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Alleged Sicarios in Belize for Road Construction Project?

They were detained by the Mobile Interdiction Team in Corozal earlier this week, but tonight, it may seem that the alleged sicarios from neighbouring Mexico were actually legally in Belize [...]

Attorney Says Mexican Nationals aren’t Members of Drug Cartel

Late this evening, News Five spoke with attorney Bryan Neal who is representing the Mexican nationals.  According to Neal, the men were released from police custody earlier.   On the [...]

Was Ricardo Borja Killed For Coming Clean About Fraudulent Land Transactions?

On Monday night, we told you about the execution of twenty-eight-year-old businessman Ricardo Borja outside of his Belize City apartment. Tonight, a leaked audio testimonial in which Borja  reveals details [...]

S.O.E. Soon to Expire, but was it Successful?

A state of emergency declared back in late July in response to the spiralling gun violence on the south side of Belize City expires this Friday. Since then, there have [...]

Do Persons Rounded Up Under S.O.E Lose the Right To An Attorney?

In recent years, we’ve seen a number of states of emergency declared where suspected gang members are rounded up and held in custody at the Belize Central Prison for a [...]

Minister Musa: S.O.E Should Not Deny Detainees from Seeing Their Attorney

As we found out from Rodriquez, Alwyn Gonzalez was one of those thirty-five persons who were detained and taken into custody under the State of Emergency. And while Rodriguez says [...]

Police Minister on Andre Perez Scandal

Allegations of sexual misconduct made against Minister of Blue Economy and Civil Aviation, Andre Perez, by attorney Wendy Auxillou, remain in the news tonight. On Monday, the embattled minister was [...]

Will G.O.B. Appeal Sugar Act Ruling? For now, it will Fund S.I.C.B.

While we were with the Minister of Home Affairs, we asked for an update on the sugar industry in the north. Minister Musa is part of the cabinet subcommittee that [...]

Will a New Collective Agreement Be Reached for the Sugar Industry?

The new sugar crop season commences in December of this year and the goal is that a new collective agreement between the millers and all sugar cane farmers associations be [...]

Central American Parliament Expels Taiwan as Permanent Observer

Taiwan’s status as a permanent observer of the Central American Parliament (PARLACEN) has been terminated after more than two decades.  It was a privilege granted by the regional organization to [...]

Trial Begins for Nine Detained in 2021 Drug Plane Landing

The trial involving nine men, who were allegedly found inside a boat in the Hill Bank Lagoon with two bales of cocaine back in January 2021, kicked off today inside [...]

A Digital Connect Center is Inaugurated in Caribbean Shores

The Government of Belize, through the Belize Trade and Investment Development Service, BELTRAIDE, has partnered with the United Nations Development Programme for the installation of digital connect centers across the [...]

Building Foundations for the Future

On August ninth, the Government of Belize, UNICEF, and Think Equal Inc. launched the Think Equal Program in Belize, introducing innovative methods of teaching social and emotional learning in the [...]

MPUELE Holds Energy Stakeholder Consultation

The Ministry of Public Utilities & Energy held a National Energy Policy Stakeholder Consultation in Belize City on Monday.  Present at the meeting was Chief Executive Officer Jose Urbina.   [...]

Social Workers at Human Development Now Earning More

Social workers within the Ministry of Human Development are now earning salaries that are equal to their counterparts in the same field at other ministries and agencies. This comes after [...]

Weather System Over Region Causing Heavy Rains Over Belize

The country saw a weather system dumping heavy rains over most areas over the past twenty-four hours. It was caused by a broad area of low pressure that’s crossing over [...]

Wind Shear Causes Change in Hurricane Development Conditions

At the start of this hurricane season, weather experts had predicted that because the El Nino phenomenon was accompanied by very warm sea surface temperatures that would make the hurricane [...]

“Tangle Wood”, a Carl Gordon Sculpture Exhibit

Carl Gordon has dedicated the last forty-five years of his life to creating wooden sculptors. On Thursday night, the Bliss Center for the Performing Arts will be opening a new [...]

Haziel Alaniz is KTV the Remix Season Five Winner!

On Tuesday night, history was made at the grand finale of Channel Five’s entertainment show, KTV the Remix. Season Five’s winner Haziel Alaniz, from Succotz Village, out west, broke barriers.  [...]