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Simone Biles Concludes Belize Vacation with Motivational Talk to Athletes

It was Simone Biles’ last day in Belize and after a week of enjoying all that the country has to offer, her last activity was to have an open talk [...]

Sports Council Director Calls on Sporting Associations to Step Up

The event today saw the participation of many sporting associations and their respective athletes. But for years now, the criticism is that enough funding has not been made available for [...]

What’s Your Healthy New Year’s Resolution?

Committing to acts of self improvement or making resolutions is a common tradition that many undertake to start a new year. It’s commonly cited that only eight percent of people [...]

Alfonso Noble Knocks Down and Kills a Cyclist on Christmas Eve

The Christmas weekend was an exceptionally violent four days, where road traffic accidents and shooting incidents claimed multiple lives across the country.  There were as many as five RTAs beginning [...]

Well-Known Media Personality Refuses to Provide Blood Sample Following Fatal RTA

U.D.P. loyalist Alfonso Noble spent the entire weekend – all of four days in Police custody. But he didn’t spend those days in a cell – instead he spent them [...]

20 Year Old Struck Dead by Vehicle on Placencia Road on Christmas Morning

Twenty-year-old Israel Lopez of Hope Creek, Stann Creek District, met his death unexpectedly on this holiday weekend. On Christmas morning he was on his way home from a night of [...]

Belmopan Man Killed in Fatal Collision in St. Matthew’s Village

The last fatality of the weekend due to a traffic accident took place on Tuesday night on the George Price Highway. Police from Roaring Creek visited an area between Miles [...]

David Andrews is Latest Murder Victim in Belize City

On Friday night, a man was shot and killed in the City. David Andrews was standing near the intersections of Seagull and Raccoon streets when two men rode up on [...]

A Bloody 2016 – News Five Takes a Look Back

One hundred and thirty-six murders have now been recorded for 2016, following the death of David Andrews on Friday. And while it is safe to say after a quiet Christmas [...]

Teen Student Escapes with Bullet to foot for Christmas

A shooting on Christmas Day left a Belize City student with a gunshot wound to one of his feet. He was treated and released from the hospital. Police say that [...]

One Detained for Boxing Day Shooting on Wagners’ Lane

Another man was shot in the city. On Boxing Day, Byron Jeffords was on Wagner’s Lane when he was approached by two men on bikes and one of them shot [...]

Second Accused Charged in Robbery, Attempted Murder of Teen

Elward McKay joins Alexander Bainton who was charged this past Friday for the robbery of a seventeen-year-old back in September of this year. Bainton was arraigned and remanded into custody [...]

B.N.T.U. Maintains Stance on Christmas Vacation

The Belize National Teachers Union has issued a release reiterating its position that classes for the upcoming semester will resume on January ninth, 2017.  B.N.T.U., in accordance with the Education [...]

How Will Trade Union Congress Resolve Presidential Problem?

Following the Annual General Meeting of the National Trade Union Congress of Belize in San Ignacio on December seventeenth, the Congress is without a duly elected president. Marvin Mora, who [...]

Acting Prez Promises More from N.T.U.C.B. in 2017

Willoughby told us that she is eligible to run for the presidency in her own right, and is “praying” over a decision on whether to do so. But whoever does [...]

Belize Hosts First Yoga International Festival

The first Belize International Yoga Festival takes place this weekend on New Year’s Eve near the Harbor View Greens in Belize City from six a.m. to midnight. Titled, “Breathe – [...]

2016 Murder Count Threatens Record; ComPol Addresses Plans to Reduce It

The murder count for 2016 sits at one hundred and thirty-five with just a week to go. It is already a worse figure than 2015 and not far off from [...]

Police Closing in on Naming “Jane Doe”

Police say they are almost sure that they have identified Jane Doe. They have gotten contact information for a family that believes the dead woman found in the Belize River [...]

Dean Dawson’s Widow Pleas to Police to Solve Fatal Accident

Earlier this week you heard Police say that while the case of the fatal RTA of Dean Dawson has been lengthy – they are making incremental progress but are still [...]

New Police Outposts in Armenia, Valley of Peace

Today, Belmopan police delivered their version of a Christmas gift to residents of the villages of Armenia and Valley of Peace in the Cayo District. The villages are respectively the [...]

Simone Biles Speaks About Education and Social Media Impact

On Thursday, Simone Biles landed in Belize to much fan-fare courtesy the B.T.B. and other local partners. By now you would know that the world’s best gymnast is the adopted [...]

Delta Store and Rural Eastern Division Team Up for Christmas Cheer

Delta Store is giving back and the man in the middle is ACP Edward Broaster. Rural Eastern Division’s top cop identified fifteen families to receive a cheque of one hundred [...]

Christmas Comes for Northside Police Hamper Recipients

‘Tis the season for sharing, caring and giving and with Christmas only two days away, Santa is still roaming the neighborhoods in the city gifting deserving families. This Santa, though, [...]

A New Beginning? Mentorship Program Targets Southside’s At-Risk Youths

How do you solve a problem like gang violence? The Belize Police Department has tried truces, interventions, aggressive patrolling and arrests; the courts, and societal condemnation, but little has managed [...]

Moses Sulph Shares the Spirit of the Season

On Thursday, well-known community activist Moses Sulph, along with a team of volunteers, shared the gift of giving with a group of underprivileged children from the St. Martin’s de Porres [...]