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Third suspect in double murder turns himself in

The third suspect in the double murder of Philip and Kevin Brannon has turned himself in to police. At around ten-thirty this morning twenty-three year old Taedron Bennett, accompanied by [...]

City man wounded as gunmen attack him at home

Police have yet to detain any suspects in connection with the shooting of thirty-six year old Martin Santos. According to police reports, around nine on Wednesday night, two masked men [...]

Elderly Cayo watchman beaten; assailant on the run

The next bit of crime news did not involve a gun … or even a knife. But the injuries suffered by the victim were nearly fatal. News Five’s Jacqueline Godwin [...]

Veteran Politician dies in Dangriga

He was elected to the House of Representatives from the Stann Creek constituency in 1957 and went on to serve as a loyal member of George Price’s Cabinet from self [...]

Tourism bodies say they’ll stop trips to remote Cayo sites

After a string of violent attacks against visitors to the Chiquibul and Mountain Pine Ridge Forest Reserves, members of the tourism industry are taking a stand. Today the Belize Tourism [...]

Ride Across Belize raises funds for Rockview

It’s the one institution in Belize that never seems to be short of cash. But that doesn’t mean the Social Security Board and its employees don’t engage in some extracurricular [...]

Social Security expands scholarships to U.B.

In related news the Social Security Board has announced that it is expanding its scholarship programme to include bachelor degrees at the University of Belize. The six, two year scholarships, [...]

Public consultation seeks advice on poverty alleviation

In its efforts to update the National Poverty Elimination Strategy and Action Plan, today the Ministry of National Development held consultations in the Belize District. The idea behind today’s session [...]

Ballers drop two more games to Mexico

And speaking of poverty, the Belize National Basketball Team continued to fare poorly in its match up with Mexico. Having dropped two games at home, the Belizeans headed to Mexico [...]

U.S. Army medical mission serves O.W. villagers

It may just be coincidence but in the last six months it seems that things have grown pretty chummy between the U.S. Military and Belize. They give us fast boats [...]