman Dies

The second traffic fatality in the Belize District occurred just before six p.m. on Sunday. A couple travelling on a motorcycle collided into a concrete barrier near the construction site [...]

Budget Debate Kicks Off to Little Fanfare

Day-one of the budget debate got underway this morning and will continue on Tuesday, Government has a week before the end of the financial year on March thirtieth and the [...]

No Contractor General and No Auditor General’s Report on BIL

The Office of the Contractor General has remained vacant since 2018, when government chose not to renew its agreement with Godwin Arzu who failed to submit six annual reports during [...]

Patrick and Said Spar over Budget

Never one to pass on an opportunity to land a few solid jabs on his political opponents, former Prime Minister Said Musa also went in on government for its infrastructure-heavy [...]

Francis Fonseca: “Where is the reduced fuel prices?”

Former Opposition Leader Francis Fonseca, after reviewing the budget for the approaching fiscal year, criticized government for failure to reduce the exorbitant cost of fuel, a campaign promise that dates [...]

Said Musa: What’s Up With Foreign Affairs?

The Ministry of Foreign Affairs, headed by Wilfred ‘Sedi’ Elrington, was not spared the sharp wit of former prime minister Said Musa who, in his casual humour, took square aim [...]

Protest at Holy Angels! Teachers, Parents & Students Demand Catholic Management to Assist

Earlier in the month, News Five broke the story of a growing infestation problem and decaying structures at Holy Angels RC School in Pomona Village. For several years, the teachers [...]

Belize City Resident Anthony Carballo Charged for San Pedro Double Murder

On the crime blotter…A resident of Tigris Street in Belize City was arraigned in San Pedro Magistrate’s Court today for the double murder of Deon Faber and Allen Martinez that [...]

Alexander Ruiz is Finally Charged for Murder

Twelve days after the murder of Luis Cabrera Junior in Punta Gorda, his alleged killer is hauled before the court and arraigned for murder. Over the weekend, thirty-seven-year-old Alexander Ruiz [...]

An Off Duty Officer is Assaulted & His Serviced Weapon Stolen

An off duty cop was assaulted in Belize City around three o’clock on Saturday morning. The entertainment strip was buzzing with activity as Police Constable Mark Martinez was driving his [...]

ComPol Chester Williams says Police President is Disrespectful

On Friday, a case was brought against Commissioner of Police Chester Williams from within the ranks of the police department. Corporal Eldon Arzu, the President of the Police Association is [...]

Police to Start Safety Tips and Road Rules Campaign for Motorcyclists

There were six road fatalities this weekend and four of those accidents involved motorcycles. The road traffic accidents are not new, but there has been a rise in accidents in [...]

Fire in Jane Usher Boulevard Area! Wooden Home Destroyed

There was a fire earlier this afternoon in Belize City. The blaze completely destroyed a family home on JR Street in the Jane Usher Boulevard area just before two. It [...]

A Seminar for Gender-Based Violence Reporting and Monitoring

A gender-based violence seminar was held today in Belize City. The purpose of the event was to discuss and share ways to enhance the reporting, monitoring and surveillance of gender-based [...]

The Weekend in Sports

Good evening, I’m James Adderley and this is Sports Monday.   [Highlights of the weekend in sports....]

1 Man Detained for Double Murder in San Pedro; another Man and Woman are Being Sought

A woman and two men were captured on surveillance camera arriving by boat in San Pedro just prior to the double murder of Deon Faber and Allen Martinez. The woman [...]

More Boots on Ground in San Pedro to Avert Retaliation in Wake of Double Murder

Since the start of the year, and including Thursday’s double homicide, there have been four murders in San Pedro. It is two more than last year’s statistics for the island [...]

Danny Mason’s Trial is Adjourned; Attorney Panton Says He Removed Himself from the Case

The high profile trial for William “Danny” Mason and company has been adjourned because he needs new legal representation after attorneys Herbert Panton and Rachel Montejo stepped away from the [...]

Former City Administrator Seeking Settlement Via Mediation

Former City Administrator Candice Miller appeared before Chief Justice Kenneth Benjamin this afternoon for mediation with Belize City Mayor Bernard Wagner.  Miller was suspended from her post as the most [...]

Trio Sentenced to Life, but Will Serve 21 More Years for Murder

Three Belize City men known on the streets as Ants, Billy and Fabby today learnt their fate in the murder of Joseph Myers.  Myers was gunned down on the compound [...]

Marcos Garcia Gets 11 Months for Shooting Taxi Man

A taxi man picked up a man and his girlfriend to take them to their destination, but instead of paying him, the man pulled out a gun, tried to rob [...]

Over $3,000 Jacked from Caribbean Tires in OW

On Thursday, thieves targeted the Caribbean Tires Wholesale branch located in Orange Walk Town. Today, the company’s accountant, thirty-eight-year-old Rosita Wade, reported to police that she left her workplace around [...]

The Belize Bus Association at Odds with Transport Department

The Belize Bus Association remains at odds with the Department of Transport tonight after two Guatemalan bus operators were given licenses to traffic passengers to and from Guatemala to Belize [...]

Fisheries Department Responds to Conch Quota Concerns

Since the beginning of the week, News Five has been taking an in-depth look at the state of Belize’s conch fishery.  There have been serious concerns raised about enforcement of [...]