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Mayans protest P.G. Hospital after two infants die

Two babies from Punta Gorda died recently and the Mayan community is not remaining silent about what it sees as gross negligence by health care providers. In the first incident, [...]

Councillors explain new garbage collection fee

That was in Punta Gorda, but in Belize City this issue is garbage. This has dominated the news for some time, and mostly because of the lack of collection or [...]

Businessman says he’s satisfied with fee proposal

One of the business owners who was concerned over the new garbage collection fees is the proprietor of Peppers Pizza, Stephen Roberts. News Five met him coming out of a [...]

Teachers go on strike at Western Christian Academy

The saga of Western Christian Academy continues tonight. We reported on Wednesday that the school funds have dried up and the teachers don’t have any cartridges to print their exams. [...]

Teenaged murder victim to be laid to rest in Cayo

In reported Tuesday night of a stabbing incident in the Cayo District that ended the life of a sixteen year old minor. The senseless murder occurred early Saturday morning following [...]

New Commissioner of Police addresses latest homicides…

Another stabbing incident occurred less than twenty-four hours later and less than two hundred yards away from the spot where the murder occurred. Around one-thirty Sunday morning, twenty-one year old [...]

…And murders that implicate current and former officers

We also asked Jeffries about investigations in three other homicides that put the spotlight on the force. One of them is the murder of police officer Weiner Denis, who was [...]

B.D.F. detained for injuring Orange Walk resident

But it was not all about murders. Jeffries also provided some information on a B.D.F. soldier who has been detained for allegedly injuring an Orange Walk man and we asked [...]

Alleged plotters of Shoman family murder kept on remand

The case of three men and three minors accused in the sensational case of businessman Jose Shoman and his family came up briefly in court today. The incident goes back [...]

Former PC sentenced to 20yrs for killing wife

In other news from the courts, the Appellate Court this morning set aside the murder conviction of forty-five year old Jose Zetina, a former Police Constable on the basis of [...]

Brandon Taylor freed of one out of fourteen charges

In the Supreme Court, meanwhile, Justice Michelle Arana freed twenty-two year old Brandon Taylor, of the charge of Attempted Murder of Emmerick Meggs, who was unable to testify due to [...]

Mark Staine charged for Aggravated Assault of minor

And in the Magistrates’ Court, twenty-four year old Mark Staine was charged with the Aggravated Assault of a nine year old girl. Staine pleaded not guilty to the charge and [...]

Primary School Festival of Arts to be broadcast live on 5

District finals of the Primary School Festival of Arts have been ongoing for the past month and students from different schools around the country competed for a spot in the [...]