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Police Charge Alleged Killer of Randolph Johnson

Police have cracked the second of six murders that occurred over a four-day period. It’s been two days since the murder of Police Street resident nineteen-year-old Randolph Johnson and tonight, [...]

10 Alleged MS-13 Gangsters Flee El Salvador Jail; Could They be Headed for Belize?

There has been a prison break reported, but not in Belize. Ten inmates escaped from a jail in El Salvador on Sunday. Authorities in Honduras and Guatemala are on alert, [...]

Watching for Counterfeit Twenties in Belmopan

It may be “maaga season,” but there is money circulating in Belize. Too bad it’s not the genuine kind, according to Belmopan Police. This week they found counterfeit twenty-dollar bills [...]

Janelle Chanona and Donovan Reneau Discuss 13th Senator Nominations

A final list from which a thirteenth senator will be chosen was formalized on Wednesday, after a steering committee vetted the names of all nominees.  That number has since been [...]

UNIBAM’s Caleb Orozco Questions Consultative Process

Gay rights activist Caleb Orozco, executive director of UNIBAM, has raised several issues concerning the process being used by the Thirteenth Senator Steering Committee in going about the selection of [...]

Guatemala’s Foreign Minister Beats Drums for Referendum

Guatemalan newspaper, Prensa Libre, in its January second issue, carried recent statements made by Guatemalan Foreign Minister, Carlos Raul Morales. According to the article, FM Morales announced that Belize had [...]

Tracking Traffic Fatalities; is Road Safety Project a Success?

On Tuesday, we covered a fatal motorcycle collision in the Teakettle area, which claimed the lives of two young men from the village. It is the last of eighty-three fatal [...]

What’s Behind Crashes in Christmas Season

Of the eleven traffic incident fatalities reported in December, it is noted that seven took place between Christmas Eve and New Year’s Eve, including the death of Gilbert Myers on [...]

Ex-Brodies’ Deliveryman Charged for Theft from Store

Twenty-year-old Frederick Sutherland, a former deliveryman for James Brodie and Company, was dragged to court today on a single charge of theft.  It is alleged that the fisherman of East [...]

G.O.B. Will Go to Court for Vega, Pitts “Compensations”

News Five has confirmed from reliable sources that the Office of the Solicitor General filed a claim in the Supreme Court on December twenty-eighth against the son of former Deputy [...]

Police Minister Plans New Effort on Surveillance Cameras

You may recall that a few years back the Police Department installed surveillance cameras in key spots on south side Belize City; at the corner of George and Dean Streets; [...]

Crime – Whose Fault Is It, Really?

2016 ended off as one of the deadliest years in Belize’s history – with one hundred and thirty-seven murders. The transition into the New Year was a bloody one as [...]

Despite Checkpoints, Gangs Continue War on Southside

The Christmas Season saw a noticeable increase in the number of police officers assigned to various hotspots across Belize City.  In fact, it would almost seem as though a small [...]

More Flights to Belize from Southwest Airlines

Starting June fourth, there will be a daily direct flight from Fort Lauderdale, Florida to Belize at rock-bottom prices. That’s the latest coming out of the Belize Tourism Board, the [...]

Blue Hole, Placencia Get International “Big-Up”

The B.T.B. wants your vote to make the Great Blue Hole the ‘Best Caribbean Dive Site.’ Belize was nominated in the ‘Ten Best Readers’ Choice Award’ contest after it was [...]

Healthy Living: Do “Fad Diets” Cut Weight Faster?

So we’ve all heard of the military diet, the alkaline diet, grapefruit diet, and the cabbage soup diet, all that seem to be popular here in Belize when we want [...]