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Suspected drug plane goes down and burns in Orange Walk

In northern Belize, a second suspected drug plane has been found in less than six months to signal that the drug trade is thriving. The burnt scrap of the aircraft [...]

Did land dispute cause gruesome death of Clinton Davis?

Belize City resident, Clinton Arthur Davis, was beaten to death and his decomposing body was found three days later on Friday at his property. Davis owns a piece of land [...]

Police land multiple suspects

And while Davis’ immediate family believes that a close relative was responsible for his murder, police say they don’t have anything to corroborate that claim. But they are questioning several [...]

Police to get Independence station rape file to D.P.P., but when?

There is very little progress to report on an allegation of rape that reportedly occurred a few weekends ago inside the lockup at the Independence Police Station.  Earlier today, police [...]

Homeowner burgled in Sandhill

Burglars stole almost twenty-thousand dollars’ worth of valuables from a home in Sand Hill Village. Well-known education officer, Yvonne Davis, says she wasn’t home between Thursday and Friday and later [...]

Three charged but one pleads guilty in marijuana border bust

A trio of men was busted with a significant quantity of marijuana in the Corozal District on Saturday.  Twenty-one-year-old Ian Mossiah, twenty-five-year-old Vincent Aldana and thirty-seven-year-old Abner Cardenas were nabbed [...]

Is Maninder Singh missing or just hiding?

Twenty-one-year-old Maninger Singh, a student at the Belize Medical College, was reported missing by his roommates on Friday. He wasn’t seen or heard from since November ninth. The Indian national [...]

Audit’s tough questions for B.D.F.

An executive summary of the Auditor General’s Report on Belize Jungle Experience Limited, dated the seventh of June, 2017 has been obtained by News Five. It details the transactions between [...]

Prime Minister is back; dodges media over U.H.S.

This Tuesday’s regular cabinet meeting will be the first since the Caribbean Court of Justice ordered that the government has to pay a ninety- million dollar loan note for the [...]

Could Gov’t UHS troubles affect Superbond?

While the Government is still reeling from the recent C.C.J. decision confirming that they owe Belize Bank over ninety million dollars for a loan note in respect of U.H.S., other [...]

P.U.P.’s Mai tells U.D.P. ‘Don’t blame us’

There is more on the U.H.S. issue…Since the Caribbean Court of Justice made the order on November twenty-second for the repayment of a ninety-million dollar loan to the Belize Bank [...]

Mai wants to stop U.H.S. bleeding

Earlier today when Mai gave this interview he said the party’s parliamentary caucus is set to meet on Wednesday to formulate its official position ahead of the House meeting. However, [...]

So what will parliamentarians do?

M ai says his own constituents have raised their concerns, particularly about the interest accruing on the debt. He also notes that the long delay has helped U.D.P.-connected attorneys make [...]

Duped Democracia resident now suspect in murder

Twenty-three-year old Nijah Brandon, a construction worker from la Democracia Belize District, was today before the court to answer to a charge of possession of counterfeit currency but even as [...]

UNCAC implementation needs no excuses

The signing of the United Nations Convention Against Corruption in December 2016, is nearing its one-year anniversary.  Despite the ratification of the document, legislation is yet to be passed in [...]

Christmas di come – and so are the police

Additional reinforcement will be brought into Belize City as of Friday, when the Christmas season formally commences.  With all the hustle and bustle in the streets of the Old Capital [...]

CitCo looks East for garbage truck donation

A first of its kind grant assistance from the Grassroots and Human Security Program of the Embassy of Japan will gift residents of Belmopan their own new garbage contractor truck. [...]

A resolution to school land impasse in Las Flores

When we last left the matter of the two parcels of land located next to the Roman Catholic community school in Las Flores, Belmopan, residents were up in arms, demanding [...]

Check your cruises with the B.T.B.

The Belize Tourism Board has a brand new app for the cruise industry. The free app provides real-time date information for cruise ship calls to Belize. BTB says that the [...]

PLB finalists and cruising cyclists on latest Sports Monday

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