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Two Men from Southern Belize Gunned Down in Belize City

Two men from southern Belize who were sitting in a parked vehicle in front of a house on Electric Avenue in Belize City became the targets of a youth on [...]

Grieving Mother Claims Policeman Abused Her at Murder Scene

As if the murder of Cleon Smith Junior was not enough for his mother to endure, she showed us abrasions on her skin that she accuses a policeman at the [...]

Life Sentences for Raheem Budram and Kareem Eaghan Jr.

A pair of Belize City residents, convicted for the murder of forty-three-year-old Shane Budram, has been sentenced to life in prison.  Raheem Budram and Kareem Eaghan Junior will not be [...]

Fire Destroys Residence in Sand Hill; Was It Related to Recent Triple Murder?

A wooden structure in Sand Hill Village, the scene of a triple homicide on November seventeenth, was reduced to rubbles over the weekend when it was reportedly set on fire.  [...]

Belize Police Department Monitors Regional Gang Crackdown

The Ministry of Home Affairs and the Belize Police Department are closely monitoring developments in neighboring Central American countries with respect of serious crackdowns being carried out against gangs in [...]

Belize Police Department Launches Rethinking Police Management Pilot Project

This morning at the Eastern Division Police headquarters on Raccoon Street, the Ministry of Home Affairs and the brass of the Belize Police Department launched a pilot project that will [...]

Belize Police Department is Ready for a Real Public Relations Makeover

Admittedly, the Belize Police Department has floundered where its public image is concerned.  According to the top cop, notwithstanding the efforts of its public relations team, the department lacks a [...]

C.E.O. Solano: Tourism Arrivals are 85% of 2019 Figures  

The year is winding down, but the high season for the tourism sector is in full swing. Earlier today, News Five caught up with Nicole Solano, C.E.O. in the Ministry [...]

Tourism Sector Rebounding, But Needs Human Resources

During COVID, a number of hotels shuttered and with the virtual collapse of the industry, thousands of persons lost their jobs, while others survived, but on reduced staff. C.E.O. Nicole [...]

Concerns over Cruise Ship Docking Facility in Belize City

Last week, it was officially confirmed by the Chair of the National Environmental Appraisal Committee Doctor Kenrick Williams that it is not recommending that the Department of Environment issues the [...]

Celebrating 10 Years of Compete Caribbean

A ceremony was held today at the Biltmore Plaza in Belize to commemorate the tenth anniversary of Compete Caribbean. But what is Compete Caribbean? It is a private sector development [...]

Julie-Ann Bradley is Appointed Mediator in Sugar Impasse

The 2022-2023 sugar crop is scheduled to commence in two weeks, on December nineteenth, but still there is no resolution to the impasse between the Belize Sugar Cane Farmers Association [...]

Sugar Industry Resolution is Critical as Crop is Set to Begin December 19th

The next few days are critical for the industry, as well as the start of the upcoming crop. Agriculture Minister Jose Abelardo Mai says that each day without a resolution, [...]

Ministry of Public Service Launch Professional Development Course for Public Servants

The Ministry of Public Service and the University of Belize signed an M.O.U. to collaborate on creating professional development courses for public officers. The first of these courses is titled [...]

U.S. Ambassador to Belize, Michelle Kwan Presents Her Credentials

The last United States ambassador assigned to Belize demitted office in 2016 when the Trump administration took over the White House.  Today, there’s a new diplomatic representative at the U.S. [...]

Three Members of the Judiciary Sworn In

Governor General Dame Froyla Tzalam has sworn in three members of the judiciary.  Chief Justice Louise Esther Blenman and Justice Minnet Hafiz-Bertram were sworn in on November twenty-second. Justice Michelle [...]

Minister Mai on Damage Assessment for Agriculture Sector

While with the Minister of Agriculture, the media also asked for an update on the damage assessment to the agriculture sector, following Hurricane Lisa. Minister Jose Abelardo Mai shares detail [...]

Agriculture Official: There Has to Be Land Planning to Avoid Encroachments with Development

We have reported on agricultural encroachments that persist both on the natural corridors of wildlife, as well as unexcavated archaeological sites. It’s done by farmers who procure land and clear [...]

Elite Cyclist Marlon Castillo Injured in Meat Shop Mishap

Well-known Belizean cyclist Marlon Castillo suffered an unfortunate mishap on the job today. Castillo was working in his meat shop, Marlon Castillo Quality Meats, located inside the Michael Finnegan Market [...]

New B.B.B.F.F. Executive Elected; End of World Race 2022 Successfully Held

Goodnight and welcome to another edition of Sports Monday, I am Paul Lopez. The Belize Bodybuilding and Fitness Federation has a new executive. The federation held its A.G.M. over the [...]