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Construction magnate Oscar Rosado Senior killed in own shop

There was a brazen midday murder in the City today. A well-known elderly businessman who had been targeted twice before unfortunately did not survive the latest attack on his life. [...]

P.G. man meets death in early morning in Old Capital

A Punta Gorda resident also lost his life in an execution style murder just before midnight on Friday. Twenty-five-year-old Albert Johnson was attacked by a trio of men as he [...]

Body of Leonel Velasquez found at sea

The body of thirty-year-old mechanic Leonel Velasquez, from Paraiso Village, Corozal District, was found on Saturday. He had been reported missing at sea since last week Wednesday. Police have confirmed [...]

Danny Mason and others to Belmopan court for kidnapping P.I.

Already facing charges of murder in the Supreme Court, the notorious William “Danny” Mason and five co-accused could face a separate trial for kidnapping in two weeks. Mason; Ashton Vanegas [...]

Brian Hyde guilty of triple murder and baby’s death in Florida

On Friday a Belizean in the United States was found guilty of a most heinous crime after a re-trial. Six jurors in Lee County, Florida, needed three hours to find [...]

House driver charged in fatal accident

A young resident of Orange Walk lost his life in a road traffic accident around three o’clock on Saturday morning. Daniel Urbina, the son of Rosendo Urbina Junior and his [...]

Christian Charles dies; was it hit-and-run or something more?

Twenty-seven-year-old Christian Charles was knocked down a week ago and left for dead near the Burrell Boom Bridge in rural Belize District. Swanka, as he is affectionately known, valiantly fought [...]

Transport officer “mashed” in Maskall; Guinea Grass rider takes hard fall

Aside from the two deadly traffic accidents, there were two other traffic incidents. In the early hours of Sunday morning in Maskall Village, Transport Officer Roderick Jones was crushed between [...]

Families in Toledo wiped out by fire

A pair of families in San Jose, Toledo District lost everything to a house fire this afternoon at around two-thirty. Wilfredo Coc, along with his wife Gabriela and six children, [...]

Opposition Leader hits back at “politics” charge on Guatemala

In his weekly message, Opposition Leader John Briceño discussed the recent referendum result in Guatemala, in which nearly ninety-six percent of participating voters agreed to support the Guatemalan government’s filing [...]

Corozal fisherman still held in Livingston; soldiers threatened fishing party

This morning Belizean fisherman Iginio Canto Bacab of Caledonia, Corozal District, was scheduled to appear in a court in Livingston, Guatemala, charged with illegal capture of lobster. However up to [...]

Ryan Neal charged for schoolgirl rape; N.C.F.C. condemns

Police have charged twenty-seven-year-old security guard Ryan Neal, accused of having sexual intercourse with a fourteen-year-old female student at her high school in Belize City. The student told police that [...]

Two charged for pilfering bank account

Two men including a former employee were charged with the theft of twenty thousand dollars from a customer’s account at Heritage Bank in the Cayo District, though they are accused [...]

Reporter’s assaults spotlighted in U.S. human rights report

The U.S. State Department has issued the 2017 report on human rights issues worldwide, including Belize. Belize is faulted for several alleged unlawful killings by security officers, corruption by government [...]

Ecumenical boys off and running to Penn Relays

As of news time, a team of seven young men from Stann Creek Ecumenical College in Dangriga Town are on their way to Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to participate in the world-famous [...]

Dario Hernandez: when the meat pie was king

News Five tonight reports the passing of well-known proprietor and Belizean icon in the meat pie industry, Dario Hernandez. He died Saturday night shortly after ten p.m. Hernandez’s bakery had [...]

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