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3 year old girl and man killed in Burrell Boom Accident

There are three more deaths to add to the growing list of traffic fatalities; so far, there have been at least fifteen accidents since the beginning of the year in [...]

Ontario resident perishes in fatal accident in Camalote

Traffic accidents are among the leading causes of death, and unfortunately an Ontario family is grieving the loss of a loved one. A third fatality occurred on Sunday, involving a [...]

A four-car pileup along the Boom Road

Just a few moments prior to the deadly traffic accident which claimed the lives of three year old Ashley Silva and twenty year old Linbert Tucker, there was a four [...]

Laura Esquivel-Frampton pushed out of B.T.B.

There is a breaking story in the B.T.B. and that is Laura Esquivel-Frampton, the high profile daughter of former Prime Minister, Manuel Esquivel is resigning from the post of Director [...]

Investigations continue into Immigration Scandal

Speculation about the pending arrest of former Minister of State with responsibility for Immigration Elvin Penner ran wild and free over the long weekend. On Friday, News Five was informed [...]

Belize City man found murdered in the cab of a truck

The long weekend was filled with tragedy but no murders. Unfortunately, the inadvertent moratorium on murders did not last, and just after eight this morning Police Detectives from Precinct Two [...]

Police still looking for accused murderer, Gabino Garnett Jr.

San Ignacio Police remain on the lookout for Gabino Garnett Jr., the man they believe is responsible for the fatal stabbing of twenty-year-old Earl Baizar on Friday morning.  The Dangriga [...]

Quarrel in the U.D.P.; Councilor Willoughby forgives Herman Longsworth

Last week Thursday, U.D.P. Minister of State Herman Longsworth accused Deputy Prime Minister Gaspar Vega of undermining him to benefit Belize City Councilor Phillip Willoughby – basically stealing his idea [...]

Senior Magistrate Shona Griffith elevated to the Supreme Court

The Supreme Court has been operating under staffing constraints in the complement of judges since the double blow of losing Justices Oswell Legall last May and Justice Rita Joseph-Olivetti in [...]

Kirk Smith Jr. acquitted of murder

Twenty-two year old Kirk Smith Jr., who has been on remand for almost four years walked free late this afternoon from a charge of murder.   Smith was accused of [...]

Oliver Peters arraigned for his uncle’s murder

While Smith has been freed of a murder charge, thirty-seven year old Oliver Peters has been arraigned for murder. Peters is accused of stabbing his uncle to the left side [...]

Former P.U.P. minister, Louis “Coz” Sylvestre, passes

Former P.U.P. minister, Louis “Coz” Sylvestre, passed last Thursday after ailing for years. A memorial service will be held this coming Friday; and today, while acknowledging his contributions, the People’s [...]

NICH issues last call for Belize International Film Festival entries

The National Institute of Culture and History through the Bliss Center for the Performing Arts has issued last calls for entries for the 2014 Belize International Film Festival. While the [...]

Dr. Billie Jean Young in the jewel for women’s month

Actor, activist, poet, and educator, Doctor Billie Jean Young is here in the jewel in celebration of Women’s Month. The Women’s Issues Network Belize (WIN-Belize) has planned several activities for [...]

Belize Bank Team and Western Ballaz top weekend competitions in Sports

Good evening, I’m James Adderley and this is Sports Monday.   The 17th running of the Annual Belikin La Ruta Maya attracted 68 canoes as the Mopan River tossed to [...]