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Death of baby highlights problems of teen pregnancy

Tonight we have a murder to report, not to mention news of the recovery of the bodies of two fishermen who were lost at sea … but we’ll lead our [...]

One dead, one injured in chopping assault

A suspect is in police detention following a chopping incident that has left one man dead and another hospitalised. According to police reports, twenty-four year old Marvin Ramirez of Blackman [...]

Two bodies recovered in separate accidents at sea

The luck of fishermen has not been good this week as two men have drowned while on separate fishing trips. Reports are that twenty-two year old Denver Gomez of Forest [...]

Police officer charged for theft from detainee

A police officer has been accused of bringing dishonour to his badge. Thirty-two year old Constable Richard Arnold of Hattieville was today charged with Theft in connection with the taking [...]

Corozal businessman detained on rape accusation

A Corozal businessman remains in police custody tonight pending a charge of rape. According to investigators, a sixteen year old girl has reported that Free Zone businessman Curtis Arnold had [...]

Murder trial postponed until October

The murder trial of Chadrick DeBride, the man accused of killing an off duty police officer, has been aborted and moved to the Supreme Court’s October session. As previously reported, [...]

G.S.T. refunds on light bills still not ready

Consumers who have just received their July light bills may be disappointed to discover that those promised refunds on June G.S.T. payments have yet to appear. News Five contacted B.E.L. [...]

Trinis, Bajans to buy 47% of citrus company

In news from the Stann Creek Valley officials have confirmed that two international companies will be making significant investments in Belize’s citrus industry. A joint press release from the Belize [...]

Calendar released for September Celebrations

This September Belizeans will be celebrating the twenty-fifth anniversary of our Independence and the two hundred and eighth anniversary of the Battle of St. George’s Caye. And while the festivities [...]

Queen of the Bay happy at Air Force Academy

And while on the subject of September, the United States Embassy has provided us with this shot of Queen of the Bay, Carrie Wong K in her Air Force blues. [...]

New publication puts together old essays on 1798

In the spirit of the September celebrations, the Belizean Studies Resource and Data Analysis Centre at St. John’s College today released a collection of essays on the Battle of St. [...]