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Deadly Easter Sunday for Gracie Rock Family

It was an Easter Sunday filled not with joy but grief for the Staines in Gracie Rock Village.  News Five’s Paul Lopez reports on an unexpected and shocking loss of [...]

Police Recovered Knife From Gracie Rock Scene

This morning in Belmopan, Senior Superintendent Hilberto Romero reported that police have recovered the weapon used in the Gracie Rock stabbing and confirmed that members of the Staine family and [...]

Clifford Hyde killed; daughter critical!

Another member of the Hyde clan was killed on Saturday and tonight a second family member remains hospitalized in an induced coma with a bullet lodged in her head. Over [...]

Shooting in Roaring Creek linked to Clifford Hyde’s murder?

And police say that a shooting that happened on Monday morning just after seven o’clock in Roaring Creek Village may be connected to the murder of Clifford Hyde. Reports are [...]

Motorcyclist killed on George Price Highway

A man was knocked down and killed off his motorcycle on Monday night. Police say that Wilson Gonzalez of Camalote was hit by a driver who was overtaking on the [...]

Wall crushes eleven-year-old boy to death

A freak accident of sorts has left a primary school student dead and his mother hospitalized in the north. Police say that a wall collapsed on top of the mom [...]

18 people left homeless after a blaze in the north!

A fire wiped out four small homes in Corozal and has left eighteen people without a roof over their heads. According to police, the blaze started just after midnight on [...]

Mexican Pilot needs 7K for court fine!

On March ninth we told you about the small airplane that crash landed near Blue Creek in northern Belize. On board at the time of the landing, were two Mexicans; [...]

Duo Accused of Triple Murder to Stand Trial in Supreme Court

Two men will stand trial for triple murder in the June session of the Supreme Court following the completion of their Preliminary Inquiry today. The prosecution presented statements from more [...]

Two men charged for sexual assault of a child.

Two Belize City men were today formally arraigned before Senior Magistrate Aretha Ford on charges of rape of a child and sexual assault upon a 12-year-old girl.  Police allege that [...]

Are Negotiations with Joint Unions Down to the Wire?

Cabinet met today in ordinary session where recent counterproposals from the joint unions were carefully reviewed ahead of Friday’s budget presentation.  Today’s meeting came hard on the heels of negotiations [...]

APSSM Still Says No to Proposed Salary Cut

After checking with its members, the executive of the A.P.S.S.M. found that the collective position taken prior to Monday’s meeting with government remains the same.  The prevailing sentiment among senior [...]

Will Unions Acquiesce to GOB’s Ten Percent Salary Cut?

With less than three days left before Prime Minister Briceño presents the 2021 budget in parliament, time is running out for the unions trying to stave off government’s proposed salary [...]

Severe Impact on Belizean Business Due to Covid-19

The numbers are in and as expected, most Belizean businesses have managed to weather the Covid1-9 storm, but a few have gone under. Today the Statistical Institute of Belize released [...]

Prices on Whole Chickens and Chicken Cuts Increases

News 5 has confirmed that the price of whole chickens and chicken cuts has increased. Armando Cowo, manager of the Belize Poultry Association says this reflects a price hike in [...]

Belizeans flocked to Placencia for the Easter Weekend

The Easter Weekend is over. Should we now be concerned about a possible spike in Covid-19 cases across the country? On the Placencia Peninsula at least, Belizeans turned out in [...]

MOHW Reels and Comes Again on Vehicle Procurement

The Ministry of Health and Wellness came under fire recently when it was revealed that a contract for the procurement of six vehicles had been given to a businessman who [...]

Casinos Set to Reopen, but What’s the Future of Gaming?

If you just love a night out gambling and have been missing the casino life, well your luck may be about to change. Cabinet has approved the reopening of this [...]