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Dozens of Hopkins Residents Take to the Streets to Protest Augustine’s Murder

On Monday, teacher Josephine Augustine was brutally murdered in her home in the quiet community of Hopkins. She was beaten and stabbed to death. Her husband Dudley Augustine, a retired [...]

Road Safety Program Revisited One Year Later

This morning, stakeholders across the transportation industry, as well as the public service, converged on the Biltmore to evaluate the National Road Safety Program one year later.  While the focus [...]

Courts Awards Ten High School Awards

This morning at the Radisson, ten high school students from across the country were awarded four-year scholarships by Courts Belize Limited.  The financial assistance comes in time for the start [...]

Unitedville Land Dispute Remains Unresolved Several Months Later

There was a land dispute in the western community of Unitedville in March. In a nutshell, the Ministry of Natural Resources issued title to Bernadette Fischer for five acres of [...]

Confusion about Eviction Notice in Unitedville

That seems pretty clear enough, but now we’re confused. Somebody seems to be misinformed in this land equation. On Monday, News Five was in Unitedville and we were given this [...]

Nasley Sommerville appears before Public Services Commission

Former administrator of the Southern Regional Hospital Nasley Sommerville appeared before the Public Services Commission, finally, on August fourteenth, one week ago. Officials from the Ministry of Health have refused [...]

Midway Residents Meet with DAVCO to Discuss Oil Exploration in Toledo

On Tuesday evening, residents of Midway, one of six buffer communities bordering the Sarstoon Temash National Park, met with representatives of the District Association of Village Councils to discuss oil [...]

Residents Support Oil Exploration and Prepared to Negotiate Benefits

While some residents contend that they have been misrepresented in the past, they are prepared to negotiate with government, should oil be discovered, to determine benefits.   Midway Resident “We [...]

Dengue On the Rise in Belize City

Dengue is on the rise in Belize City…that’s the news coming out of the Public Health Sector. The Central Health Region is reporting that since July there has been a [...]

Vector Control Unit to Commence Mass Spraying

According to the Health Unit, the spike, in most cases, is due to the lack of maintenance of property in south side Belize City. District Supervisor of the Central Health [...]

Do you think that the police can properly investigate officers at the senior level?

And our question for tonight is: Do you think that the police can properly investigate officers at the senior level? Send your comments and responses using your SMART phones to [...]

B.D.F. sets record straight about brawl with at risk youths at Camp Belizario

Camp Belizario, for the past two weeks, has been the site of a training facility for at risk youths.  A total of thirty teenagers are presently enrolled at the camp [...]

Philip Castillo explains why the Unions’ Trust was delayed

For two fiscal years, from 1995 to 1997, increments for all public service workers were frozen. As compensation, the unions were given four hundred and eighty thousand shares in B.T.L. [...]

Unions disturbed by Government Press Release

Clearly stated in the agreement between both the unions and the government is that the monies be used to fund projects. But Castillo and National President of the Belize National [...]

Unions commence media round on B.T.L. Shares

Castillo and Palacio have been doing media rounds this week to sensitize public officers as well as the various unions and the general public about the types of projects that [...]

Where is Denvo Banner Duhaney? Is he dead or alive?

Have you seen Denvo Banner Duhaney? The twenty-seven-year-old resident of Lemonal village in the Belize District has been missing for approximately ten days and his family fears the worst. “String”, [...]

Lord’s Bank Family Says Grave of Loved One Defiled

The desecration of a loved one’s grave by vandals or others who are intent on unlawfully occupying precious funereal estate is an injustice that is not limited to the Lord [...]

Youths Converge for the Mobile App Workshop and Competition 2014

“Inspiring Solutions to Global Challenges through Innovation and Creativity.”  That’s the theme of a seminar being hosted by the Public Utilities Commission in which tech savvy youths are being trained [...]

Cycling Icon Sent Off In Grand Style

The funeral of Ernest ‘JawMeighan’ Meighan this afternoon at Central Assembly of God drew hundreds of mourners, one of the largest gatherings of funeral-goers in Belize City of late.  The [...]

At-Risk Youths from Belize City Rounded Up

The murder statistics are in, and the numbers for this year so far have officially surpassed the figures for the same period in 2013. We probably didn’t need statistics to [...]

BDF Commander Says Reform Camp is a Success

According to Brigadier General David Jones, the change in the youths in just a matter of days has been nothing short of miraculous. It’s a short term solution when one [...]

Road Safety Curriculum Workshop Held in Belize City…

The Road Safety Program today held a teacher training curriculum workshop at the ITVET. The idea is to develop a road safety curriculum that could be integrated into social studies [...]

Chief Transport Officer Says Public Awareness is Critical…

One of the biggest challenges of the program is changing the public’s attitudes and behavior towards safety tips, procedures that can generally save lives. The simple things such as wearing [...]

Belize Youth for Road Safety Launches Competition…

Members of the youth arm of the project, Belize Youth for Road Safety, were also presenters at the workshop held today. They have put together a commercial competition opened to [...]

B.N.E. Trust Announces New GM…

A new General Manager has been appointed to head the Belize Natural Energy Charitable Trust. Succotz resident, Victor Alegria has signed on to a two-year contract to take on the [...]