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Teenage Escapee Resists Arrest, Five Police Officers Manhandle Her

Amateur video of Belize City police physically roughing up a teenage escapee on North Front Street on Wednesday evening has gone viral on social media and many are up in [...]

What is Reynaldo Verde’s Employment Status?

Senior Tax Administrator, Reynaldo Verde stands accused of attempted extortion and is in a federal holding facility in the United States. Verde’s employment status at this juncture is being considered [...]

Holding Local Players Responsible for Sanctuary Bay Scam

Atlantic International Bank Limited, with the assistance of Prime Minister Dean Barrow and liquidator Julian Murillo, managed to secure a twenty-three million dollar settlement with the Federal Trade Commission. The [...]

P.U.P. to Challenge Edward Broaster’s Kelly Street Address

Deputy Commissioner of Police Edward Broaster told News Five on Wednesday that he has been residing at number one Kelly Street in Belize City. The location is the address of [...]

Musa Says Challenge Most Likely Unsuccessful

Musa says that Broaster or the property owner would need to appear in court to prove that that is Broaster’s address. While the case is scheduled for Monday morning, Musa [...]

K.H.M.H. Workers Union Wants Medical Chief of Staff Gone!

Last week, News Five reported on brewing troubles at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital. The K.H.M.H. Workers Union met with medical officers who have been disgruntled for the past few [...]

B.T.B. and Partners Offer Attractive Deals to Belizeans at First Ever Belize Travel Expo

The Belize Tourism Board will be hosting the first Belize Travel Expo, called Beltravex. It is a component of its Belizean Traveller campaign which was launched in August. The campaign [...]

Belizean Traveller Campaign a Success So Far

As mentioned before, the expo is part of the Belizean Traveller campaign that was launched in August. During that launch, social media influencer Marilyn Vansen was presented as part of [...]

U.N.D.P.’s Japan-Caribbean Climate Change Partnership Wraps Up

U.N.D.P.’s Japan-Caribbean Climate Change Partnership Programme wrapped up this week. Back in 2016, the J-C.C.C.P. was launched in eight Caribbean countries, including Belize. The partnership, worth fifteen million U.S. dollars, [...]

OCEANA Supports Efforts to Ensure Health of New River and Corozal Bay

With all that is going on with the New River, OCEANA in Belize has been keeping a close eye on the environmental situation and has commended the citizen-led initiative that [...]

As B.N.N. Calls for Sustained New River Action, the Watershed Management Plan Gets Underway

The Belize Network of N.G.O.s says that pollution of the New River should be a wake-up call for Belize. In a press release issued on Wednesday, the B.N.N. applauded residents [...]

B.N.N. Says G.O.B. Should Allocate More Funds to Help Protect the Environment

The B.N.N. also called on government to allocate the necessary financial resources to the D.O.E. and other agencies address issues like the New River pollution. Their recommendation is that the [...]

B.N.N. Expresses Concerns over Growing Crime

On Wednesday, the Belize Network of N.G.O.s sent out another release to express its concerns on a very different but growing concern – crime. The B.N.N. says that there are [...]

PG Receives Considerable Grant from Japan to Tackle Waste Management

The Japanese government today gifted a grant in excess of four hundred thousand dollars to the Punta Gorda Town Council. The documents were signed in Belmopan and the Japan Government’s [...]

Belize Port Authority Prepares to Commemorate World Maritime Day

September twenty-sixth is recognised worldwide as World Maritime Day and it is being celebrated under the theme, “Empowering Women in the Maritime Community.” This year, the Belize Port Authority has [...]

A Poster and Video Competition for Students

While the event is expected to encourage young people to pursue a career in the maritime field, there are two ongoing competitions, which commenced on September seventeenth. The deadline is [...]

A Celebrity Basketball Showcase to Raise Funds to Help Primary School in Dangriga

This Saturday at the Russel Chiste Garcia Auditorium in Dangriga, the fourth annual Celebrity Basketball Showcase takes place. Dubbed the Quadrennium, the event brings together local personalities from the Culture [...]

The Annual Light the Night for Kids Fundraiser; Get Ready

The annual Light the Night Fundraiser event takes place on Friday night in Belize City. Beginning at the Memorial Park, an opening ceremony followed by a march along Marine Parade [...]

Healthy Living: Saving Limbs, Saving Lives

Every six seconds, someone in the world dies from diabetes. That’s as much time as it took me to read that statement. According to the International Diabetes Federation in 2017, [...]