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“The utilities have failed us” – Caye Caulker Residents Suffer Tremendous Losses

In our first newscast for 2020 we head to Caye Caulker where electricity has been restored somewhat on the island after five days of outages that plunged one of the [...]

Caye Caulker Residents Take to the Streets in Protest

Following a press conference held by Belize Electricity Limited in Caye Caulker this morning, the local chapter of the Belize Tourism Industry Association, as well as other stakeholders and concerned [...]

Manny H is Depressed and Disappointed with Events on Caye Caulker

Belize Rural South Area Representative and Minister of Tourism, Manuel Heredia Junior also attended today’s press event in Caye Caulker where he took the opportunity to voice his discontent with [...]

P.U.P. says Caye Caulker’s Utilities Crisis Needs Permanent Solutions

The People’s United Party has registered its concern over what is describes as the complete breakdown of electrical and water services in Caye Caulker Village. The Opposition party is calling [...]

BWS to Expand Operations on Both Sides of Caye Caulker

Belize Water Services is yet to follow it sister utility’s lead and face the people of Caye Caulker.  Representatives of the company were noticeably absent from the island today, despite [...]

Police Constable in Induced Coma after being Attacked and Chopped

2020 did not start right for a constable who came under attack by as many as four men. It happened during a football match in the Belmopan area and it [...]

PM Barrow’s Promises for 2020

In his twelve-minute long New Year’s message Prime Minister Dean Barrow spoke on several challenges that the country faced in 2019.  Barrow touched on agriculture, tourism, the economy and citizen [...]

Addressing Crime and Violence in 2020

Both political leaders touched on the dogged issue of domestic crimes and violence. The unofficial murder count for 2019 has not been released, but it is dangerously close to 2018’s [...]

Will Others Be Charged for Densmore Bowman’s Murder?

On December thirty-first, Hildebrandt Codd was charged and arraigned for the murder of Densmore Bowman. Bowman’s decomposing body was discovered on December sixteenth, about two and half weeks after he [...]

A Belize City Resident is Injured in Shooting; but No Motive

There was no reported gun violence in the city and elsewhere over the New Year holiday. But leading up to 2020, there were several violent incidents recorded. On December thirtieth [...]

A Police-involved Shooting in Hattieville

Shortly after a shooting in Belize City on the night of December thirtieth, Hattieville police responded to a domestic violence incident in the village. A woman requested assistance in a [...]

Burglars Hit DHL on Coney Drive, Belize City

Less than forty-eight hours into the New Year and burglars struck again on the north side of Belize City; this time at a business in proximity to our studio on [...]

The Firstborns of 2020

In the first hours of the New Year as many as five babies were born at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital. And as we do every year, we headed to [...]

Premium Gas Goes Down by Two Cents

There is an announcement tonight of a slight decrease in the price of premium gasoline.  At midnight, the pump price of the fuel will go down by two cents. At [...]

Brandon Baptist Speaks Out on Police Harassment after Being in Lockdown on New Year’s Day

On December thirty-first, Denise Flowers reached out to News Five to express her frustration with what she claims is the constant harassment of her sons by police officers. That morning, [...]

Jarrell “Big Baby” Miller is Back!

Jarrell “Big Baby” Miller is determined to reclaim his glory as a heavyweight contender.  The Belizean/American heavyweight well-known boxer tested positive for a banned substance before he went head-to-head with [...]