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Faith and Justice Commission marches against violence

The murder rate continues to spike since the beginning of the year and many of the homicides remain unresolved while in the courts the conviction rate appears dismal. Several organizations [...]

Testimonies given by people who lost loved ones to violence

Among the grieving families at the event were musical artist, Aaron Moses, who himself was a gang member and who now uses music to send a positive message.  He said [...]

Los Lagos gas station targeted by thieves just after midday

A grocery store in Los Lagos was robbed after midday this afternoon.  Four men wearing masks, one of whom had a gun, stormed into the Holiday Grocery store and held [...]

Mechanical failure ruled out as cause of Bowen plane crash

Sir Barry Bowen was killed in a plane crash last Friday. That launched an investigation by the Belize Department of Civil Aviation of the aircraft, a V3HDR plane.  Bowen and [...]

Retrial ordered for one convicted rapist and another is freed

Two men that appeared before the Court of Appeal have had their convictions set aside.  Lewis Leiva, also known as “DJ Whiz” was convicted in 2009 for raping a twenty [...]

Antelope Street resident charged after shootout

In the lower court, twenty-five year old Ronald Rivers was charged with Attempted Murder following a shootout which occurred on Antelope Street Extension two weeks ago.  On February twelfth, at [...]

Pseudo-ephedrine case falls apart because of faulty testing equipment

Two men who were linked to a box of pseudo-ephedrine tablets found at the Taca warehouse in 2008 were acquitted of the charge of importing prohibited goods.  The question whether [...]

Youth disappears after allegedly being shot by officer

There are two sides to a story, but first the version of a mother who is appealing to motorists on the Boom/Hattieville Road to be on the lookout for her [...]

Ministry of Health announces new policies that affect stakeholders

The Ministry of Health today launched a series of policy documents addressing various issues within the health sector as they affect healthcare providers and the general public.  Information on matters [...]

Sonia Linares is the Woman of the Year

She is a humble woman, but she has worked consistently to bring positive changes to her gender and to young people. Meet Sonia Linares, she has been chosen as the [...]

Notable “Women in Art” celebrated by NICH

As we told you Sonia Linares is the winning woman of the year. News Five’s Delahnie Bain also found out that the National Institute of Culture and History is hosting [...]