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Alleged sex scandal at Western Regional Hospital involving mental patient

News Five has been investigating reports of an apparent sex scandal at the Western Regional Hospital. There are allegations that a driver was engaged in a sexual relationship with a [...]

Rafael Perez still on the run, but has been revoked as Assemblies of God pastor

Rafael Perez, the pastor of Zion Ministries Assemblies of God Church in Orange Walk Town, is still nowhere to be found. Perez has been hiding out since August second, when [...]

SATIIM and Maya Leaders face off against Punta Gorda Police

Since cancelling a co-management agreement with the Sarstoon/Temash Institute for Indigenous Management, SATIIM, a month ago, the Forest Department and, by extension, the Government of Belize, has been at odds [...]

Co-management agreement pushing N.G.O.s away

In the past, co-management of protected areas has been based on somewhat of a gentleman’s agreement between the Government of Belize and non-government organizations. But there is a move to [...]

Mahogany resident in critical condition after being attacked with machete in bedroom

A Mahogany Heights resident is tonight in critical, but stable condition at the K.H.M.H. following a chopping incident inside his home. In the dead of night, shortly after twelve o’clock [...]

Valley of Peace resident busted with drugs during GSU operation

Nineteen-year-old Jose Alfredo Herrera, a resident of Valley of Peace Village, has been charged with possession of a controlled drug with intent to supply, kept firearm without a gun license [...]

Machete wielding husband jailed after assaulting wife

Forty-five-year-old Wayne Welch, a taxi driver of a Rivero Street address, is tonight on remand at the Belize Central Prison after being unable to meet bail, following a charge of [...]

Ballers for Life: Dangriga and Belize District win championships

The annual Belize Basketball Federation’s Ballers for Life Summer Camp ended last Friday with a big rally at the St. John’s College gymnasium.  The two-week camp, which was held from [...]

Crime Stats: Murder decreases while theft on the rise

There is good news coming out of the Police Department with respect to crimes. According to the figures released, major crimes are down by twelve point seven percent from January [...]

Open Learning; unconventional learning launched at Gwen Lizarraga High

This morning, under the patronage of the University of Belize, the Ministry of Education and the Commonwealth Open Schooling Association, Open School in Belize was officially launched. It’s the first [...]

Sister Cecilia Home receives diamond treatment from Diamonds International

Residents of Sister Cecilia Home for the elderly were treated to a hearty meal this afternoon through an act of charity by one Belize City company.  It was an experience [...]

Karate Summer Camp for kids

Every year at the end of summer there are a number of organizations that work to provide needy students with school supplies. It’s much anticipated and in some areas it [...]