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Prison officer murdered in Garden City

He left his job at the Hattieville Central Prison and was heading to the Valley of Peace near Belmopan but the prison officer never made it home. His murder was [...]

Second suspect charged in murder of Bowen employee

Last Tuesday, forty-four year old Elvis Duncan was shot while trying to escape from police… but after recuperating at the Belmopan Hospital, on Monday, the Elridge Village resident was recovered [...]

Corozal resident found dead in Elizabeth Park

Orange Walk police are awaiting the results of a post-mortem examination to assist them in investigating the death of a Corozal resident. Police discovered the lifeless body of Armando Castaneda [...]

NEWCO takes government to court for $9 million

NEWCO, the consortium of companies, which won an international arbitration settlement against G.O.B. has now initiated civil action in Washington against the government. According to a press release from the [...]

Daughter of rape victim on jury panel for the case

A new jury will have to be empanelled in a rape case in the Supreme Court. And that is because the original jury of six women and three men selected [...]

Eighteen year old charged for two burglaries

In other news from the courts, a teenager is spending the night behind bars after he was remanded to the Hattieville Prison on two offences committed on the same day; [...]

Policeman jailed for keeping gun/ammo without license…

In Benque, however, the cops have detained two adults and a minor pending firearms charges. Around four Monday afternoon police responded to reports of shots being fired in the Water [...]

… And another is charged for extorting money

In the other case, another police constable is tonight on the other side of the law and is accused of extorting money from a Salvadoran national. The incident occurred at [...]

Minister wants archaeological land back in Govt hands

Last night we reported on the piece of land marked for sale in the San Pablo area of San Pedro Town. The land which was originally used as a park [...]

John McAfee donates million dollar vessel to Coastguard

The Belize Coast Guard is intensifying its war against drug trafficking and strengthening rescue missions across the country. Some help for its efforts came their way today from John McAfee [...]

Candy colored and heart shaped moth balls misleading to kids

Mothballs, not a topic you expect to hear about in the news, but today is a rainy day and the Ministry of Health did fax us a warning about the [...]

US Ambassador completes 50 school tour

U.S. Ambassador Robert Dieter’s term of office in Belize is about to expire. Aside from the diplomatic work he was engaged in, one of Dieter’s personal goals was to visit [...]

Tek It or Leave It’s first male plays for $10,000

Channel Five is upping the stakes in its popular weekly Game Show Tek it or Leave It. So to start the year on a good foot, Carlos Lara had the [...]

Christopher Bowman’s tumour plight aired on CBS

On Monday’s newscast we brought you the story of twenty-one year old Christopher Bowman who needs funding for a surgery to remove a tumour from his chest. Bowman is currently [...]

Hockey player’s UNICEF sponsored journey to Belize

The challenges and issues faced by Belize’s children and youths are numerous… and for decades UNICEF has been trying to improve those conditions, not only in Belize but around the [...]