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A Weekend Shootout Involving Deputy Mayor Micah Goodin

Multiple shots were fired in the vicinity of Newtown Barracks in the early hours of Saturday morning, leaving a twenty-year-old Belize City resident with a graze to the neck. It [...]

Eyewitness Comes Forward with His Account of Weekend Shooting

Earlier today, News Five spoke with an eyewitness who was present at the time of the incident. He was in the company of Kenyon Tillett and several others and alleges [...]

Were the Gun-toting Party-goers under the Influence?

While details of the incident have been disclosed by the Belize Police Department, as well as persons who were on the scene of the shooting, an investigation is underway to [...]

Steve Ferrell is Shot Near Central American Boulevard

There was another shooting incident in Belize City that has left one man recovering from a gunshot wound to the left leg.  Steve Ferrell was near the intersections of Central [...]

Woman Claims Police Slammed her to the Ground, Breaking Collarbone

Tonight, a woman from Ladyville is breaking her silence about a case of police brutality. Denise Pitts says that she was slammed to the ground by a police officer who [...]

Denise Pitts Wants Justice for Police Brutality

Pitts, a mother of four, paid over five thousand dollars for surgery, where she says that the procedure involved using a screw to join the broken bone. She wants justice [...]

Same Laws, Different Tolerance Now for Domestic Violence

Friday’s eloquent speeches in the House of Representatives after Minister of Human Development Dolores Balderamos-Garcia presented the paper recommending that the late Nora Parham be granted a posthumous pardon were [...]

A Rebranding of the Princess Royal Youth Hostel

It has been criticized for the restrictive and deplorable living conditions under which its residents live. The institution has even previously dealt with allegations of sexual harassment. Then in 2015, [...]

New Beginnings Youth Development Center Weeding Out “Undesirables” Among Staff

The former Princess Royal Youth Hostel was an institution that was neglected for years, with its bathroom in need of urgent plumbing repairs, and its residents making attempts every few [...]

Double Head Cabbage Goes Fully Independent in Village Council Elections

Village Council Elections are underway and while the two major political parties are claiming wins in various communities, in Double Head Cabbage, a group of seven residents ran on an [...]

Government and Maya Leaders Meet to Rebuild Confidence

Representatives of the government and Maya leaders of the south met today to try to rebuild a level of confidence between them in the ongoing case of the Maya land [...]

G.O.B. Offers Clarity on Trade Licensing Bill 2022

Over the weekend the Ministry of Rural Transformation, Community Development, Labor and Local Government issued a release on the Trade Licensing Bill 2022 to clarify what they say is erroneous [...]

Belizean Track And Field Athletes Faceoff in Championship Games

Track And Field Athletes from across the country converged at the Marion Jones Sporting Complex for the Track and Field National Championship on Saturday and Sunday. The two-day event saw [...]

“Concerned Belizean Athletes” calls for Resignation of BAA President

Concerned Belizean Athletes, a group reportedly made up of local athletes, is calling the leadership of Deon Sutherland, the President of the Belize Athletic Association, into question.  On May fifth, [...]

Alexander Evans Makes PanoGrama Semis

Alexander Evans made it to the semifinals of the PanoGrama competition. Evans played a rendition of Love Nwantiti, the popular 2020 Afrobeat song by CKay. He amassed seventy-eight point three [...]

Lunar Eclipse Spectacle

An eclipse occurs two to five times a year. You can catch one depending on what part of the world you are. Our story for tonight is about Sunday night’s [...]

Cashew Festival Returns!

As the country returns to the pre-pandemic way of life, there is a resurgence of concerts, unimpeded movement, and fun-filled family activities. Small entrepreneurs were significantly affected by the slowdown [...]

San Pedro Mayor Says Costa Maya Flip Flop Not His Fault

The Costa Maya Festival usually takes place in August of each year, but during the COVID-19 pandemic, plans for that crowd-calling event had to be put on hold. But with [...]

Mayor Nunez Says San Pedro Town Council has Planned Dia de San Pedro

Mayor Nunez told us that in the interest of drawing business to the island, the council has gone ahead to plan San Pedro Day or Dia de San Pedro.   [...]