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Prisoner shot escaping Hattieville is D.O.A. at hospital

Details are still hard to come by but reports are that around eight this morning an inmate was fatally shot by a guard at Hattieville Prison. According to a press [...]

Former Compol explains departure from prison job

Security procedures at Hattieville have been publicly scrutinized since the embarrassing arrest of former prison official Oscar Puga, who was charged after police found him heading into Belize City late [...]

Three year old dies from burns in house fire

A toddler died this afternoon after he received burns to fifty percent of his body. Thirty year-old Jaime Rivero Senior told police that on Sunday afternoon he was inside the [...]

Brawl at Riverside Tavern sends two to hospital

A night at a popular nightspot deteriorated into chaos early Saturday morning and left two people hospitalized. According to police, just after midnight an old argument between two groups of [...]

2 more wounded as cops break up fracas outside Kim’s Lounge

The brawl at the Riverside Tavern was not the only one that police had to respond to Saturday morning. Half an hour past midnight, they were out at Kim’s Lounge [...]

Credit Union robbed at San Pedro

Police in San Pedro are investigating a brazen mid-morning robbery which took place today at the St. Francis Xavier Credit Union. Just before ten a.m. three men walked into the [...]

Robberies, theft, burglary round out weekend crime

A Belize City cashier was arrested and charged with Theft after her bosses discovered more than twenty thousand dollars missing from the cash pan. According to a report made by [...]

Syndicate scam has victims angry

Many people take part in syndicates; they think it’s a good way to save money. But earlier this month one participant visited our studios to complain that somebody ran off [...]

Salvadoran gang member arrested, sent home

The Police Department’s crackdown on gang activity has resulted in another member of the MS13 being deported. According to police reports, on December tenth, officers in Belize City arrested Salvadoran [...]

E.U. helps homeowners, farmers who suffered in Dean

Five months after Hurricane Dean devastated portions of northern Belize, the European Union is offering more than two million dollars in aid to the storm victims. According to a government [...]

Supreme Court opens, C.J. cites excessive violent crimes

The colour and pageantry of the official opening of the Supreme Court is a highlight of the judicial calendar. But as News Five’s Janelle Chanona reports, this year’s event also [...]

What’s up with Belize playing home match in Guatemala?

Good evening I’m James Adderley and you’re certainly welcome to this delivery of Sports Monday. With league leader Wagiya of Dangriga idle over the weekend, Hankook Verdes of Cayo looked [...]