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3 Weekend Murders: Daniel Guardado Executed on Partridge

In Belize City, the murder count went up by two over the weekend and now stands at more than thirty. According to police an alarming sixty-six homicides have been recorded [...]

Taxi Driver is Murdered in the City

The second murder victim in the city is a taxi driver who was murdered at the corner of Mahogany Street and Western Avenue not far from where mechanic, Daniel Guardado, [...]

In St. Matthew’s, Cayo, Determined Killer Pursued Roni Casasola

In the wee hours of Sunday, the third murder in a period of twenty-four hours was recorded, this time in Saint Matthews Village in the Cayo District. Nineteen-year-old Roni Casasola [...]

3-Car Pileup Takes Miguel Ayala

A fifty-eight-year-old father of eight from Valley of Peace perished on the George Price Highway this morning. Miguel Ayala, a handyman, was heading to Belize City this morning transporting meat; [...]

Family Speaks Out on Death of Jason Sutherland

The family of Jason Sutherland is still coming to terms with his murder which occurred last week Thursday. A gunman discharged as many as nine shots killing the twenty-nine-year-old Belize [...]

Tyrone Stevens, Another Gun Victim

A man was shot on the corner of Central American and Jane Usher Boulevards on Sunday morning around eight-thirty. Thirty-eight-year-old security guard Tyrone Stevens was outside a nearby grocery store [...]

Police Say Gang Rivalry Shifted from Lake to Port

The question everybody is asking now is, what’s driving all these violent crimes, and what can police in Belize City do to contain it? A few weeks ago, the headlines [...]

Dangriga Protests Crime Spike; Police Offer Assurances

This coming Thursday, there will be a peaceful demonstration in the evening in Dangriga. There were two murders and a shooting incident in a week’s span, sparking action from concerned [...]

Minor Suspected in Bus Theft from Charter Service

Late on Thursday evening into Friday morning, robbers stole two buses from Romero’s Charter Service in Forest Home village, Toledo District. The thieves took a forty-eight seater and a fifty-two [...]

P.U.C. Approves Rate Increase for Electricity

There is an old claim that nothing is certain but death and taxes. But for the past two years or so, it was virtually guaranteed that Belize Electricity Limited would [...]

Cost of Power Increased; Consumers Decrease Use

There are two reasons, according to the P.U.C., that B.E.L. is getting back some six million dollars in what are called “annual corrections” based on the most recent annual tariff [...]

Why Caye Caulker Can Benefit from B.E.L. Linkup

Residents of Caye Caulker village are powered by diesel generators – one of the few remaining areas in Belize not connected to Belize Electricity Limited’s power grid. The Public Utilities [...]

B.W.S. Takes Regulator to Court Over Rate Decrease

Back in January, the Public Utilities Commission issued a preliminary decision to lower rates for water and sewerage by an average of six point three nine percent from April of [...]

Teachers to Withhold School Contributions in Payback for Salary Deduction

President of the Belize National Teachers’ Union, Senator Elena Smith, has confirmed to News Five that the ten Union branches this weekend voted to withdraw donations and contributions to those [...]

Mysterious Fire Wipes Out Andrew Fuller

A Belize City man’s house burnt down on Friday night. Andrew Fuller lost everything when the fire destroyed his home on Price Alley off Victoria Street on north side Belize [...]

Chinese Shop’s Kitchen Burns as Owner is Out

There was another fire, but this one was contained rather quickly. It happened around twelve this afternoon today on Central American Boulevard in the lower flat of a commercial building. [...]

Father Remanded for Incest with Daughter, 13

A forty-two-year-old fisherman is accused of incest with his daughter, thirteen years old. He was read the indictable charge before Senior Magistrate Aretha Ford and no plea was taken. The [...]

Accused Fraudster Nabbed by Police in Maskall

Thirty-six-year-old Luis Velasquez faces judgment in the Supreme Court for a debt owed to a company even as he faces potential charges for alleged fraudulent activity. On the strength of [...]

Intellectual Property and Industry Competitiveness

BELTRAIDE, in partnership with the Belize Intellectual Property Office , Citrus Research and Education Institute of the Citrus Growers Association and World Intellectual Property Organization is hosting a three-day workshop [...]

Are Our Kids Getting Enough Iodine and Salt?

The Ministry of Health is undertaking a two week survey to measure and report on the levels of iodine in children in Belize. Four hundred school children between the ages [...]

Controversial P.L.B. Championship Tops Sports Monday

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