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Carmen Zetina is new Police Commissioner

It was confirmed this evening by no less than the Prime Minister that the man who will become Belize’s number one law enforcer is none other than Carmen Zetina. The [...]

Amnesia victim needs your help

We’ve all heard of the phenomenon called amnesia–that is a sudden loss of memory. Usually, the rare condition is caused by a blow to the head or an extremely traumatic [...]

Two arrested for banana farm murder

While Placencia police try to solve one mystery, another has been resolved. The body found Saturday in a drain at the Sagitun banana farm has been identified as twenty-seven year [...]

Red Bank resident dead in hit and run

As if police down South didn’t have enough to keep them busy this weekend, on Saturday night a man was knocked down in a hit and run on the Southern [...]

UNICEF takes new initiatives for children

It is an international organisation that has breathed much needed life into the nation’s efforts at improving the life of young people. Today, UNICEF briefed members of the press on [...]

Gwen Liz High looks for students

It’s that time of the year when standard six students, about to leave primary school behind them, must decide on a future educational path. News 5′s Jacqueline Woods today visited [...]

Gladden Spit and cayes declared protected area

With the hemisphere’s longest barrier reef, three atolls and countless cayes and patch reefs, Belize’s marine resources have never been more valuable to our future. That’s why successive governments over [...]

Bz. City fire leaves 11 homeless

A weekend blaze has left three Belize City families homeless and the Fire Department still searching for answers. Tonight, eight children and three mothers are staying with family and friends [...]

Four busted for Cayo robbery

Tonight police are still searching for a man believed to be part of a gang of thieves that stole one hundred thousand dollars from a San Ignacio resident. Police say [...]

Body found by banana farm remains unidentified

Placencia police are still trying to determine the identity of a man found dead in the drain near a banana plantation. Employees from Sagitun Banana Farm reported to police that [...]

Thieves hit Queen St. grocery

Over the weekend a Belize City business, just up the street from the Queen Street police station, was held up at gunpoint and robbed. Manoj Sharma, owner of Save-A-Lot supermarket, [...]

O.W. man shot in bar brawl

A Sunday afternoon bar brawl has left a man from the Orange Walk District suffering from gunshot wounds to his face. Details from police are sketchy, but apparently Ramiro August [...]

Police and gunman shoot it out on Sarstoon St.

Civilians weren’t the only ones dodging bullets over the weekend, as Belize City cops were fired upon while on duty. In the early morning hours of Sunday, officers were on [...]

PACT provides money for manatees

This week, Belize’s two most famous manatees are back in the news. That’s right, Woody and Hercules, two manatee calves saved from certain death by the Coastal Zone Management Authority [...]

Ms. Y crowned in 10th anniversary pageant

It’s one of Belize’s most popular pageants, complete with lovely ladies and Brukdown music…but best of all, it’s for a good cause. This year the YWCA celebrated ten years of [...]

Kulture Yabra take football title

Good evening, I’m James Adderley and you are in attendance for this latest issue of Sports Monday, and yes we do have pictures. So we take you out immediately to [...]

G.O.B.: Mistakes made on printed list of bus fares

Exactly two weeks ago, Belize’s bus operators announced to the nation that due to several factors, consumers would be asked to pay more to ride the bus. The proclamation set [...]

Bacongo takes P.U.C. to court over Chalillo dam

This morning, the Chalillo hydro-project was once again the centre of legal attention as lawyers representing BACONGO are now saying that government made questionable decisions when it approved the project. [...]

Park Avenue home robbed of thousand in goods

A lunchtime robbery at a Buttonwood Bay home has left one Belize City woman several thousand dollars short. According to Lavern Swift, on Thursday between 12:30 and 1:00 in the [...]

S.P. woman claims rape; police suspect mischief

Tonight, a man remains in the custody of San Pedro Police as officers from the island investigate a report of rape, even though new information suggests it might be a [...]

Local and foreign fishermen busted on high seas

Three fishermen from across the border are tonight in police custody after they were busted plying their trade in Belizean waters. The three Hondurans, identified as Marcus Castillo, Walter Perez [...]

Acrobatic circus prepares for Belizean crowd

If you are looking for something to do this weekend it might be worth your while to take a swing by the Pallotti roundabout where a visiting circus has set [...]

April the tapir turns 19

It’s a story we’ve covered for more than a decade and it’s quite something to watch the transformation of an animal found on the brink of death transformed into a [...]

Wesley students spice up open-day w/insect food

They made sure they conformed to the normal open day activities: profiling their academic achievements and making sure there were plenty of games and prizes to impress and entertain their [...]