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Bz. Supreme Court opens with a bang

Every year, it’s a highlight of the judicial calendar as the ladies and gentlemen of the bench and bar present themselves in the official opening ceremonies of the Belize Supreme [...]

A.G. and judge face off over Meerabux case

While the annual Supreme Court opening is usually long on form and short on substance, one issue hovered over today’s gathering like a fog bank over Victoria Peak. That is [...]

Ret’d Magistrate succumbs to illness

During today’s official ceremony, members of the legal community observed a minute silence in memory of one of their own. On Friday, Alexander “Andy” Johnson, a former Chief Magistrate, died [...]

11-year-old dies in weekend accident

A traffic accident on the Western Highway has claimed the life of an eleven-year-old boy and left eight others in hospital. According to police, eleven-year-old Clint Price was travelling with [...]

Prisoner serious after yard fight

An inmate from Hattieville is in serious condition at the K.H.M.H. tonight after he was stabbed in a fight on the prison compound. According to Major Earl Gentle, Superintendent of [...]

Robbers net cash and goods in weekend heists

A robbery over the weekend has netted three bad guys an undisclosed amount of cash and goods. Police say around 3:00 a.m. on Sunday three men ambushed twenty-seven year old [...]

George St. fire leaves 16 homeless

A dramatic weekend fire in a highly congested area of Belize City has destroyed two houses and left sixteen people homeless. News 5′s Rick Romero rushed to the scene on [...]

Bandits and Yabra fall to Costa Rica’s Carmelita

Good evening, I’m James Adderley and you’re on board this fresh flight on Sports Monday. It was a weekend of international football with the visit of Associacion Deportiva Carmelita from [...]