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Victim of Police Brutality Speaks Out!

In this newscast we have reported on countless cases of police brutality. The most recent was caught on camera prompting a long list of questions over the behaviour of the [...]

Another Home Invasion in Belama Phase One

As the season gets underway, criminals are on the loose. Tonight, there is yet another home invasion to report in the Belama Phase One area of Belize City. For the [...]

Former Belmopan Mayor Tony Chanona Victim of Armed Attack

Former Belmopan Mayor and businessman Anthony Chanona was held at gunpoint on Monday night near Our Lady of Guadalupe Church on the Ring Road.  He had just exited the church [...]

Police and Business Community Discuss Citizen Security in Belmopan

ComPol Williams also addressed the media following this evening’s meeting and spoke of increased measures that will be put in place to ramp up police presence in the Garden City, [...]

One Man Detained, Still No Charges for Deadly PG Shooting

Police are yet to levy any charges in respect of Sunday’s murder of Glenford Hines Junior in Punta Gorda though one person is in custody. Hines was gunned down on [...]

Shane Jones is Charged for the Murder of Edwin Usher

On December seventh, police formally arrested and charged Shane Jones for the murder of Edwin Usher. On December first, Usher was gravely beaten outside of a bar at the corner [...]

Is Sydney Bucknor Jr. Guilty of Killing his Uncle?

Also appearing in court today was twenty-six-year-old Sydney Bucknor Junior, who is charged with the murder of his uncle, sixty-one-year-old Michael Bucknor. Sydney gave the police a caution statement in [...]

Belize City Tour Operator Victim of Carjacking

Well-known Tour Operator, Yhony Rosado, is on the news tonight for a robbery at his home on the George Price Highway. Rosado and his family were in deep slumber when [...]

Without a Trace; it’s been 1 Year since Annie Young Disappeared

It’s been one year since Anisha Young vanished without a trace. The twenty-two-year-old went missing after a night out with her boyfriend at a local nightclub on Newtown Barracks in [...]

Gathering the Families of Missing Persons

At news time tonight, the family has organized an event at the Digi Park on Newtown Barracks in Belize City. They are encouraging family and friends of other missing persons [...]

Jose Luis Espat Weighs in on Anny Young’s DNA Evidence

Late this evening, the Young family, along with Jose Luis Espat, who has been working closely with them since Anisha’s disappearance last year, called a press brief to provide an [...]

Where is Devon Lopez? His Mother Goes 1-on-1 with News Five

There is another report of a missing person whose family is desperately looking for. It’s been nine days since Darlene Whitfield says she has seen her son, Devon Lopez and [...]

Darlene Whitfield Believes her Son is Dead and Wants Closure

The family has been working closely with investigators from the Belama precinct as information on his whereabouts is being reviewed.  In the one-on-one interview with News Five; an emotional Darlene [...]

Kevin Jex Pleads Guilty to Manslaughter

Kevin Jex was back in court today for a mitigation hearing. He was originally accused of the murder of Desmond Miller but pleaded guilty to the lesser charge of manslaughter [...]

Belize City Man Busted with .357 Revolver

Twenty-five-year-old Travis Tyler Navarro is tonight in trouble with the law. He was reportedly busted with a loaded point three-fifty-seven revolver in the wee hours of Saturday morning. At around [...]

Another Carjacking in the West

There has been an alarming increase in carjacking in the west in recent days. The stolen vehicles are quickly transported over the border into Guatemala. Another such case occurred on [...]

S.I.B. Sends Revised Notice of Retraction of Economy

Revised figures have been released by the Statistical Institute of Belize. They show that there has been a contraction in the economy by point four percent in the third quarter [...]

U.S. Experts Challenging Belize’s Proposed Hemp Bill

Belize is in the process of establishing a hemp industry. The announcement was made by Prime Minister Dean Barrow during his Independence Day speech this year. According to the PM, [...]

Coalition for Sustainable Fisheries Weighs in G.O.B.’s Refusal to Ban Gillnets

The Government of Belize remains under sustained fire from the N.G.O. community after announcing on December fifth that it will not ban the use of gillnets.  OCEANA was first to [...]

PACT Gets Approval for 2 Climate Programmes in Belize

Earlier today, the Protected Areas Conservation Trust, PACT, announced that a pair of programmes under its Climate Finance Portfolio has been approved through international climate finance mechanisms.  Support for these [...]

Khloe Landero Wins the NICH Xmas Card Competition

In November, NICH launched its second annual Christmas Card Competition. Last year they received fewer than five submissions but this year a whopping eighty-five entries were submitted. A young student [...]

The 11th Annual Stella Maris Xmas Party Hosted by Belize Bank

The children of Stella Maris School headed to the Radisson today for their anticipated Christmas Party. Every year, the Belize Bank throws a party for them to celebrate the season. [...]

El Festival Del Pueblo in San Lazaro, Orange Walk

El Festival Del Pueblo or the people’s festival has gained momentum since it started eight years ago in San Lazaro, Orange Walk. It is the brainchild of Hugo Carrillo, a [...]

M.O.E. Breaks Ground for 3 Schools in the South

The Ministry of Education broke ground for three new schools in the south. Last week, Minister of Education Patrick Faber, ministry officials and village went to the villages of Bella [...]