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Guatemalan Minors Shot in Belize

Benque Police are investigating a very curious shooting which has left one Guatemalan minor injured and another likely dead. It happened at around four Sunday afternoon, when three minors from [...]

Crime, Featured | Oct 20, 2014 | 0Comments

 

Truck Driver Murdered in San Pedro

Truck Driver Murdered in San Pedro

While police continue to search for the Guatemalan minor, who is presumed dead, the body of forty-four-year-old Samuel Dawson, a truck driver of Hattieville, was found in his San Pedro [...]...

Another Man Shot in San Pedro Clings To Life at the K.H.M.H.

Another Man Shot in San Pedro Clings To Life at the K.H.M.H.

Twenty-four-year-old Ivan Aldana is hospitalized at the K.H.M.H. after being shot in San Pedro on Sunday during an incident in which someone he is familiar with attacked him and fired [...]...

Belize Prepares for Ebola

Belize Prepares for Ebola

It has now been confirmed that a lab technician who was a passenger on the Carnival Magic cruise ship, has been cleared of the Ebola virus. Tests were done on [...]...

MoH Prepares Infection Control Training Schedule

MoH Prepares Infection Control Training Schedule

Important training sessions will continue throughout the week to further sensitize frontline workers on the dangers of Ebola.   Via Phone: Dr. Marvin Manzanero, Interim Head, Epidemiology Unit, Ministry of [...]...

G.O.B. Mum on U.S. State Department Diss

G.O.B. Mum on U.S. State Department Diss

As we reported on Friday, the U.S. State Department dissed Belize for not allowing the lab technician and her partner to be transported from the Carnival Magic to the P.G.I.A.  [...]...

Minister Hulse Confirms that Guatemalan Workers Illegal

Minister Hulse Confirms that Guatemalan Workers Illegal

The construction of a forward operating base on Hunting Caye has been halted on the strength of a stop order from U.S. Southcom. The workers left the island on October [...]...

8 Energy Provision Proposals Shortlisted by PUC

8 Energy Provision Proposals Shortlisted by PUC

The Public Utilities Commission has selected eight project proposals for phase one of the Request for Proposals for Energy Generation.  This comes after the Ministry of Energy and Public Utilities [...]...

P.U.C. wants to complement Mexican power supply

P.U.C. wants to complement Mexican power supply

According to P.U.C. Chairman John Avery, the objective is to secure additional energy to the national grid in times of power shortage.   John Avery, Chairman, Public Utilities Commission “The [...]...

B.D.F. Speaks on Border Incident at Camp Valentin

B.D.F. Speaks on Border Incident at Camp Valentin

On October third, the nation was shocked and outraged by news that Guatemalan villagers had confronted B.D.F. soldiers at Camp Valentin, a newly constructed conservation post. Those villagers had threatened [...]...

G.O.B. Approves New Subdivision in San Pedro

G.O.B. Approves New Subdivision in San Pedro

In September, News Five brought you the story of a proposed subdivision on Ambergris Caye, about four miles north of San Pedro Town. More than three hundred lots had been [...]...

New Appeals Justice Sworn In

New Appeals Justice Sworn In

The court of appeal opened this morning in Belize City; fourteen cases will be disposed of: six are criminal and the remaining eight are civil. The president of the court [...]...

Charge Against Belize City Man Upgraded to Murder

Charge Against Belize City Man Upgraded to Murder

A man who was badly beaten back in April succumbed to his injuries in early July. Today, charges have been upgraded to murder on the suspect believed to be twenty-two [...]...

Bus Driver Charged for Drunk Driving

Bus Driver Charged for Drunk Driving

Forty-four year old William Ayala was pulled over Friday evening by Traffic Personnel after he was suspected of drunken driving. Today, he was before the court to answer to a [...]...

CitCo Ordered to Pay BWC $500,000

CitCo Ordered to Pay BWC $500,000

A Supreme Court ruling against the Belize City Council flew under the radar last Friday amid extended coverage of the Ebola scare.  Belize Waste Control Limited which has remained in [...]...

25 persons Arrested in GSU Weekend Crackdown

25 persons Arrested in GSU Weekend Crackdown

On Friday, the Gang Suppression Unit conducted a series of searches on San Pedro. The all-day anti-drug operation led to the arrest of as many as twenty-five persons who have [...]...

U.S. Embassy Sponsors Human Trafficking Workshop

U.S. Embassy Sponsors Human Trafficking Workshop

We’re not sure exactly when it started locally, but prostitution has become a booming industry in Belize. So-called ‘happy bars’ are popping up all over the place in every district, [...]...

F.C.D. Telethon Raises More than $300,000

F.C.D. Telethon Raises More than $300,000

A telethon was held by Friends of Conservation and Development on Saturday at the Memorial Park. The target was to raise half a million dollars to expand its Park Ranger [...]...

Premier League of Belize kick-off on Sports Monday

Premier League of Belize kick-off on Sports Monday

Good evening I’m James Adderley and this is Sports Monday.   The 2014 PLB Belikin Cup kicked off over the weekend, but was only able to stage 3 of the [...]...