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Another Shooting in Conch Shell Bay…

Since the beginning of the New Year, residents in the Conch Shell Bay neighborhood have been plagued by a spate of deadly shootings.  The bloodbath in that area began on [...]

…Enfield Fitzgibbon Apprehended and Charged

This afternoon, Belize City police apprehended Enfield Fitzgibbon and charged him with the attempted murder of Keimar Nicholas.  This is in connection with the near fatal shooting incident in Lindo’s [...]

G.S.U. Raid Nets 8 with Weed

Eight persons were arrested and charged today for drug trafficking offenses, following a raid by the Gang Suppression Unit of a house on Lavender Street in the Saint Martin’s area. [...]

Chamber of Commerce Has Suggestions for G.O.B. on Finance

The General Revenue and Appropriations Bill is scheduled to be presented and debated in March. The Opposition and certain corners have made dour predictions that in light of the continuing [...]

How Will Superbond Impact Coming Budget?

Re-negotiation of the Belize 2038 Bonds or Superbond has bogged down some, following the summary rejection of the Government’s consent solicitation by bondholders last week. The Government is now seeking [...]

O.S.H. Bill to Return in February

The last word on the Occupational Safety and Health Bill, which died in Parliamentary committee prior to the 2015 general elections, was that it would be revived in discussion between [...]

Decoding Gas Prices After Premium and Regular Reach Same Levels

Last week, News Five went on the hunt looking for answers as to why regular and premium gasoline happened to be the exact same price in Belize City: nine dollars [...]

New Border Documentation Causes Hassles for Guat Parents

On Monday night, Guatemalan parents met in Melchor De Mencos to express their distress about new border crossing regulations put in place by Belize’s Ministry of Immigration for students coming [...]

Unlawful Sex with a Girl of Nine

Eighteen-year-old Erwin Lanza, a laborer of Lord’s Bank, was arrested and charged today after being accused of engaging in a sexual act with a minor.  According to the nine-year-old girl, [...]

Former Murder Accused Charged Over Dropped Gun

A Belize City man was busted by police on Monday while attempting to dispose of a loaded firearm in a property on Curassow Street.  Twenty-one-year-old Kadeem Anderson is on remand [...]

The Cuban Revolution, 58 Years Later

Over the years, hundreds of Belizeans students have benefited from educational opportunities in Cuba.   Likewise, many have taken advantage of medical care provided by Cuban doctors and nurses in Belize.  [...]

Welcoming Israel, Italy, Slovakia and Norway’s Ambassadors to Belize

Letters of Credence were presented to Governor General Sir Colville Young on Monday by four incoming ambassadors.  In a brief ceremony held at Belize House in Belmopan, Ambassador Jonathan Peled [...]

Improving Productivity in the Workplace

The Belize Chamber of Commerce and Industry, collaborating with representatives of the International Labour Organization and Caribbean Employers’ Conference, today hosted a one-day workshop in Belize City. It concerned improving [...]

Bex for Belize! Miss Universe Stands Tall in Philippines

Just days to go and the excitement about the Miss Universe Pageant is at an all-time high. We’ve been showing you Rebecca Rath’s journey to the crown and the last [...]