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12 Persons Arrested After Political Squabble in Red Bank

The police have swiftly charged persons who were not wearing face masks or social distancing in the village of Red Bank when a confrontation erupted between party supporters on Sunday. [...]

Faber Explains Political Melee in Red Bank

On Monday, Party Leader Patrick Faber spoke on the melee that erupted in Red Bank village over the weekend.   While he said the U.D.P. secretariat was awaiting the outcome of [...]

No Political Fanfare for Nomination Day

From Red Bank to won’t happen on Nomination Day. This Wednesday, the political candidates from the P.U.P., U.D.P. and the smaller parties will be heading to nomination centres to get [...]

Will U.D.P. Consider a Motorcade Should it Win General Elections?

A decision has been taken by the U.D.P. to call off all fanfare on Nomination Day, but has the party considered a similar position should it emerge victorious on November [...]

Belmopan Candidates Ready to Unseat Incumbent John Saldivar

In the capital city Belmopan, the political parties and independent candidate are tying up loose ends in the last leg of the campaign.  The campaign started with five challengers, but [...]

3 More Escapees Recaptured

Three more escapees are in police custody tonight, leaving nine more on the run. Police say that Albert Banner handed himself in this morning. The reports are that he surrendered [...]

6 Players and 4 Coaching Staff of Verdes FC Test Positive for COVID-19

Six players and four members of the coaching staff of the Verdes Football Club have tested positive for COVID-19. The team is currently in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic where tonight [...]

Another COVID Wave Expected in Late November

More than two thousand eight hundred cases of COVID-19 have been confirmed in the country. Five hundred and thirty-one are currently under investigation. More than one thousand six hundred persons [...]

Director of Health Services Speaks on COVID Patients and Elections

Prime Minister Dean Barrow has announced that COVID-19 positive persons who are eligible to vote will not be allowed to on November eleventh. Barrow says that it cannot be permitted [...]

Opposition Leader Says U.D.P. Government is Trying to Oppress Voters

Opposition Leader John Briceño says that the right of Belizeans to exercise their franchise and vote on November eleventh should not be stripped away. Prime Minister Dean Barrow has announced [...]

B.P.P. Says it is Unconstitutional to Prevent COVID-19 Patients from Voting

Like the P.U.P., the Belize Progressive Party says that Prime Minister’s decision to prevent COVID-19 patients from voting is unconstitutional. Leader Patrick Rogers says that it reeks of voter suppression, [...]

B.P.P. Says Bring on the National Leadership Debate!

The B.P.P. says bring on the debate!  Leader Patrick Rogers says that they have been waiting for the opportunity to have a national leadership debate. He told News Five today [...]

Wil Maheia, the David to the Goliath in Fort George?

We also got an opportunity to speak with B.P.P.’s candidate in Fort George, Wil Maheia.  Since he announced his candidacy, he has faced harsh criticism for running in a constituency [...]

Robbers Target Corozal Store

An armed robbery occurred with the speed of lightening at a Corozal store on Monday night. Surveillance cameras were rolling as the armed men entered Gou Tai Store and proceed [...]

Castro’s Leaked Audio on Traffic Accident

U.D.P. Area Representative Edmond Castro was involved in a traffic collision on January twentieth on the George Price Highway. Castro was heading to Belmopan from Belize City when at mile [...]

N.O.C. Working with National Fitness Association for Health and Fitness

Are gyms safe? Last week Friday, it was announced that gyms will remain closed since these facilities are considered to be super spreaders of the coronavirus. The local National Fitness [...]

Brackett Takes on B.E.L. Over High Electricity Rates

For months, there have been complaints about sudden increases in electivity bills.  The utility company has sought to put to rest those concerns but they keep propping up.  Today, activist [...]

B.P.P.’s Candidate in Queen Square Expected to Drop Out of the Race

The Belize Progressive Party says that they are ready for Nomination Day on Wednesday, but it is very likely that they’ll be short one of their eight candidates. According to [...]

Wil Maheia Gifts 10 Tablets – is the Act of Kindness to Solicit Votes in Fort George?

At the top of the newscast, you heard from Fort George hopeful Wil Maheia of the B.P.P.  We caught up with Maheia at the Memorial Park in Belize City where [...]