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Missing Men Found in Shallow Grave on Ambergris Caye Hours After Report

There is a grisly double homicide making headlines tonight, following the discovery of a pair of bodies inside a shallow grave eleven miles north of San Pedro Town.  The bodies [...]

CitCo Audit Revisited, Mayor Bradley Responds to Media Grilling

Just two weeks before municipal elections, Mayor Darrell Bradley has come under some heat over the finances of the City Council. It’s all about the findings of an audit report [...]

Mayor Bradley on the Offensive When Asked About 2013 Audit

In the end, there was an agreement to disagree, respectfully. We’ve seen no 2013 audit, and neither has the Council, which in our books means there is no 2013 audit. [...]

Why Has CitCo’s Debt Ballooned to $47 Million?

We also asked about one line item in particular, listed in the 2014 audit. That’s the total debt of the City Council. In 2012, it’s listed as just over twelve [...]

COMPOL Whylie Quizzed on Penner Fiasco One Year Later

Today, News Five was at a media workshop involving senior police personnel, and Belize’s top cop was also in attendance. We took the opportunity to ask him about some pending [...]

Is There Still Bad Blood Between Police Department and DPP’s Office?

There has been a well-documented contention between the Police Department and the office of the Director of Public Prosecutions. Things came to a head with a memo written by Assistant [...]

Will Truck Driver Be Served Notice Following Tuesday’s Fatal RTA?

On Tuesday, an accident claimed the life of a U.S. tourist and left another hospitalized. The accident, which involved a small SUV and a tow head truck, collided around eleven [...]

Harvest Caye Development on Track for 2015 Tourism High Season

The controversy may have died down, but Norwegian Cruise Line cruise ship port on Harvest Caye in southern Belize is well underway. According to Director of Cruise and Regional Operations, [...]

Venezuelan Economy in Dire Straits, Ambassador Explains Media Misrepresentation

So while in southern Belize, there might be a boom due to cruise tourism, in Venezuela, the international media is reporting economic turmoil.  According to Ambassador Yoel del Valle Perez [...]

Will Belize Be Affected By Petrocaribe Quagmire?

In spite of its existing economic woes, Venezuela is yet to pull the plug on the Petrocaribe initiative.  The last shipment of premium fuel to Belize arrived in country in [...]

Payments for Petrocaribe Become Due Later This Year

The first tranche of payment to Venezuela for the Petrocaribe loan is due later this year.  That disbursement will bring to an end a two-year grace period granted to Belize [...]

Investigation Continues Into Corozal Robbery

On Friday, twenty-nine-year-old Mahesh Balani, a businessman of Corozal Town, was robbed at gunpoint of two hundred and forty thousand pesos, the equivalent of forty thousand Belize dollars.  The incident [...]

Minor Reportedly Raped Near Beach in Ladyville

A thirteen year old student of Ladyville, Belize District was reportedly sexually abused last Sunday afternoon. According to the girl, she and her friends went swimming in the sea behind [...]

Trio Acquitted of Murder in Santa Elena Shooting/Robbery

Three men were free of murder charge today when they appeared in Belmopan Supreme Court. Twenty-two year old Anthony Dennison, twenty-four year olds Traevon Williams and Denfield Tasher were acquitted [...]

Belizean Tour Operators Tom and Ivette Wilson Honored by Carnival Cruise Lines

Belize has been gaining recognition worldwide as a top tourist destination. Well tonight, there is one more to add as the leading tour operator for the Caribbean hails from Belize. [...]

CitCo Workers to Receive Parcels of Land

Earlier, we showed you Mayor Darrell Bradley engaged in the very spirited defense of the Council’s finances. But there’s more than that going on at the Council. Bradley is also [...]

Corozal Police Says Stay Alert for Kidnapping Attempts

It made big news at the end of January when news of child predators on the prowl in the north spread like wildfire. Schools were on alert and so were [...]

Kiosk In Front of Assembly Building is Dismantled

Residents in the capital city of Belmopan were up in arms about a wooden structure that was erected on reserve land near the market. Somehow, a clerk at the Belmopan [...]

Police Department Holds Media Training Workshop

Today, senior police officers from formations across the country gathered at Raccoon Street Headquarters for day one of a two-day media workshop. It’s an initiative by Commissioner of Police Allen [...]

Is There Turmoil Brewing Within the Belize Boxing Federation?

The dust seems to have settled at the Belize Body Building and Fitness Federation, but over at the Belize Boxing Federation, a storm is in the making.  Former member of [...]

…President Moses Sulph Responds to Allegations

We contacted the President of the Belize Boxing Federation, Moses Sulph, to comment on the state of the executive. He says that it boils down to a few people not [...]