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Manslaughter charge re-introduced against Bou-Nahra

In late July there was significant public outcry after the Director of Public Prosecutions withdrew all criminal charges against Belize City businessman Ben Bou-Nahra. But the technical glitch that prompted [...]

Cop robbed of gun, radio, money

Early this morning robbers targeted a policeman while on duty at the Belize City House of Culture. Around two-thirty, twenty-two year old police constable Maximiliano Lanza was manning his post [...]

Three arrested for two murders, shooting

Those two robbers may be on the loose, but police did make three arrests today in connection with two murders and another shooting that occurred last month. Superintendent Guzman identified [...]

Burglars hit 3 shops in Commercial Centre

The Commercial Centre in downtown Belize City may be a well-known landmark but it is also a favourite target for thieves. Last night they struck again. Jacqueline Godwin, Reporting Fifty [...]

Dispute over golf cart strands tourists in Belize

It may not be classified as a crime but two U.S. tourists were prevented from leaving the country for the last two days. Their story, while not very flattering to [...]

Ombudsman releases annual report

It’s an institution that does its work quietly without fanfare … and if statistics are any indication, discharges a heavy workload with more efficiency than most official bodies. I’m talking [...]

U.S. group leads seminar on domestic violence

Domestic abuse has become a major social problem in Belize. With this in mind Haven House—a shelter for battered women—with support from the Women’s Department and the Belize Michigan Partners, [...]

Sr. Citizens Week: Profile of Thomas Green

As we reported yesterday, it’s Senior Citizens Week. To mark the occasion thirteen years ago News Five produced a series called Coming of Age, which highlighted the lives of several [...]