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Caught on Camera: 4 Shot by Gunmen Posing as Chinese Store Customers

News of a shooting incident on Faber’s Road spread quickly across Belize City on Wednesday night, when it was discovered that three men had been injured while standing in front [...]

Ambush on Pregnant Alley Ascribed to Gang Rivalry

Just a few minutes before the daring assault on a group of men at Win Kee Saloon, Belize City police were busy securing a crime scene on Cemetery Road.  A [...]

Policeman Survives Hail of Bullets at Burrell Boom Station

The rash of shootings overnight was not limited to the Old Capital, as gun violence also found its way to Burrell Boom Village.  This time, however, the intended target was [...]

Killer of Owen McFoy Still at Large

A criminal investigation into the Labour Day murder of Owen McFoy, in the Windmill community of Hattieville, continues tonight, despite police not being able to make an arrest.  The thirty-year-old [...]

Ricardo Mendoza Charged for Murder of Father-in-law

Thirty-five-year-old Ricardo Mendoza remains in police custody, following the vicious stabbing of his father-in-law in San Pedro on Monday afternoon.  The pair had been known to have a troubled relationship [...]

Jason Williams Survives Shooting Attempt in Dangriga

Jason Williams, a resident of Dangriga, was lucky to have escaped with his life on Tuesday night when a gunman let loose a hail of bullets at him.  He did [...]

Candice Pitts Out of P.U.P. Port Loyola Race; She Lashes Out

It is now official: the People’s United Party is continuing with businessman Gilroy Usher, Senior, as standard bearer in the Port Loyola division. Usher had been facing a challenge from [...]

Candice Miller Back to City Hall But Will She Keep Her Job?

Candice Miller was back at City Hall this afternoon, attorney Magalie Perdomo in tow. She spent upwards of a few hours in what appeared to be a closed-door session with [...]

Teachers Weigh Response to Salary Deduction Threat

News Five has confirmed with the Belize National Teachers’ Union that there is an intention by school managements to dock a day’s pay for teachers, between five and seven hundred [...]

Businessman’s Accused Murderer in 2012 Acquitted

He was just eighteen when he was incarcerated for the murder of businessman Jerminie McNab at his store, Mobile Hardware, in Belize City. But today, Anthony Carballo Junior was adjudged [...]

Nisani Garcia Held for Unlicensed Weapon

Twenty-four-year-old Nisani Garcia was found with a loaded point three-eighty pistol in the area of Saint Jude’s Street on Wednesday night by police responding to a shooting incident. Today, he [...]

Maya Mopan Village Complains About Logging by Neighboring Villager

There is concern by villagers in Maya Mopan, Stann Creek where for some time now, persons from neighboring Santa Maria Village have been illegally logging in the area. Today, Alcalde [...]

Who Re-Surveyed Village’s Farm Land?

Alcalde Constancio Teul says that he is also reaching out to the Ministry of Natural Resources because two plots of land in Maya Mopan Village, where the illegal logging has [...]

On World Press Freedom Day, the Legacy of Philip S.W. Goldson

Today, Belize joins the rest of the world to commemorate World Press Freedom Day. May third is a day used to raise awareness of the importance of freedom of the press [...]

Discussing Experts to CARICOM

Earlier this week, BELTRAIDE’s Export Belize and the Directorate General for Foreign Trade held a roundtable meeting with private sector enterprises to share their experiences in exporting to CARICOM with [...]

Health Fair Opens Education Showcase

Health and education are not normally paired together, unless it’s a subject in school. But the Belize District Education Center is kicking off the Education Showcase held every May by [...]

Healthy Living: Challenging the Chronic Lung Condition, Asthma

World Asthma Day is celebrated on May first. But what is really known about it? It’s a lung condition that can be caused by any number of conditions. Healthy Living [...]