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The Awful Death of “Jane Doe” in the Belize River

The body of a woman fished out of the Belize River on Wednesday, remains unidentified tonight.  No one has come forward to verify her identity despite very distinct features on [...]

Murder in Buena Vista, Cayo: Body Found Decomposing on Ranch

There’s another murder to report tonight. About two miles off the Buena Vista Road in the Cayo District a body of a middle-aged man of Hispanic origins was discovered. According [...]

Security Guard at B.E.L. Stripped of Firearm

With Christmas just around the corner, criminals are on the loose. This afternoon, they are targeted Belize Electricity Limited in broad daylight. Police are investigating the hold up of a [...]

Senate Ratifies Special Agreement and Protocol; is Referendum Next?

In the Capital, the Senate hosted its final session for 2016 at the National Assembly. It reviewed and passed nine bills brought back from the House and several motions. Of [...]

Opposition Disagrees – Agreements Did Not Need to be Ratified to Have Referendum

The Opposition contends that there has been a rush to judgment and that the Government need not have acted with such haste. They say their view is bolstered by an [...]

Why Investigation is Needed in Carmelita Land Scam

One thousand six hundred acres of prime farm land gobbled up by a powerful family in five years, at great loss to the Government and people of Belize. That, in [...]

More Money in the Economy Not a Good Thing, Opposition Senator Claims

Among the bills considered by the Senate today is the Treasury Bill (Number Three) Amendment Bill, which juggles the limits that Government can raise on treasury bills and treasury notes. [...]

Tourism Minister Wants Injunction to Quash Senate Inquiry

Belize Rural South Area Representative, Manuel Heredia Junior, according to the Auditor General’s report, received fifty-two visa foils that were to have been delivered to the Officer in Charge of [...]

Couriering Visa Stickers Was Part of “Service” to Constituents, Says Heredia

According to Heredia, acting as a courier to convey documents, including passports and visas foils, from San Pedro to the respective departments within the Ministry of Immigration is simply part [...]

Guardian Accused of Lying About Deliberations of Senate Committee

Who is leaking inaccurate suggestions of private deliberations of the Senate Special Select Committee on Immigration to certain sections of the media? That question came up in the full meeting [...]

N.C.L. Will Be Kept to Agreement on Hiring Belizeans

A News Five crew was on Harvest Caye today at the invitation of Norwegian Cruise Lines. It is the first time the media was invited to experience the cruise port [...]

FECTAB Complaints About Losing Tours Not True, According to N.C.L.

Minister of Tourism Manuel Heredia Junior also took on Federation of Cruise Tourism Association of Belize for their allegation that visitors who booked with NCL to call on Belize, did [...]

N.C.L. Will Feed Local Tourism in Mid-South and Toledo

Since NCL launched its Harvest Caye destination on November seventeenth, there have been concerns among local tour operators that their counterparts in Placencia aren’t getting a slice of the tourism [...]

New Belizeans Sworn-in in Time for Christmas

Over a hundred and twenty persons are new Belizeans. The group of persons took the oath making them citizens of the country in Belmopan on Wednesday. They come from as [...]

Interdicted Cop and Brother of Policeman to be Tried in Separate Sex Assault Cases

Interdicted police officer, Darren Evan Martinez who was accused of committing a heinous act on an eight year old child in February of this year, will have to stand trial [...]

Fake Commuters Tried to Rob Shaw Bus to Belmopan

There was yet another robbery on the George Price Highway near miles twenty. A pair of robbers, pretending to be commuters, boarded a Shaw bus en route to Belmopan and [...]

Northside Police Seek Contributions for Christmas Hampers

Christmas is a time of sharing and caring and the Police of Eastern Division North Precinct Three want to spread some cheer this holiday season. Press Officer of Eastern Division [...]

Healthy Living: How to Avoid a Heart Attack for Christmas

Christmastime is said to be a period of joy and merriment; where families come together and celebrate and build memories with their loved ones. The kids look forward to see [...]