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5 fired, as S.S.B. admits trouble with cards

With the nation’s attention riveted to a scandal over the illegal granting of Belizean nationality, another suspected case of identity documents for sale has received less media scrutiny. Today, however, [...]

Barrow knocks retention of Max in Cabinet

Meanwhile, back on the passport beat, the public aspect of the controversy is turning from the criminal to the political. News 5′s Janelle Chanona reports. Janelle Chanona, Reporting Ever since [...]

Tourist dead in Western Highway accident

One woman is dead and three others have been injured after a vehicle carrying a family of Salvadoran tourists turned over on the Western Highway. According to Hattieville police, around [...]

Cayo man charged with rape of 7-year-old

A thirty-six year old man has been arrested and charged with the rape and indecent assault of a seven-year-old girl. According to San Ignacio police, a man identified as Solomon [...]

No bail for Mennonite gunslingers

Also appearing in San Ignacio Magistrate’s Court this morning, were Cornelio Marten, Jake Dueck Marten, Maria Marten, Judith Marten and a twelve-year old girl. The five Mennonites from the Lower [...]

Police will charge caye caretaker with murder

Forty-nine year old U.S. National Robert Moore remains in police custody at the Punta Gorda police station. Moore, a caretaker of Frank’s Caye, was detained by authorities after he shot [...]

Minister applauds work at Youth Hostel

A sports day at the Youth Hostel at mile twenty-one on the Western Highway gave the Ministry of Human Development a chance to recognise the institution and those who live [...]

Visiting medics treat minor ailments

This morning, Belize City residents received free basic medical care thanks a group of visiting medics from the United States. The team of doctors and medical students are here thanks [...]

2-year-old suffocates in abandoned car

It’s no secret that this time of year the heat is on…but a combination of high temperatures, an attractive nuisance and a habit of children minding children has resulted in [...]

Parents advised to prevent tragedies

While Wednesday’s tragic death is unusual, other types of accidents involving young children and empty vehicles are not. Jacqueline Woods has more. Jacqueline Woods, Reporting Sgt. Gilbert Pitts, the officer [...]