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Marleni Cuellar is the New C.E.O. of Channel 5!

Here at News Five, we don’t normal cover ourselves, but tonight we have some big news to share with our viewers.  You may be aware that Channel Five’s C.E.O. Amalia [...]

A Shooting on Plues Street

This afternoon, thirty-one-year-old Janine Lamb and thirty-eight-year-old Eugene Thompson were shot near the intersection of Plues and Bishop Streets in Belize City.  Thompson was hit multiple times, including once to [...]

Jerome McLaren is Killed in Front of his Family

He was a former boxing athlete who represented the Jewel internationally, but on Tuesday night, Jerome McLaren was executed in Belize City. The callous murder was carried out in front [...]

Body Found in Shallow Grave Identified as Rafael Garrido

There was a sad ending on Monday for the loved ones of a man who had been missing since February third. Rafael Garrido’s remains were discovered in a shallow grave [...]

U.D.P. Leader Says ‘Wi Ready’ for Municipal Elections!

Nomination Day has officially kicked off the Municipal Election fervor. News Five spoke with United Democratic Party Leader Patrick Faber on Monday about the Belize City slate and his party’s [...]

Francis Humphries is U.D.P.’s Mayoral Candidate in Dangriga

In our coverage of the lead-up to the municipal elections, Monday’s nomination day in Dangriga started with a People’s United Party motorcade.  The P.U.P.’s Dangriga Seven were ushered to Town [...]

Belize Mayors’ Association Holds Final Meeting for 2018-2021 Cohort of Mayors

The Belize Mayors’ Association members wrapped up their terms in office with a final meeting on Friday in Belmopan.  The Ministry of Local Government recognized those mayors who are not [...]

Minister Kareem Musa Chimes in on Commission of Inquiry

It was only the first day, but what has been revealed so far during the first sitting of the Commission of Inquiry is being described in most quarters as incredible. [...]

Cyclist Knocked Down on Chetumal Street

Around five-thirty this evening, there was an accident on Chetumal Street in Belize City, just a stone’s throw from the police station in that area. A man travelling on a [...]

Zero Tolerance for Sexual Assault Incidents Behind Price Barracks Walls

Also during Nomination Day in Belmopan, News Five caught up with Belmopan Area Representative and Junior Minister in the Ministry of National Defense and Border Security, Oscar Mira. We asked [...]

Safety for Fishers from Coastal Piracy

The Ministry of Blue Economy and Civil Aviation, after consultation with the Fisheries Department, announced last Friday that the close of the lobster season has been extended for another two [...]

COVID-19 Update for 16th of February

The Ministry of Health’s COVID-19 daily report for today, February sixteenth shows that there are thirteen new COVID-19 infections. The latest numbers show that Stann Creek, Cayo and Belize recorded [...]

G.O.B. to Launch Belize COVID-19 Cash Transfer Program

This afternoon, the Ministry of Human Development, Families and Indigenous Peoples’ Affairs announced the return of the COVID-19 Relief Programme, but this time under the name, Belize COVID-19 Cash Transfer [...]

100 Face Shields for San Ignacio Community Hospital

In other COVID-19 news, the San Ignacio Community Hospital has received a donation of one hundred face shields. The gift to Belize is the result of a collaboration between a [...]

The Balance Between Conservation and Economic Activity in Protected Areas

The area is called “The Maya Golden Landscape,” and it’s the site of an exciting partnership between those working to maintain Belize’s healthy natural ecosystems and southern cacao farmers. News [...]