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4 Officers Are Arraigned for Death of Derrick Uh

As early as nine a.m. today, the media gathered in front of the Corozal Magistrate’s Court as the officers believed to have been culpable in the death of twenty-year-old Derrick [...]

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U.S. National Executed in Corozal

U.S. National Executed in Corozal

Two persons lost their lives overnight. Separate murders occurred in the Finca Solana area of Corozal and in the Capital City of Belmopan.  Then, an elderly woman perished in a [...]...

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Flooding Forces Evacuations in Crooked Tree

Flooding Forces Evacuations in Crooked Tree

A weather system that crossed over the region over the last two days has dumped a significant amount of rainfall in most parts of the country, specifically over Wednesday night. [...]...

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Strong Tropical Wave Causes Multiple Thunderstorms across Belize

Strong Tropical Wave Causes Multiple Thunderstorms across Belize

The system that crossed Belize overnight was a strong tropical wave that dumped more rainfall in some parts of the country in a twelve-hour period than it normally does in [...]...

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Flood Waters Erode Portion of Philip Goldson Highway

Flood Waters Erode Portion of Philip Goldson Highway

The inundation of the northern portion of the country left much of the soil saturated and that, coupled with non-stop rains, eventually eroded a portion of the Philip Goldson Highway [...]...

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Teenager Senselessly Murdered in the City of Belmopan

Teenager Senselessly Murdered in the City of Belmopan

A teenager from Belmopan lost his life while on his way home on Wednesday night. Eighteen-year-old Leroy Cus was walking from the bus terminal to his address in the San [...]...

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D.Y.S. and U.B. Responds to Leroy Cus Murder in Belmopan

D.Y.S. and U.B. Responds to Leroy Cus Murder in Belmopan

The Department of Youth Services is also demanding justice of Leroy Cus. A release from the Ministry of Youth, through the Department of Youth Services, condemns the brutal murder. In [...]...

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Elderly Woman Perishes in House Fire in San Ignacio

Elderly Woman Perishes in House Fire in San Ignacio

An apartment building fire claimed the life of sixty-two-year-old woman in San Ignacio on Wednesday night. On Monday, Merlene Wellington, a sixty-two-year-old resident of 18th Street, San Ignacio lost power [...]...

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Water Jet Vessel Rescued at Sea Outside of Chetumal

Water Jet Vessel Rescued at Sea Outside of Chetumal

A vessel en route to Chetumal from San Pedro on Wednesday night was rescued at sea by the Mexican navy, one mile away from the mainland. The vessel, owned and [...]...

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Enactment of BAHA’s Poultry Health Regulation

Enactment of BAHA’s Poultry Health Regulation

This afternoon at the National Agriculture and Trade Show Grounds, the Belize Agricultural Health Authority, BAHA, enacted much-needed poultry health regulations.  The guidelines were brought into force by Minister of [...]...

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Ministry of Agriculture Officers on Technical Exchange Visit in El Salvador

Ministry of Agriculture Officers on Technical Exchange Visit in El Salvador

A pair of officers from the Ministry of Agriculture visited El Salvador recently as part of a technical exchange.  There they met with fruit tree producers to gather information on [...]...

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The Remains of Derrick Uh Are Laid to Rest

The Remains of Derrick Uh Are Laid to Rest

News Five has confirmed that several police officers will be arraigned on Thursday in the Corozal Magistrate’s Court for the death of Derrick Uh and we have an interview with [...]...

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Police Constable Errol Peralta and Several Other Officers to be Arraigned in Death of Derrick Uh

Police Constable Errol Peralta and Several Other Officers to be Arraigned in Death of Derrick Uh

Several police officers are expected to be arraigned tomorrow for manslaughter in connection with the death of Derrick Uh. Attorney Norman Rodriquez is representing one of the accused officers, Police [...]...

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HRCB Calls for B.P.D. to Enforce, Improve Disciplinary Measures

HRCB Calls for B.P.D. to Enforce, Improve Disciplinary Measures

Tonight, the Human Rights Commission of Belize is calling on the Belize Police Department to improve and enforce disciplinary measures. The commission says that the circumstances surrounding the death of [...]...

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Nine Honors for Channel Five at This Year’s C.B.U. Awards

Nine Honors for Channel Five at This Year’s C.B.U. Awards

On Tuesday night, in Trinidad and Tobago, the Caribbean Broadcasting Union held its Caribbean Media Awards 2021. It was the first presentation ceremony held in person since 2019 and media [...]...

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Reports of Monkeypox in Belize; Tests So Far Prove Negative

Reports of Monkeypox in Belize; Tests So Far Prove Negative

There were images and perhaps even reports circulating today, suggesting that Monkeypox is present in Belize. The reports caused concern among some people, some of who took to social media [...]...

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K.H.M.H. Frontline Workers Get Training on Detecting Mental Illness

K.H.M.H. Frontline Workers Get Training on Detecting Mental Illness

This morning, public health officials engaged in the M.H. Gap at the Karl Heusner Memorial Hospital. It is a training session aimed to create awareness among non-specialists, such as general [...]...

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Schoolchildren Encouraged to Wear Masks at School

Schoolchildren Encouraged to Wear Masks at School

The COVID-19 virus has waned significantly since it bore down on us in March 2020. In its wake, it left over six hundred people dead and many more still living [...]...

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Trial for O.W. Cop Busted with 40 Pounds of Weed Belize City

Trial for O.W. Cop Busted with 40 Pounds of Weed Belize City

He was busted back in December 2020 in Orange Walk with over forty pounds of weed. But tonight, the trial for Dion Bellini, charged for possession of a control drugs [...]...

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B.T.B. Partners With B.D.F. to Increase Security on Caracol Road

B.T.B. Partners With B.D.F. to Increase Security on Caracol Road

The Belize Tourism Board donated a Nissan pickup truck to the Belize Defense Force this morning. B.D.F. officers have agreed to use the pickup truck to assist tourism police officers [...]...

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Lance Corporal Roxannie Hill-Goff to Be Laid to Rest By Colleagues on Thursday

Lance Corporal Roxannie Hill-Goff to Be Laid to Rest By Colleagues on Thursday

The funeral service for B.D.F. officer Lance Corporal Roxannie Hill-Goff will be held on Thursday in Double Head Cabbage. As we reported, Lance Corporal Hill died in a tragic road [...]...

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B.D.F. Officer in Need of Blood Following R.T.A.

B.D.F. Officer in Need of Blood Following R.T.A.

And, those B.D.F. officers who survived last week’s tragic road traffic accident are in recovery. Eight of the ten surviving officers have been released from the hospital. Two, however, remain [...]...

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Ministry of Defense Responds to Marine Security Concerns in Southern Belize

Ministry of Defense Responds to Marine Security Concerns in Southern Belize

The Ministry of National Defense and Border Security is facilitating a series of strategic and operational actions to address recent reports of sea piracy off the coast of the Stann [...]...

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B.D.F. Air Wing in Need of Operational Aircrafts

B.D.F. Air Wing in Need of Operational Aircrafts

The Belize Defense Force Air Wing is in need of new operational aircrafts. Established in 1993, many of its aircrafts have since been decommissioned. The number of aircrafts currently operational [...]...

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The Cost of Acquiring and Maintaining a UH1H Helicopter for B.D.F. Air Wing

The Cost of Acquiring and Maintaining a UH1H Helicopter for B.D.F. Air Wing

A new helicopter for the Belize Defense Force Air Wing can cost twelve million dollars at minimum. Chief of Staff Burns highlighted this fact, when asked about efforts to replace [...]...

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