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San Pedro man shot dead by policeman

Tonight an internal investigation continues into a police shooting that has left a San Pedro man dead. According to an eyewitness, around ten-thirty on Wednesday night, twenty-six year old Jimmy [...]

Fatal shooting at prison; facility on lockdown

Prison and police officials are investigating the fatal shooting of a prison inmate at the Hattieville Correctional Facility today. Chief Executive Officer at the Prison, Marlon Skeen, told News Five [...]

Price of bread goes to $1.50 on Monday

Virtually all its ingredients are imported but that has not stopped Belizeans—and people all over the world—from making bread a staple of their diet. And come Monday that staple will [...]

Officials crack down on unlicensed taxi drivers

The lack of a proper docking facility in Belize City is not the only problem facing cruise tourism. Today it was the question and qualifications for tour guides and taxi [...]

Infant dies in well in Bella Vista Village

For the second time in just over a month, a child from the Stann Creek district has died in what appears to be a tragic accident. Police say around five [...]

Trick or treaters receive medicine instead of candy

It may not be fatal but a report from San Ignacio indicates that instead of Halloween sweets, one household in that town was dispensing heart medicine. The flavoured substance, wrapped [...]

New methods introduced against domestic violence

Today the Pan American Health Organization in collaboration with the Ministry of health and the Women’s Department opened a two day workshop to introduce care providers to a new method [...]

13% of Belizeans suffer from diabetes

It’s one of the most common health problems in Belize and the Caribbean. This morning I found out just how widespread diabetes has become. Jacqueline Godwin, Reporting The Belize Diabetes [...]

Ex-services League kicks off Poppy Appeal

There are probably more Belizeans who have fought—and died—for the U.S. cause in Vietnam, Iraq and Afghanistan than for the allied effort in World Wars One and Two … but [...]