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No Vacation Yet But Did Kids Show Up to “Make-Up” School?

Instead of enjoying vacation time going into the Easter holidays, students at most public schools as well as teachers, were present in the classrooms across the country. And that’s how [...]

Teacher Doesn’t Mind Sharing “Honorarium” with Fellow Staff

Up to news time today, Ministry of Education officials confirmed to News Five that the one-million dollar honorarium to non-striking teachers had not been issued and that data was still [...]

More Cops Charged for Contraband in Corozal; This Time Customs is Behind the Camera

On Friday, police made a belated announcement of disciplinary proceedings against a police constable and a special constable based in Orange Walk, who were accused of illegally contrabanding items at [...]

Domestic Dispute Leads to Chopping in Corozal

A Corozal family is grappling with an explosion of violence at their home over the weekend that has landed a husband and wife in hospital and her father in possible [...]

Family’s Mourning Interrupted by Gunshots on Antelope Street

A family deep in prayer was caught by stray bullets on Sunday night at their Antelope Street house in Belize City. Miguel Alpuche Junior and his mother, Ignacia, were offering [...]

Earlin Butler Jr. Shot in the City

Just after seven on Sunday morning, shots rang out on Rivero Street, near Kraal Road on south side Belize City. Reports are that as twenty-one-year-old Earlin Butler Junior stood outside [...]

Multiple Shootings Reported Countrywide

Several other persons remain critically injured at medical facilities across the country following separate shooting incidents on Saturday in the west and south. The first shooting took place near the [...]

“Fake Cop” Aaron Wilson Fined; Told by Judge to Keep Quiet

Convicted fake cop, Aaron Wilson has been given a stern warning by Justice Adolph Lucas for mouthing off in the media last Tuesday, after being found guilty on two counts [...]

Wilson Must Find Real Money to Pay Off Fine

Wilson was fined a total of four thousand dollars for both counts, but the penalty was reduced by two hundred and fifty dollars each due of the length of time [...]

Belmopan Cops Collar Robbers at Circle R

Two Belize City men will spend the next five and a half years in jail and Belmopan police are looking for a third after solving a robbery reported last Friday [...]

Man Charged for Going After Minor in San Pedro

A San Pedro resident accused of a shooting incident that sent a minor to the hospital was arraigned this morning at the Belize City Magistrate’s Court before the Chief Magistrate. [...]

CitCo et al. to Tackle Abandoned Buildings in Old Capital

Abandoned and infested buildings are a common across the City – they are hot beds for substance abusers and criminal elements. These are just some of the issues that the [...]

Overgrown Lots and Abandoned Vehicles Will Also be Cleared

As a part of the multi-agency approach to clean up the city and make it safer, additional works will be undertaken outside of the demolition of derelict buildings. These efforts [...]

B.P.P.’s Maheia Says Faber Has Been Wasteful; Must Resign

Separate press releases from the Belize Territorial Volunteers and Belize Progressive Party this evening condemned the Government’s decision to spend a million dollars of taxpayers’ monies as an Easter “reward” [...]

Teen Arsonist Sought for Burning Home and Shop in City

An early morning fire over the weekend was put out by quick action of the property owners and the Fire Department.  In the early hours of Saturday morning, seventy-two-year-old Robert [...]

Tourist Arrivals Up

The Belize Tourism Board is reporting another record for tourist arrivals to the Jewel.  In releasing the statistics for the first quarter of 2017, there have been two point seven [...]

Not Expelled, Bishop Martin Students in Pregnancy Case Stay Out of School

Two teenagers, a male and a female second form student attending Bishop Martin High School in Orange Walk Town, remain out of school tonight on their own will, following the [...]

Sports Monday Covers Football, Basketball and More

Good evening, I’m James Adderley and this is Sports Monday.     [Highlights of weekend sporting activities….]