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Judge’s safety concern in drug and ammunition case

Twenty-two year old Zurisaday Villasenor Mendez, a Mexican from Quintana Roo, was at the Las Vegas Hotel at the Corozal Free Zone when he was arrested by the police.  Inside [...]

Cop’s perjury trial about ‘the bearded man’

  Nine days after the beginning of the trial against forty-six year old former police officer, Anthony Polonio, he was acquitted of Perjury. Polonio appeared before Justice Troadio John Gonzalez [...]

Killed on the job, coworker charged for manslaughter

  Fifty-seven year old Honduran national, Luis Beltran Garcia an employee of Belize Waste Control, was slapped with four criminal charges today: Manslaughter by Negligence for causing the death of [...]

BGYEA to demonstrate against Lands Department

Members of the Belize Grassroots Youth Empowerment Association, (BGYEA) led by Nigel Petillo, are spearheading a march on Independence Hill on Tuesday where they will protest against the Barrow Administration, [...]

Cab knocks down man then flips over in Belmopan

There was an accident in the Capital on Sunday night. Sometime after eight p.m., a taxi with license plate number D-00116 crashed into a man in the Tiger Town area. [...]

Family of 4 loses home in fire

A family of four lost their house and belongings over the weekend when a mid-afternoon fire gutted the building. Pamela Francis and her three children were at their house on [...]

James Adderley’s weekend sports update

Good evening, I’m James Adderley and this is Sports Monday.   Week 3 in the PLB brought a monster show Saturday night to Capital City where the Belmopan Bandits hosted [...]

Guatemala dismantles Comision de Belice

The Guatemalan government dropped a major bombshell late on Thursday evening following recent statements by President Otto Perez Molina in respect of the October sixth referendum. The government has moved [...]

100 machetes to clear border line faces resistance

There is another development in respect to the territorial claim by Guatemala. For the past few years, Punta Gorda’s activist Wil Maheia and a group called Belize Territorial Volunteers have [...]

Youth allegedly kills woman for insulting him

Punta Gorda police have recorded the first murder for this year in that municipality.  A UB student, Corina Coh, was murdered on Thursday evening about a mile from her house [...]

2 shot on Levy Slusher Street

After a few days of relative peace on the streets, there was a mid afternoon shooting in the city which landed two men to the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital. Cecil [...]

Land grab on Placencia Peninsula

The Placencia Lagoon, a fifteen mile body of water west of the Caribbean Sea just behind the peninsula, has, for the past fifteen years, been the subject of protection by [...]

Belizean woman dies following domestic dispute in U.S.A.

Police in North Las Vegas, Nevada are on the hunt for the husband of a Belizean woman who died following a domestic dispute. The woman is forty-year old Beverly McFarlane. [...]

Bullets found in his home, but pregnant visitor convicted

It’s not fiction but you can actual show up at a friend’s house during a police search and wind up in prison. That’s what happened to twenty five year old [...]

Several injured in accident on Stann Creek Valley Road

Sometime around four-thirty this morning, thirty-two year old Felipe Williams, a Belizean driver of Corozal Town was transporting cement on a truck with a trailer from Dangriga to Corozal. Upon [...]

Cane field fire and smoke causes 3 car pile up

An accident occurred on the Philip Goldson Highway on Thursday evening at approximately six p.m. It was caused by a fire from a cane field which spread to the overgrown [...]

Cop and accused both claim to be the victim

  Twenty-eight year old, Mickalee Williams, a car washer of Belize City, appeared in Court before Magistrate Hettie-Mae Stewart where he was charged with one count of aggravated assault and [...]

A.P.S.S.M. meeting, president Castellanos absent again

Executives from the Association of Public Service Senior Managers were scheduled to meet this morning with president Jose Castellanos in Belize City to discuss a way forward following recent consultations [...]

P.U.P. against Castro’s alleged fiefdom over Port Authority

The Ports Commissioner Major John Flowers called it quits at the Port Authority on Tuesday. Flowers told News Five that Minister of State Edmund Castro had him hire his daughter [...]

NICH’s third annual Street Art Festival

NICH is staging its third annual Street Art Festival.  It takes place this Saturday in the downtown area of Belize City where whatever genre of art you prefer; there is [...]

M.O.H. confirms death of Toledo teen due to chronic disorder

  The Ministry of Health is tonight confirming the death of a seventeen year old from the Toledo District due to a chronic disorder. We reported on Wednesday night that [...]

Matthew Williams remains detained in connection with alleged human smuggling

Matthew Williams remains in detention at the Ladyville Police Station where he is being held in connection with an alleged human smuggling ring. On Wednesday morning, the Orange Walk resident [...]

Eric Chang; Belize City’s new Deputy Mayor

A new Deputy Mayor has been elected to City Hall. Councilor Eric Chang, in a recent election for Deputy Mayor of Belize City, was unanimously chosen by his peers at [...]

Family of Gregory Faull asks U.S. senator to assist with getting justice for his death

John McAfee has settled back in the United States, but the woes of the anti-virus founder are still not over. That’s because the family of Gregory Faull from Florida has [...]

More city streets to be under repair; commuters to pay inbound toll

The Belize City streets are undergoing major repair works but that is the source of frustration to motorists who have through a maze to get their destination. As part of [...]