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End of an Era: Compol Jeffries retires from Police Department

The Police Department has lost an officer with thirty-eight years of experience under his belt. Commissioner of Police Crispin Jeffries retired today at the end of the workday. Jeffries has [...]

Crispin Jeffries offers advice to decision-makers

It may be a farewell but it’s not quite a goodbye for Jeffries. There are reports that he will take a post at the Ministry of Transport. Before winding up [...]

Fuel prices at the pump going down

We are heading up to the Christmas so it means every penny counts. And if you want to start the month of December with some savings and good cheer, you [...]

Sawmill Shooting leaves guard dead; minor questioned

The shooting death of forty-one year old Selvin Williams, a resident of Bladden Village does not appear to be a case of murder.  The watchman, who was employed at Gomez [...]

Bullet Tree man detained for murder of Cayo taxi man

Earlier on Monday, Bullet Tree taxi driver, forty five year old Domiciano Quixchan, was murdered.  One of the passengers in the taxi, twenty-one year old Hernan Manzanero, who was hospitalized [...]

Who can better represent Caribbean Shores in the U.D.P. Camp?

Tonight’s question is: Who do you think can better represent Caribbean Shores from the U.D.P. camp? Santi Castillo, Ann Marie Williams or Chandra Nisbet Cansino? Send your comments and responses [...]

Authorized Biography called, “George Price: A life Revealed”

Throughout his storied life and illustrious career in politics there have been quite a number of publications written about Father of the Nation, George Cadle Price.  While those books delved [...]

Ann Marie Williams attends Women in Public Service Project

The United States Secretary’s Office of Global Women’s Issues and the Special Representative to Muslim Communities has approved fifty nominations for participation in the Women in Public Service Project.  Secretary [...]

COLA supports Council of Churches in fight against UNIBAM

Last week the first hearing in court for the highly anticipated case of Caleb Orozco and the United Belize Advocacy Movement (UNIBAM) versus the Attorney General was adjourned to December [...]

Thieves break into Gadgets Store, but didn’t notice security cameras

A band of suspected thieves responsible for stealing a little over seventy-three thousand dollars in electronics from Lebanese businessman Bassem Chakaraun appeared before Magistrate Dorothy Flowers today before being remanded [...]

Romolgo Garcia rearrested and charged for maim of Hattieville resident

Guatemalan canero, Romolgo Garcia was told on Monday that he was a free man when the charges of maim and use of deadly means of harm were withdrawn because there [...]

Hurricane Season comes to an end

Today officially marks the end of an active Atlantic Basin Hurricane season and while there were a few scares, in the end the Jewel was spared.  The Western Caribbean was [...]

Panama, the Zoo’s Harpy Eagle, celebrates a milestone

Birthdays are happy occasions and at the Belize Zoo, it is no different. This morning a special harpy eagle, who our cameras have been following for some time, reached another [...]

Animal lovers try to save a tapir injured by poachers

It is widely known that Guatemalan nationals are constantly invading Belize’s forests, logging and harvesting xate illegally. They have become increasingly brazen, moving further into Belizean territory and have attacked [...]

The other side of the Maskall Controversy

There are allegations and counter allegations from two residents of Maskall Village. In one corner is the chairman, Michael Jones and in the other is David Lambert. The complaints will [...]

Caribbean Broadcasting Union Award Ceremony airing on Channel 5

By now you know that here at Great Belize Productions/Channel Five, we have consistently competed and won the Caribbean Broadcasting Union’s awards for excellence in journalism. This year we won [...]

Family says dark friends and EMO led to death of UB student

A young university student lost his life tragically on November twenty fifth.  The police report was not released until late Monday evening. It outlined an incident in which Greg Alexander [...]

Murder of cabdriver in Cayo

And though the drowning remains suspect, there is no guesswork with what happened to a Cayo resident. The cab driver and Bullet Tree resident was found dead two hours after [...]

Senior citizen in coma after home invasion stabbing incident

On Monday night we told you about the home invasion that has left sixty-eight year old Caspula Westby fighting for her life in the hospital. Since late yesterday evening Westby’s [...]

Who will help Randy Robateau who suffers from ichthyosis?

In November 2009, the Belizean public was introduced to four-year-old Tarrell Sutherland who was diagnosed with ichthyosis, a rare condition which causes the skin to become dry, thick and scaly.  [...]

NARCIE’s 1st Disability Awareness Quiz Competition

Today the Ministry of Education’s National Resource Center for Inclusive Education (NARCIE) held the first ever Disability Awareness Quiz Competition. Six district finalists participated and after the extra reserve round, [...]

3 women beat chain snatcher

An eight hundred dollar gold chain was snatched from Janice Leslie on Saturday, but her two friends did not let the thief get away. Thirty-year-old Moses Conorquie was arrested and [...]

Flammable words causes fine for cursing gas station manager

Twenty-five year old Andre Hutchinson has also had his fair share of court appearances and today he was back before a magistrate. This time, Hutchinson was charged for Using Threatening [...]

B.T.B. prepares for travelers seeking Year of the Maya

Belize’s tourism industry is slowly but surely rebounding from the effects of the global recession, which hit hard especially for hotel owners and tour operators. The Belize Tourism Board and [...]

Central Government’s Cabinet release on land use policy

Cabinet, during a regular session today, was informed that forty thousand dollars was disbursed to rice formers in Toledo last week by the Belize Marketing and Development Corporation.  Another two [...]