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A Known Street Figure and an Innocent Student are Killed in Deadly Attack

Tonight, the Jane Usher Boulevard community is reeling from the loss of two beloved residents, one who had a criminal past and the other an innocent high school student who [...]

Crime, Featured | Feb 22, 2024 | 0Comments Off

 

Brandon Gillett Appears in Court Following Gun Charges

Brandon Gillett Appears in Court Following Gun Charges

Thirty-eight-year-old Brandon Gillett was back in court on Wednesday after being granted bail in the sum of ten thousand dollars for five firearm offenses he was charged with back in [...]...

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Man Almost Loses Life Over Mechanic Tools

Man Almost Loses Life Over Mechanic Tools

A Belize City man is wanted for aggravated assault after allegedly pulling a gun during an altercation. Thirty-three-year-old James Nunez told police that he was on his property when four [...]...

Feb 22, 2024Read More »0Comments Off

An Alleged Impersonator Says She is A Victim

An Alleged Impersonator Says She is A Victim

Last night, we told you about the San Pedro resident who was arrested and charged for the crime of obtaining property by deception, after allegedly impersonating Deputy Prime Minister Cordel [...]...

Feb 22, 2024Read More »0Comments Off

Boots Raises Serious Concerns About Citizen Security in Port Loyola

Boots Raises Serious Concerns About Citizen Security in Port Loyola

As we reported at the top of our newscast, a well-known street figure was executed in the Jane Usher Boulevard neighborhood on Wednesday night.  The deadly attack on Troy Hyde, [...]...

Feb 22, 2024Read More »0Comments Off

B.P.D. Assures Citizen Security on Elections Day

B.P.D. Assures Citizen Security on Elections Day

On Wednesday, we also asked Home Affairs Minister Kareem Musa about Martinez’s concerns.  While he gave his assurance that things will go smoothly, a lot has changed overnight with the [...]...

Feb 22, 2024Read More »0Comments Off

26 Municipal Candidates Nominated in P.G.

26 Municipal Candidates Nominated in P.G.

A total of one hundred and sixty-three candidates are vying for the sixty-seven seats that are up for grabs on March sixth for the municipal elections. According to an official [...]...

Feb 22, 2024Read More »0Comments Off

U.D.P. and P.U.P. Nominate Municipal Candidates Out West

U.D.P. and P.U.P. Nominate Municipal Candidates Out West

In the March 2021 municipal elections, the United Democratic Party won only two of the sixty-seven municipal seats across the country. Those two seats were won in the twin towns [...]...

Feb 22, 2024Read More »0Comments Off

San Pedro Nominates Candidates for March 6th

San Pedro Nominates Candidates for March 6th

In San Pedro Town, the People’s United Party and the United Democratic Party have nominated seven candidates each for the March sixth municipal elections.  Incumbent P.U.P. Mayor, Gualberto Nunez, is [...]...

Feb 22, 2024Read More »0Comments Off

PACT: Investing In Belize

PACT: Investing In Belize

The Protected Areas Conservation Trust has been quietly working behind the scenes to provide several N.G.O.’s and conservation organizations in Belize with the necessary funds to keep the country’s natural [...]...

Feb 22, 2024Read More »0Comments Off

U.B. Participates In Regenerative Livestock Training

U.B. Participates In Regenerative Livestock Training

The University of Belize and The Nature Conservancy collaborated on a two-day workshop in which students learned about regenerative farming practices in order to boost efficiency and sustainability. News Five’s [...]...

Feb 22, 2024Read More »0Comments Off

Still No Word from DPP On Rape Investigation

Still No Word from DPP On Rape Investigation

In mid-January, we reported on the criminal charges that one prominent Belize City attorney was likely to face in connection with a rape investigation. Well, six weeks later and those [...]...

Feb 22, 2024Read More »0Comments Off

Cybercrime Investigation Files Against Joseph Budna Now with DPP

Cybercrime Investigation Files Against Joseph Budna Now with DPP

Following reports that Joseph Budna was wanted for questioning in connection with a cyber bullying investigation, Budna handed himself into police. He then took to social media to say that [...]...

