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OW South P.U.P. Area Representative Faces Lawsuit from Arana Family

Orange Walk South P.U.P. Area Representative, Jose Abelardo Mai, is before Supreme Court Justice Courtenay Abel. The lawsuit against Mai stems from a traffic accident which occurred on the Phillip [...]

2 Teenagers Are Charged for the April Murder of Eleazar Chan

Police have cracked the murder of forty-two-year-old Eleazar Chan in the Corozal District.  Two persons, including a minor, have been charged for the killing of the Louisville resident.  The body [...]

Meet the New C.E.O. of the K.H.M.H., Michelle Cox-Hoare

The Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital officially introduced today its new Chief Executive Officer who takes over from Doctor Adrian Coye. The new C.E.O. has over three decades of experience in [...]

BERT Responds to Complaints about Ambulances Down

Today, News Five received several reports of BERT being unable to carry out ambulatory services because the emergency vans at the facility were all down. We were able to confirm [...]

CARICOM Leaders Converge on Montego Bay for Annual Heads of Government Meeting

The thirty-ninth CARICOM Heads of Government Meeting got underway this evening in Montego Bay, Jamaica and continues through to Friday.  Belize is represented at the summit of regional leaders by [...]

Sedi Says No Need for Alarm on Belizeans Abroad and Naturalized Guatemalans Re-registering

The national re-registration exercise is in its third day, with centers being established countrywide.  The exercise takes place ahead of next year’s I.C.J. referendum and the upcoming general elections.  Prior [...]

Belize Assumes Pro Tem SICA Presidency from the Dominican Republic

For the next six months, Belize will remain at the helm of the Central American Integrated System, SICA, having assumed the Presidency Pro Tempore on June thirtieth from the Dominican [...]

Is Six Months Too Short for SICA Presidency?

Belize last held Presidency Pro Tempore of SICA in 2014.  According to Orla Cantun-Coleman, Director of International Affairs Cooperation with the Ministry of Foreign Affairs, even with such rotating presidency, [...]

Rudolph Smith Jr. Not Guilty of Rape

After deliberating for six hours, a jury has found Rudolph Smith Junior not guilty of rape and aggravated assault. The unanimous decision was reached on Tuesday evening in the courtroom [...]

Maje, the Hawksbill Turtle, is Tagged

Sea turtles are a valuable part of marine ecosystems because they help to preserve sea grass beds which are important for shelter and resource to many other sea organisms.  But the [...]

CitCo is Gifted 2 Cycles

The Belize City Council received two brand new cycles from a charitable Ladyville resident, Hernan Serrano, the owner of Serrano’s Bus Line. According to Serrano’s wife, he took home two [...]

Kidney Association to Benefit from Annual Ride Across Belize

The annual Ride Across Belize got underway this morning in Belize City and continues through to Friday. This year from the proceeds raised, the Social Security Board will be making [...]

Belize Police Department Recognizes 3 of Their Own

Commander of Region One of Eastern Division, Senior Superintendent of Police, Howell Gillett rewarded three of his police officers for a job well done. Police officers Christopher Smith, Evaristo Cob [...]

Eastern Division Region One Has New Deputy Commander

Region One of Eastern Division has a new Deputy Commander and he is Superintendent Dwayne Sutherland.  Sutherland, who was previously the Commander of the Belmopan Police Formation, has nineteen years [...]

Justice Adrian Saunders Ascends to Presidency of the Caribbean Court of Justice

A change in the leadership of the Caribbean Court of Justice took place earlier today during a ceremony which paved the way for a three-day meeting of CARICOM heads.  The [...]

Summer Camp for South Side Kids

Youths Creating Talent is hosting a one-month free of cost summer camp for children on the south side at the Cumberbatch Field. The grassroots organization says that they have received [...]

Belizean Violinist Selected for Orchestra of the Americas European Tour

Professional violinist Cindy Burgos left the country today for a European Tour as part of the Orchestra of the Americas. Burgos, who has been playing the violin since she was [...]