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No Permit Granted, But U.D.P. will Picket Investment Summit

The 2023 Belize Investment Summit gets underway on Thursday morning in San Pedro.  Businesses, of all sizes, as well as entrepreneurs from across the region will converge on the island [...]

U.D.P. Says ComPol Williams Offered No Reason for Rejecting Application

According to Peyrefitte, the Commissioner of Police did not offer a cause for turning down the request.  The Chairman of the United Democratic Party goes on to give several reasons [...]

ComPol Says U.D.P’s in San Pedro Don’t Support Demonstration

Late this evening, News Five caught up with Commissioner Williams here in Belize City.  When we spoke with him, the head of the Belize Police Department gave his reasons for [...]

From Grenada, Opposition Leader Barrow Says Picketing will Proceed

Opposition Leader Shyne Barrow is presently out of the country.  He was in the United States recently where he attended the 2023 Invest Fest in Atlanta, Georgia.  From there, he [...]

Former President of Colombia in Belize for Investment Summit

A News Five Belize Team is in San Pedro to cover the 2023 Belize Investment Summit. A day ahead of the start of the event, we sat down for an [...]

Belize’s Orange Economy and Its Potential in the Region

As we said, the former Colombian President co-authored a book on the orange economy in 2013. According to Duque, the orange sector played a critical role in Colombia’s economic rebound, [...]

U.D.P. Maintains Its Call for Andre Perez to Resign Forthwith

As we reported, the 2023 Belize Investment Summit is being held in San Pedro, the hometown of Belize Rural South Area Representative Andre Perez.  We understand that the embattled Minister [...]

Opposition Says, “Too Many Guns in this Town”

The recent gang-related murder in Belize City, as well as the flood of illegal firearms into the country, remain an area of serious concern for the opposition.  In maintaining its [...]

B.P.D. Braces for Reprisals Following Murder of Orel Leslie

In the wake of Sunday night’s execution of Orel Leslie, the Belize Police Department is bracing for reprisals.  As a result, officers remain vigilant for any developments that will trigger [...]

Woman Murdered Inside Her House in Cayo

A woman was murdered inside her house in Cayo on Sunday night.  Around seven-thirty on Monday morning, police responded to Tres Puntas Road in San Ignacio Town. There on a [...]

Police Say Girl, 17, Chopped Father in the Head

Police are investigating a chopping incident that has left a father hospitalized and his seventeen-year-old daughter the subject of that investigation. It happened on Tuesday afternoon in Saint Paul’s Bank, [...]

Attorney Slams Government over New Weed Penalty

It fell under the radar after it was passed into law, but an attorney has brought to the fore a concern over new penalties one faces if they are charged [...]

Lower Court Strikes Out P.U.P. Challenge of Shyne in Mesop

On Friday, we reported that Mesopotamia Area Representative and Opposition Leader Shyne Barrow was being criticized by operatives in the People’s United Party regarding the address he is registered to [...]

Challenge on Shyne Barrow’s Registration in Mesop Dismissed

This document shows the signature of one of the complainants, Dorla Vaughan, who states that Barrow resides at number thirteen Saint Charles Street in the Caribbean Shores area, rather than [...]

Attorney Says Disproving Someone’s Residence Can Be Difficult

Bradley says that in law, it is difficult to prove to a court that someone does not live at a particular address because of the very nature of what the [...]

Gas Pain at the Pump Once Again

As of today, the cost of fuel has gone up by over a dollar at the pump and there was no announcement made by the Government of Belize about the [...]

Miss Universe Visits Belize for a Day

The reigning Miss Universe, American-born thirty-year-old R’ Bonney Gabriel and her sister queens from Aruba, Kiara Arends and El Salvador, Alejandra Guajardo were in Belize today as part of a [...]