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Son of Wanted Mexican Drug Lord Names Belize in Sinaloa Cartel Empire

Belize is named as part of the network of the Sinaloa Drug cartel. It came during the trial of Joaquin ‘El Chapo’ Guzman, head of the infamous drug cartel, which [...]

The Brothers Sho are Charged for Hacking Guatemalan Farmer to Death in Bladen

A trio of siblings, all farmers from Bladen Village in southern Belize, has been charged with the murder of Guatemalan national Marcos Chen.  The forty-one-year-old was chopped to death on [...]

San Pedro Mayor: Police Brutality Will Not Be Tolerated

Late this evening, the Bar Association of Belize issued a release on the beaten on a San Pedro citizen by the police. In the release, the Bar describes the incident [...]

What Will Be Done to Bar Owner Following San Pedro Brutality?

In the aftermath of the New Year’s Day incident, San Pedranos took to social media pledging to boycott Playa Bar and Grill, where the incident unfolded.  The video captured the [...]

M.O.H. Investigates the Death of Corozal Baby Boy

The Ministry of Health has begun investigating the untimely death of eleven-week-old baby boy, Dion Woodeye Junior.  The baby died at the Corozal Community Hospital on December thirty-first, 2018. His [...]

M.O.H. Says If There was Negligence, Family Can Seek Redress

According to Doctor Manzanero, if the investigation reveals some level of negligence on behalf of the hospital’s staff, the culpable person or persons will be held accountable.   On the [...]

Baby Tevin’s Remarkable Road to Recovery

A toddler who was hit by a vehicle driven by a Gang Suppression Unit officer has beaten the odds. While two-year-old Tevin Cacho remains hospitalized, his prognosis is good and [...]

Deputy Mayor, Councillor Resign from PG Town Council

There is a report tonight from Punta Gorda that two persons resigned from their post at the City Council. It involves the Deputy Mayor, Franklin Polonio and councillor Kevin Choc. [...]

The Terrible Conditions of the Sugar Roads in OW South

Every year there is some level of public outcry by cane farmers in respect to the deplorable state of sugar roads in the Corozal and Orange Walk Districts. And in [...]

Some Elective Surgeries on Hold – Blood Shortage in Blood Banks

There is a shortage of blood supply and some elective surgeries will be put on hold because of low blood banks. Today, when we spoke with Director of Health Services [...]

Medication Shortage? M.O.H. Says That There Are Options Available

A couple months ago, we reported on the growing concerns about certain brands of medication not available in country due to measures implemented by the Ministry of Health in 2018. [...]

Maya Mopan Villagers to Protest School

The villagers of Maya Mopan in Stann Creek District are tonight sending a message to the management of the government primary school in community. The parents have been up in [...]

Caye Caulker Man is Arraigned on Burglary with Intent to Rape Charge

Today, twenty-seven-year-old Windell Humes was arraigned on a single charge of burglary with intent to rape when he appeared in court before Magistrate Emmerson Banner.  Humes, who was unrepresented, pleaded [...]

Bar Offers Free Legal Aid for Residents of the Old Capital

The Bar Association is offering free legal advice as part of an outreach effort to persons who may not otherwise be able to afford the services of the country’s top [...]

Complimentary Legal Advice Courtesy of the Bar Association

According to Secretary Iliana Swift, the Bar Association has held clinics in three of the six districts and plans to do the Belize, Stann Creek and Toledo Districts in the [...]

Historian Joseph Sampson Passes Away

Well-known Belizean historian Joseph Sampson, distinguished in academia, as well as in political life, has passed away.  The former Mayor of Dangriga who served under the People’s United Party between [...]

No Local Arrivals to the Multimillion-Dollar San Pedro Water Terminal

There is an ongoing dispute in San Pedro as it relates to the use of the terminal on the lagoon side. The Sunset Boardwalk Project, valued at over six million [...]

Dredging to Take Place in Lagoon to Access Terminal

News Five has been reliably informed that the dredging of the lagoon will cost almost two million Belize dollars to be completed and if local water taxis do not use [...]

San Pedranos Managing Sargassum

With the tourism peak season already underway, Mayor Daniel Guerrero also gave an update on how the island has been managing the issue of sargassum. He says that the private [...]

Hardship Allowances Still Not Ironed Out; B.N.T.U. Presses On

Belize National Teachers Union President Elena Smith says that the union is not backing down from its rejection of the school managements docking of teachers salaries for November seventh. The [...]

B.N.T.U. Says M.O.E. is Silent on School Managements’ Neglect

Earlier this week, the B.N.T.U. president called out the Ministry of Education for supporting the school management’s decision to dock salaries. Smith says that the ministry quoted from the rule [...]

Little League Baseball Making a Comeback After 25 Years

A non-profit called Belize Visionary Foundation of Baseball and Softball wants to bring back little league baseball in Belize. According to the foundation, it has been more than twenty-five years [...]