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Cabinet Concludes Two-day Retreat to Discuss Government’s Plan for 2023

The Briceño administration has concluded a two-day retreat during which Cabinet discussed several priority areas, including the country’s economic performance, inflation, as well as crime and violence.  It is the [...]

What is the Briceño Administration Doing About Inflation?

Higher prices on goods and services continue to be an issue that affects the pockets of all Belizeans. Notwithstanding solid fiscal performance, crushing inflation remains a sore point for many. [...]

Opposition Says Government Needs to Really Address Inflation

This afternoon, the Leader of the Opposition also weighed in on the issue of inflation and the fact that basic commodities have increased in price considerably.  According to Shyne Barrow, [...]

Is There Witness Intimidation Taking Place in Belmopan?  

Former Deputy Commissioner of Police Marco Vidal is one of three persons who entered an establishment in Belize over the weekend, not far from where brothers Belize and Jon Ramnarace, [...]

“Citizens Shouldn’t Fear Law Enforcement” – Shyne Barrow

The leader of the United Democratic Party also spoke about the need for citizen security in the wake of Saturday’s incident, in the context of what appears to be a [...]

Belize Progress Party Calls for Transparency and Justice in Belmopan Triple Homicide

The Belize Progressive Party has issued a release expressing its condolences to the families of Jon, Vivian, and David Ramnarace. In it release, the B.P.P. called for a full investigation [...]

Thursday Night Vigil in Belmopan for Victims of Triple Homicide

The 2001 Belize Comprehensive School Alumni is inviting former schoolmates, friends, co-workers, and associates of Jon, Vivian, and David Ramnarace to a vigil on Thursday at the Belmopan Comprehensive School. [...]

Man Charged for Setting His Brother’s House on Fire

One man has been charged in connection with a fire in Santa Theresa Village, Toledo District. On the fourteen of January, police arrested and charged Miguel Bo for setting his [...]

Belize Bank Enters Agreement with American Express

The Belize Bank announced today that it has entered into an agreement with American Express to process American Express card transactions within its merchant network. The agreement took effect on [...]

Brads Responds to Submission of Audited Financials for Lotteries

On January thirteenth, attorneys for Brads Gaming Group Limited responded to a letter written by the Lotteries Committee in which several concerns regarding non-compliance with an existing contract were raised.  [...]

Consultation to Modernize the Medico Legal Death Investigation

Today, stakeholders in medico-legal death investigations, including the police, the judiciary, health and others gathered at the Biltmore Plaza in Belize City for the second phase of a three-part process [...]

Validating Findings of the Gap Assessment of the Medico Legal Death Investigation System

The first phase of the process which occurred back in 2022 looked at a gap analysis and needs assessment on the strengths and weaknesses of Belize’s death investigation system. It [...]

Highest Numbers in Autopsies Recorded in 2022  

News Five has received the data on autopsies conducted for 2022 by the National Forensic Science Service. According to the data, there were autopsies done for one hundred and twenty-three [...]

The Birth of DNA Testing in Belize

Doctor Jillian Conte, a Fulbright Specialist, is concluding a visit to Belize where she is designing an updated population genetics study for the National Forensic Science Service. This will look [...]

Caribbean Development Bank Tackles Food Sovereignty Within the Region

The Caribbean Development Bank (C.D.B.) held its 2023 Annual News Conference today, under the theme ‘Creating the Best Future for the Caribbean’. As a borrowing member state of C.D.B., data [...]

Liberty Children’s Home Needs Your Help

Liberty Children’s Home has been around since 2004, providing residential services to children who have been abandoned, neglected, and abused, among other reasons. Built to shelter thirty, the institution is [...]

Belize To Be Represented in the Inaugural Caribbean STEM Olympiads

Two Belize City High Schools will be representing the country over the weekend in the Caribbean Science Foundation’s (C.S.F.) inaugural Caribbean STEM Olympiads. C.S.F. organized the competition to help in [...]

Roaming Jaguars on Boom/Hattieville Road Killing Out People’s Livestock

News Five was called out to a residence on the Boom/Hattieville Road today, where a distraught pet owner told us that in the predawn hours of Tuesday, she heard a [...]