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Survivor of Peten massacre describes ordeal

More details have emerged in the aftermath of Wednesday’s massacre in Guatemala in which two Belizean Mennonites were killed. It turns out that in addition to the murdered David Thiessen [...]

Brazen robber steals school warden payroll

A mid morning jacking in Belize City has made one thief six thousand dollars richer…at least for now. The money, which was salary for fifty-six school wardens, was taken from [...]

Two more suspects arrested in bank heist

Police may be still looking for the Partridge Street jackers, but today they announced the landing of two much bigger fish. Twenty-six year old Joe Miralda of Red Creek and [...]

Defence challenges police in Hertular trial

The trial of Hadrian and Robert Hertular continued today in Magistrate’s Court number one. Cross examinations of yesterday’s witnesses were conducted by defence attorney Simeon Sampson. Sampson challenged P.C. Sosa’s [...]

Stranded ship finally freed

After three and a half days aground near English Caye, the cargo ship Atlantis is once again back in business. The vessel, belonging to the Hybur Line, was pulled off [...]

Pre-school teachers upgrade skills

Any parent knows that it’s not always easy holding the attention of even the best behaved four year old. But what if you had to cope with over a dozen? [...]

Santino quits cycling, supports basketball

He heads one of the nation’s largest family business empires, runs a popular musical group and has also dabbled in electoral politics…but for most Belizeans the name Santino is associated [...]

Water shortage hurts homes, businesses

Complaints continue to mount as the transition from old water system to new has resulted in daily water outages throughout much of Belize City. While News 5 and the rest [...]