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The Iconic Miss Jane Usher Passes

Belizeans woke up this morning to the sad news that the iconic Miss Jane Usher had passed away peacefully at her house on the Philip Goldson surrounded by her loved [...]

Parliament Observes a Moment of Silence for Miss Jane

The beloved credit union pioneer was also a politician and former parliamentarian.  She had represented the Pickstock Division under the People’s United Party from 1989 to 1993.  Today, the House [...]

11-Month-Old Baby Girl Drowns In Bucket

Tragedy struck a Belize City family on Tuesday night. Eleven-month-old Marianne Vasquez fell and drowned in a bucket of water at her home in Belama. According to the family, baby [...]

Michael Arnold’s Murder Investigation Continues

Tonight police in Corozal are trying to figure out who killed Michael Arnold and why. Arnold, a very popular businessman in the community, was found with two gunshot wounds to [...]

Anisha Young’s Family Getting Desperate

Just before News Five, the family and friends of missing woman, Anisha Young, congregated at the Queen Street Police Station when word spread that her boyfriend was being released from [...]

Wesley Lower School Targeted by Thieves

Wesley Primary School on Albert Street was broken into on Tuesday morning by two thieves who arrived at the school well armed to carry out the crime. Surveillance footage shows [...]

Gas Gone Up, Will Electricity Bill Go Up Too?

The last sitting of the House of Representatives for 2018 took place in Belmopan and generally, the members were in good form. A number of issues came up, but we [...]

Missing & Presumed Dead; Where is Anisha “Annie” Young?

The family of Anisha Young continues to hope for the best, but is bracing for the worse. Today, a search party was organized by her family and went looking for [...]

Popular Corozal Businessman Found Murdered

Corozal police are tonight investigating the callous murder of Michael Arnold, a beloved figure in the community. Arnold was found with two gunshots wounds to the head on Monday night. [...]

24 Hours Later Body of Rudy Morales Found at Sea

After being missing for more than twenty-four hours, the body of prominent Corozal businessman, forty-one-year-old Rudy Morales of Morales Bus Company was found late this evening. His body was floating [...]

Will the Cost of Electricity Increase in 2019?

Brace up, because the first order of business in the New Year is an increase in the cost of electricity beginning, January first, 2019. If approved, it will be the [...]

P.U.P. Says B.E.L.’s Proposed Hike is Shameful Act of Duplicity by G.O.B.

The People’s United Party calls the hike a shameful act of duplicity on the part of both the Government of Belize and the state-owned B.E.L.  A release states that just [...]

What’s the Future of Pier One Bar?

Pier One Bar is under the radar once more; the bar is located within the B.T.L. Park, a popular venue for recreation by families. For some time, we have reported [...]

CitCo’s Part Payment for Damages to Pier One Facility

The ten-year lease to principal shareholder of Pier One, Joseph Kee, speaks to the payment of three hundred and fifty dollars monthly for rent of the overwater structure. Mayor Bernard [...]

8 Belizeans Arrested for ‘Illegal Entry,’ but Later Released

Things got chaotic on Sunday evening in Santa Cruz Village in the Orange Walk District. Santa Cruz is an illegal port of entry which leads to the popular Mexican village [...]

Murder at Pier One; Asher Saunders is Executed

Police are tonight looking for the gunman responsible for the murder of Asher Saunders. The twenty-year-old Bagdad Street resident was sitting at the bar of the Pier One night club [...]

Guatemalan Man Chopped to Death by “Friend”

A Guatemalan man was viciously chopped to death on Friday night in a western village. Police believe that Guatemalan Filiberto Itche attacked and killed Dimas Choc in a fit of [...]

Still No Charges for Brenda Castellanos Murder

Police have been unable to charge any suspects for the murder of Brenda Castellanos. The twenty-five-year-old mother was mortally wounded last Thursday as she stood inside a yard on Bishop [...]

Where is Anisha Young?

The family of Anisha “Annie” Young is desperately looking for her. The young woman, who is an employee of Voyse International went missing on Saturday night. She attended her staff [...]

St. Mathews Villager Knocked Down and Killed

Two persons lost their lives in traffic mishaps. On Friday morning, a Belize City businessman driving from Roaring Creek to Belize City knocked down and killed a person who was [...]

John Thomas Perishes 4 Days after Accident in Louisville

Meanwhile, in Louisville a man perished four days after he was involved in a traffic accident in that northern village. Sometime last week, John Thomas was one of two victims [...]

1 Woman Fatally Shot, Another Seriously Injured

A mother of a two-year-old is dead tonight and another woman is hospitalized following a shooting in Santa Elena, Cayo on Thursday night. Brenda Castellanos, who was carrying the toddler [...]

Kentroy McKoy is Charged for Taz’s Murder

Twenty-year-old Kentroy McKoy was paraded this evening before the lower court where he was arraigned on a single count of murder, following the mid-afternoon execution of Arthur ‘Taz’ Flowers on [...]

U.S. National, Victim of Rape in Ladyville

A forty-nine-year old U.S. national was raped and robbed on Thursday morning at around nine in the morning. The woman lives in Ladyville and has had to be hospitalized. She [...]

Accused Murderer Pleads Guilty to Firearm Offences

Ladyville resident, twenty-three-year-old Jesse Mejia, on Thursday pleaded guilty to unlicensed firearm and ammunition charges in the courtroom of Magistrate Emerson Banner. Mejia was fined three thousand dollars and ordered [...]