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Guatemalan Businessman Robbed and Murdered in City over Weekend

The robbery of a Guatemalan businessman went under the radar until it turned murder forty-eight hours later. The thirty-nine-year-old businessman who was robbed and shot early on Saturday morning, perished [...]

Teenager Struck Down in Orange Walk by Hit-and-Run Driver

A teenager remains in a coma tonight after she was knocked down in Orange Walk sometime between Sunday night and Monday morning. Sixteen-year-old Monique Morey was out partying with a [...]

Family of Accident Victim Seeks Assistance for Medical Bills

The teenager remains hospitalized in a critical condition. She has swelling on the brain and remains in coma after she was left for dead.  The family says that they don’t [...]

Wilfred Malcolm Laid to Rest; Accused Shooter Released without Charges

In the southern village of Bella Vista today, a young man was laid to rest after being fatally shot over the weekend. But the circumstances that led to the death [...]

Trial for Accused Killer in One-Day July Spree

After a year on remand for a broad daylight murder in the city, twenty-eight-year-old Valentine Baptist was committed to stand trial at the Supreme Court for the murder of nineteen-year-old [...]

Sugar Impasse Continues; B.S.C.F.A. Demands Respect from B.S.I.

The Belize Sugar Cane Farmers’ Association has officially written to American Sugar Refining/Belize Sugar Industries Limited, announcing that while it supports the investment of twenty-two million dollars for production of [...]

Cane Farmers Back in Fairtrade’s Good Graces

At the start of the sugar crop last December, farmer Eloy Escalante was effectively disowned by the Belize Sugar Cane Farmers’ Association. The Association was facing a third suspension in [...]

Dianne Finnegan is U.S. Embassy’s “Wonder Woman”

The United States Embassy recognizes youth advocate Diane Finnegan as Wonder Woman for the month of August.  As coordinator for the Youth Apprenticeship Program and wife of U.D.P. politician Michael [...]

Finnegan Intercedes as Peace Participant Alex Underwood Released from Detention

As we’ve mentioned, News Five caught up with Finnegan at the Precinct One compound this evening, upon the release of SSG boss Alex Underwood who was detained overnight by Belize [...]

Taiwan Delivers Massive Funding for Major Guatemalan Road; Belize Gets Sixty Mil

Earlier today the Guatemalan Congress approved the holding of a referendum to take its territorial claim over Belize to the International Court of Justice. According to reports in Prensa Libre, [...]

The Queen’s Baton Links Belize to 2018 Commonwealth Games

The Queen’s Baton arrived in the Jewel today as it makes it way to Gold Coast in Australia in time for the 2018 Commonwealth Games. Here, it was met with [...]

Venezuela Promises Continuation of Petrocaribe Despite Downturn

On Tuesday the Venezuelan embassy in Belize held a press conference to issue a defense of the ongoing situation in the South American country. More than eight million Venezuelans of [...]

Premium Fuel Will Return with Stable World Prices

Belize receives regular and diesel fuel through the Petrocaribe program with Venezuela although prices remain high at the pumps. But for some time now Belize has been unable to source [...]

Former Public Officers Keith Arnold, William Fonseca Pass On

There are two deaths of notable personalities to report. Former Central Bank Governor Keith Arnold, who served as head of Belize’s primary financial institution from January 1992 to April 2002, [...]

S.S.B. Provides Computers for Accident and Emergency at K.H.M.H.

The Accident and Emergency Department at the K.H.M.H. received a much needed donation from the Social Security Board. Computers valued at five thousand dollars were handed over to help the [...]

Belmopan Youth Engage in Agriculture as Opposed to Crime

Back in 2015, villages surrounding Belmopan had a spiraling in crime committed by youths.  After assessing the issue, the Belmopan Police decided to do a program to engage young people [...]

CitCo Teams Up to Pave Bella Vista Residents’ Streets

The Belize City Council has engaged residents of the Bella Vista development in a one hundred and eighty-thousand-dollar project to pave eight streets in the community in exchange for property [...]

New Sitcom ‘Livin Mi Life’ Coming to T.V.

A new locally produced sitcom that will air on this station is called “Livin’ Mi Life.”  It was written and created by Kim Vasquez, who partnered with Thirteen Productions and [...]