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Mechanic Shot Dead in Ride-By for Fourth Murder in 8 Days in City

Gun violence is creeping back in the south side of the City where another senseless murder took place less than twenty-hours after the shooting death of Guatemalan national Ruben Esquivel [...]

2 Shot in Same Area Hours Later

Even as police continue to investigate the murder of Velasquez, this afternoon shots rang out in that same area of Antelope Street Extension. Information to News Five is that around [...]

Criminals are Eluding Reach of Police

The murder of Christian Velasquez is the third in four days on the south side of Belize City. The two others are Wednesday morning’s home invasion turn murder of Ruben [...]

Shyne Pulls Out of BSCAP; Complains of ‘Obscene’ Debt to Former C.E.O./Chair

Artist Shyne Barrow dropped a bombshell today when he abruptly resigned from the Belizean Society of Composers Authors Publishers.  A leaked letter bearing today’s date and signed by the PM’s [...]

Inspector Fitzroy Abruptly Transferred from Media Relations Unit

Inspector Fitzroy Yearwood…he was one of three liaison officers within the Belize Police Department assigned to facilitate the media with daily situation reports and interviews.  Tonight, he is no longer [...]

Murder Accused Nevis Betancourth Charged; his Family Insists He was Defending Himself

As we told you on Wednesday night, Nevis Betancourth was charged with the murder of Jose Castellanos that happened at a restaurant in Santa Elena, Cayo on July twenty-eighth.  Bentancourth [...]

Police Removed Hospitalized Suspect from Private Hospital to Lay Charges

Dueck says that Betancourth still needs medical attention for the chop wound on his arm and remains in pain. But he says that Police didn’t allow him to receive that [...]

Crique Sarco Village Defines Land Space for First Time

The first Maya Land Registry was launched in southern Belize this week. After two years of inaction to a ruling by the Caribbean Court of Justice that determined that a [...]

B.T.I.A. Says Gov’t Must Scrap Departure Tax

The Belize Tourism Industry Association today issued a stinging release against the Government and in support of Tropic Air. The carrier last week announced plans to suspend three of its [...]

B.N.T.U. May Step in on Behalf of Dr. Lorna McKay at Gwen Liz High

The Belize National Teachers’ Union may soon be involved in the battle between principal of Gwen Lizarraga High School, Doctor Lorna McKay, and chairman of the school’s board of management, [...]

Belama’s Ryan Smith Pleads Guilty to Weed Possession

A couple living in the Belama area went to court this afternoon for two counts of possession of controlled drugs and one count of drug trafficking with intent to supply [...]

A Speed Bump for Crooked Tree Junction Could Save Lives

On Monday you heard about the fatal traffic accident that claimed the life of twenty-year-old Alma Flowers on the Philip Goldson Highway at the entrance to Crooked Tree Village. She [...]

Charges for Hit & Run Mechanic, But Why Did Police Manhandle Victim?

Three weeks ago Blackman Eddy resident Obed Mojano knocked down and killed Seine Bight resident Dorla Flores. The thirty-nine-year-old cook was struck along with forty-four year old Lavern Arzu and [...]

How Will P.S.U. Deal with Suspended President Eldred Neal?

There is internal turmoil in the Public Service Union tonight. This afternoon, the Belmopan branch of the Union issued a release announcing plans for a meeting on Saturday with mediators, [...]

Caribbean’s Pharmacists Promoting Community Health and Wellness

This week pharmacists from across the Caribbean and some international colleagues are convening in Belize for the annual conference of the Caribbean Association of Pharmacists. They will be discussing latest [...]

Local Pharmacists to Benefit from New U.B. Program

Twenty-four students will form the first cohort of a new program awarding Bachelor’s in Science degrees in Pharmacy at the University of Belize. It’s the first program of its kind [...]

Healthy Living: Watch Out for Zika!

We are in the middle of the rainy season when mosquito borne illnesses tend to increase. Dengue continues to infect a number of Belizeans each year and now Zika is [...]