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Breaking news: suspected burglar shot dead by police

Details are scarce, but official reports to News Five have confirmed that this evening a police officer fatally shot a man inside a house in the Los Lagos area of [...]

Four escape from prison; two still at large

It may not be the revolving door we became used to in years gone by…but now and then prisoners do escape from Hattieville. Early this morning four inmates managed to [...]

One arrested for kilo of cocaine on bus

It may not seem like much compared to the two and a half ton cocaine bust of two weeks ago, but as they say, one-one full basket. Around seven on [...]

Five arrested in connection with car theft

Did you ever wonder what happens to all those stolen cars that disappear off the streets of Belize City? It looks like police have at least discovered the remains of [...]

Child injured in Belize City hit and run

And in another late development, viewers in Belize City are asked to be on the lookout for a white Mercedes which this evening is believed to have knocked down a [...]

Port employees protest for piece of pension fund

Employees of the Belize Port Authority took to North Front Street this morning in protest against the Sagicor Capital Life Insurance Company. According to the demonstrators, for more than a [...]

Moya will announce candidacy for mayor of Belize City

Her candidacy had been floated weeks ago, but on Wednesday afternoon Zenaida Moya will officially announce her intention to be the United Democratic Party’s candidate for Mayor of Belize City. [...]

Applicants sought for Ashcroft scholarships

He may not be running for mayor, but the name Michael Ashcroft is not exactly unknown in these parts. Despite that notoriety, the scholarship fund that bears his name is [...]

Officials concerned with rising maternal mortality

A century ago the death of a woman in childbirth was not an unusual occurrence. And while today modern medicine has made great strides in reducing maternal mortality, Belizean officials [...]

Pirate museum looks at unique part of nation’s heritage

As many of us seek to delve deeper into our ethnic and cultural roots, there’s one body of early Belizeans that seems to have been lost in the shuffle. I’m [...]