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Back-to-School Day for Students, One Year Later

Today was back-to-school day for a handful of students who have not seen the inside of a classroom since schools were closed in March 2020 due to the COVID-19 pandemic.  [...]

Racial Slur or Heated Put Down? Area Reps Respond to “Boy.”

While the budget presentation was the purpose of last Friday’s meeting of the House of Representatives, it was what prompted the walk out by members of the Opposition that stirred [...]

Dead Chickens Dumped in Spanish Lookout

This morning images surfaced showing the carcasses of over two hundred heads of chickens along the highway in the Spanish Lookout Community. News Five has since learnt that the chickens [...]

Fluctuation in Price of Regular Gasoline

It seems the recent increase in the price of regular gasoline just in time for Easter travel across the country, has settled back down again. Today the Ministry of Finance [...]

OCEANA Concerned About Environmental Clearance Given for Port of Magical Belize

Late this evening, OCEANA Belize issued a release saying that G.O.B.’s dismissal of the cumulative impact of multiple cruise port proposals is short-sighted. The release comes on the heels of [...]

PM to Unions: “When Baby Want Cry They Will Cry”

We also asked the PM for comments on the Public Service Union’s call for him to rein in his Minister of Health, Michel Chebat. On April first, the Public Service [...]

PM Comments on Sale of Aircrafts and Firearms

Back in March we told you about the sale of four aircraft under the Briceno administration which were finalized in February of 2021. The two Grumman Gulfstream G-Two and two [...]

Police Corporal Dies After Crashing Motorbike into a Fence

Corporal Johannes Rudon lost his life on Sunday night after colliding into a fence in Belize City. The police officer was off-duty and was riding a motorcycle when he rounded [...]

Jasmine Sanchez Shot on Boots Crescent

A Belize City woman was injured on Friday night during a spray of bullets fired at a residence on Boots Crescent.  Reports are that as many as fifteen shots were [...]

Quick Police Response Leads to Arrest of Logwood Street Shooter

While the spate of shootings in Belize City left several persons injured, fortunately no one was killed.  The most recent attack, however, took place around nine-thirty on Sunday night on [...]

BWS Gifts House to Employee Who Lost Home to Fire

Staff from the Belize Water Services Limited travelled to Burrell Boom Village in Belize District this morning, but not to fix the water supply. Instead they were handing over a [...]

Approximately $3 Million in Arrears; BWSL Talks Amnesty

While we were with the Chairman of the Board of Directors of Belize Water Services Limited, News Five asked about the impact that COVID-19 has had on the utility company. [...]

B.W.S.L. to Address Sewage Concerns

On the list of plans for the new board is to increase sewage expansion and potable water for the entire country. As it currently stands, Armenia has had a perennial [...]

A Walk to Bring Awareness to Autism in Belize

A month of activities to bring awareness about a neurological condition commenced over the weekend with a five-K walk from the B.T.L. Park along Marine Parade to the Belize sign [...]