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The Felix Family Home is Ambushed and Showered with Bullets; a Wife and Daughter Are Seriously Injured

Just before news time, a Felix family member told News Five the tragic news that a three-year-old girl has succumbed to gunshot injuries to the head. She reportedly died at [...]

Man Chopped to Death in Dangriga; Was it Self-Defense?

A chopping incident between two men in Dangriga has left one person dead and another hospitalized. Anthony Picart was chopped multiple times to the head and body; he underwent surgery [...]

Samuel Cosme Found Fatally Stabbed

There was a second murder over the weekend. Ladyville police are investigating the fatal stabbing of Belize City resident, Samuel Cosme. The forty-three-year-old was found brutally murdered early this morning [...]

Police Say Rivero Street Resident was Killed on His Way Home From Work

A thirty-four-year-old stevedore was shot and killed on Thursday night as he rode his bicycle from work at the Port of Belize Limited.  Raymond Arnold, a resident of Rivero Street [...]

Another Woman is Attacked and Shot in Spate of Weekend Gun Violence

A shooting on Sunday night, a short distance away from Faber’s Road, has left a twenty-one-year-old woman hospitalized with injuries to both feet.  Monica Ferguson was in the company of [...]

Third Woman Shot in Punta Gorda

Two Punta Gorda residents have been arrested and charged for a shooting in that southern municipality in which a third woman was injured over the weekend. Police believe that on [...]

National Sports Council Says OW Town Council Owes Them Cash

Orange Walk’s Fiestarama is scheduled to take place this coming weekend at the People’s Stadium, but an impasse between the National Sports Council and the Orange Walk Town Council has [...]

OWTC and NSC to Negotiate Fiestarama Contract

But one person who is not satisfied is Orange Walk Town Mayor Kevin Bernard. In an email, Mayor Bernard reminded Jones that “Fiestarama is a municipal fundraising event and revenues [...]

Over 54,000 Belizeans Re-registered

The Elections and Boundaries Department has released its latest figures relating to the number of electors who have made it to re-registration centres around the country. In the past week, [...]

Belmopan Basketball Team on Bus Involved in Fatal RTA in Quintana Roo

A basketball athlete from the Belmopan Trojans team is tonight hospitalized in Chetumal after the passenger bus the team was traveling in collided into a truck near Bacalar, Quintana Roo. [...]

He Pleaded Guilty, Was Sentenced but Now Abimael Pott is a Free Man

Guilty of causing the death of nineteen-year-old Shamir Gonzalez, this morning twenty-four-year-old Abimael Pott walked out of the courtroom of Justice Colin Williams feeling like a free man. Pott was [...]

Charged for Murder, Justin Lemott Found Guilty of Manslaughter

Justin Lemott was found guilty for causing the death of seventeen-year-old Richard Waight Junior. The twenty-nine-year-old was originally charged for the murder of Waight but today he was found guilty [...]

Armed Thieves Hit Belmopan Business

On Friday afternoon just as the lunch hour expired, armed thieves ambushed a well-known business on Mahogany Street in Belmopan. The cashier at Diversified Life Solutions Office was beaten to [...]

Patchakan Resident Charged for Trafficking 9.5 Pounds of Weed

Up north, Patchakan resident Dean Renald Bruhier was stopped and searched at the corner of Seventh Avenue and Fifth Street, Corozal Town on Saturday night just before nine o’clock.  Inside [...]

Things Settling Down with New Administrator at City Hall

It’s been just about three weeks since the Belize City Council hired a new city administrator. Stephanie Lindo-Garbutt assumed the post left vacant for months following the suspended and thereafter [...]

Campaign for Black Men Achievement in the U.S. Comes to Belize

Mayor Bernard Wagner and the City Council hosted some twenty-one young African American men from the United States, who are part of the Campaign for Black Men Achievement in the [...]

Mayor Bernard Wagner Awarded by Mayor of Louisville, Kentucky

City Council is working along with Ambassador Shabazz with the tour across the city. At today’s event, Mayor Wagner also received a prestigious award from one of the chaperones on [...]

The Best of the Best at Taste of Belize

Over the weekend, the Belize Tourism Board held its signature Taste of Belize competition where twenty master chefs, five junior chefs, four pastry chefs and six bartenders from across Belize [...]

The Weekend Sports: Costa Rica Beats Belize in International Basketball Tournament

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