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After 3 Months Missing, Jamal Humes’ Remains Found Near Mile 8

This morning around nine o’clock, a team of officers set out to a remote area of Western Pines where they were led to a shallow grave along a dirt road [...]

Fabio Paredes Dead; Killer Will Face Murder Charges

Fabio Paredes, a resident of Berkeley Street who was shot in both legs over the weekend, has succumbed to his injuries.  Belize City police confirmed earlier today that the laborer [...]

Chester Buries Hatchet with Mayflower Residents, but They Chase Him Off Turf

Tensions have been high in the Mayflower Street neighborhood after residents and GSU personnel clashed on Sunday evening, following the burial of slain gang boss Kendis Flowers. The Ministry of [...]

Howell Gillett Keeps Faith Despite Rough Welcome

And caught in the Mayflower and Deputy Commissioner Williams crossfire was new Officer in Charge of Eastern Division South Howell Gillett. He was on the meet and greet today – [...]

Police Closing in on Kendis Flowers’ Killer but Failed to Tell Family

And all the rage and volatility in the Mayflower Community is because of the murder of Kendis Flowers. His family believes he was killed by the GSU and now they [...]

Smugglers Tried to Close Belize-Mexico Border

As of eleven o’clock this morning, the Belize/Mexico border crossing up north had been blocked by Mexican protestors, impeding traffic to and from the neighboring country. News Five confirmed with [...]

Mexican Limes Let Through After Treatment

Information reaching News Five is that some one hundred and thirty boxes of limes have been released from the cargo section at the Belize-Mexico border. The fruit is scarce in [...]

Shrimp Carries On in Aftermath of BAL Firings

Belize Aquaculture Limited has recently announced the retrenchment of a hundred employees at its shrimp farm in the Stann Creek District.  The streamlining exercise to reduce its workforce comes amid [...]

Godwin Says Budget Has “Bright Spots”

The 2018-2019 General Revenue and Appropriation Bill is headed to becoming law going into the Easter break. Debate in the Senate wound up late Tuesday evening with the Leader of [...]

What To Do About Crime?

Senators also touched significantly on the issue of crime during Tuesday’s budget debate, and the funding being put toward fighting it and keeping the streets safe. There was a cross-section [...]

A.G. Spars with Mark Lizarraga

“The Attorney General’s ministry will provide quality and innovative legal services to the government and people of Belize and will contribute to its development.” So reads the mission statement of [...]

Taking City Youth Behind Prison Walls

Unless you have family or friends there or had the unfortunate experience to be a guest, the Belize Central Prison at Hattieville is not likely to cross your mind regularly, [...]

Continuing Rehab after Leaving Wagner’s Youth Facility – Society Needs to Step Up

Like most establishments in Belize, the Central Prison at Hattieville is for adults only – eighteen and over. Since 2004, when an American couple put up the seed money for [...]

Delford Slusher Cleared of Police Murder

Delford Slusher was today found not guilty of murder by Supreme Court Justice Adolph Lucas after three weeks in trial. He was accused of the shooting death of Corporal of [...]

Orel Leslie Kept in Jail for Easter

He is behind bars after being caught out after a court-ordered curfew, having made bail in a case dating back to 2012. But Orel Leslie Junior will not be headed [...]

2 Volleyball Players Get Athletic Scholarships to Study in Canada

Two volleyball athletes attached to the Belize National Team are receiving an opportunity of a lifetime. Twenty-three-year-old Bryton Codd and team captain Karym Coleman have been handpicked by a Canadian [...]

7 Get Police Awards

Seven police officers of the Eastern Division North were recognized for doing good work today. The awardees each received certificates and a small gift to thank them for the performing [...]

B.E.L., Hand in Hand Give New Home in Boom

A family from Burrell Boom was today gifted a house courtesy of the Building for Change program of the Hand in Hand Ministries in partnership with Belize Electricity Limited. News [...]