Belize - Belize News - Channel5Belize.com - Great Belize Productions - Belize Breaking News
Home » February, 2019 You are currently browsing entries posted in: February, 2019

Belizean Priest Accused of Sexual Abuse in U.S.A.

Sexual abuse allegations and scandal have rocked the Catholic Church and tonight a Belizean priest is one of forty-two clergymen who have “a credible and substantiated allegation of sexual abuse” [...]

Viral Videos Kindle Open Discussion on Cyber Bullying

Cyber bullying has become a trending topic since a series of pornographic videos were shared across various social media platforms over the weekend.  The incidents have raised the ire of [...]

2 Teens Raped in Separate Incidents

Police say two minors were raped in separate incidents and the men accused are in police custody. On Sunday sometime after seven in the night, a fifteen-year-old girl was raped [...]

Orange Walk Man Dies in Fatal Accident

A fifty-four-year-old man died in a motorcycle accident on Sunday night. Police say John Triminio of Orange Walk was driving his cycle between miles seventy-one and seventy-two on the Philip [...]

Suspected Robber Shot; the Other is in Police Custody

Police shot a robber and have another man in custody after they robbed a grocery store on Daly Street in Belize City. According to Police, two men went to Kum [...]

Hundreds of Rounds of Victor L. Bryant’s Stolen Ammunition Recovered

Police say they have recovered close to one thousand ammunition believed to be from the Victor L. Bryant burglary that happened last week. And they say that another five hundred [...]

P.U.P. Demonstrates in Front of Vital Stats

For years, complaints against the Vital Statistics Unit have been mounting. In December 2018, former Prime Minister Said Musa told parliament that there are many wrongs at the unit where [...]

Fire Destroys House off Holy Emmanuel Street, Leaves Family of 12 Homeless

Disaster struck a family in the wee hours of this morning. A fire gutted the home of Kirk Davis Senior and his family, including Virginia Garnett who we met back [...]

Pyromaniac in PG? Police Say Investigation is Underway

Police say an arsonist set a vehicle on fire in Punta Gorda sometime around one on Sunday morning. The pick-up truck was in a parking lot at a shopping center [...]

Belizean Auto Dealers Attacked and Robbed in Mexico

Five Belizeans are in Acayucan, a city in Veracruz, Mexico after they were attacked overnight and robbed of their travel documents, cash and other personal items. The men were towing [...]

G.O.B. Signs Contract to Rehabilitate George Price Highway

Today, the government signed a nineteen million dollar contract with Imer Hernandez Development Company Ltd to rehabilitate roughly ten miles of the George Price Highway, starting at Blackman Eddy Village [...]

P.U.P. Outraged at Multimillion-Dollar Contract Awarded to Imer Hernandez

The Opposition, People’s United Party, is outraged at today’s contract signing between Imer Hernandez, and Minister of Works, Rene Montero. The contract is for ten miles of road on the [...]

M.O.W. Explains Why More Funds are Needed for Highway Rehab

Today, C.E.O. Errol Gentle told the media that at the end of last year they had to request additional funds for some of the rehabilitation works being done on the [...]

Coastal Road and Other Road Upgrades are Coming

And if you are wondering when the works will begin on the coastal road, C.E.O. Errol Gentle says preliminary studies have started and once that is complete they will be [...]

Coastal Road and Other Road Upgrades are Coming

And if you are wondering when the works will begin on the coastal road, C.E.O. Errol Gentle says preliminary studies have started and once that is complete they will be [...]

The Negative Economic Effects of Gillnets

Gillnets provide many benefits for fishermen, making them an appealing fishing gear. On the other hand, there are also drawbacks to their use. Gillnets pose a threat to the environment [...]

The Year of the Pig: Chinese Community in Belize Celebrates its New Year

It’s the Year of the Earth Pig on the traditional Chinese calendar and over the weekend, the local Chinese community held a grand event at the SCA Compound to celebrate [...]

Surveillance Cameras after the Umpteenth Break-in at Wesley Lower

This afternoon, a population of a little over four hundred primary school students gathered on the compound at Wesley Lower School where there has been an endless rash of break-ins [...]

James Adderley with the Weekend Sports Stats

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

Young Mother Perishes Following RTA in Ladyville

A twenty-two-year-old mother of two lost her life this morning, following last evening’s traffic accident in Ladyville. Marcia Lopez was waiting on a bus to head home to her family [...]

Bail for Benque Duo Allegedly Found with AK-47 and Galil

On Tuesday, two Belizeans and a Guatemalan national were arraigned and remanded to the Belize Central Prison after being charged jointly for possession of prohibited firearms and ammunition.  The indictments [...]

Who Owns Range Rover that had Those Firearms?

Despite strong objections from the court prosecutor, bail was granted to the De La O brothers on the presumption of innocence.  According to Hamilton, ownership of the vehicle has not [...]

Evidential Material Being Gathered in Dwayne Cummings Murder Probe

The murder of star athlete Dwayne Cummings last Sunday in Orange Walk Town remains unsolved, despite investigators following several leads in an attempt to crack the case.  The twenty-one-year-old basketball [...]

Charles Itza Recovering from Gunshot Wound in Corozal Shooting

Earlier this week, a resident of Corozal Town came under gunfire during an attempt on his life.  Charles Itza reported to police in that jurisdiction that he was riding a [...]

Payments to be Made to Paulette Elrington Only Up to End of February

Financial Secretary Joseph Waight says that his office has received notice that Paulette Elrington has resigned from her post with the Foreign Service. Waight told reporters today that Elrington willingly [...]