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2005 hurricane season should be active

Another young man was shot to death on the streets of Belize City last night, several robberies, a rape and burglary were reported, and this afternoon two men accused of [...]

Murder, execution style, in Port Loyola

A Belize City man was killed execution style on Monday night as he socialized with a female companion near the seaside in Port Loyola. According to police reports, twenty-four year [...]

Accused murderers acquitted as witness fails in I.D.

Two Belize City men walked free today after murder charges against them were dropped in the Supreme Court. Twenty-five year old Terence Bailey and twenty-six year old Jerry Bush were [...]

Honduran charged in city rape

There is another report of rape tonight, this time involving a twenty-two year old woman. According to court reports, the victim told the cops that on Saturday night she was [...]

Former Fire Chief carjacked in King’s Park

Just two weeks ago, the neighbourhood was the scene of a cold-blooded murder, and on Monday morning, the corner of St. Matthew Street and Princess Margaret Drive became the site [...]

Burglars hit Ladyville school… again

Since opening its doors, the staff and students of Ladyville Technical High have been the victims of numerous break-ins, resulting in thousands of dollars in damage and lost equipment. Over [...]

Escapee charged after turning himself in

Mark Medina, the murder suspect and shooting victim who gave the cops the slip at the K.H.M.H., finally made it to court today after he turned himself into police. The [...]

Social Security sponsors charity ride

Despite the vast improvements made to our roads and highways over the years, travelling from Punta Gorda to Corozal, even in a car can be an arduous journey. So you [...]

Cayo villagers battle over water

It’s a quiet community out west. Nestled in the Cayo foothills, Santa Familia boasts well-maintained, spacious yards and easy-going country living. But things are far from perfect in this laid [...]

Commission of Inquiry Chair seeks arrest of witness

Tonight there is a file sitting on the desk of the Director of Public Prosecutions asking for the arrest of the Chief Executive Officer of the Development Finance Corporation, Troy [...]

Former P.M. has last laugh on taxation

He was demonized by the People’s United Party in its successful 1998 election campaign as the dreaded VATMAN, the wicked U.D.P. Prime Minister who imposed a burdensome and unfair Value [...]

Guatemala prefers O.A.S. to World Court

The Government of Guatemala will ask the O.A.S. to once again become involved in settling that country’s claim to Belize. That’s the word from Guatemalan Foreign Minister Jorge Briz, who [...]

Road mishaps leave three dead

A Belize City family is mourning the loss of two of its youngest members following a deadly traffic accident on the Southern Highway on Sunday. Thirty-nine year old Dennis Burke [...]

Security guard killed when gate collapses

A Belize City man is dead following an unusual accident this morning at a government office compound. News 5′s Jacqueline Woods has more. Calvin Neal, Junior, Son of the Deceased [...]

City businessman charged in teen?s rape

For the second time in the last seven days, a Belize City businessman stands accused of molesting a little girl. The latest incident finds forty-five year old Bernard Williams accused [...]

Honduran arrested for Cayo blackmail

A thirty-four year old Benque Viejo woman is behind bars tonight accused of blackmailing a Cayo businessman. Maria Dominguez was arrested and charged early on Monday morning for the seldom [...]

Murder suspect captured thanks to tip

Belize City Police this Sunday captured a man who was wanted in connection with the death of Wasani Belgrave, which occurred on May nineteenth and have charged him with murder. [...]

…while another escapes from hospital custody

Belize City police were left with egg on their faces this weekend after a murder suspect pulled a Houdini act. Twenty-one year old Mark Medina was spotted by police as [...]

Juventus tops Sagitun in B.P.F.L. playoffs

Good evening, I?m James Adderley and this is Sports Monday. Week four of the Regent?s Cup playoffs found two of the pre-season favourites locked in bitter combat inside the People?s [...]

G.O.B. contract workers to be laid off

With the nation’s finances in the grips of a crisis, today the Musa administration announced its latest attempts of belt-tightening and expenditure cuts. Following a special Cabinet meeting in Belmopan [...]

Jose Coye: G.O.B. does have discipline to make changes

But with a cynical public ready to question the sincerity of the Musa administration’s promises to get the country out of its financial troubles…financial troubles created by the same people [...]

Tax regime needs revamping

Included in Belmopan’s adjustment programme are plans to review and revamp the tax system. And it seems that while the P.U.P. was eager to use the “Killa VAT” slogan during [...]

B.T.L. deadline approaches, pressure mounts on employees

And last on the long list of hot topics on the table at today’s Cabinet briefing was an update to ongoing negotiations between Belmopan and the employees of B.T.L. regarding [...]

Men shot next to police booth

Two men were shot today while sitting at a food stand on Vernon Street, just yards from a police booth in a neighbourhood designated as a “special police area.” Reports [...]

Police investigate death on Amara Avenue

A man who reportedly refused medical attention or assistance from police early this morning was found dead just a couple of hours later. Police say Francisco Che’s body was discovered [...]