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Edwin Nasario is Executed on Southern Regional Hospital’s Compound

There are not too many places where you would feel safe, but now not even the hospitals can bring any sense of security. This afternoon in Dangriga, a resident was [...]

K.H.M.H. Workers Union Protest over Pension Disagreement

An impromptu protest took place today at the compound of the national referral hospital over an issue that has been simmering since June.  It has to do with pensions for [...]

Businessman Robbed at Gunpoint; Suspects Detained

A group of robbers did not get too far after executing a well-planned armed robbery. On Thursday night, the masked robbers accosted the owner of Cooking Master on Saint Thomas [...]

Teen Injured in Belize City Shooting

While robbers targeted a restaurant on Saint Thomas Street, in the south side a teen was shot multiple times on Thursday night and is recovering at the Karl Heusner Memorial [...]

Joseph Budna was Also Wanted in Belize

Tonight, Joseph Budna remains in police custody and not at the Central Prison in Hattieville. He escaped from Guatemala earlier this year, in May, and ended up in Camalote, Cayo [...]

The Process for Joseph Budna to be Handed over to Guatemalan Authorities

Budna has a checkered past and as it relates to his troubles in neighbouring Guatemala, ComPol Chester Williams says that sans extradition treaty, there are protocols in place to hand [...]

Central Bank’s Email to F.I.U. Regarding Sanctuary Bay Scam Surfaces

The Sanctuary Bay scam is one that has many legs. One of the allegations made by the Federal Trade Commission in relation to Sanctuary Belize lands at the Central Bank [...]

F.T.C. Attacks Belize’s Justice System

Prime Minister Dean Barrow, through Barrow and Williams, has written to all media houses, warning that any re-broadcast, re-publication or repeating of F.T.C.’s allegations against him may result in civil [...]

What Happens to Sanctuary Bay’s Land?

One of the questions posed to the Prime Minister is what happens now to the lands that scammer Andris Pukke and his associates had secured for this real estate scam. [...]

U.S. Embassy Weighs in on F.T.C.’s Sanctuary Bay Allegations

The United States Embassy in Belize today issued a one-page press release relating to the Sanctuary Belize real estate fraud. It addresses the long list of serious allegations filed by [...]

Social Security Board Proposes to Lend Medical Council $600K

The Social Security Board has proposed to lend the Medical Council of Belize six hundred thousand dollars for the construction of a multi-purpose auditorium. The loan facility, according to the [...]

Fixed Sentence for Patrick Reyes, Guilty of Double Murder

After months awaiting a fixed sentence, today Patrick Reyes, who is in his late fifties, learnt that he will have to spend forty years of a life sentence with the [...]

Home Invasion in Lord’s Bank

Police have confirmed that they are investigating a home invasion at a property in Lord’s Bank area of Ladyville. While the information is scarce at this time, reports to our [...]

A Land Issue in Sandhill; Woman Says She is the Rightful Owner

Over the years, we have reported on a number of stories about land issues. Often times, there are more than one persons claiming ownership of a piece of land and [...]

Good Management Practices are Critical to a Sustainable Honey Industry

If you’ve ever come across a bee, your natural reaction would be to run away because their sting can be painful and deadly.  And while bees have proven deadly to [...]

Let’s Start the Conversation about Mental Health

Employees generally spend long hours at work, which means that the work environment should be healthy and stress free to their state of mind. According to studies, one in every [...]

Garifuna Collective Heads to North America Tour

The Garifuna Collective departed Belize today to start their North American tour which will take them to over ten states in the United Sates, as well as to different cities [...]

Europe Embraced the Garifuna Collective

Band members, Sam Harris and Marcela Aranda, also spoke to News Five to share their experience on the European leg of their 2019 tour.  In June, the band made appearances [...]

Honouring Those Brave Cops that Did Their Part in Nabbing the Criminals

Earlier today, a number of police officers attached to Eastern Division and a civilian from Belmopan were honoured for their bravery and for a job well done in the apprehension [...]

Recruitment Exams: The Police Department Searches for A Few Good Men & Women

The Police Department is also looking for a few good men and women to join its ranks; one hundred and ninety to be exact. ComPol Chester Williams says that the [...]

Hands of Mercy Charity Foundation Collecting Shoes for Students

Hands of Mercy Charity Foundation has embarked on a mission to collect five thousand shoes for the coming school year.  Representative Moses Sulph says that when the charity foundation was [...]