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250-year-old Succotz Tree Felled; Residents are Up in Arms

Residents of Succotz took to the George Price Highway on Monday night where a bonfire was lit following the cutting down of a Monkey Apple Tree over the extended weekend.  [...]

B.E.L. Apologizes for Felling Centuries-old Succotz Tree

News Five spoke with B.E.L.’s general manager, Dawn Sampson-Nunez following the meeting today and she expressed regret on the part of the company in the wake of the incident.  She [...]

Four-Year-Old Girl Beaten to Death in Spanish Lookout

A post mortem conducted today confirmed that four-year-old Ayanna Bennett was beaten to death. Ayanna was given up for foster care and had been living in Spanish Lookout with her [...]

Man Shot Dead Near Home

A man who was socializing not far from his home was shot dead just as he left to go home for his bicycle on Friday night. Gregory Johnson, described as [...]

Man Shot on Antelope Street Extension

A man was shot on Antelope Street Extension in Belize City on the Garifuna Settlement Day holiday on Monday. Police say that while they have been following leads, they have [...]

Escaped Prisoner Captured in Cayo

Late last week, two prisoners escaped from authorities while being transported back to the Kolbe Foundation after appearing in court. The two prisoners managed to pick their handcuffs and opened [...]

Thousand Flock to Griga for Garifuna Settlement Day

Garifuna Settlement Day was celebrated on Sunday and if you were in Dangriga over the long weekend, you would have seen how massive the celebrations were this year. The yearly [...]

Garifuna Flava Restaurant Recognized by Chicago Bears

And, the Garifuna culture was also celebrated and recognized in Chicago, Illinois. Last week, American football team, Chicago Bears acknowledged Garifuna Flava, a restaurant owned and operated by Belizean Rhodel [...]

Empowering the Women of Cayo Northeast

In a recent Women in Business Award Ceremony, fifteen entrepreneurs from the Cayo Northeast Women’s Group were celebrated for successfully completing a fifteen-day training program in sewing, embroidery, craft making, [...]

Copal Tree: A Proud Symbol of Sustainability in the South

Copal Tree Lodge is a privately-owned Belizean luxury stay just outside of Punta Gorda Town.  It has been in operation for several decades and a majority, if not all, of [...]

Opposition Leader Must Resign if Found Guilty of Electoral Offence

If Opposition Leader, Moses “Shyne” Barrow is found guilty of an electoral offence, he will be forced to resign from the House of Representatives. That is what his attorney Richard [...]

Dangriga Man is Knocked Down and Killed on 19th Morning

A cyclist in Dangriga lost his life over the Garifuna Settlement Day weekend when he was knocked down and killed by the driver of a sports utility vehicle on Sunday.  [...]

Domestic Dispute Leads to Belize City Woman being Assaulted

Forty-one-year-old Camilah Montes was physically assaulted during a domestic dispute in the early hours of this morning.  According to police, Montes was struck in the face with a piece of [...]

Belizean Athletes Ace Copa Revolucion Games in Mexico

Seven athletes who participated in the 2023 Copa Revolucion Games in Quintana Roo, Mexico over the long weekend have returned home with eighteen medals. The seven athletes, who also included [...]