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Victim tells of brutal nighttime stabbing

Monday, when we first ran the story of a stabbing on Victoria Street in Belize City, a young man claimed to have seen an East Indian man creep up to [...]

Shop theft caught on videotape

On Monday night, two men wearing stockings over their faces stormed into Luis store on Lizarraga Avenue in King’s Park and robbed Tie Lin Liang of seven hundred dollars. What [...]

Guns recovered and suspects detained in CIB theft

One week after the police reported the theft of seven guns and ammunition from the National Exhibit Room on Queen Street, CIB has detained five men. Although the police would [...]

Border incident inquiry to begin in Belmopan

The Commission of Inquiry appointed by the Prime Minister, Said Musa to investigate the death of a Guatemalan, Mateo Ramirez in the border village of Arenal in June, will be [...]

Remains of latest child murder in poor condition

The mystery surrounding the death of nine year old Erica Wills continues to deepen. The child’s remains were found on Saturday, exactly three weeks after she disappeared near her home [...]

NOPCA says parents too complacent, police need help

While the police and medical examiner wrestle with solving the child murders, the National Organization for the Prevention of Child Abuse has become increasingly disturbed, not only by the killings, [...]

City Council holds summer camp

Over the next two weeks, children from all over Belize City are participating in the City Council’s annual summer program. The rain drove them to 4th Floor of the Commercial [...]

Miami bound airplane has a scare

Some Belizean air travelers got an unanticipated dose of excitement this evening en route to Miami. Reports reaching News Five say the American Airlines flight which left Belize this afternoon [...]

WIN advocates new minimum wage

It seems we are always hearing about conferences and strategic planning, but concrete action is harder to come by. The Women’s Issues Network Belize has issued a report, “Woman at [...]

Garifuna Council signs protection agreement with Government

Characterizing it as an historic event the Prime Minister signed a memorandum of understanding with the National Garifuna Council on Saturday. The major points include protecting the land and sea [...]

Artist Pen Cayetano and family rediscover Belize

From punta rock to painting, one Belizean artist has made a name for himself both in Belize and Germany. Like many Belizeans who have moved abroad, Pen Cayetano and his [...]