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Security Guard Arraigned for Murder of Patron Inside Blue House Bar

Security Guard Darion Hamilton was slapped with a single charge of murder when he appeared in court today. Hamilton, a guard at the Blue House Bar in Ladyville, was charged [...]

Still No Motive for the Mahogany Heights Murder of Kevin Flowers

Earlier we told you about three murders over the course of Monday night and this morning. But the bloody Monday killings were preceded by an early morning shooting in Mahogany [...]

Who is John Doe? Body Still Unidentified Five Days Later

Last Thursday, the badly decomposed body of a John Doe was discovered floated near mile five on the Phillip Goldson Highway. The discovery was made when a caretaker of a [...]

Ellis Meighan Jr. Acquitted of Attempted Murder of Zimbab Abraham

Tonight, Ellis Meighan Junior is free of charges of Attempted Murder, Dangerous Harm and Use of Deadly Means of Harm with a Deadly Weapon. He was charged along with a [...]

Commissioner of Lands on Hopkins Beach Erosion

On Monday’s newscast, we showed you the images of the massive erosion in the southern village of Hopkins. It started about a week ago and since then, some residents and [...]

Is There Any Way to Reclaim Worn Beachfront?

As to residents and resorts who have lost their beachfronts to the erosion and whose property values have gone down, is there any way that they can reclaim their lands [...]

FCD to Receive Assistance from Kentucky University

On Monday, a Memorandum of Understanding was signed between the Caribbean Community Climate Change Center and the Western Kentucky University. The agreement seeks to help the region with its climate [...]

Breaking News: Late Evening Shooting in the City

Breaking News: Word to News Five is that a man was shot and killed a short while ago on Reggae Street on Southside, Belize City as he was. Police are [...]

Bar Patrons Impaled by Security Guards in Ladyville; One Dead, One Injured

From our count, there have been forty murders since the start of the year with April being the deadliest month with sixteen murders. It’s nine more than the same period [...]

Mid-morning Execution on Iguana Street, Mark Medina is Gunned Down

The first of two murders in the City was a broad daylight shooting on Iguana Street which claimed the life of thirty-one year old Mark Medina and left a fifty-five [...]

Single Shooter Seeks Out Tyrone Neal in Sunday Bloodbath

The murder of Mark Medina was followed by another in the City where three hours later, thirty-four year old Tyrone Neal was gunned down likely for a small quantity of [...]

Murder in Mahogany Heights, Forty-Year-Old is Shot and Killed

And if three murders in one weekend weren’t bad enough, there was another early this morning…this time at the community of Mahogany Heights near Mile thirty on the George Price [...]

Rodents Take Over Western Regional Hospital, Rats Infest Food Storage Unit

There are rats at the Western Regional Hospital – a lot of rats – big rats, medium-sized rats and little baby rats – entire rat families. But it’s no laughing [...]

Are There More Arrests to Come in Treasury Hustle?

Late last week, Treasury Department Second Class Clerk David Enriquez was arrested and charged for three counts of theft. Authorities believe that he diverted half a million dollars into private [...]

Embezzled Treasury Monies Were Meant for TCC Subventions

According to a Police report issued, the money diverted by Enriquez was meant as subventions for the Toledo Community College – two hundred and twenty-five thousand plus dollars diverted in [...]

Fin. Sec. Gives Update on Petrocaribe Funds

Last week, Government sent out a tag team of political legal advisor Michael Young and Financial Secretary Joseph Waight to sell the Petrocaribe Bill. That was a short-lived initiative as [...]

Former B.D.F. Major Lloyd Jones Joins Belize Rural North Political Race

There is some news coming out the People’s United Party tonight which may give the opposition party wind in its sails after the devastating March fourth defeat at the Municipal [...]

Did San Pedro Police Act Unlawfully in Confiscating Palapa Bar Proprietor’s Money?

On April seventh, businessman Scott Harnish was found in possession of over a hundred thousand dollars in U.S. currency inside his home on the north end of San Pedro Town.  [...]

Kendale Green Acquitted of Murder

The trial of Kendale Green for the December 2010 murder of Nigerian taxi man, Francis Chkwu, concluded today in the Supreme Court.   Initially, police had charged Jermaine Zuniga and [...]

Massive Beach Erosion in Hopkins, Residents and Resorts Affected

Once known for its delicate shoreline, the village of Hopkins in the south is facing chronic coastal erosion. Residents woke up one morning to find that their beach had been [...]

Guatemalan Detained with 2000 Xaté Leaves 14 Kilometers Inside Belize

Over a month ago, new rangers graduated from the Friends for Conservation and Development, also referred to as the FCD rangers program. The now eighteen rangers have been deployed to [...]

Climate Change – A Global Problem, CCCCC Signs MOU with Kentucky University

The World Health Organization estimates climate change will cause an additional two hundred and fifty thousand deaths per year between 2030 and 2050. And with this alarming fact, the efforts [...]

Shandel Parham is Belize District’s Top Speller

The Twenty-first National Coca-Cola Spelling Bee is underway and the Belize District Finals were held today at the Belize Elementary School Auditorium.  Of the sixteen participants who competed, Shandel Parham [...]

Sporting Highlights with James Adderley

Good evening, I’m James Adderley and this is Sports Monday.   It’s the mad rush to the PLB playoffs people and the B.D.F.’s journey to the F.F.B. Stadium yesterday was [...]

Treasury Employee Charged for $500,000 Theft

Two persons have been arrested and charged for their roles in a half-a-million dollar Treasury Department scheme. The internal fleecing was brought to light, at least officially, by Prime Minister [...]