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Supt. David Chi & PC Norman Anthony Suspended for Huge Cocaine Bust

Police have confirmed late this afternoon that a senior officer has been placed on a five-day administrative leave beginning today pending further investigation into a huge cocaine bust over the [...]

A Major Drug Bust in the North; 26 Bales of Cocaine, a Daring Shootout and 2 Policemen Implicated

The suspension of Chi and Anthony follows a fourteen-million-dollar drug bust on Sunday.  A small aircraft originating from Venezuela was confiscated by police in the Tres Leguas area, Blue Creek [...]

Ministry of National Security Commends Civilian Vigilance for Spotting Drug Planes

Chief Executive Officer George Lovell, of the Ministry of National Security, says that the illegal landing of aircrafts in northern Belize prompted the police department to ramp up anti-drug operations [...]

ComPol Categorically Denies Any Relation to Norman Anthony

Is Commissioner of Police Allen Whylie related to disgraced Police Constable Norman Anthony?  It’s a claim that he categorically refuted during a press conference earlier today, admitting that while the [...]

Was Social Media Whistleblower Spot-on In His Charge of Police Involvement in Drug Activity?

While police were busy in Belize City securing the seizure of the bales of cocaine and detaining the quartet believed to be involved in the landing and offloading of the [...]

Major Heist: US$406,000 Stolen from Kortobacco Belize Ltd.

A major heist took place in the wee hours of Sunday morning at the Benque Free Zone at the Western Border. Masked men targeted Kortobacco Belize Limited and stole more [...]

Anthony McDonald is Gunned Down in Belize City

The carnival road march went off without bloodshed, but around nine on Saturday night, a Crooked Tree resident was shot and killed on Baldwin Drive. Twenty-four-year-old Anthony McDonald was wounded [...]

Wanted City Resident is Charged for the Murder of Kendis Flowers, but Escapes

In mid-March of this year, reputed Mayflower Gang Leader Kendis Flowers was executed, shot once to the eye on Mahogany Street, not too far from where he lived on Mayflower [...]

Benque Residents Charged for Money Laundering US$65,000

The Police Department may have intercepted yet another illegal drug activity on Friday. Word to News Five is that the department received a tip on the movement of two Benque [...]

Rape Allegation in Corozal

A twenty-six-year-old Corozal resident was allegedly raped by a friend of her husband. The woman claims that on Saturday night, she was socializing with her family and went to bed [...]

1 Charged, 2 Others Sought in Robbery at Premium Wines

There is an update to the brazen robbery of Premium Wines on Newtown Barracks last Friday.  More than fifty-four thousand dollars in cash were stolen from the business by three [...]

Stabbed While Heading to the Bathroom; Daniel Sotz Recovering

Two persons were detained and then released following a stabbing incident in Camalote Village over the weekend.  The victim Daniel Sotz was injured when he was attacked and stabbed multiple [...]

Man Clings to Life after Near Fatal Shooting on Lovely Lane

A Belizean Chinese national is tonight clinging to life at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital following a shooting on Lovely Lane after the citizen’s parade on Monday. It is believed [...]

CWU Accuses CitCo of Union Busting

Last week, Belize City Mayor Bernard Wagner told the media that the dispute between the council and the cemetery staff who are a part of the Christian Workers’ Union was [...]

CWU President Says Members Need Representation

CWU President Evan ‘Mose’ Hyde says it is the duty of the union to represents its members during all disputes or at the request of the members. He says that [...]

Arson Reported in Crique Sarco Village

Punta Gorda police are investigating an arson which occurred over the weekend. It happened in the village of Crique Sarco at around three-thirty on Saturday evening. Police say that the [...]

Re-registration Update: 122,447 Applications Received So Far

An additional nine hundred and fifty-one re-registration applications were received by the Elections and Boundaries Office during the period September third to the eight. This is the lowest figure recorded [...]

220th Anniversary of the Battle of St. George’s Caye Commemorated

One of the highlights of the September Tenth Ceremony at Memorial Park was the coronation of Belmopan’s Jenny Lee Cruz as the national Queen of the Bay. This year, the crowning [...]

The Winners of the 2018 Carnival Road March

Saturday’s Carnival Road March featured ten bands, five in the senior and the remaining five in the junior category. It started at the corner of Neal Pen Road and Central [...]

James Adderley with the Update on Sporting Activities over the Weekend

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