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B.D.F. soldier almost killed in Barbados

A Belize Defense Force Soldier was critically injured in Barbados on Friday night and his family is preparing to travel to the island. Forty-five year old Warrant Officer Andre Gabb [...]

Bajan bus conductor attacked because he didn’t like foreigners

Just before news time, we spoke via phone to Rene Montero, Gabb’s cousin, who was with him at the time of the incident on Friday. Montero says that a group [...]

Is a bacteria in the hospital related to infant death?

There is alarming news about the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital which says that at least ten babies have died as the result of suspicious circumstances surrounding a bacteria in the [...]

Treaty Energy resumes drilling despite the potential dangers to communities

As we reported on Friday, Treaty Belize Energy’s drilling operations are in full throttle in San Juan Three in the south. The company shares a joint venture with Princess Petroleum [...]

Placencia sweeps Tourism Awards

The biggest event in the tourism calendar is the National Tourism Awards. This year it did not disappoint; the event was moved to Bannister Caye where the guests, dressed in [...]

NCL mega tourism project goes against sustainable tourism policy

As we said, the Placencia Peninsula was the biggest winner at Saturday night’s tourism award. It was a major win for the industry in the south which has remained environmentally [...]

Forest fires smoke out Cayo residents

Belize is nearing the end of its dry season…in fact, we should already have been experiencing some pretty significant rainfall, but it is nowhere in existence and for some residents [...]

More fired in Cayo…this time at St. Hilda’s

Residents of the twin towns of Santa Elena and San Ignacio, and even as far as Belmopan, have been complaining for weeks now about the smoke which seems to permeate [...]

Tree falls and kills woodcutter

A logwood cutter from Spanish Lookout is dead after a tree fell on top of him in the Yalbac area behind that community. Reports reaching News Five are that on [...]

Multiple road traffic accidents in the country

The weekend may have been murder free, but it had its share of traffic accidents. We start with the early hours of Sunday morning in the south. At about three [...]

Women’s Commission’s Ann-Marie Williams robbed

A brazen robbery late Saturday night has left the Executive Director for the National Women’s Commission, Ann-Marie Williams traumatized. According to Williams, she was returning to her house on Durgeon [...]

Not a target, but Peter ‘Animal’ Castillo gets shot

A Belize City man remains admitted at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital in a stable condition following a shooting incident around six a.m. on Saturday. Thirty-three year old Peter Castillo, [...]

Minister of Tourism saddened by destruction of Noh Mul

Much has been said over the past week about the wanton destruction of the Noh Mul Archaeological Site by De Mar’s Construction, a company owned and operated by U.D.P. supporter [...]

Border talks inside the adjacency zone with the O.A.S.

The offices of the Organization of American States have been established in Belize for over a decade. Aside from a Belize City office, there is another that houses the General [...]

Raw talent unleashed on Sports Monday

Good evening folks, I’m James Adderley and this is Sports Monday.   The Premier League of Belize football sporting event continued over the weekend. In this Police Press Devon Mckay [...]