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Supreme Court Grants Interim Injunction on Disbursal of C.W.U. Funds

This morning, inside the National Bank parking lot in Belize City, as many as one hundred and eighty-five stevedores gathered to receive payment from the seven-figure compensation that the Government [...]

“It’s About Following the Rule of Law” – Hector Guerra

The case of the one point five million dollars—is it really about the Christian Workers Union or is it about following the rule of law?  According to attorney Hector Guerra, [...]

Over 180 Stevedores Collect Ex-gratia Payment from Government

And while the legal wrangling continues, this morning one hundred and eighty-five stevedores and their substitutes received cheques that were disbursed through the National Bank from the government of Belize. [...]

CARICOM Leaders Arrive in Belize

The big excitement today was the arrival of CARICOM leaders to the island of San Pedro for a two-day CARICOM Heads of Government Inter-sessional meeting which begins on Tuesday. A [...]

Are Hilux Bandits Expanding Criminal Operation outside of Cayo?

For some time now, the Belize Police Department has been monitoring this illegal activity and in some cases, like this incident, they have been able to intercept the perpetrators before [...]

The Curfew is Removed

Much to the delight of many, effective tomorrow March first, the curfew that has been in effect in various for the better part of two years will be lifted! In [...]

Home Invasion in Hattieville; Thieves Wanted 2014 Hilux

A home invasion on Sunday morning in Hattieville has left a woman, her tenant, and her granddaughter traumatized after armed thieves got into their house. They were tied up and [...]

Boat Captain Robbed of Fisheries Produce at Sea

On Saturday, Belizean boat captain Jose Luis Eguizbal was approximately three miles from the English Channel when he was approached by a vessel carrying four men. They all produced firearms [...]

Leonardo Castro is Shot Near Lakeview Street

A shooting incident in the vicinity of Lakeview Street over the weekend has left Leonardo Castro recovering from injuries he received during the attack.  According to the victim, he was [...]

One Man Dead After Motorcycle Collides with Bicycle in the South

A fatal road traffic accident in Toledo District on Sunday evening has claimed the life of fifty-year-old Jenario Bol. He was on a motorcycle traveling along the highway when he [...]

CARICOM Heads to Look to Move Caribbean Single Market and Economy Forward

This afternoon, as the heads of government from the Caribbean begin arriving on San Pedro, CARICOM Secretary General Dr. Carla Barnett, held a Zoom meeting to share what is to [...]

How CARICOM Can Assist Haiti and Long Term Development Plans

The CARICOM heads of government will also be talking about issues affecting Haiti and how the member countries can offer assistance. But, Secretary General Dr. Carla Barnett says the community [...]

Try and Try Again; Father Wins $25 Thousand Dollars on Scratch and Win

Today the daughter of the latest “Scratch and Win” winner came by News Five to share her story of her father’s good luck. Identifying herself only as “Olivia” she says [...]

Bottleneck at P.G.I.A. Continues

Countless reports and footages have reached News Five about those long lines at the Philip Goldson International Airport. The congestion is reportedly due to the travel insurance that was recently [...]

How Long Will Travel Insurance Be Place?

Months before the insurance was rolled out, local and international campaigns informed visitors about the mandatory travel insurance to enter Belize. But with ease of travel and countries relaxing measures, [...]

Tourism Projections for 2022

The tourism numbers are well on its way to pre-COVID levels as flights to Belize are increasing. Suspended flights are now back and there are already plans to add more [...]

El Ben Cabañas Officially Opened for Tourists

There are nine hundred plus properties and hotels that provide accommodations for the thousands of tourists that make their way to Belize annually. Over the weekend, another was added to [...]

Jose Guzman is Murdered; His Decomposed Body Found

Police are investigating the murder of Jose Guzman, whose decomposing body was discovered on Wednesday morning with a gunshot injury. But, News Five is being told that leads have been [...]

Belize and the IMF; Favorable Review for Briceño Administration

To address the sharp decline in revenues and the resulting increase in pandemic-related expenses, the Briceño administration presented a Medium-Term Recovery Plan at the start of the fiscal calendar in [...]

Carla Barnett Ready to Welcome CARICOM Heads to Belize

Caribbean Community Heads of Government are preparing to meet in Belize on March first and second for the thirty-third Inter-Sessional Meeting. In a CARICOM interview, Dr. Carla Barnett, the CARICOM [...]

Excitement over High Level Meetings in San Pedro

Aside from the CARICOM-S.I.C.A. meeting, there will also be a visit from the United Nations Secretary General, António Guterres. It’s exciting time for islanders, including Belize Rural South area representative [...]

COVID’s Effect on the Region: A Topic for CARICOM Inter-sessional

The effects of COVID-19 on regional economies and education systems will be a matter of priority at the thirty third CARICOM Heads of Government Inter-sessional Meeting. Secretary General Barnett says [...]

Central American Leaders and Caribbean Heads to Meet in Belize Next Week

Following the March first and second meetings in San Pedro next week, CARICOM leaders will engage Central America’s leaders at a CARICOM/S.I.C.A. Heads of Government meeting. This is to be [...]

Implementation Of Single Common Market on Table for CARICOM Intercessional

Heads of Government will also address growing concerns over the leadership and humanitarian crisis in Haiti. According to Dr. Barnett, leaders will speak with Haitian representatives to further understand how [...]

Belize Ready to Welcome the Royals in March

And, when the CARICOM and S.I.C.A. meetings are over, the international spotlight will remain on Belize with the visit of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge. Those dates were just [...]