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One of Three Suspected Drug Planes Lands Near Blue Creek

Another suspected drug plane touched down overnight in a remote area of Blue Creek, Orange Walk District. The aircraft was one of three business jets that departed from South America [...]

Narcos Offload Drug Plane in Record Time

According to Musa, while police and B.D.F. personnel were dispatched to the area within a half hour of its landing, the heavily armed welcoming committee had wasted no time in [...]

No Sight of Second Suspected Drug Plane Near Little Belize

Reports of yet another aircraft, this one landing near Little Belize in Corozal District also surfaced this morning. The Belize Defense Force Air Wing provided aerial support but up to [...]

PSU members Lean Towards Accepting GOB Proposals

Is the P.S.U. on the verge of ending their strike? Well, according to one of their leaders, Dean Flowers, the majority of its membership surveyed overnight indicated they are in [...]

Negotiations Coming to an End

Vice President Flowers says negotiations between the Joint Unions and G.O.B. representatives over the budget may be coming to an end after three weeks, but the discussion on good governance [...]

Negotiating Team Acknowledges Joint Union’s Discontent

Government’s negotiating team has acknowledged the joint union’s grievance with the Prime Minister’s national address. On Thursday night, P.S.U. President, Gerald Henry told News Five that an apology was given, [...]

Attorney Darrel Bradley Discusses Good Governance Reform Legislation

In response to pressure from the unions demanding the implementation of good governance legislation to support the U.N. Convention Against Corruption, this week Prime Minister John Briceño issued a document [...]

Attorney Says Good Governance Should Be Ongoing Conversation

And while Bradley agrees there is progress, he is concerned it took protests from the unions to get these good governance reforms on track. He notes this has been a [...]

Accused Drug Traffickers denied bail

Three men who Police say were nabbed on Wednesday at a checkpoint in Ladyville with a hefty load of marijuana were today denied bail when they appeared before Senior Magistrate, [...]

Reaction to a Temporary Ban on Travelers From India

The Government of Belize has imposed a temporary travel ban on persons who have recently visited or arrived from the Republic of India, as well as the People’s Republic of [...]

Home Affairs Minister on Mask Wearing

The Center for Disease Control in the United States announced this week that once Americans are vaccinated, there is no need for them to continue wearing a facemask. But, this [...]

Addressing Crime

When we caught up with Minister Musa today we also asked for an update on his ministry’s plan to address the spike in violence in Belize City. Minister Musa noted [...]

San Pedro Resident Harassed, Detained for Not Wearing Mask

Belize is once more getting negative publicity about our mask policing, this time on San Pedro. On Thursday, Minister of Home Affairs Kareem Musa was called about an incident involving [...]

What Will Happen to Officer Involved?

Estrada and her brother will be filing an official complaint with the Professional Standards Branch of the Belize Police Department, at the request of Minister Musa, who says that this [...]

A Day on the Reef: a Lifetime of Appreciation

Students from Sittee River Methodist enjoyed an educational trip to Tobacco Caye in the South Water Caye Marine Reserve this week. It was part of ReefKeeper Belize’s series of field [...]

Happy Teachers Day 2021

It’s Teacher’s Day and across the country, educators are being recognized for the many roles they play in the classroom. They are also being thanked for persevering during a very [...]

Film Commissioner says Belizean Setting Creates Advertising Opportunities

In the world of film-making, there’s a thrill that accompanies the whole line “Lights, cameras, action!” but Film Commissioner, Nigel Miguel says he has been able to land an interesting [...]

Christian Drapeau tells us more about his plant research

The particular project that Miguel is involved in this week is shooting an ad for Stemgren supplements. C.E.O. Christian Drapeau told News Five that he has been involved in plant [...]