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Alleged ATM Scammer Luis Marroquin to be Released on Bail

It made headlines back in mid-January when a group of South Americans was arrested and taken into custody here in Belize but tonight that case is quickly falling apart.  A [...]

Was Supreme Court Judge Reluctant to Offer Marroquin Bail?

Marroquin’s bail application was denied when he appeared before Justice Herbert Lord, who upheld objections made by Crown Counsel Riis Raymond Cattouse that the Peruvian was a flight risk.  Attorney [...]

Mason’s (Et. Al.) Murder Trial Continues With Vior Dire To Admit Caution Statement

The criminal trial of William “Danny” Mason and his fellow accused murderers continues to grip the nation as it plays out in the Belmopan Supreme Court. Mason, along with Terrence [...]

Fire Destroys House in Bootsville, Family of Four Left Homeless

A family of four is today picking up the pieces after a fire totally destroyed their house located on Faber’s Road Extension in Belize City. The blaze erupted after five [...]

Relocations in Bootsville, Prior to and After Fire

The late evening fire that eviscerated the home of Melanie Adolphus has displaced her family, but if there is a silver lining on that dark cloud it’s the fact that [...]

Details of the sailboat that ran aground!

The Belize Coast Guard has issued a statement with the details surrounding a sail boat that ran aground on the Sapodilla Caye Marine Reserve. According to the Coast Guard, they [...]

Senate Debates Caracol Road Loan Motion

The Government has secured an additional twenty million US dollars loan from the Kuwait Fund for partial financing of Phase Two of the upgrading of the Caracol Road. In Phase [...]

Coastal Road Rehabilitation Project Debated by Senators

The second loan motion which was debated in the Senate today was one for thirty-six point five million U.S. dollars. Those monies have been secured from the Caribbean Development Bank [...]

A Man has to Pay 1K for Damaging the Door of a Police Station

A Belize City resident claimed in court that he lost it and threw himself into a police door at the Raccoon Police station to break it and escape because police [...]

Four Years for Burglary of a House on Eve Street

An Orange Walk resident, who was caught red handed burglarizing the home of B.E.L. Administrative Assistant, Andrea Badillo, is tonight serving his first night of a four-year sentence handed down [...]

Tour operators say they are being starved at FSTV!

Small tour operators who work outside of the Fort Street Tourism Village in Belize City complained that they are being squeezed out by large operators. The operators claims that they [...]

Minister says it is about the environment in ‘DOE vs Zabaneh’ case.

On Tuesday Primrose Gabourel and Dion Zabaneh were back in court because the Department of Environment slapped them with new charges. The D.O.E. had withdrawn the six charges against the [...]

Plastic Pollution Public Education Campaign launched

The phase out of plastic and Styrofoam is expected to come into effect at the end of this year. Next month, on April twenty-second, the D.O.E. is looking to have [...]

Holy Angels RC School Rat Bat Infestation Needs Addressing

Seven days ago News Five reported on the extremely unhealthy circumstances that students and teachers of Holy Angels Roman Catholic School in Pomona Village have been experiencing. For many years [...]

The plight of the Queen Conch which is facing overfishing

It is difficult to imagine Belize without the queen conch. But that threat is real because the conch population is under pressure due to over fishing. Elsewhere in the Caribbean, [...]

NTUCB Takes on ComPol Chester Williams, Defends Police Association

On Tuesday the National Trade Union Congress of Belize fired off a press statement in support of the Police Association against what it describes as the heavy-handedness on the part [...]

Three Board Members of the Police Association say they want Nothing to do with a Court Claim against the ComPol

The case brought by the Police Association against Commissioner of Police, Chester Williams is expected to come to the courts later this week. But, before that happens the internal affairs [...]

Senate Select Committee Report In Final Stages

It has been more than a year since the Senate Special Select Committee ended its inquiry into the findings of the Auditor General’s Special Audit Report of the Immigration and [...]