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Customs Officer in Hot Water in Peini

Senior custom officer Elmer Torres is in hot water tonight and under investigation after a video released on social media earlier today went viral.  The recording, which News Five understands [...]

American Ex-pat Roughed up by Customs in PG?

So how did a customs officer get involved in an issue that appears to be an immigration offense?  Those details will be made clear following a pending investigation.  Similarly, why [...]

Robbery at the Supreme Court!!

The Supreme Court was the scene of a mid-morning execution back in June 2010 when well-known gang boss Andre Trapp was executed as he left the courthouse.  Since then, there [...]

Caught on Camera: Armed Robbers Target Store in Valley of Peace

The proprietor of a grocery store in Valley of Peace, Cayo was left traumatized after he came under attack from three armed robbers. At around four o’clock on Monday evening, [...]

Carmelita Man Dies a Week after He was Shot

Twenty-two-year-old Oswald Warrior of Carmelita Village has succumbed to gunshot injuries eleven days after he was shot in Belize City. Police reported that Warrior died just after one this afternoon. [...]

Fuel Prices Go Up a Second Time in 1 Week

Fuel prices will go up for a second time in one week. Today, the Ministry of Finance announced that at midnight, the pump price for premium gasoline will increase by [...]

Belize Territorial Dispute Referendum Bill 2019, Now Law

Government is inching closer and closer to setting a new date for a referendum. At news time, there is word that having been passed in the House of Representative and [...]

Maritime Areas Act Still Not Amended

The Maritime Areas Act was a controversial issue in the early nineties when it saw the fracturing of the then opposition United Democratic Party.  On August sixth, 1991, government, after [...]

Eamon Courtenay – No Mention of Honduras in Schwebel’s Legal Opinion

According to Senator Courtenay, Honduras will likely sign on as an interested party should the matter be taken to the I.C.J.   He went on to say that the legal opinion [...]

The I.C.J. Debate through the Eyes of the N.G.O. Senator

N.G.O. Senator Osmany Salas, during his presentation in support of the Belize Territorial Referendum Bill 2019, spoke about the confusion that the politicization of the I.C.J. referendum has caused among [...]

Godwin Hulse Weighs the Territorial Dispute Resolutions

And while the Leader of Government Business introduced the bill in the upper house, he was among the last to take the floor in the debate.  Senator Godwin Hulse echoed [...]

Jerrylyn Bruce Vs Chief Election Officers; Emails Leaked!

Public officer Jerrylyn Bruce remains steadfast in her position that the Chief Elections Officer is politically victimizing her; a claim which Josephine Tamai has categorically denied. Disciplinary actions have been [...]

Attorney General Questions Figures Stated by Chief Elections Officer

In February, Chief Elections Officer Josephine Tamai appeared on this station’s Open Your Eyes to discuss the re-registration process ahead what should have been the April tenth I.C.J. referendum. During [...]

Disallowed Voters in Burrell Boom Can Apply

In March, News Five brought you the story of several Belizeans who were disallowed to vote because they did not meet the qualifications as a citizen of Belize. Now, for [...]

Attorney Andrew Bennett Still Fighting Extradition

Attorney Andrew Bennett’s fight to stay in Belize continues. Bennett, who is fighting an extradition request from the U.S. Government, appeared on Monday before Chief Magistrate Sharon Frazer. The first [...]

Man Charged for Sexual Assault of 13-Year-Old Girl

A father of Lacroix Boulevard in Belize City is in big trouble with the law after a thirteen-year-old child made a report that she was touched inappropriately by a grown [...]

San Pedro Resident Guilty of Drug Trafficking

A warrant for the arrest San Pedro resident, Corazon Artulio Cortez was issued this morning by Magistrate Emmerson Banner.  He found the accused guilty of drug trafficking and slapped him [...]

Measles – Know the Facts

Tonight, the Ministry of Health is on the alert as cases of the highly infectious measles disease have been reported in neighboring countries. There are no reported cases of measles [...]

Boca Del Rio Beach and Park Upgraded

The Ministry of Tourism, Belize Tourism Board and the San Pedro Town Council inaugurated the Boca Del Rio Beach and Park this weekend.  A beachfront was reclaimed along with the [...]

Belize City Woman ‘Scratch & Win’ $5000

A Belize City mother will be spending Easter comfortably. That’s because on Monday night after playing the game Scratch and Win, she came up with the lucky ticket she bought [...]