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Shooting in Unitedville: Teen Killed and Boy Injured

A youth was shot and killed and a boy, just nine years old, was seriously wounded as they stood next to each other in Unitedville on Monday night.  It happened [...]

Did a Woman Set House on Fire in Orange Walk?

In the north, a woman is in police custody, pending further investigation into what police believe is a case of arson in San Jose Village.  On Sunday night, a fire [...]

BWC Raising a Stink over Garbage Collection

A garbage issue is brewing in Belize City following a decision taken by City Council that is not sitting well with Belize Waste Control Limited. Late this afternoon, the Council [...]

Opposition Leader Says US Trip Was About Building Relations for Belize

Last night we told you the Leader of the Opposition had returned from a trip to the United States where he met with several members of Congress and was named [...]

Opposition Leader on Minister Mahler Comments

While Minister of Tourism and Diaspora Relations, Anthony Mahler was critical of some of the meetings that Barrow had with superstar celebrities, he says the minister does not see the [...]

Barrow on Attracting Brands to Belize

Shyne Barrow was able to rub shoulders with some big names in the music industry in the U.S., he is hopeful that his relationships with the big names can be [...]

Barrow on the Recent U.D.P. Issues

And while Shyne was sipping on D’Usse’ with Jay-Z, back at home, his political party was pushing back against the Government of Belize and B.T.L. in the B.T.L./Smart Saga. We [...]

Dean Barrow Comments on Faber and Shyne Barrow

Last night we brought you an interview with former Prime Minister, Dean Barrow, who spoke about the state of affairs within the U.D.P., the party he once led.  We also [...]

Dean Barrow Comments on Net Vasquez

We also got a chance to ask the former Prime Minister about Digi’s failure to detect the misuse of the company credit card by the former chairman of B.T.L., now [...]

Former PM Content in Retirement

News Five’s Paul Lopez also asked the former Prime Minister, who is still active in his own legal practice, how he is adjusting to his semi-retirement from politics.   Paul [...]

SPU Meets and Greets Residents in Gungulung

The area surrounding Holy Emmanuel Street, known as Gungulung, has seen its share of gang violence over the years.  The neighborhood, otherwise known as Backa-Lands, is one of several designated [...]

Citizen Security a Priority on Holy Emmanuel Street

Notwithstanding its designation as a problem area for the police department, several outreach programs are being rolled out in Gungulung.  According to Doctor Rosado, Regional Commander of Eastern Division, residents [...]

Belize Increases Its NDC by 5%; What Does that Mean for Climate Change?

As Belize prepares for its participation in COP26 to be held in Glasgow, Scotland later this year, Cabinet has approved the update to Belize’s national determined contributions as part of [...]

22 Protected Areas Benefit from PACT Funding

The Protected Areas Conservation Trust (PACT) and the Ministry of Sustainable Development, Climate change and Disaster Risk Management is investing three-point eight-seven million dollars in the Belize National Protected Areas [...]

A National Climate Change Policy, Strategy & Master Plan

As you heard earlier from Minister of Climate Change Orlando Habet, Belize has decided to increase its national determined contributions by five percent by 2030. And to ensure that the [...]

US Embassy Provides Equipment to Fight Medfly

The U.S. Embassy has donated essential equipment to the Belize Agricultural Health Authority to aid in Mediterranean fruit fly eradication efforts. The donation, valued at over forty thousand U.S. dollars, [...]

September Celebrations: Belize-at-Forty Awards

Tomorrow officially marks the first day of September, the month when Belizeans show their national pride. In that spirit, the National Celebrations Commission has been planning a series of events [...]

Fireworks Planned and Live Stream Concerts Scheduled for September Celebrations

For music lovers, live concerts will be held across municipalities during the month of September.  However, these will be performed without an audience and live-streamed, due to COVID-19 protocols prohibiting [...]

Taiwan Scholarship Recipients Given Orientation

The Embassy of the Republic of China (Taiwan) and Belize-Taiwan Alumni Society co-hosted a semi-virtual Orientation for the 2021 Taiwan scholarship recipients on Saturday. Ambassador David Kuan-Chou Chien congratulated the fifty-one aspiring young Belizean [...]

Belize and Taiwan Partner for September Songs

A collection of five songs, each piece centering around the enduring friendship between Belize and Taiwan, was introduced this morning at the Bliss Center for Performing Arts.  On hand for [...]

Tourism Grants on the Way!

Small tourism stakeholders who need financial assistance to get back on their feet and have complained it is taking too long to receive the help from the Ministry of Tourism.  [...]

Police Recognize Officers posted at Borders

They’ve been manning the borders of Belize for the past six months and doing extra police work in between.  Today, twenty members of the Police Department’s Mobile Interdiction Team, or [...]

Former B.T.B. Director Wins Defamation Suit

This morning Supreme Court Justice Westmin James awarded former B.T.B. director, Karen Bevans, the largest defamation award granted in recent history. Justice James awarded Bevans sixty thousand dollars in compensatory [...]

Bevans Attorney Gives More Details of the Case

According to Barrow, PM Briceño’s defense also argued that as the Prime Minister of the country he is entitled to offer his position on affairs. Barrow says RSV Limited found [...]

PM on B.T.L. and Smart

On the matter of the contract that Government has awarded to Smart, the Prime Minister said today that the Opposition has no moral grounds when it calls for the resignation [...]