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Expat in Critical Condition after he was shot and robbed

An American expat was shot this morning in San Pedro when robbers stormed inside his home. Tonight, sixty-year-old Clifford Kirk, better known as ‘Cliff’, is fighting for his life after [...]

What Are the Risks of Not Going to the I.C.J.?

The referendum date is set for April tenth next year, and while there have been presentations here and there, the public awareness and preparedness campaign on taking Guatemala’s claim to [...]

FM Elrington Says It’s Crazy Not to Support Yes Vote in Referendum

Elrington was further grilled about the campaign. He took off the Foreign Minister’s hat and spoke as citizen Elrington.  According to him, you have to be crazy not to support [...]

U.N.D.P. & the U.S. Assisting Belize with I.C.J. Campaign

Two partners are offering support for the I.C.J. Campaign. The United Nation Development Programme will provide high level technical advice for referenda and elections related processes.  The U.S. government announced [...]

Belize to Get Support from International Community

Five hundred thousand Belize dollars is only a drop in the bucket from the biggest country in the Group of Friends of Belize pushing for a resolution to the claim [...]

OW P.U.P. Area Rep. Takes the Stand to Testifies in a Civil Suit Brought Against Him

Orange Walk South P.U.P. Area Representative Jose Abelardo Mai took the stand for a cross-examination in a civil suit brought against him by Nissan Arana, the son of a Julia [...]

Jose Abelardo Mai Says He Did Not Cause Accident

The civil trial against Abelardo Mai began on Tuesday before Justice Courtenay Abel. Previous to that, the parties entered mediation; however, all efforts failed. News Five understands that the Arana [...]

Deshawn Arzu-Torres to Take Up New Post as Chair of Integrity Commission

The Senate met in special session this morning. On the agenda were a number of appointments. The Integrity Commission has been without a chair since last December when Marilyn Williams [...]

Incoming Integrity Chair was Vetted by PM and Opposition Leader, Says U.D.P. Senator

In addressing his concerns, N.G.O. Senator Osmany Salas also cited the standing orders which govern upper parliament, in the context of being able to question the designated chair.  The issue [...]

Was it a Difficult Undertaking to Find a Suitable Replacement for Integrity Chair?

Opposition Senator Valerie Woods acknowledged the challenges in naming a candidate for the post. She, however, raised concerns with the inordinate length of time the process actually took.   Valerie [...]

A Pair of Teens Charged With Murder of Eleazar Chan

Two men have been charged for the murder of Eleazar Chan, including a fifteen-year-old. Police say that on Wednesday they arrested and charged nineteen-year-old Ronaldo Marin and the minor for [...]

Germaine Joseph Charged for the Attempted Murder of Nelson Twist

Roaring Creek resident forty-five-year-old Nelson Twist has been released from the Western Regional Hospital having recovered from multiple stab wounds to the body following an incident on Saturday morning in [...]

Can Government Save Crow-footed Items at BSWAMA From Being Auctioned Off?

A number of items, including equipment and vehicles, were crow-footed at the offices of the Belize Solid Waste Management Authority in Belmopan last Friday.  BSWaMA was ordered to come up [...]

Attorney General Throws His Hat Into the Political Arena: Mike Peyrefitte for Port Loyola

Attorney General Michael Peyrefitte first ran as a candidate for the United Democratic Party in Freetown in 2008.  He was defeated by the P.U.P.’s Francis Fonseca and since then he [...]

The AG Weighs on the Guatemalan Re-registration Issue

Everyone has weighed in on the eligibility of naturalized Guatemalans to re-register and vote – from the Chief Elections Officer to the Foreign Minister and even the Attorney General.  Each [...]

T-Street Fire Connected to Burglaries?

Police are investigating a recent fire on T-Street as a case of arson. According to the authorities, while the National Fire Service is exploring that angle, the fire left fifty-nine-year-old [...]

No Arrests for String of Robberies

There’s been a string of robberies across the City in recent weeks. The robbers started targeting business owners in the downtown area, but after police implemented the ‘operation safe zone,’ [...]

17-Year-Old Stabbed in Hope Creek

A seventeen-year-old is recovering from stab wounds after he was brutally attacked in Hope Creek Village on July second sometime after ten-thirty in the morning. Police say that a group [...]

Brothers Charged with Burglaries in Bella Vista

There were two robberies in Bella Vista Village last month. Two brothers were arrested and charged for burgling the same house on separate occasions. But the family of the boys [...]

M&S Nightclub Robbed

On Wednesday morning sometime after one, a lone robber targeted the M and S Nightclub in Saint Matthews Village. According to Police, the owner was inside the business and was [...]

Is the Police Department Investigating a Dangriga Cop?

A teen was grazed by a bullet in Dangriga; the shots were reportedly fired by a police officer—not once, but three times.  But the family says that they have not [...]

CITCO Says Half-Price for Cab Operators

The Belize City Council says it can afford to slash taxi operators’ fee by half because the traffic department’s revenue has gone up by thirty-percent. According to Councilor Allan Pollard, [...]

Young Basketball Athletes Bring Back the Gold and Silver from an International Tournament

There is good news to celebrate tonight. That’s because a team of young athletes has made its mark in the Hoops on the Beach Basketball Tournament played in Cancun. They [...]

Healthy Living: New, Fun Skills for Everyone to Learn for the Summer at the YWCA

If you’re a little late in finding activities for your children this summer then listen up. Tonight in Healthy Living, we find out more about what’s being offered at the [...]