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U.S. Raps Belize’s Drug-Fighting Efforts Again

The United States Government has dealt another blow to Belize on the heels of a previous decision to rank Belize on tier three of the Human Trafficking Report, which also [...]

April 15th Referendum Will Go On

The P.U.P. has reacted to a statement made by Minister of Foreign Affairs Wilfred Elrington to this station on April fourth. Elrington said that he had been advised that according [...]

Jimmy Morales Wants More than Half of the Jewel…

Guatemalan president Jimmy Morales has hit the road in the last lap of his country’s campaign for the I.C.J. before the April fifteenth referendum. On Sunday, he was in Petén, [...]

Guat Army Turns Back B.T.V./B.P.P.

As President Morales was touring the Peten area, the Belize Territorial Volunteers attempted to travel to the Sarstoon, where Belizeans now require permission from Guatemala to traverse. This weekend, the [...]

Ladyville Man in Coma after Stabbing

There were no murders recorded this weekend. But in Ladyville, there was an almost fatal stabbing. Douglas Bowen is tonight hospitalized at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital in an induced [...]

Elderly Driver Robbed in Belmopan

Just after one on Friday afternoon, police responded to a robbery in progress on Zennia Street in the Cohune Walk area of Belmopan. A cargo truck parked in front of [...]

Police Catch At Least 1 Culprit in Belmopan Robbery

Police quickly got into action and set up a checkpoint between miles thirty and thirty-one on the George Price Highway to intercept the getaway car, identified as a Dodge nitro [...]

“Mose” Tops C.W.U. after Election

Three candidates vied for the presidency of the Christian Workers’ Union during Saturday’s annual general meeting at the Bishop Sylvestre Memorial Center in Belize City: activist Moses Sulph, media executive [...]

Finally, a C.B.A. for “Essential” Stevedores?

A top priority for the new president, as it has been for his predecessors, is settling the long-standing dispute between the Port of Belize Limited and the stevedores represented by [...]

Anke Doehm Headed to Supreme Court

Anke Doehm was committed last month to stand trial in the Supreme Court on a charge of child neglect in the death of her thirteen-year-old adopted daughter Faye Lin Cannon. [...]

Mom Held Without Bail after Cell Phone Theft

A Belize City mom is behind bars tonight over a stolen cell phone. According to Robert Powell Junior, he visited Alicia’s Shop on Pitter Street to buy on Friday and [...]

Police in P.G. Accused of Beating Young Man

Leray Simon of Punta Gorda Town is tonight hoping someone, anyone, in the Belize Police Department will listen to his complaint of alleged brutality. Information reaching News Five is that [...]

Gov’t Appeals to Maturity and Good Sense of Belizeans in Awareness Campaign

Eight million dollars is to be budgeted supplementary for the upcoming I.C.J. awareness campaign, nearly all from international sources. But on the ground, Foreign Minister Elrington says it has been [...]

Borders Will Mitigate Chiquibul, Sarstoon Issues

Elrington concedes that even if the dispute is settled in the I.C.J., Belize and Guatemala will continue to have issues with border incursions. The difference, he said, will be the [...]

I.C.J. Vs U.H.S.

The Government and the Belize Bank Limited continue to await the highly anticipated Caribbean Court of Justice decision on whether the former must be forced to pay the latter thirty-six [...]

1 Held for Leeroy Haylock Murder

On Friday, we reported on the murder of the Leeroy Haylock which happened in San Pedro. The twenty-two-year-old was out socializing with friends when he was slashed to the throat [...]

Shooting Reported on Isla Bonita

The violence spilled over into Sunday night in San Pedro where a man was targeted for an unknown reason. Armando Trapp reported that he was outside his house around seven-thirty [...]

Domestic Dispute Gets Violent in Corozal; 1 Shot

An internal investigation is ongoing up north in Corozal where a San Andres villager was shot by police over the weekend. Twenty-five-year-old Alejandro Dominguez was reportedly under the influence of [...]

Canadian Woman Reports Being Raped at Home after Party

Police are currently looking for a Belize City resident as investigations continue into reports of an alleged rape on the south side of the Old Capital. A thirty-year-old Canadian woman [...]

A Closer Look at Farming Operations in Maskall

On Friday, we took you to Maskall in the Belize District to see a group of city youths interacting with farmers. They learned much about what it takes to manage [...]

The Best of the Sporting Weekend

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