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MIDH to Fix and Reinstall Philip Goldson Bust

For the past decade, a bust of one of Belize’s national heroes had been erected at the entrance to the Philip Goldson Highway adjacent to the flag monument roundabout in [...]

Chief Engineer says Luckily No Damage to Overpass

Chief Engineer Evondale Moody says that more than likely the cost of the repairs will come from the MIDH’s budget. Moody says that even though the bust of the national [...]

Tribute to Belizean Patriots Recognizes Jimmy Carter

Tonight, as part of the September Celebrations calendar, twenty-five men and women, regarded as Belizean patriots, will be formally recognized by the Government of Belize.  Included among this year’s cohort [...]

SFXCU Takes Registrar of Credit Unions to Court

Saint Francis Xavier Credit Union remains under the administration of an experienced banker appointed by the Registrar of Credit Unions.  That individual is responsible for oversight of the day-to-day operations [...]

B.T.V. Confronted by GAF during Sarstoon Flag Raising Ceremony

For the fifteenth time since Belize’s independence, the Belize Territorial Volunteers organized a trip to Sarstoon Island to plant the Belize national flag. And this weekend, like years past, they [...]

Leroy Ramsey Busted with Gun during Carnival

Tonight, Leroy Ramsey is spending his first night behind bars after he was remanded to the Belize Central Prison for firearm offenses. The thirty-seven-year-old North Creek resident was busted on [...]

Police to Charge Several Persons Following Street Brawls during Carnival

The annual Carnival Road March in Belize City did not go without incident. Police told the media today that they are looking into at least two brawls that took place [...]

Lakeview Residents Claim Police Brutality

Four men were brought before the court today where they were slapped with charges of assaulting a police officer, resisting arrest and loitering.  Shemar Foreman, Leon Shane Vernon, Dexter Belisle [...]

Man Caught with Loaded Gun outside Night Club

Police have arrested and charged twenty-eight-year-old Korey Usher for firearm offences after he was nabbed with a loaded handgun outside a nightclub on Saturday. Meanwhile, the owner of the establishment [...]

B.P.D. in Overdrive to Ensure Citizen Security on Carnival Weekend

At the start of our newscast this evening, we are just about ten hours away from the annual carnival J’ouvert which kicks off an extended weekend that is chock-full of [...]

Carnival Safety is Law Enforcement’s Top Priority

According to Senior Superintendent Calbert Flowers, specialized units, including the GI-3, will be on patrol.  There will also be vehicular checkpoints at various locations across the city.   Sr. Supt. [...]

Non-Competing Bands Showcase their Carnival Costumes

It’s the eve of the carnival road march and Channel Five will be bringing you live coverage of the bacchanal beginning at one p.m. on Youth for the Future Drive. [...]

Sierra Leonean Remains in Custody Pending Repatriation

James Kojo Efrimea, a national of Sierra Leone, accused immigration officials of extortion back in July when it was discovered that he illegally entered Belize.  On July tenth, he attempted [...]

B.D.F. Soldier Criminally Charged for Theft of Rifle

Belize Defense Force Soldier Wayne Perry was criminally charged with theft and arraigned in the San Ignacio Magistrate Court in late August. He is accused of stealing an M4 Commando [...]

When will Senate Inquiry Into Definitive Agreement Commence?

A date is yet to be confirmed for the start of a public hearing to be conducted by a Senate Special Select Committee.  Nonetheless, gears are in motion for an [...]

Immigration Officer Investigated for Questionable Conduct

Earlier this week, a video that was leaked, showing an immigration officer cutting up what appears to be a white powdery substance, went viral. The video shows a disheveled-looking officer [...]

Police Officer Charged for Sexually Assaulting Female Colleague

Thirty-eight-year-old Police Constable Mauricio Cobb pleaded not guilty to sexually assaulting his colleague at the Ladyville Police Station on Monday evening.  According to the female officer who filed a complaint [...]

Clinton Medina in Court for Theft of Motor Vehicle

Convicted prisoner Clinton Medina, who is serving time for firearms offenses, is back in court where he is on trial for theft.  Medina is accused of stealing a Toyota Forerunner [...]

High-level U.S. Government Officials Visit Belize

A high-level delegation of the United States government is in Belize to meet with Prime Minister John Briceño and members of his administration. Border security, transnational crime and migration are [...]

Police Remove Two Weapons from Off the Streets

The proliferation of deadly weapons in the streets of the country has long plagued the Belize Police Department in its efforts to gather intelligence on where these guns are coming [...]

Hattieville Resident is Charged for Death of Oscar Mayen Jr.

Three days after a fatal road traffic accident on the Boom/Hattieville Road, police have formally arrested and charged Jules Adderly for the crime of Manslaughter by Negligence, Causing Death by [...]

Central Bank Governor Explains Exchange Rate and Inflation

The Central Bank of Belize met with reporters this morning for the first of several press conferences to be held regularly in the coming months.  Similar to what the Statistical [...]

What Explains the Deficit Between Imports and Exports?

While tourism remains the largest revenue earner, generating over seven hundred million dollars in foreign exchange for Belize.  Debt servicing, as well as the high cost of importation, continues to [...]

Marlowe Neal Replaces Marshalleck as SFXCU Administrator

Earlier this year, the Registrar of Credit Unions announced that retired banker, Martin Marshalleck had been appointed as an administrator to oversee the management and operation of Saint Francis Xavier [...]

BRS Candidate Jazelie Azueta is Kicked Out of U.D.P.

Former Belize Rural South Standard Bearer, Jazelie Azueta has been expelled from the United Democratic Party, following the political fracas that ensued over the weekend during the National Party Council.  [...]