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Funds approved for street work

Infrastructure improvements and boosting the economies of the Stann Creek and Toledo Districts were the focus of discussion at this week’s Cabinet meeting in Belmopan on Tuesday. Cabinet agreed to [...]

Accused murderer escapes in Orange Walk

Police are looking for a prisoner who escaped on Tuesday morning while being transported to Hattieville from Corozal. Nineteen year old Marcos Popper is reported to have jumped out of [...]

Ex-con sought by police

Belize City police are also asking the public to be on the lookout for someone they want to bring in for questioning. Police say they are trying to locate Anthony [...]

Four detained in San Ignacio shooting

Police are questioning four people in connection with an armed robbery attempt in San Ignacio on Wednesday. Jewelry storeowner Oscar Cano was shot in the neck by a dark skinned [...]

Plan to end violence against women launched

It is hard for anyone, man, woman or child, trapped in a violent home to break out of the vicious cycle. With this in mind, the Ministry of Human Development [...]

Sister Cecelia Home residents celebrate feast day

Those who stay behind the “scenes” are often the people who are working the hardest to bring joy to the lives of others. Some of those people are the Mercy [...]

Excelsior Principal denounces Ministry of Education study

Earlier this week the Ministry of Education issued a press release saying they were not satisfied with the management of Excelsior High School and intend to implement a Cabinet recommendation [...]

Low turnout at polls in Belmopan

Voter turnout in Belmopan can only be described as “low” with the count at five fifteen, forty-five minutes before the polls closed putting it at just under thirty-two percent. Only [...]

Warder faces discipline for weekend escapade with prisoner

The inquiry into what has been described as a “breach” of procedure at the Hattieville Prison has concluded. Minister Responsible for Prisons Dickie Bradley, told News Five today that inmate [...]

Renovated police station dedicated in Belize City

The gathering only just broke up but the happening at Queen Street was a star studded event. No less than ten Ministers of Government were on hand for the dedication [...]

San Ignacio jeweler shot by robber

For those who tuned in this afternoon to the live radio broadcast of the opening of Eastern Division, there was a glaring reminder that criminals never take the day off. [...]

Outstanding police officers announced

As part of Police Week outstanding officers of the year have been chosen from each formation around the country and divisions within the department. The selection criteria included integrity, job [...]

Counterfeit hundred dollars found in San Pedro

Two Corozal fishermen were arrested in San Pedro when several rolls of counterfeit money were found in their pockets. Acting on a tip police picked up Arremio Wiltshire and Wilmer [...]

Special Olympics this Saturday

The Special Olympics is back. The National Games will be held this weekend at the National Stadium and one hundred athletes from all over Belize have been invited to compete. [...]

Dating violence forum part of Youth Week

On Tuesday, some young people got a chance to learn about being on the job. Today Youth Week continued with forums at high schools which dealt with a range of [...]

Attorney wins libel suit against former Police Commissioner

Earlier this year the former Commissioner of Police Ornel Brooks accused attorney Kirk Anderson of trying to hinder their investigation into the murder of Jackie Fern Malic by urging the [...]

Belmopan prepares for referendum

On Wednesday Belmopan residents will go to the polls to decide whether their home will be recognized as the capital “city” as it has always been called. Since it was [...]

Website to track voting

To help you monitor the progress of the voting on Wednesday in Belmopan, the Elections and Boundaries Department now has a website and they will be posting voter turnout information [...]

“Job for a day” program part of Youth Week

It’s Youth Week and among the activities this year is a new program which puts young people in the work force. Although the jobs are only temporary, the enthusiasm felt [...]

Police Week includes visits to schools

Police throughout the country are reaching out to the community during Police Week. They have been visiting schools, participating in sporting events, and increasing public awareness of their efforts to [...]

Rape reported at Conch Shell Bay

Police are looking for a Belize City man accused of raping a woman in a warehouse in Conch Shell Bay. The thirty-four year old woman told police that on Sunday [...]

Series of car thefts over long weekend

Three vehicles were stolen over the holiday weekend in Belize City. Early in the morning of November nineteenth Alma Paredes had her 1993 brown and gold Honda Accord stolen from [...]

Trucker blocks barge to collect overdue pay

Everyone in business knows it’s hard to collect past due bills sometimes, but how far would you go to get your money? One Belize City trucker took action against a [...]

Garifuna youths enjoy Settlement Day traditions

November nineteenth, means different things to different people. For many it is simply a chance to enjoy good rum, food and fine tune dancing skills. But for others it is [...]

Pathologist says child’s death accident

It was a tragedy that saddened all of Punta Gorda. On Tuesday night, a little boy was playing near the sea while his father was inside a restaurant. Moments later [...]