Feb 22, 2024Read More »0Comments Off

Training is Not the Issue, Application Is, Says ComPol Williams

Training is Not the Issue, Application Is, Says ComPol Williams

And, if any one of the accused in those investigations is criminally charged then the matter goes before the courts. There is a concern, however, that accused criminals may be [...]...

Feb 22, 2024Read More »0Comments Off

ComPol Says Let’s Get Back to Respecting Authority

ComPol Says Let’s Get Back to Respecting Authority

Two weeks ago, the Senate debated amendments to the Criminal Code and Summary Jurisdiction Acts that seek to increase jail time for individuals who interfere with the work of law [...]...

Feb 22, 2024Read More »0Comments Off

MIDH Clears Up Concerns Regarding Haulover Bridge

MIDH Clears Up Concerns Regarding Haulover Bridge

The Ministry of Infrastructure Development and Housing is responding to concerns raised by motorists traversing the newly-built Haulover Bridge.  Several persons who crossed the structure recently have taken to social [...]...

Feb 22, 2024Read More »0Comments Off

MIDH Explains What Lies Beneath Hot Mix on New Bridge

MIDH Explains What Lies Beneath Hot Mix on New Bridge

According to Moody, it is important to set the record straight on the construction of the bridge.  He continued with an explanation of what takes place beneath the surface of [...]...

Feb 22, 2024Read More »0Comments Off

P.U.P. Draws Massive Support on Nomination Day

P.U.P. Draws Massive Support on Nomination Day

Across the country today, thousands of voters and supporters of the various political organizations paraded through the streets of their cities and towns to usher they candidates of choice to [...]...

Feb 22, 2024Read More »0Comments Off

U.D.P. Shows Up and Shows Out on Nomination Day

U.D.P. Shows Up and Shows Out on Nomination Day

The United Democratic Party also had its turn this afternoon and, like the People’s United Party that came before it, did not fail to disappoint.  The procession began at its [...]...

Feb 22, 2024Read More »0Comments Off

P.D.M. Says Belizean Voters are Ready for Change

P.D.M. Says Belizean Voters are Ready for Change

The People’s Democratic Movement, despite the controversy that it faced last week, also turned up for Nomination Day.  Led by Estevan Perrera Senior, the P.D.M. arrived at the ITVET compound [...]...

Feb 22, 2024Read More »0Comments Off

Kareem Musa, “This is a Litmus Test.”

Kareem Musa, “This is a Litmus Test.”

For the past few months, quite a lot has been invested in the upcoming municipal elections.  So much so that one would think that both parties are actually gearing up [...]...

Feb 22, 2024Read More »0Comments Off

Citizen Security Remains Paramount During Election Season

Citizen Security Remains Paramount During Election Season

What about citizen security during election season?  It’s a question that we put to Home Affairs Minister Kareem Musa earlier today.  He referred to Belize’s history as a peaceful nation [...]...

Feb 22, 2024Read More »0Comments Off

Belize City Woman is in Serious Trouble Over FB Scam

Belize City Woman is in Serious Trouble Over FB Scam

A woman, who used the name of Minister of Natural Resources Cordel Hyde on Facebook to scam a woman out of five hundred dollars, has been taken before the Belize [...]...

Feb 22, 2024Read More »0Comments Off

Three of Four Charges Dropped Against Men in May 2022 Shooting

Three of Four Charges Dropped Against Men in May 2022 Shooting

In May 2022, two men, who had never been before the court on any criminal allegations, were charged in connection with a shooting incident that occurred outside of Icon Call [...]...

Feb 22, 2024Read More »0Comments Off

P.U.P. and U.D.P. Nominates Municipal Slates in Belmopan

P.U.P. and U.D.P. Nominates Municipal Slates in Belmopan

In the Capital City, both major political parties are fielding candidates for March sixth. This morning, the People’s United Party’s candidates paraded through the streets of Belmopan on their way [...]...

Feb 22, 2024Read More »0Comments Off