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UB Lecturer Bound and Stabbed to Death in Eldridgeville

Fifty-seven-year-old Anthony Brown was found dead inside his home in Eldridgeville, Toledo District on Monday.  The lecturer of the University of Belize in Punta Gorda had been bound at the [...]

Leroy Haulze is Arraigned for Murder of Clothing Vendor

A second person has been arraigned for the July sixteenth, 2019 murder of clothing vendor, Jose Diaz. Leroy Haulze, who was initially charged for abetment to murder in this homicide, [...]

G.O.B. Says No Redistricting Before 2020 General Elections

The Government of Belize is the defendant in a constitutional challenge bought before the Supreme Court by the Belize Peace Movement.  The pending legal matter revolves around the need for [...]

Should Chamber Have Gone the Way of FOIA?

The Belize Chamber of Commerce and Industry has formally requested a copy of the contract signed by Imer Hernandez who recently signed on to an agreement to pave the Coastal [...]

No Beef with Chamber, Says AG Peyrefitte

The Attorney General, despite being rather snappy when it comes to the chamber of commerce, says that it’s not about purposely being confrontational but that the business organization tends to [...]

AG’s Ministry Awaits Chamber Feedback on Cyber Bullying Legislation

The recent online attack aimed at Plus TV’s news director Shasta Wade has once again brought into focus a need for regulations to govern the social media space.  Enacting legislation [...]

Claim Against J.L.S.C. is Before the Supreme Court

The Bar Association is challenging the suspension of President Cheryl-Lyn Vidal from meetings of the Judicial and Legal Services Commission.  Vidal, who is also the Director of Public Prosecutions, had [...]

Cayo Northeast Area Rep., Says Bullet Tree Road Needs Upgrading

During Friday’s Sitting of the House of Representatives, Area representative for Cayo Northeast Orlando ‘Landy’ Habet brought up an issue regarding the Bullet Tree Road in his division. According to [...]

Works Minister Says Road Will Be Fixed

According to Habet, upgrading the portion of road leading to the San Ignacio Community Hospital should not cost local government a huge chunk of money. Minister of Works Rene Montero [...]

Ground Broken for Construction of Schools in Caye Caulker & San Pedro

In an effort to improve the quality of education in Belize, the Ministry of Education has embarked on constructing thirty-five schools across the country. Ocean Academy in Caye Caulker Village [...]

B.P.D.’s Crime Prevention Strategy during Christmas Holidays

Downtown Belize City and in all municipalities across the country, residents are out and about doing their last minute shopping in preparation for the Christmas holidays. As these shoppers go [...]

Safety Tips for Christmas Shoppers and Businesses

In the case of delivery trucks, ComPol Williams says that deliverymen can request assistance from police while doing deliveries in respective areas as an added security measure. Crime prevention, however, [...]

Christmas Messages from the PM and Opposition Leader

Annual Christmas messages from Prime Minister Dean Barrow and Leader of the Opposition John Briceño are currently being aired across the media but we take special time to focus on [...]

Belizeans on their Meaning of Xmas

A News Five crew was back on the streets of downtown Belize City to find out from shoppers just what Christmas means to them. While the holiday for some is [...]

Benque Viejo Housewife Wins $10,000 Shopping Spree

A family from Benque Viejo will be enjoying Christmas a little better this year because on Monday, Edita Albeno won a ten thousand-dollar shopping spree courtesy of Smart and Courts. [...]