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Murder Among Belizean Cousins in Chetumal

An Orange Walk man is accused of killing his cousin in the early hours of the morning over in Chetumal. The murder sent shockwaves across that northern municipality because the [...]

Canadian Detainee in Corozal Double Murder Questioned for Theft in Placencia

Investigations into a double murder in Corozal continue tonight. The only suspect in the murder of a Canadian woman and her American boyfriend remains in police custody.  That suspect, John [...]

Missing Belmopan Teacher’s Family Seeks Closure

The family of missing secondary school teacher, Pamela Lino, is seeking closure for what can only be described as a most puzzling disappearance.  It is widely believed that the Belmopan [...]

Tourism Industry Hopes for Minimal Impact from Murders

The murders of Canadian national Francesca Matus and her American partner Drew Thomas DeVoursney continue to receive news coverage in both countries and around the world.  Unfortunately, it’s not the [...]

CIHL and Courtenay Coye Challenge New Government Legislation

In January, the Central Bank (International Immunities) Act and the Crown Proceedings (Amendment) Act were passed by Parliament.  The former is intended to protect Belize’s foreign reserves in the Bank [...]

Penner Di Come!…To Senate Committee Next Wednesday

Former Minister of State with responsibility for Immigration and Nationality, Elvin Penner, is confirmed to be testifying before the Senate Special Select Committee next Wednesday.  It has been a long [...]

Corozal Trio Outwit Robbers/Kidnappers

Three men, including a pair of siblings, were lucky to escape with their lives during a robbery turned kidnapping on Wednesday afternoon in the Corozal District.  According to Eder Hall, [...]

Victim Tells of Daring Escape after Death Threats

Hall also told News Five by phone earlier today that despite being able to successfully foil the kidnapping attempt, his brother’s vehicle remains missing.  He says they were fortunate to [...]

4 Charged for Firearm in a Taxi

Police busted four men in a taxi in which they found a point thirty-eight revolver on Wednesday on Arlington Drive, Belize City. The taxi, a Dodge Caravan, was being driven [...]

Second Victim of Elston Kerr Street Fire Seeks Assistance

A wooden house on Elston Kerr Street in Belize City, scorched previously in a fire caused by a fire hearth left unattended three weeks ago, is now completely gutted after [...]

Belize Tourism Expo: Belize to the World

If the numbers for tourist arrivals are anything to go by, Belize hardly needs help marketing the tourism product. But the industry is not one for sitting on its laurels [...]

Ministry Says English P.S.E. Writing Improving

We detailed the travails of students taking the problem-solving paper for Mathematics in the Primary School Examination on Tuesday. While scores will not be ready until early June, marking has [...]

Ending Stigma and Discrimination on H.I.V.

One of the biggest challenges for persons affected by HIV/Aids is reducing the stigma and discrimination to people living with the disease.  One organization is hoping to decrease the violation [...]

Can You Help Toledo Boy Defeat Skin Condition?

A family from the deep south is asking for urgent financial and medical assistance for a young boy living with a painful skin condition known as dermatitis. Nelson Choc of [...]

Healthy Living: Eyes and Technology

By now you know that technology is a mainstay in our lives. And while tech gadgets upgrade at pace that many of us can’t keep up with; we can appreciate [...]