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Cotton Tree Duo: Cruz Castillo and Stanley Herrera Jr. Arraigned for the Murder of Israel Perez

These the two men were arraigned this afternoon in the Belmopan Magistrate’s Court for the murder of Immigration clerk, Israel Perez.  Cotton Tree residents, Cruz Castillo and Stanley Herrera Junior, [...]

Canadian National Wanted in Belize, Arrested for Drug Possession

On Monday, we reported that Canadian national Jordan Bacchus was arrested by police in his home country for possession of drugs. According to the Canadian media, Bacchus will answer to [...]

Couple Hospitalized after Mid-Afternoon Stabbing

A stabbing incident earlier today on Gill Street has left a couple hospitalized at the K.H.M.H. after receiving injuries to various parts of their bodies.  Thirty-five-year-old Rhonda Burgess and her [...]

The P.U.P. to Review Contracts Issued Past the Life of the Current City Council

A four-year contract renewal for Candice Burke to remain city administrator, along with four other directors, has brought outgoing mayor Darrell Bradley under fire.  On Wednesday, he confirmed that a [...]

Guyana’s Opposition Leader Turns Down Nomination of CJ Kenneth Benjamin

Guyana’s Opposition Leader Bharrat Jagdeo has turned down the nomination of Chief Justice of Belize Kenneth Benjamin to be Chancellor of the Judiciary of the South American country, according to [...]

P.U.P. Chairman on DPM Faber’s Comment on Election Outcome

The United Democratic Party remains at the helm of central government until general elections are called.  It means that until then, all municipal bodies will be functioning under the leadership [...]

P.U.P. Prepares for What It Says Will Be a Mammoth Convention

Since postponing its national convention a few weeks ago due to inclement weather, the People’s United Party has been busy organizing what it is calling the biggest political gathering that [...]

Protest in Cayo Against the Alleged Padding of the Voters List

A protest was held today in front of the Elections and Boundaries offices in Santa Elena. Supporters, as well as candidate councillors of the People’s United Party, came out to [...]

P.U.P. Mayoral Candidate Says: Win Elections Legally

During the year-long immigration hearings of the Senate Select Committee, the former director of Immigration Ruth Meighan confirmed that at least two thousand persons, who did not qualify, illegally obtained [...]

Kaya Cattouse Slams Cycling Federation for Excluding Female and Junior Races in its Annual Calendar

Well-known female cyclist Kaya Cattouse is the latest athlete to come out against the Cycling Federation of Belize, amid the controversy surrounding the stalling of its elections.  She is not [...]

Cattouse Says There’s Lack of Transparency under Leslie’s Presidency

Cattouse has since taken to social media to vent her frustrations with the Cycling Federation.  She outlines a number of issues, including a lack of transparency under Leslie’s presidency.   [...]

The Vision of the Political Aspirants in Punta Gorda

In our ongoing series on mayoral candidates, we headed to the southernmost town of Punta Gorda.  The population is mixed and there are just under four thousand voters who are [...]

Town Councils Heavily Indebted to S.S.B.

With elections four weeks away, all eyes are how town councils have been performing in the different municipalities.  Today, News Five learnt that at least three councils are heavily indebted to the Social [...]

Gomez Women Charged for Drug Trafficking in Orange Walk

Ongoing anti-drug operations took police up north to the village of Trinidad in the Orange Walk District.  In an empty lot there, they found a plastic bag containing forty pieces [...]

Overnight Flash Flood in Unitedville, Cayo

There was a flash flood in the west on Wednesday night. Sometime after mid-night, NEMO was called out to an area in Unitedville where a portion of the George Price [...]

Age is Just a Number: Mary Tate Turns 104

Mary Tate of the Sister Cecilia Home for the Elderly celebrated her one hundred and fourth birthday today in grand style. She was serenaded by the other residents, ate birthday [...]

Healthy Living Heads to the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit at the K.H.M.H.

There is good news coming out the country’s largest referral hospital, the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital.  That is that the Pediatric Intensive Care Unit is finally in operation. It’s been [...]